...I have taught at a school with over 300 students per grade and at a smaller school with on average 50 students per grade. Throughout that time, I have went to school 30 minutes early and stayed after school for one hr. This entire time was set up specifically for tutoring students in need of one on one help. (read more)
...I do my best to give creative examples explaining math problems, relating them to the concrete world. I help students prepare for standardized tests from the ACT to the GRE. I teach students how to write well and help them proofread and cite English papers. (read more)
...I graduated in 2003 from Bradley University with a Bachelors in Elementary Education and an Endorsement in Middle School Math. I also graduated in 2008 with a Master's degree from Bradley in Curriculum and Instruction. I try to use real-world issues and relate them to math so students can get a better understanding of how math works. (read more)
...However, I believe that a solid supplemental, at-home routine where we work together helps fine-tune what is taught in school. Just a little effort each day is what kept my children ready for daily classroom lessons. 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. (read more)
I am working in the area until the next fall semester at Southern Illinois University where I plan to complete my business degree. After completion, I will be moving on to law school (undecided). Logic, math and general problem-solving are passions of mine and I have developed simple ways of expres... (read more)