Background and experience:
â€¢Retired high school math and science teacher with 25 years
â€¢Lifetime teaching certificate, grades 7-12, from the state of
â€¢Two years of experience in teaching college algebra courses
â€¢8 years plus of tutoring experience
â€¢Have taken courses in ACT, SAT, and GED test preps to learn
how to prepare a student for that particular test. Taken courses in Medical Math
Have also taken courses in Medical Mat...
Depending on the grade level, elementary math consists of counting, place values, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, fractions, mixed numbers, decimals, pre-algebra, elementary algebra, and more.
Most students benefit from one-on-one tutoring because of the individual attention they receive. In addition, in a classroom full of learners of all abilities, a particular childâ€™s needs canâ€™t be suitably met.
I have about two years experience tutoring math to students in Grades 1-8.
Although my science certification is in grades 7-12, I have tutored science at the elementary level. More importantly, I have years of experience in tutoring children of elementary school age. I have learned how to approach the topics in science simply and clearly to avoid overwhelming and/or scaring the child. Actually, I use that approach in all my tutoring.
Some students like it, others dislike it; whatever the emotion, geometry is usually required in high school and necessary to know to do well on college-prep tests and the ASVAB (military entrance test). I have taught Geometry at the high school level and now teach and review it often when tutoring.
My certification and qualifications as a (now retired) high school teacher has enabled me to teach the math part of the GMAT test. The math part of the test, (37 questions, 75 minutes) consists of basic arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and word problems. Most college students have already learned these subjects, but need some math-refreshing to bring it all back. I can certainly help with that.
I am qualified to teach high school trigonometry. This is am important subject to know for pre-calculus. There are always a few trig problems on the ACT test.