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Popular Online Math Tutors

Valeria F.

Los Angeles, CA
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Farobag C.

Homer Glen, IL
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Nicholas J.

San Francisco, CA
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Valeria F. Los Angeles, CA

Subjects Taught

Algebra, Anatomy, Arithmetic, Basic Math, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Elementary Math, Geometry, Math, Organic Chemistry, Physics, Pre Algebra, Pre Calculus, Science, Test Prep, Trigonometry

About Me

I was born and raised in Los Angeles, but currently I am completing my B.S. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry at University of California, Davis. In short, I am learning firsthand how to discover and create medicines. This upcoming June, I am applying to medical schools to eventually become an Emergency Physician. Aside from my serous goals, I love to laugh, exercise, and hang out with family and friends.

*** Lesson Details ***
Some subjects can feel boring and monotonous, and that is why I make sure my teaching technique allows my students to enjoy the subject matter. I engage in a friendly manner, and subtly explain the information in way that enhances their learning capability. Students should expect a manageable course load that involves concepts of their homework assignments, upcoming quizzes, and final examinations. Additionally, I tend to spontaneously create questions and problems to verify their level of comprehension and critical thinking. Over a period of time, they will incrementally learn how to deal with new ideas. My students will master their work and gain the strength and motivation to tackle their academic challenges. I strive to enlighten people, not merely to repeat dry information. I want my students to grasp the importance of an education, so I create fun and entertaining lessons for them.

Studying can be excruciating for some people-- we have all been there. It's okay to stumble sometimes. Many students have instructors, who may be brilliant in their field but lack the interpersonal capacity to teach well. I empower my students to overcome academic hurdles by teaching them the implicit art of approaching a problem. Whether it involves mathematical equations, English grammar, or life and physical sciences, there always exists an attainable solution. My communication skills enable me to convey information in a smooth and comprehensible manner. I use real-life examples and simple analogies to express connections and key concepts. I gauge my techniques and language to move my students toward thinking independently and critically. Expression of the subject matter is the key to learning effectively.

*** Studio Equipment ***
When I tutor online, I love using dry erase markers and a white board. I find it effective. When I tutor at a student's home, I use pencil and paper. I do use additional tools for the learning process at my discretion, e.g. blocks, figures, or molecular models.

*** Travel Equipment ***
A red coupe.

*** Specialties ***
Math and Science.

Can tutor all listed subjects through high school level (K-12).

Can tutor younger students (K-6) in subjects listed in Spanish.

Can work with most special needs students.

Farobag C. Homer Glen, IL

Subjects Taught

ACT, Algebra, Arithmetic, Basic Math, Broadway Singing, Calculus, Choir, Classical Piano, Classical Voice, Conducting, Ear Training, Elementary Math, English, Geometry, GMAT, GRE, Math, Musical Theater, Music Performance, Music Theory, Opera Voice, Piano, Pre Algebra, Pre Calculus, PSAT, Reiki, SAT, Singing, Speaking Voice, Spoken Word, Viola, Violin, Vocal Training

About Me

Music Director of the Chicago Philharmonia Orchestra since 1985, Farobag has also served as Managing Director of the University of Chicago Performing Artists Series from 1989 through 2002 and principal conductor of its resident professional ensembles. A skilled interpreter of Baroque literature as well, Farobag continues in his capacity as Artistic Advisor to the Baroque Masterplayers, a virtuoso ensemble that concatenates period performance techniques with modern instruments thus creating a unique voice within the realm of 17th and 18th- century repertoire.

A double graduate of the Eastman School of Music and the University of Rochester, Farobag studied under Anastasia Jempelis, a pioneer of Suzuki violin pedagogy in the United States.

Befitting his penchant for encouraging artistic interest amongst younger members of his community, Farobag is also the principal conductor of the Zoroastrian Symphony Orchestra that offers a unique mixture of young and seasoned professionals sitting side-by-side in a strictly professional setting. Since the year 2000, the ZSO has staged highly successful performances at various venues in Houston, Chicago, and Toronto.

Having also taken graduate-level coursework in educational psychology, mathematics, and philosophy at the University of Chicago, Farobag offers tutelage in various areas of elementary and secondary education as well as in SAT, ACT and GRE test preparation.

Additionally, as a certified Reiki Master, therapeutic and/or educational sessions are also extended to those who may be inclined to alternative healing techniques.

*** Lesson Details ***
Sheer technique is necessary but insufficient to play an instrument well. Aural skills, that include the study of functional tonality and voice-leading are important factors that impart musicality. This is of great import if the prospective musician wants the audience to truly enjoy his or her performance !

Whether it be the 3 Rs or preparation in the performing arts, a remarkable instructor must go well beyond the subject matter at hand and help imbue the student with a spirit of wonder that, in due time, will foster enthusiasm necessary for excellence.

