## Top Elementary Math Tutors serving Berkeley

## Matthew: Berkeley Elementary Math tutor

Certified Elementary Math Tutor in Berkeley, CA

...experience in a variety of roles from principal instructor of college math classes to one-on-one mentoring with high school students. I am passionate about social justice, novel mathematics education, and increasing diversity in STEM majors and careers. Currently, I am working on a thesis in discrete geometry and combinatorics, as well as doing research for UCSF where I design machine vision software. I am well positioned to motivate and justify nearly every aspect of math...

### Education & Certification

SFSU - Bachelors, Philosophy/Mathematics

SFSU - Masters, Mathematics

GRE Quantitative: 168

GRE Verbal: 168

## Jennifer: Berkeley Elementary Math tutor

Certified Elementary Math Tutor in Berkeley, CA

...math is like a language; you need to know the basics before you get speaking fluently. Math can be difficult, but it can be even more fun once you get it. To me, chemistry is the perfect blend of science and math, which is great since I enjoy both! You can learn from the most basic atoms (don't trust them, they make up everything!) to the most complex proteins to applications in the real world....

### Education & Certification

University of California-Riverside - Bachelor of Science, Chemistry

SAT Composite (1600 scale): 1370

SAT Math: 780

## Kevin: Berkeley Elementary Math tutor

Certified Elementary Math Tutor in Berkeley, CA

...the tutoring center, EDU4U, for the last 7 years. My own experiences as a student receiving tutoring has taught me and helped me a lot in being a successful tutor. In my opinion, the most important part of tutoring is understanding each individual's needs and learning methods. Everyone is different and to be a successful tutor, you cannot apply the same teaching methods to every student. Understanding how quickly students learn, what types of strengths...

### Education & Certification

Georgetown University - Current Undergrad, Finance

## Eli: Berkeley Elementary Math tutor

Certified Elementary Math Tutor in Berkeley, CA

...majoring in psychology. I spent three years as a high school math teacher and basketball coach in Washington D.C. Before that, I spent four years as a sportswriter and columnist in Los Angeles. I have worked with students of all ages from kindergarten to adulthood and am a staunch believer that it is never too late to fall in love with learning any subject (even math!). My approach to tutoring is the same way I...

### Education & Certification

University of California-Los Angeles - Bachelor in Arts, Psychology

SAT Composite (1600 scale): 1540

SAT Math: 760

SAT Verbal: 800

## Sophia: Berkeley Elementary Math tutor

Certified Elementary Math Tutor in Berkeley, CA

...a local hospital, and (most recently) applying to medical school. My favorite part about tutoring is working to engage students to feel as excited and interested as I do towards the material that I teach and hearing my students tell me that they learn more with me in an hour than they do in an entire week of school! When I teach, I strive to let my students know that they are in a safe...

### Education & Certification

University of California-Berkeley - Bachelors, Chemistry; Molecular Cell Biology

SAT Composite (1600 scale): 1560

MCAT: 40

## Joseph: Berkeley Elementary Math tutor

Certified Elementary Math Tutor in Berkeley, CA

...fundamentals of writing, reading comprehension, essay writing, SAT Math, SAT Writing, and SAT Reading. In the summer of 2015, I moved to the Bay Area, where I am currently taking fall semester courses at Berkeley City College. Although It was initially hard for me to swallow the stark reality of uprooting the school I loved and thrived in, as well as the friends and family that had nurtured my growth in the beautiful Garden State,...

### Education & Certification

Berkeley City College - Current Undergrad, English

SAT Writing: 720

## Christie: Berkeley Elementary Math tutor

Certified Elementary Math Tutor in Berkeley, CA

...well as have explained how polarizability benefits SN2 nucleophiles to a university peer a few days after learning it. These varying degrees of familiarity in subject material have helped me to practice recalling material on the spot to then explain it to a student. These different experiences have trained me to meet each student where they are. My schedule of availability begins on July 18 and until mid-August I am free from Monday through Saturday...

### Education & Certification

University of California-Berkeley - Bachelor of Science, Cellular and Molecular Biology

ACT English: 35

ACT Math: 31

ACT Reading: 32

## Evan: Berkeley Elementary Math tutor

Certified Elementary Math Tutor in Berkeley, CA

...a writer by habit. I have over three years of teaching experience at private tutoring companies, UC Berkeley, UC Berkeley's Summer Bridge Program, and as a freelance political science/calculus tutor (there's more overlap than you think). In 2014, my paper "Set Theory and Fuzzy Sets: Their Relationship to Natural Language" was published in the Newsletter of the American Political Science Association Organized Section for Qualitative and Multi-Method Research. I'm fond of good food and bad...

### Education & Certification

University of California-Berkeley - Bachelor in Arts, Political Science and Government

## Kathleen: Berkeley Elementary Math tutor

Certified Elementary Math Tutor in Berkeley, CA

...minority students. This ultimately will increase the number of minorities in biomedical research. Working with students and empowering their minds is uplifting because it is wonderful to be able to promote a fun environment while encouraging the students to stay focused in their education. I am currently tutoring science, biology, and math. I am truly passionate about the sciences and am determined to help students who are struggling in this area as I believe being...

### Education & Certification

University of California-San Diego - Bachelor of Science, Chemistry/ Biochemistry

## Steven: Berkeley Elementary Math tutor

Certified Elementary Math Tutor in Berkeley, CA

...UCLA with a degree in Biology. While I have previous experience tutoring a wide-range of subjects, being a scientist, I am particulary passionate and excited about tutoring in science and math. I also have an extensive background in standardized tests, so I would love to pass on my tips and tricks for those preparing for the SAT and ACT. Of note, something in particular that attracts me to tutoring is that by working one-on-one with...

