I've been teaching math for 7 years and my students have gone on to develop a stronger connection with the subject after their time with me. Within the first few sessions, you'll be able to fully understand the concept you're working on and as time goes on you'll develop skills for problem solving that make all topic easier. I specialize in 5th through 12th grade, and am familiar with several curriculums and textbooks, including Illustrative Math, CME, Pearson EnVision, and Bridges. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!
MUSIC LESSONS: Whether I am playing salsa, solo classical piano, in a jazz ensemble, or a concert band, I am ALWAYS having fun doing what I love, and I want you to have the same experience. After moving to Philadelphia ten years ago to study at Temple University, where I received my Bachelor of Music in Jazz Performance, I have had many great opportunities to play all types of music with all types of people. While my passions are in jazz music, composing, and arranging, my varied experience helps me pass on the fundamentals necessary to becoming a great musician while also adapting to your goals, needs, and musical preferences.
*** Lesson Details *** I aim for students to leave each lesson eager to practice and explore, and to come back with questions and stories of their progress. To that end, I work hard to tailor lessons to every
individuals interests and goals. Sometimes this means arranging, transcribing a recording, or even composing something new for my students. Additionally, in each lesson, I balance technical skills, ear training, and music theory to assure that each student walks away a complete musician, all structured around your musical goals.
*** Travel Equipment *** The student must provide their own instrument and assigned method books. I will provide a music stand if necessary, and other useful instructional tools (metronome, tuner, etc.)
*** Home Studio *** I offer lessons in my home located within walking distance of Broad Street in South Philadelphia, near the Tasker-Morris subway stop. I am equipped with a well-playing upright piano and plenty of space for musical activities. There is ample street parking in the area during the afternoon and early evening, and our living room is available to parents while students take their lesson. Students who travel to me for lessons gain all the benefits of performing on a piano, rather than an electric keyboard, and have access to many more resources that I am able to offer from my home, such as recordings and method books.
*** Specialties *** I specialize teaching "late starters" (teens and adults new to piano) fundamentals in music in a fun and exciting way that will have you playing the music you love quickly.
For brass instruments, I am able to help brand new beginners build up their sound and facility through simple exercises that will have them astounded by their progress.
MATH: I use my years of classroom teaching and Master's degree in math education as experience to help guide you to the success you are seeking. I am able to tailor sessions to your specific needs with a few key points in mind:
- helping you catch-up, while also preparing you for what is ahead - balancing practice with conceptual knowledge and application - using research-based techniques to maximize your learning
I am a patient teacher, and well-equipped to explain tough topics in multiple ways. I like to use visuals and objects with simple examples to help my students really understand a concept before we try harder material. Total understanding and confidence is my goal for you.
My personal interests in mathematics are problem solving, puzzles, and combinatorics (think "How many different outfits can I make with all the clothes in my closet?"). If you're looking for an addicting puzzle to try, I suggest KenKen to all my students.
Math is great because there's always one specific answer! My goal with students is to help them understand the path from a problem to its solution. Math is a tool to help develop reasoning and solution seeking skills.
The unique thing that sets me apart as a tutor in any subject is that I first work with the student, and I gently guide them to find the answer on their own.
I am a tutor who earned a music teaching degree, substitute taught, and didn't become a school teacher. I held professional tech retail jobs and am supplementing my life with my passion - education.
Whatever subject or instrument I teach, I celebrate students' successes; and I enjoy helping learners have new aha moments.
The majority of my students take guitar, bass guitar, or Spanish lessons. I am an educator and help my students learn other skills and knowledge sets too.
I went to Ohio State University for college, earned a BA in Music Education, and graduated Cum Laude. I also spent 4 years in the Ohio State University Marching Band.
Through my healing journey, I've developed patience, insight, and understanding for my students' learning processes.
I'm excited to help you incorporate new skills into your life!
My son had a wonderful lesson and was well prepared for his exam
September 16, 2018
Our son first time playing bassoon. Base on my son experience, he find Joshua to be very nice, patients, and explains a lot of information. It help him understand about the instrument and the sound when he play. He do have a sense of humor which help my son to have fun and be more comfortable. He also teaches other instruments, too. Highly recommended to everyone!!!!
June 22, 2018
This was my sons first guitar lesson with Joshua. Lesson went great. Because of Josh’s positive demeanor, My son is motivated to practice everyday. All good!
I stress understanding rather than memorizing formulas. This ensures my students can derive formulas/solutions even without memorization.
I know firsthand how difficult it is to learn math whether you are a total newbie, or a budding intermediate, but I have overcame these challenges myself and will guide you to overcome them too. I also have close to 8 years of tutoring experience, which will surely come in handy!
I have always been a self-studier in my entire life. Being able to learn with just books and your brain is a crucial skill to have! However, I know not everyone (and sometimes even myself) have the discipline and motivation to keep going during hard times. This is where a tutor would come in handy.
