### Award-Winning ASPIRE Tutors in Shorewood, IL

Eric ...teacher for the past three years. I have tutored levels of math as low as elementary school mathematics and as high as Multivariable Calculus and Abstract Algebra. Personally, I prefer to tutor Calculus I. It is one of the most applicable mathematics courses and forces the student to put together all prior math knowledge. My...

Northern Illinois University - BS, Mathematics

Northern Illinois University - MS, Mathematics

Brandon ...a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.-Confucius As a tutor it is my goal to not only teach my students the material they need to learn, but to better their core understanding of a subject and their methods of learning for the future. This way,...

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign - BS, Mathematics

Sonjanita ...I emphasize student-centered instruction (with ample opportunities for differentiation, modeling and scaffolding), I am also a firm believer in the inter-generational transmission of knowledge. Teachers/tutors/learning facilitators have just as much to learn from their students as the students do from them, especially as it relates to the use of new media technologies. All children can...

University of IL - Chicago - BA, English

National Louis University - Ed.S, Administration and Supervision

State Certified Teacher

Riva ...students. When I am tutoring I feel it is important to both demonstrate problem-solving techniques and then guide students to the point where they can work out the solution and enjoy that moment of insight. I feel like these strategies empower students to approach subject and test material on their own terms. In my spare...

Harvard University - Biology, Biology

Cambridge University - PhD, Biology

Jessica ...In addition, I have done private tutoring for the last four years. I tailor my tutoring sessions to the student's needs. We work on homework and supplementary materials for content areas in need of improvement. I take the time to understand why the student is struggling in particular areas and how we can create strategies...

Dominican University - Bachelor of Arts, Secondary Education & English

Concordia University-Ann Arbor - Master of Arts, Reading Specialist

State Certified Teacher

Matt ...through fourth grade, and I immensely enjoyed teaching them reading, writing, and spelling skills. I have learned a lot from my tutoring experience. It turns out that students teach their teachers sometimes as much as their teachers teach them! My students have made me realize that no two students are alike. They all have different...

University of Notre Dame - Bachelors, History (Honors)

College of William and Mary - Current Grad Student, Comparative and Transnational History

Carolyn ...Science. I have an informal, friendly teaching style. I like to show students that they CAN do physics and math, even if they have a mental block that says they're "bad at it" or "just can't do it." I try to show that the subjects fun and relatable, explaining why students would want to know...

University of Chicago - BA, Physics

Northwestern University - MA, Learning Sciences

Jessica ...in addition to the actual material on the test. I go over the types of questions that are most likely to show up on the test, and make sure that students are completely comfortable with them. I customize my tutoring plan to each student's strengths and weaknesses, and hopefully by the time we are done...

Meggan ...in the motto "It takes a village to raise a child." It is important that we work together as teachers, tutors, parents and family to ensure each child gets the best education possible. My role as a teacher and tutor is to discover each student's individual learning style and tailor the learning material and curriculum...

University of Iowa - BA, Communications/Art

Quincy University - MS, Educaiton

Andrew ...I have taught all high school subjects (Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Algebra 2, Precalculus, AP Calculus AB, AP Statistics, and Finite Math) and prepared students for the ACT, SAT, SAT subject tests, AP exams, and college placement exams. When tutoring, I will start by showing students good examples and all the steps, but by the end...

University of Notre Dame - BS, Math

Northwestern University - MSED, Math Education