Hi everyone! My name is Mandy, and I am committed to helping you in your academic voyage. I am excited to share knowledge with anyone who wants to learn. I graduated from University of Texas at San Antonio in 2008 with a bachelor?s degree in biological sciences. Throughout my academic career, I have helped tutor fellow colleagues in math and science. While studying, I came to realize that I understood the concepts better when I was able to help others understand the same concept. I have ... [more]

Algebra 1

For over 5 years, I have tutored Algebra to many students. Also, I am math certified by the state of Texas for grades 7-12. In addition, I have and still use math daily within my occupation, school and personal life. My teaching method is to help my students understand the math concepts by applying real life experiences and prior knowledge. Building on these basic math steps helps build a foundation when math concepts become harder and more challenging. Repetitive math and relevancy to word problems aids in succeeding in understanding the concepts fully. With my credentials, background and knowledge, I am able to teach Algebra because I can teach other types of math courses that utilize the same basic concepts such as Pre-algebra and Statistics.

Algebra 2

For over 5 years, I have tutored Algebra 2 to many students. Also, I am math certified by the state of Texas for grades 7-12. In addition, I have and still use math daily within my occupation, school and personal life. My teaching method is to help my students understand the math concepts by applying real life experiences and prior knowledge. Building on these basic math steps helps build a foundation when math concepts become harder and more challenging. Repetitive math and relevancy to word problems aids in succeeding in understanding the concepts fully. With my background, credentials, and knowledge, I am able to teach Algebra because I can teach other types of math courses that utilize the same basic concepts such as Pre-algebra and Statistics.

Biology

With my extensive background and knowledge, I am able to teach Biology. I am qualified to teach Biology due to earning my Bachelors of Science degree from UTSA that consisted of taking numerous science-based courses. Furthermore, I have tutored Biology for over 5 years and I have over 10 years of a Biology background. In addition, I have the passion to teach students to love science. Not only do I use charts and pictures, I review root words, prefixes and suffixes to break down each scientific term. My teaching methods consist of hands on explanations, prior knowledge, and relevancy to student that can make the concepts understandable and exciting. Moreover, I also have the capability to dissect challenging scientific concepts into simpler concepts. My goal is that after understanding the material efficiently, students will begin to enjoy science just as I do.

Chemistry

With my background and knowledge, I am able to teach Chemistry. For over 5 years, I have tutored Chemistry I and II at a High School and an undergraduate college level. In the course of my academic career, I made A's in all my chemistry classes. Furthermore, I was also asked to teach a class period in Intro to Chemistry for a teacher that was not feeling well. In addition, I have the passion to teach students to love Chemistry. Not only do I use charts and pictures, I review root words, prefixes and suffixes to break down each scientific term. My teaching methods consist of hands on explanations, prior knowledge, and relevancy to student that can make the concepts understandable and exciting. Moreover, I also have the capability to dissect challenging scientific concepts into simpler concepts. My goal is that after understanding the material efficiently, students will begin to enjoy Chemistry just as I do.

Grammar

I use grammar on a daily basis. I silently correct people when they misuse a word in a sentence. Aside from tutoring sessions of grammar on parts of speech, reading is a tool that can be used in perfecting grammar.

Geometry

For over 5 years, I have tutored Geometry to many students. Also, I am math certified by the state of Texas for grades 7-12. My teaching method is to help my students understand the math concepts by applying real life experiences and prior knowledge. Building on these basic math steps helps build a foundation when math concepts become harder and more challenging. Repetitive math and relevancy to word problems aids in succeeding in understanding the concepts fully. With my background, credentials, and knowledge, I am able to teach Geometry because I can teach other types of math courses that utilize the same basic concepts such as Trigonometry.

Microsoft Word

I use Microsoft Word on a daily basis in my academic studies as well as at work. I have helped others to navigate around the program to better understand it. I know how to insert tables, picture art and charts as well as changing the format of the document to specific standards. I have the knowledge of knowing how to use tracker review when I want to show edits to a paper I am critiquing for a colleague which is helpful when tutoring individuals.

Microsoft PowerPoint

I use Microsoft Powerpoint frequently in my academic studies as well as at work. I have helped others to navigate around the program to better understand it. I know how to insert tables, charts and pictures within a slide show and include animations to transition the pictures and words. I am able to transfer a document or part of it from any Microsoft application to a PowerPoint presentation.

Prealgebra

I have tutored Prealgebra for over 5 years. In addition, I am math certified by the state of Texas for grades 7-12. I would teach my students to understand the concepts through life experiences when solving word problems. One of the keys to success is repetitive math and word problems practiced daily. I am able to tutor pre-algebra because I took pre-algebra as a course, I am math certified and I teach other types of math courses that use similar concepts such as algebra and statistics.

Trigonometry

For over 5 years, I have tutored Trigonometry to many students. Also, I am math certified by the state of Texas for grades 7-12. My teaching method is to help my students understand the math concepts by applying real life experiences and prior knowledge. Building on these basic math steps helps build a foundation when math concepts become harder and more challenging. Repetitive math and relevancy to word problems aids in succeeding in understanding the concepts fully. With my background, credentials and knowledge, I am able to teach Trigonometry because I can teach other types of math courses that utilize the same basic concepts.

Anatomy

I have taken Anatomy while in high school, undergraduate and while studying in physician assistant's school and made A's. I also have worked in the medical field since I was in high school making anatomy a priority to know. I have also tutored family and friends on anatomy.

Spelling

I am proficient to tutor spelling because I have tutored young children before in elementary. I also won the spelling bee when I was in 3rd grade. When tutoring spelling, I believe repetition is key to learning and knowing the word at hand. Writing it down and spelling it a loud helps instill the word.

Elementary Math

I have tutored others for elementary math. I use math daily with my work, school and personal life. I would teach my students real life experiences that they can understand and help with word problems and math concepts. Building on these small math steps, helps later when math becomes more challenging. Repetitive math and word problems practiced daily aids in succeeding. I am able to teach elementary math because I can teach other types of math courses that utilize the same basic math concepts such as pre-algebra, algebra, and statistics.

Elementary Science

I have a biological science degree that consisted of taking many science based courses. I have the background as well as the passion to teach students to love science. In teaching science to someone, hands on explanations can make the concepts understandable.

Genetics

I have a degree in biological sciences that consisted of taking genetics as a course and as a lab. I also have a three year research background based on genetics. Not only do I tutor genetics now but I also have while as an undergraduate.