A child emulates and learns to communicate in his or her mother-tongue through a supporting and nurturing environment. Likewise, a student needs to be sufficiently motivated to embrace learning in a familiar supportive manner.

*** Studio Equipment ***
The In-Studio lesson take place in the living room. Driveway parking. No pets.

*** Travel Equipment ***
None; I do expect a reasonably good piano / keyboard at a student's home.

*** Specialties ***
*Teachers marked as a Student Favorite have taught a minimum of 25
lessons and have received the highest feedback rating from students.Traditional and Suzuki-based education. Performance and musicality training is open to all instrumentalists.

Nicholas J. San Francisco, CA

Subjects Taught

Algebra, Arithmetic, Basic Math, Biology, Elementary Math, English, Geometry, GRE, Language, Math, Phonics, Pre Algebra, PSAT, Reading, SAT, Science, Test Prep

About Me

I take great pride in ensuring my student's are successful not only in the short term, but the long term as well.

*** Lesson Details ***
I have never used a set curriculum. I base my lessons off of the specific needs of each particular student. By speaking, and most importantly listening, to my students, their families, and their teachers, I am able to determine how to best be of service.

I have never been a strict teacher. I work hard to develop a lasting relationship with students; ensuring they feel comfortable enough to be themselves. I strive to create an open, non-judgmental environment in which students can express their concerns and work through academic issues together. I have had tremendous success with this method. After a few months, all of my students have significantly improved not only their grades, but their personal and familial relationships as well. I feel understanding each student's needs and wants is the best way to meet their particular goals.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I travel to my student's home for all lessons. I generally bring both an iPad and laptop as learning tools.

*** Specialties ***
Math (Elementary through Pre-Calculus), English, History, Sciences (Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Anatomy, Astronomy, Plant Biology/Physiology), Language Fluency: Through Level I (Spanish, Quechua, Latin), Paper writing/editing, Research Techniques, Proper Study Habits.

Jessie M.

Pasadena, CA
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Mitasvil P.

Cambridge, MA
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Daniel B.

Florissant, MO
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Jessie M. Pasadena, CA

Subjects Taught

Acting, Algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Audition Prep, Basic Math, Broadway Singing, Child Acting, Choir, Christian Gospel, Classical Voice, Country Singing, Ear Training, Elementary Math, English, Film Acting, Film and TV Acting, Geometry, Gospel Singing, History, Improv Acting, Jazz Voice, Language, Math, Meisner Technique, Method Acting, Musical Theater, Music Performance, Music Theory, Opera Voice, Pre Algebra, Reading, Shakespearean Acting, Singing, Speaking Voice, Stage Performance, Theater Acting, Vocal Training, Voice Acting

About Me

I fully enjoy teaching music and theater to others and spreading the art of performance, reaching out to all generations. I believe in customizing every lesson to be unique for my students in a way that will serve their individual needs. I teach with patience and encouragement and believe that students prosper and improve much more from a positive experience. My lessons are intended to be fun and influential in a positive light that can lead to a rewarding career, hobby, or just for personal enjoyment!

Every since I was a little girl, I have been devoted to the arts. When I began college, I knew that music was my path. As a music major I developed a deeper understanding of music theory, piano, voice, and theater. I received my A.A. in Music at College of the Desert and my Bachelor of Music degree at the University of Redlands- which I attended on a music scholarship. I have played leading roles in several operas and musicals in Southern California, including Gianni Schicchi, Die Fledermaus, La Boheme (DTL nominee), The Impresario, The Grand Duke, Patience (DTL award), Cosi fan tutte, Little Women the Musical, Seussical the Musical, and many more. I have also appeared in several concerts, opera scenes, competitions (winning music scholarships and theater awards), and worked as a singer at churches, restaurants, and in pop bands. I continue to perform and study music because performing is a part of who I am and I could never live without it.

With this experience under my belt, I feel a desire to pass on my knowledge to students. I carry a strong passion to help people develop their abilities and make them their own. I truly believe that if someone wants something out of life then they WILL achieve it with dedication, perseverance, confidence, and by having FUN doing it!

*Teachers marked as a Student Favorite have taught a minimum of 25 lessons and have received the highest feedback rating from students.

Mitasvil P. Cambridge, MA

Subjects Taught

ACT, Algebra, Arithmetic, Basic Math, Calculus, Elementary Math, Geometry, GRE, Math, Pre Algebra, Pre Calculus, SAT, Test Prep, Trigonometry

About Me

Hi,

If you are in search of a preeminent tutor then you have reached the right person. I have a teaching experience of more than 5 years in Math to students of various grades (K-12th). I have also tutored students preparing for SAT/ACT, GRE, SSAT etc and have had great results. Many of my students have increased their scores by more than 40% in their exams.

