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Larry P. ...The reason many students struggle in math is that they have not experienced earned success. I love geometry because it involves reasoning more than just straight calculation. The key to learning geometry is for the student to solve problems by finding the information that is implied in the problem.
12 Subjects: including SAT math, calculus, geometry, algebra 1
$25.00/hr
Lake Villa, IL
Carolyn O. ...I have played chess for nearly ten years and have studied many techniques and Chess Masters as a way to more fully engage in the activity. I have taught many students to play as both a learning tool and stress reliever during down time between classes or tutoring sessions. I'm a member of several online chess organizations and relish the opportunity to play whenever I can.
52 Subjects: including SAT math, English, reading, French
$75.00/hr
Chicago, IL
Michael W. ...Motion problems, interactions of forces... when physics depends on advanced math, those are the areas where I can assist the most. I was an advanced math student, completing the equivalent of pre-algebra in 6th grade. I continued applying algebraic skills in high school, where I was a straight A student and completed Calculus as a junior.
18 Subjects: including SAT math, calculus, physics, geometry
$45.00/hr
Itasca, IL
Patricia K. ...As a math coach/specialist, I worked with teachers and their students observing, modeling, and coteaching mathematics. I facilitated professional development for teachers in grades K-9 in mathematics. I love mathematics and hope that all my students could share in my passion of mathematics and its use in our daily lives.
19 Subjects: including SAT math, reading, geometry, algebra 1
$60.00/hr
Wauconda, IL
James L. ...I don't offer any gimmicks or magic tricks to get you points on the LSAT. Yes, there are certain techniques and methods you can practice to make parts of the test run smoother, and we'll go over those. But primarily, I teach you how to do 3 things: 1) Keep it focused, 2) keep it simple, and those two things help you 3) spend enough time with the answer choices.
35 Subjects: including SAT math, English, reading, ESL/ESOL
$75.00/hr
Schaumburg, IL

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