### Education & Certification

University of California-Los Angeles - Bachelor of Science, Biology, General

ACT Composite: 33

ACT English: 33

ACT Math: 34

## Shannon: Berkeley Elementary Math tutor

Certified Elementary Math Tutor in Berkeley, CA

...I have had the most experience tutoring pre-algebra, algebra, advanced algebra, geometry, Spanish and college-level algebra. I think based on the amount I have tutored and my overall experience, my favorite subject to tutor is math because there is always one, and only one, right answer. Through effective communication and patience, the student is not only able to learn the mathematical process, but also the ability to think analytically. I would say that my tutoring...

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University of California-Davis - Bachelors, Biological Sciences & English (Double Major)

GRE Quantitative: 164

GRE Verbal: 162

## Izabel: Berkeley Elementary Math tutor

Certified Elementary Math Tutor in Berkeley, CA

...baking, spending time with friends at a park, and going to music festivals. I also love exploring the city of New Orleans when I???m at school, and I even still enjoy wandering San Francisco despite having lived here my entire life. I think everyone has the potential to succeed in whatever subject they choose as long as they put their mind to it. I am looking forward to the chance to help you reach whatever...

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Tulane University of Louisiana - Bachelor of Science, Economics, International Relations

SAT Composite (1600 scale): 1550

SAT Math: 780

SAT Verbal: 700

## Audrey: Berkeley Elementary Math tutor

Certified Elementary Math Tutor in Berkeley, CA

...College with a specialty in critical reading and writing skills. I have prior experience working at my school's writing center to assist first-year students with college-level essays. I have also captained an award-winning collegiate mock trial team for several years, which involves mentoring younger students in oral and written communication skills. In addition to my experience, standardized testing has always been a forte of mine. I am enthusiastic about sharing the skills and strategies that...

### Education & Certification

Pomona College - Bachelor in Arts, Political Science and Government

ACT Composite: 36

ACT English: 36

ACT Math: 36

## Bryan: Berkeley Elementary Math tutor

Certified Elementary Math Tutor in Berkeley, CA

...But when I got to college, I got to use math for all kinds of awesome projects. Designing boats! Controlling wind turbines! Shooting rockets underwater! I like to keep math rooted in the real world. I can teach you the basics of geometry, algebra, calculus and statistics, but more interestingly I can show you how to use what you learn to master the world around you. I'm not a professional teacher, I'm just a regular...

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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University - Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering

## Daniel: Berkeley Elementary Math tutor

Certified Elementary Math Tutor in Berkeley, CA

...California Santa Barbara with a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology. I am applying to medical school this year. I have tutored fellow classmates throughout college in a variety of subjects; I have tutored biology, physics, math, history, chemistry, and ecology. My teaching method is to make complex ideas more relative to simple concepts and everyday life. I believe that making connections to concepts while learning is the easiest way to grasp a subject. I...

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University of California-Santa Barbara - Bachelor of Science, Zoology

## Alexander: Berkeley Elementary Math tutor

Certified Elementary Math Tutor in Berkeley, CA

...work with middle- or high-school students in any of the standard courses. I have tutored Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, etc. and am very comfortable with the assignments given in these classes, as well as the areas students most often need help with on tests and exams. I am also happy to work with college students. I have worked with almost every variety of Calculus course, as well as differential equations, linear algebra, etc. Finally, I...

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Swarthmore College - Bachelor in Arts, Mathematics

SAT Composite (1600 scale): 1510

SAT Math: 710

SAT Verbal: 770

## Amanda: Berkeley Elementary Math tutor

Certified Elementary Math Tutor in Berkeley, CA

...and Tutor at John Muir Charter School in San Francisco, CA. I received my BFA in Dance (emphasis in Modern Contemporary Dance) from San Jose State University, and have been dancing professionally for the past 3 years since I graduated in 2012. Working with youth and helping students discover their true potential for success, regardless of background or barriers, has always been a deep-seated passion of mine. I, myself, a first generation college student hailing...

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San Jose State University - Bachelor of Fine Arts, Dance

## Mei: Berkeley Elementary Math tutor

Certified Elementary Math Tutor in Berkeley, CA

...most satisfying experience was tutoring my brother and sister and seeing them begin to develop confidence in school and finally make better grades. What makes me different from most tutors and educators is my strategic mindset. Most teachers recite their curriculums like clock work and take the key details for granted. For example, when solving for the length of the longest side of a right triangle "ABC" (Pythagorean theorem), they will show 2 examples in...

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Northwestern University - Bachelors, Economics

SAT Composite (1600 scale): 1510

SAT Math: 780

SAT Verbal: 730

## Charles: Berkeley Elementary Math tutor

Certified Elementary Math Tutor in Berkeley, CA

I have a Bachelor's of Science in Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology. I am very passionate about the life sciences and also have experience in psychology and mathematics. I am an active volunteer at a children's hospital and plan on pursuing a career in medicine. My goals are to help my students learn in a fun environment that also nurtures their appreciation for that subject.

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University of California-Santa Cruz - Bachelors, Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology

## Lucas: Berkeley Elementary Math tutor

Certified Elementary Math Tutor in Berkeley, CA

...GRE. I am an adaptable and communicative tutor, with a broad knowledge base and varied teaching experiences. After graduating magna cum laude from Georgetown University, I studied and worked on sustainable development issues in Washington, D.C. for several years. I am now pursuing a career in education. I have worked with students in a range of settings-- as a K-12 substitute teacher, an after-school program instructor, and a graduate teaching assistant in geography and economics....

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Georgetown University - Bachelors, Int'l Environmental Studies (B.S.F.S.)

SAT Composite (1600 scale): 1510

SAT Math: 740

SAT Verbal: 770

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