I have played chess in some capacity from the age of 5. I have over 4 years of club level experience with the Greater Peoria Chess Federation (during which time I have won the 2017 Peoria City Chess Championship, the 2015 rapid chess championship, the 2015 chess ladder and the 2016/51st annual Brad... (read more)
...As a parent of three grown children I have many years of experience in helping elementary school children succeed. In addition to working with my own children I assisted classroom teachers with teaching computer skills as well as reading and spelling. I tutored several students with basic keyboarding skills and basic word processing skills. (read more)
...I tutored at NIU for three years and helped students with the following subjects: physics, chemistry, algebra, trigonometry, English, statistics, and biology. I also worked at a Learning Center where I taught ACT/SAT prep and was a subject tutor for students in grades k-12. I also worked for a tutoring company where I tutored students in their homes. (read more)
...My goal is to get a student to ask a question relating to 'what's next?' rather than 'what just happened?'
My professional background includes banking and software. I sold a successful business I started in 1999. In each position, I eventually evolved into a role where I trained all levels of employees in the various aspects of their work. (read more)
...When you do a math problem correctly it gives you a chance to feel accomplished and gain confidence. I hope to help your student think outside the box. I have many different teaching methods, including a hands on manipulative approach. (read more)