...I particularly enjoyed teaching small classes - one of my Algebra II classes had only three students, for instance - and giving each student the individual attention that he or she might miss in a class of twenty-five. Tutoring, of course, takes this individual focus to another level - the stude... (read more)
...I took a year long break after undergraduate, then earned my Masters in Education at the University of Louisville in 2018. I was a high school teacher for three years before switching over to the actuarial profession. While I don't teach anymore, I tutor kids in math on the weekends. (read more)
...I have a passion for learning that I hope to share with other students. Additional Info/Fun Facts:
I was a Mathlete on the Central Academy math team from 8th grade through High School, attended the State GPML math competition all four years of high school. My Cyber defense team placed third at the state computer Cyber Defense competition my senior year. (read more)
...It gets even worse when concepts build on each other, and having a rough but incomplete understanding could lead to a disastrous domino effect later down the line. I know what that's like, so helping people get back on their feet is a passion of mine. Third reason: seeing someone grasp a concept or solve a problem for the first time is really rewarding! (read more)
...I have tutored students in 21 states and a foreign country with the help of Wyzant's online tool.
** Most hours of any Des Moines area Wyzant tutor in 2017 (159 hours) **
I have a master's degree and work as a credentialed actuary (ACAS) at Chubb Insurance so I am am an expert with Excel spread... (read more)