Award-Winning Elementary Math Tutors in Porter Ranch, CA
Chris ...similar problems on their own in their free time. It is the best way to prepare for tests and quizzes. When it comes to Computer Science, I always have my student write out pseudo-code before we start typing away at a computer. This allows me to walk the student through the problem we're trying to solve. There isn't one right answer when it comes to programming, but there is typically a "best" way. I let...
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott - BS, Electrical Engineering
Katie ...Genetics and Anatomy/Physiology. In my experience helping struggling students I have found that the best way to learn is to have fun while you are learning and to make it apply to the real world. I am a firm supporter of education, and I believe that it can be fun and if I can kindle a love for learning, I will. In my spare time, I spend as much time outside playing with my two...
Arizona State University - BS, Education
Arizona State University - MA, Curriculum and Instruction
State Certified Teacher
Alan ...of the leading providers of STEM education curricular programs in the country. In addition to teaching, I served as a member of the Connections to Algebraic Thinking Focus Group for my district. Our group was tasked with adjusting the middle school curriculum to better prepare students for the study of Algebra. I also completed the Emerging Leaders Program offered by the national nonprofit organization, New Leaders. The program helped strengthen my leadership and coaching skills...
Berklee College of Music - Bachelor of Music, Film Scoring
Montclair State University - MA, Teaching
State Certified Teacher
Nimia ...when it comes to learning how to communicate information and my knowledge to people of a variety of different backgrounds. My prior experiences have provided me opportunities to grow and practice leadership skills both working individually and in teams, but nothing as extensive as tutoring. I have developed a discerning attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and other requisite skills and abilities that are vital to being a successful tutor. I use every opportunity I...
Emory University - Bachelors, BS in Chemistry and BA in Music
Will ...with a BA in Political Science with minors in History and Education. Since returning to St. Louis, I have privately tutored two high school students struggling in Math. I have also enrolled in the graduate teacher certification program at University of Missouri – St. Louis. I plan to get certified in both Math and Social Studies. My experiences, patience, content knowledge and communication skills all make me a great tutor. I have worked with students...
Sewanee-The University of the South - BA, Political Science
Courtney ...to approach goals, whether the goals are related to test scores, grades, or acceptances, they learn self-discipline and take pride in their accomplishments. I love working with students in a wide array of subjects, but my favorites are reading and writing. I also have a lot of experience in preparation for standardized tests and I try to lessen the worry during these sometimes stressful events. In my free time I am an avid reader and...
Rice University - BA, Cognitive Sciences
John I love learning and making learning enjoyable for others. My focus as a tutor is helping students develop sustainable workflows to set a solid foundation for success both today and in the future. My specialties include SAT prep, high/middle school math and writing for all ages. Let me help you reach and exceed your academic goals.
Princeton University - Bachelors, History
Andrea ...students independently, primarily focusing on Algebra/Algebra 2, Physics, and Chemistry. Students have often said that I am a very clear, patient, and thorough tutor. I believe it's important to let students do as much of the work independently as possible so that they stay involved in the learning process, and I also find it valuable to relate previous knowledge to new material. But most of all, I just really enjoy the subjects I teach and...
Washington University in St Louis - BA, Physics
University of Washington - Seattle - MS, Physics
Kate ...to know a student, and then based on the student's learning style, teach them how to succeed. It's so much fun to build relationships with students and walk with them through the process until they realize: I can do this! I have always love facilitating learning experiences. When I was a little kid, I taught my sisters the capitals and countries of Africa using ridiculous mnemonics. It worked. Now we're grown up and married, and...
Union University - BA, English, History
Vermont College of Fine Arts - M.F.A., Writing for Children and Young Adults
Paul ...even though I know a lot of students find it difficult, I like showing them ways it can be enjoyable if not fun! I know it's tough and I'll never make you feel bad for not knowing the answer--but I'll make you feel good when you finally get it! I can explain things in a million different ways until I find the right method for the individual student. Plus, I'm super-funny and awesome.
Rutgers - BA, Undergratuate
Pace - MEd, Graduate school