Whether students love math and science or despise them, I am usually able to make the experience better for them. I tailor tutoring sessions based on students? needs and parents? expectations. When a student is struggling, I provide specific help where it's needed. I am particularly good at making Chemistry much less painful to deal with. I am able to explain the material in understandable ways. One of the best compliments I received recently is that one of my students jokingly said to her... [more]
Math is vital to my area of study, and I've taken numerous college level math classes. I have gained a high degree of understanding of math, and I love teaching it to junior high and high school students. I have learned many strategies over the years for teaching all levels of math.
I have taken 4 semesters of college level chemistry - 2 semesters of General Chemistry and 2 semesters of Organic Chemistry. I did very well in these classes due in part to an excellent professor. I like to help students gain an understanding of this subject that at one time was very difficult for me but that I grew to love.
I have a bachelor's degree in Spanish from Wheaton College. I studied in Buenos Aires, Argentina while I was in college. I have tutored Spanish since I was an undergrad, and I taught high school Spanish at a private school for 3 years.
My minor in college was Psychology. I also have experience tutoring this subject for high school students.
I won 3 spelling bees when I was in grade school and middle school.
Math is vital to my area of study, and I've taken numerous college level math classes. I have gained a high degree of understanding of math, and I love teaching it to junior high and high school students. I have learned many strategies over the years for teaching math from elementary level through Calculus. I love to see students "Aha!" moments when it comes to math. In addition to math content, I teach test taking and time management strategies that allow students to use the math skills they have to the best advantage on the ACT. Students usually improve their scores between 3 and 5 points on this section after working with me regularly for a couple of months.