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I understand the mindset and aspirations of students when confronted with challenges in math. I use a narrative based teaching methodology to explain mathematical concepts to students that extends beyond textbook problem solving and is helpful in handling life situations as well. It is my intent to help my students build mathematical instinct by initiating an inquisitive questioning process through an objective dialog. I use contextual learning as my teaching style to help my students draw c... [more]

I have a bachelors degree in civil engineering and have used algebra throughout my professional career, I have over 5 years of tutoring experience for elementary, middle and high school students. My goal is to get the most out of ones potential I am a retired civil engineer with an interest in helping middle and high school students in basic math skills. I have spent over 40 years in both design and construction of commercial and industrial projects. I was a licensed civil engineer in 7 states. I have tutored students as a volunteer at a Salvation Army homeless shelter and have worked with [more]

I am a certified math teacher (grades 7-12). I have been a Level 5 teacher (highest effectiveness score as determined by State of Tennessee) consistently throughout my teaching career. I have taught Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and Geometry at the high school level and 7th and 8th grade math at the middle school level. I currently work part-time for Knox County Schools as a Numeracy Coach assisting math teachers with curriculum and teaching strategies. My goal with a student is to help them improve... [more]

I am a full-time professional tutor with a great deal of experience in both individual and group atmospheres. My tutor expertise includes math (Pre-K to Calculus), English (concentrating on essay composition, sentence structure, grammar, reading, and language arts), ACT/SAT test preparation, chemistry, economics, and accounting. I also tutor any subject that mainly requires study skills and memorization, such as history, psychology, and biology/anatomy. In addition, I am a study skills/tim... [more]

As a tutor, I strive to improve more than a single grade or subject area by working with my students to develop better habits and study methods. Individuals learn differently and at their own pace so I focus on both strengths and weaknesses to improve problem-solving and organization skills. I believe that with the right kind of support and encouragement anyone can be a 'math' or 'science' person. My undergraduate degree is in Chemistry with a minor in Mathematics from the University of ... [more]

I have been a mathematics teacher in the public schools for many years. I have taught at Tyner High School in Chattanooga, West High School, Lenoir City High School and Powell High School. I have privately tutored many students in different areas of mathematics. I also have been an instructor at the University of Tennessee in the Department of Education, Health and Human Sciences. I believe that everyone can improve there mathematics and test taking skills. Most of the time students jus... [more]

In addition to my own education, I have taught Algebra both at the college and high school level, as well as tutored many students from a variety of backgrounds over the years. I have taught these classes from several perspectives, including a traditional lecture/homework structure, flipped classroom model, and a discussion-based model. My preferred method of tutoring involves allowing the student to ask questions and then helping them with their confusion first, then ushering in additional concepts to supplement their understanding. In this way the sessions are efficient as well as helpful in [more]

Algebra 1 is fundamental to Chemistry. I have been teaching Chemistry for 3 years. I use Algebra 1 in almost every topic with in Chemistry. I have taken up to Calculus 2 at the University of Tennessee. I love teaching! I have been in education for the past 8 years. I have been a certified teacher for the past two years. I enjoy helping students understand difficult concepts. I strive to help students meet their educational goals. I know subjects can be irritating and defeating. I want students to be confident in their understanding of the material. I teach high school Chemistry. Knowing A [more]

I have been teaching and training for the past eighteen years, including as a teaching assistant at the University of Tennessee - Knoxville during graduate school. I am particularly adept at communicating complex topics in a way that helps students understand them. I will keep explaining from different angles and using different tactics until the student and I have success. The look on a student's face when they finally "get" a topic is one of my great pleasures. I tutor in elementary subj... [more]

I?ve tutored math to students for the last 7 years. I have tutored students for the last 7 years as well as taught the material in a classroom for 4 years. The thing I enjoy most about tutoring is helping students achieve academic success. Every student is capable of achieving high grades but sometimes it takes a different teaching approach before the material "clicks" with the student. I have a master's degree in economics and taught the subject at a university level for 4 years.... [more]

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