# Natasha

Certified Tutor

Natasha’s Qualifications

## Education & Certification

Undergraduate Degree: Harris-Stowe State University - Bachelors, Secondary Education/Math

## Hobbies

Dancing, reading, watching movies and spending time with my family

## Tutoring Subjects

10th Grade

10th Grade Math

11th Grade

11th Grade Math

12th Grade

12th Grade Math

1st Grade

1st Grade Math

2nd Grade

2nd Grade Math

3rd Grade

3rd Grade Math

4th Grade

4th Grade Math

5th Grade

5th Grade Math

6th Grade

6th Grade Math

7th Grade

7th Grade Math

8th Grade

8th Grade Math

9th Grade

9th Grade Math

ACCUPLACER Arithmetic Prep

ACCUPLACER College-Level Math Prep

ACCUPLACER Elementary Algebra Prep

Applied Mathematics

ASPIRE Math

CLEP College Algebra

CLEP College Mathematics

COMPASS Mathematics Prep

Developmental Algebra

Discrete Math

Elementary School

Elementary School Math

High School

Middle School

Q & A

What is your teaching philosophy?

All students can learn.

What might you do in a typical first session with a student?

Give student an assessment to see what level they are at, and their learning style.

How can you help a student become an independent learner?

By modeling first, and then letting them practice on their own.

How would you help a student stay motivated?

Using technology, games and real-life problems.

If a student has difficulty learning a skill or concept, what would you do?

I will teach in a different manner until they understand.

How do you help students who are struggling with reading comprehension?

Define vocabulary.

What strategies have you found to be most successful when you start to work with a student?

Building a trusting relationship with your students.

How would you help a student get excited/engaged with a subject that they are struggling in?

By showing them that they can actually learn the materials. Once a student is no longer afraid, they are more likely to be excited and engaged.

What techniques would you use to be sure that a student understands the material?

Calculators, computers.

How do you build a student's confidence in a subject?

By showing them what they are doing right and helping increase their abilities.

How do you evaluate a student's needs?

Through formal and informal assessments. For example, written tests, or verbal and written practice problems.

How do you adapt your tutoring to the student's needs?

You must get to know how your student learns and at what level they are at in order to meet their needs. Then you must continue to assess them formally and informally to continue to increase their learning.

What types of materials do you typically use during a tutoring session?

Paper, pencil, calculator, computer, tablets.