...And from The Georgia Institute of Technology in Aerospace Engineering. Now I am a graduate student at Boston University studying Actuarial Science. I really love math, but I know that if a student is not taught correctly, that the subject can be a very painful one to study. (read more)
Hello, my name is Anna. As a math teacher and tutor for more than 10 years, I have heard a lot of reasons why my students struggle in math . . . "I just can't do it!" "I'm no good in math." "I'll never use this stuff, ever!" "Why do I have to do this anyway?"
Well, I understand. In high school, math was just math. (read more)
...Through this program, I tutored students in small groups (3-5 students) which increased student success rates in introductory STEM classes. In addition, I taught labs and tutored non-traditional students at a nearby technical college. By my junior year, I decided to add Secondary Education to my degree as I knew I wanted to continue sharing my passion for science with others. (read more)
Before a career in the US Army defense organization TRADOC, I was a middle school and high school mathematics teacher and coach in Iowa for six years. I taught courses ranging from remedial math to algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. I also regularly applied upper level mathematics in my duties as an Operations Research Analyst in federal service. (read more)
...This usually took place after school at a library or at a quiet cafe. I like to understand my students' learning styles and build a rapport with my students. I tutor primarily in high school mathematics. (read more)