...I'll help you remember the steps to take, and prompt you in sample problems. 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. (read more)
...These shortcuts are essential to excel in these tests. Preparation for these standardized tests takes a set of skills very different from what you need to learn to do great in for example a math final exam.I am an experienced tutor and a professor in Illinois State University, including Algebra ... (read more)
...I taught general math, pre-algebra, and algebra. 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. (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)
...I consider one of my greatest strengths to be the ability to explain difficult concepts in simple ways so that students can understand them. If one approach does not work, I will try others until I find something that works. I have a BS in Biochemistry from the University of Illinois and was certified to teach through ISU. (read more)