Carefully selected, highly-credentialed Test prep tutors in Naperville, IL
"There I develop curriculum and provide professional development to educators. I very much enjoy my tutoring positions and have found them to be rewarding, both for me and for my students. The majority of my clients come to me for ACT test prep, but I have tutored many other subjects, ranging from elementary language arts and SSAT/ISEE prep to Algebra II/Trigonometry and college writing. My goal is to teach my students the strategies, skills, and information necessary to succeed in their classes or on standardized tests. In addition, I strive to foster their independence and increase their self-confidence. I have a love of learning, and ...
- Illinois State University - B.S. Ed, Special Education
- Northern Illinois University - M.S.Ed, Curriculum & Instruction
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Essay Editing, SAT Math, Algebra, College Essays, Biology, ACT, ACT English, ACT Reading, SAT Writing, SAT Verbal, ACT Math, Phonics, Pre-Calculus, Spanish, Reading, ACT Science, SAT, ACT Writing, Writing, HSPT Prep, History, ISEE, SSAT, Grammar and Mechanics, PSAT
" Needless to say, I have had a lot of experience working with a wide variety of students over the past 7 years, through which I have learned quite a bit about education and have developed my own personal educational philosophy. I truly believe that every student has the ability to achieve success and to master any subject that they set their mind to with the proper mentality and the necessary assistance. I believe in getting to know my students as people and discovering what style(s) of learning have the most impact, then utilizing these strategies in order to achieve success. Positive encouragement is a huge factor as well." ...
- University of Illinois-Champaign - BS, Mathematics
Tutoring Subjects:Grammar and Mechanics, Calculus, Writing, Elementary Math, ACT English, Statistics, Geometry, Middle School Math, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, ACT Science, ACT Math, ACT, Essay Editing, Phonics, ACT Reading, Reading, ACT Writing, Algebra
"My passion for physics and math distinguishes me as a tutor because I explain the "why" behind the "how". My Experience: I have extensive experience with leading study groups while in school at Georgia Tech. Studying with such a diverse group of people allowed me insight into the different ways people learn and think about studying. Also, a deep understanding of physics and mathematics was fundamental to mastering the engineering subjects I studied every day. My Methods: Everyone learns in different ways."
- Georgia Institute of Technology - BS, Mechanical Engineering
Tutoring Subjects:Algebra, Trigonometry, Elementary Math, Physics, Statistics, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Middle School Math, Calculus, ACT Science
" Because I have worked with these varied approaches to teaching and with these different groups of students, I have the tools to discover YOUR best way to understand the material. My current full-time job applies my teaching skills to real life, as Business Manager of a professional theatre company. I'm looking forward to helping you achieve success!."
- Purdue University - BS, Actuarial Science
- Purdue University - MS, Math Education
Tutoring Subjects:Algebra, GRE, Trigonometry, Geometry, Calculus, Middle School Math, SAT Writing, Pre-Calculus, Statistics, SAT Math, SAT, SAT Verbal
"I have worked as a middle school classroom teacher for ten years, with emphasis in the Science classroom. In addition, I have also taught various reading and writing strategies in those classes to help students become more fluent and prepared for high school. I am certified in the state of Illinois and Missouri. I earned a Master’s of Science in Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus on Computer Education."
- McKendree University - Bachelor of Science in Education, Elementary Education
- University of Phoenix - MAECI, Curriculum and Instruction with Specialization in Computer Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Biology, HSPT Prep, Anatomy, Algebra, Middle School Math, Elementary Math, ISEE
" In addition to my certification and experiences, I have earned a BA in Psychology, an M.Ed. in Special Education, a MA in School Administration, and I am currently a Doctoral Candidate in Education. My education and tenure as a teacher have allowed me to continuously learn, and I posses knowledge and skills to teach many subject matters, work with diverse cultures and student characteristics. I possess knowledge in many areas of education."
- UIC - BA, Applied Psychology
- UIC - M.Ed., Special Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Essay Editing, Middle School Math, Phonics, Elementary Math, Writing, College Essays, Grammar and Mechanics
"I'm also a 2010 graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where I earned a Masters degree in creative writing. I love to read and write, cheer for the Chicago Blackhawks, and, of course, help students meet their academic goals. My favorite tutoring subjects include composition and reading comprehension, and I enjoy working with students of all ages!."
- St. Lawrence University - BA, English
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - MFA, Creative Writing
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Writing, Elementary Math, Algebra, ACT Reading, SAT, ACT English, ACT Math, Middle School Math, Reading, ACT Writing, Algebra, ACT, HSPT Prep, ACT Science, Writing, SAT Verbal, SAT Math
"I'm also certified fluent in both French and Spanish and spent last semester in Paris, France. I'm a fun, engaging teacher with a dynamic personal energy, and one of my greatest strengths is generating enthusiasm in even the most reluctant students. I don't see why grammar lessons can't be games and punctuation worksheets can't make you laugh! I understand how discouraging it can be to struggle with reading or writing at any age, and my personal objective is to give students the tools they need to feel confident and proud of their work. In my spare time, I love reading, running, and spending time with my family.." ...
- Loyola University Chicago - Double BA, Journalism & English
Tutoring Subjects:Phonics, Essay Editing, College Essays, SSAT, Grammar and Mechanics, French, Writing, Reading, HSPT Prep
"My work is focused on instructional methodology, language education, and developmental psychology. I have experience working with students from preschool age to college on subjects including math, language and test preparation (GRE, TOFEL, IELTS ect).My teaching philosophy is that learning makes the most sense and is the most effective when it has a personal relevance and when it is rewarded by progression. I am currently located in the Chicago area and I enjoy light comedy and cooking in my free time.."
- Guangdong University of Foreign Studies - BE, International Trade and Economics
- indiana university - MA, Educational Psychology
Tutoring Subjects:GRE, Mandarin Chinese
" My tutoring style is influenced by my background in philosophy. When I teach a math problem, I try to make sure my students understand not only how to solve the problem, but also how to explain the principles and the logic behind the solution. That way they can safely and confidently approach novel problems on their own. Finally, I believe it is important to make learning as fun and as interactive as possible."
- Washington University in St. Louis - BA, Philosophy
- Stony Brook University - M.A., Philosophy
Tutoring Subjects:SAT Verbal, Essay Editing, Geometry, GRE, Calculus, Middle School Math, SAT Writing, SAT, SAT Math, Pre-Calculus, Statistics, Algebra, Grammar and Mechanics, Writing
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