# Award-Winning Math Tutors in Northbrook, IL

Becky ...University. I did my clinicals with 1st and 3rd graders in Reading and Math, and my student teaching in 2nd grade. I have also volunteered in a first grade classroom helping with Writing. While I have worked with 1st through 3rd graders, I like working with all elementary students. My favorite subject is Math but I also love Reading. Helping students in Math and Reading are my strong areas. I like to have fun with...

Eastern Illinois University - Bachelors, Marketing

Benedictine University - Masters, Education

State Certified Teacher

Victor ...like to one day teach at a collegiate level. I feel tutoring would be a great way for me to get involved. As I believe each student learns differently, my tutoring style will vary depending on student. What I enjoy most about tutoring is finding different ways to explain the same concept. I also feel that teaching a subject is the ultimate test for the teacher, as the student may ask questions from any angle....

Northwestern University - BS, Economics

Garrett ...Math. I've been told I have a very calming and effective tutoring style, and I've never had a dissatisfied student. My plans for the future are to go into physics education, and help spread the love of science as my high school physics teacher did for me. Please feel free to get in contact with me if you have any questions, and I won't stop working until I'm able to help you succeed.... Tutoring is the process of bringing together two students, two students who are working together to develop a mutual understanding of material. Whether one student has never seen the material, and one has worked with it all of his life, by working together you further advance the knowledge of both parties.

Illinois Institute of Technology - Current Undergrad, Applied Physics, focus in Electrical Engineering

Paulina ...am a student at Midwestern University where I am working towards the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree. In my free time I enjoy painting, fitness classes such as Zumba and Turbo Kick, and I never miss a chance to go to a symphony concert! During my undergraduate studies I tutored children grade 3 through 12 in various subject areas: math, science, English, writing. I worked both with students who needed additional help to comprehend a...

Loyola University-Chicago - BS, Biology

Midwestern University-Downers Grove - D.O, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Jennifer ...undergraduate, I tutored young girls and middle school students in Reading, Math and other subjects as needed. Since graduation, I have taught English in France, worked with adults learning English as a Second Language, and tutored elementary, middle, and high school students in a wide variety of subjects, including Math, Science, Reading, English, ACT and SAT test preparation. I am a firm believer in problem-based learning, and encourage students to ask questions and think for...

Shivam ...student and to generate an interest to learn. I believe mentoring a student in this manner is just as crucial as teaching the concept itself. This strategy has been very effective in my teaching experiences, and I am certain that it will be effective with anyone who wants to do better in a subject area. My background in Biology began in 2004 and stretches through my time at Loyola University Chicago. I took Biology at...

Ilana ...Performance. I tutor test prep for the SATs and ACTs, as well as math for all ages. I excel particularly in writing and editing and love tutoring in the humanities. My teaching philosophy is one of guidance rather than direct instruction, helping students to discover answers on their own. I am very patient and understand that sometimes all it takes to understand a difficult concept is to explain it in a few different ways. We...

Northwestern University - BA; BMus, Cognitive Science (Neuroscience); Voice and Opera Performance

Hayat ...I also received a B.A in history at Loyola University Chicago. Apart from whole and small-group instruction, I have also tutored students individually at school, as well as adults in ESL instruction. I tutor all the main subjects up to 8th grade, as well as high school history. I am also bilingual in Arabic and can tutor in the subject for those interested. History has always been my favorite subject, for I'm treated to an...

Loyola University Chicago - BA, History

University of Illinois at Chicago - MEd, Instructional Leadership

Victoria ...two-year university degree for economics in Shanghai, China. I took Calculus 1 last semester and I got A for every quiz and test. Amazingly, I got 119 out of 120 in the final. I have two-years experience in tutoring. I totally understand how students feel when they meet with the homework difficulties and what they will experience when they try to learn a foreign language. Therefore, I am always ready to help students with great...

Andrew ...I then earned my masters in Secondary Math Education at Northwestern University. 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 of the session, the student is showing me...

University of Notre Dame - BS, Math

Northwestern University - MSED, Math Education