I believe that solving a problem isn't the only goal but understanding the concept behind that is very important. If the basics of any student is well built up then he can grasp anything easily and wouldn't be afraid even if he sees a totally unknown problem in front of him. He will always have the courage to try. So making the student believe that what he is facing isn't a problem but a challenge makes the problem look much easier and changes the entire perspective of that student towards that subject.

I am a young, enthusiastic, friendly person on whom you can completely rely and I can assure you the best result. Hoping to work with you.

*** Lesson Details ***
PRE-CALCULUS
First we will begin with the following topics:
Vector- It‚¬Ä¬ôs not an intrinsic part of pre-calculus but we will just brush up the basics as to what a vector is and how is it denoted and why it is used.
Trigonometry:
The most important part of Math and Pre-calculus. We will first learn the basics of trigonometry as to why this particular topic is called ‚¬Ä¬ėTrigonometry‚¬Ä¬ô. I will teach you the unit circle concept and the relation between degree‚¬Ä¬ôs and radian and how to convert one in to another. Then we will do the various ratios like Sine, Cosine etc. I will teach you how to learn and remember the ratios and the common values of different angels. Then we will practice various problems involving simplification and finding values. We will also practice word problems and the real application of trigonometry.
After all of this we will go into deeper properties of all trigonometric ratios and other theorems. You need to practice this concepts a lot because if your this part is strong then almost one-third of your calculus is done. Mastering all of this shouldn't take more than 10-12 hours.
Once we are done with this we will focus our attention on other topics of pre-calculus.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I serve Boston,Cambridge,Somerville,Allston,Quincy,East & South Boston, Dorchester, Medford, Charlestown Arlington, Watertown,Roxbury Brookline, Belmont, Arlington and any area easily accessible by the T within 45 minutes of travelling from Central Square,Cambridge or Northeastern University.

*** Specialties ***
I am special in giving a crash course. With a limited time and a lot of things to learn my methodology helps the students to grasps the topics easily and swiftly.If you have very less time before the exam and have a lot of portion to cover then I can help you guide and learn the entire course without it being to strenuous. I have taken crash courses in SAT and GRE where I have tutored students for just 15 days in which the entire syllabus was taught along with ample practice which is equivalent to 2 months to time. In this not only the students got great results but also learnt many important concepts which helped them in future.

Daniel B. Florissant, MO

Subjects Taught

Anatomy, Arithmetic, Basic Math, Drum, Elementary Math, English, ESL, Language, Math, Music Performance, Organ, Phonics, Piano, Pre Algebra, Reading, Science, Spanish, Test Prep

About Me

My name is Daniel B. I have my A.A. Degree and I am currently a junior at Washington University in St. Louis. I am majoring both in Psychology and Biology with a strong emphasis on counseling, research and medicine.

Since its founding in 2006, I have been involved Neighbor to Neighbor Outreach (NTNO), a non-profit organization whose goal it is to insure that the children, youth, and adults of inner-city St. Louis are provided tutoring for every imaginable subject.

My teaching style is quite simple and effective. I initially gauge the student's level of understanding of the subject or skill that he/she wishes to master. I then create a comprehensive learning plan which pushes the student to his/her limits while making the learning process both enjoyable and rewarding.

If you find yourself in need of my assistance, just let me know. I am able to work around your schedule and I am available to be contacted anytime.

*** Lesson Details ***
Initial Lesson:

- Subject understanding is determined.
- Necessary areas of improvement are determined.
- Preferred and/or most efficient study style is determined.
- Goals are set.

Each lesson will vary according to the student. As far as music studies are concerned, we will begin by ensuring mastery of the basics such as note recognition, chords, and correct fingering.

For each subject, the pattern will be similar. We will work on the basics and then we will progress commensurately.

*** Studio Equipment ***
M-Audio 88es Keyboard (MIDI Control/88 Keys)

*** Travel Equipment ***
Music Students:

M-Audio 88es Keyboard (MIDI Control/88 Keys)

Non-Music Students:

Subject related study material.
Stationery.

*** Specialties ***
- Spanish
- ESL
- Language Arts
- Piano
- Drums

About Math

Mathematics is not everybody's strength. there are many subjects people can excel in and still find math a challenge, but where there is a challenge, there is a way to take advantage of it. Private math tutoring can help any student struggling with numbers and make the learning experience more rewarding.

What can math tutoring offer? If you're having trouble with math, a tutor can assist you with strategy development and new way of thinking in certain areas. Tutors can help with common arithmetic equations, reviewing addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Learn to apply mathematical problems to real-world applications, thereby making them more relevant. Tutors can teach you different strategies to use when completing complex operations.

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