# Award-Winning Pre-Calculus Tutors in Downers Grove, IL

Ellie ...of my coursework and am now filling my time with the activities I most enjoy. One of these activities is teaching. At the beginning of this academic year, I joined an organization on campus that teaches juniors and seniors at a local high school about community engagement through the lens of philanthropy. Through this, I have the unique opportunity to empower students to become leaders in their community; to provide them a platform to change...

Kevin ...a graduate of Millikin University, in Decatur, IL. I received a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Mathematics Education. I also received a Master's degree from St. Xavier University in Teaching and Leadership. For the past eight years, I have been teaching at a public high school. I have taught Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, and AP Statistics. I have helped students prepare for the AP Statistics Exam. In my spare time, I enjoy spending...

Millikin University - BS, Secondary Math Education

Saint Xavier University - MA, Teaching and Leadership

Chris ...my time in this position I have had the opportunity to cover many different areas of mathematical thought and application. If there is one thing that I have noticed, it’s that everyone has their own style of learning. Mathematics can invoke fear in an individual, so much so that they put their work off until the last possible second, but it is really just a matter of anxiety that prevents him or her because he...

City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College - Associates, Mechanical Engineering

Michael ...both Upward Bound and Help Yourself, state and national programs. I have excelled and worked with students from 1st grade through high school and even some college students. I have not only had tutees of mine pass desired classes, but I have also directly tutored students to 4s and 5s on Biology AP exams. Much of my style is student oriented and can change due to their strengths. I use approachable metaphors and similes to...

Beloit College - BS, Biochemistry

Ari ...shipped up to Boston for college and decided to hang around for a year afterwards, working as a CPR/First Aid Instructor. After growing weary of the Boston accent, I decided it was time for a change of scenery. In an effort to further pursue teaching, I flew to Israel for a year to work as a English teaching fellow in an elementary school. While there, my role was primarily to work with students on improving...

Boston University - BA, Economics

Eashan ...and experienced in the tutoring of students ranging from 3rd grade to college. I love being part of a student's learning and gaining that satisfaction when students understand an abstract concept with my help. Being privileged and fortunate enough to have had a strong foundation in a variety of topics, I feel that tutoring, teaching, and helping others understand my favorite subjects are the perfect ways to give back and provide that which I was...

Indiana University-Bloomington - Current Undergrad, Neuroscience and International Studies

Carolyn ...I was very involved in the student physics organizations, published several papers about gamma rays, and traveled to South America to work on experiments. I then went to graduate school at Northwestern University, where I received my Master's Degree in Learning Sciences (which is like a degree in Education with an emphasis on public policy.) I focused mostly on better teaching practices outside the classroom, utilizing technology to teach, and getting girls interested in Math...

University of Chicago - BA, Physics

Northwestern University - MA, Learning Sciences

Stephen ...a Bachelor of the Arts in Computer Science from Grinnell's Department of Math and Computer Science. Since graduation I have tutored students of a wide variety of ages and background in a number of subjects. I have tutored middle school students in the Chicago area in Math and science and high school students in advanced Math, chemistry, writing, and helped them prepare for standardized tests for college admittance. I have also tutored adults preparing for...

Grinnell College - BA, Computer Science

Nicholas ...block teacher my senior year. While a student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, I continued to tutor other students, mainly in physics and mathematics. Eventually, this lead me to a position as a TA and lab technician in Phys 406: Physics of Music Lab. In total, I have tutored for about 8 years. My favorite facet of tutoring is exploring the different ways in which students learn a topic. An explanation that resonates...

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Bachelors, Physics

Evan ...areas that I enjoy studying and tutoring, math is one of my favorites. Back when I was in high school, my friends always came to me for help with learning Math, and I always enjoyed helping them. Calculus is one of my favorites in particular, because I enjoy seeing my students realize that, while it is kind of intimidating at first, Calculus is just as easy as the math that came before it. I also...