I enjoy tutoring (doing it ever since I was in high school for my classmates) and helping other overcome problems that I have encountered myself because it enhances my own understanding and makes me happy that my self-studying is helping others. Sometimes, my students even bring up alternative ways of thinking that I have never thought of before!
Math doesn't need to be hard, you can understand it and even have fun with it! Math is my favorite subject and one that I have been tutoring for several years. While I aim for comprehension over scores, grades typically improve with comprehension. In each tutoring session, you can choose to receive homework help, test preparation, or extra practice that I can supply.
I graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from North Dakota State University in 2012. Since graduating, I have tutored various subjects with Varsity Tutors (online platform) and have tutored both in person and online for learners ranging from elementary age to adults working towards a Masters degree.
I serve as the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) NDSU section Counselor, a position I volunteered for in 2014, providing a link between college engineering students and the professional world. Other volunteer work includes teaching sessions at Expanding Your Horizons. This is an event to introduce middle school girls to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields.
Ashley strives to deliver the best learning environment possible working with each student individually on a case by case basis. You can really tell she wants you to succeed and is ready to accommodate most student's schedules. Ashley really tries hard to make things work and most importantly treats everyone with an upfront honesty, not often seen in today's society.
Let me help you with your math! I love teaching students how to add, divide, multiply and etc.
My name is Milka. I have been tutoring for about 8 years now. I am an MB3 (Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics and Biochemistry) Major. I believe students learn science by doing science, and that my classes are a medium through which my students will learn life skills that are critical for their success in college and future careers. As our students must be prepared to work cooperatively in a global and technological society where many of them will eventually hold jobs that do not yet exist, I emphasize critical thinking and problem solving, using our science content to develop good evidence-based reasoning and communication skills.
She helped my daughter with all of her exams! Thank you Ms. Milka! You are truly a gift!
February 5, 2019
My kid loves her
February 3, 2019
Milka has been such a help in tutoring my child math. She is fun and makes topics easy to understand. She is flexible with the schedules especially since my child schedule is hectic. Definitely recommend her.
Hi, My name is Consuelo C. I was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil where Portuguese is the native language I speak Portuguese and English. I obtained my bachelor's degree in mathematics and a master's degree in production engineer in the area of operational research that is a combination of applied mathematics and statistics in 2003. I have experience teaching in Colleges in Brazil an other educational institutions. Most of my free time I spend travelling, listen to music, reading and watching my favorite TV programs. I really enjoy travelling and getting to know different cultural food and people. I am looking forward to working with all my students and to help you as much as I can to be good at mathematics.
Hi, there! My name is Consuelo C. and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching mathematics classes since 19994 and have loved helping my students improve and advance to higher levels. I went to Fluminense Federal University and earned a BS degree in mathematics in 1998. I'm a patient, committed and dependable teacher and my teaching style is encouraging, precise and meticulous. I look forward to helping you reach your goals. When a student do not understand a mathematical concept I bring real life situations that can help the student better visualize and understand the mathematical concepts and make the problem simple. For me there is no student who can not become better. I truly believe that all students can greatly improve and become a better. I am here to support and encourage you and help you to understand mathe
Ms. Consuelo was very kind and patient with my daughter and helped her to understand concepts I was not able to help her with. She prepares assignments in advance to prepare the student and takes her time in explaining it in a way that they can really understand the math problems at the core. Thank you so much for helping my daughter again, Consuelo! We look forward to working with you again in the near future!!
March 23, 2019
Consuelo is objetive and determined to help others to learn and overcome their challenges.
I love math, and I would love to show people its not as difficult as it assumed to be . I'm a junior year engineering major so I can tutor up to Calculus and 3-D Vectors. I will help you master algebra which is the foundation of math, once mastered courses like Trigonometry, Calculus, Logarithm and Indices becomes easy
Hi I'm Tobi, I'm 23. I was born in Lagos, Nigeria a couple years ago I moved over here to Dallas. I love math and I would like to pass that love around to others. I'm an Engineering student at UT Dallas.
I have 30 years teaching experience in Mathematics. I teach all ages (K-12, college, university). I teach all levels from Remedial to Advanced. If you follow my plan and suggestions, I guarantee results! I teach from simplicity to complexity. I will explain in a very simple yet effective way how to learn the material. I will teach you step by step on how to problem solve so that you can answer any question given to you in a quiz or test. Once I cover a topic, you will have to demonstrate to me that you have learned the material before moving on to more complex topics. Parents are always welcomed to participate and be actively involved in the learning process.
Hi there! My name is James. I have 30 years teaching experience in Mathematics and Sciences. I teach all ages, from K-12, college and university levels. I teach all levels from the most remedial to the most advanced.
I am patience, student and parent friendly and will devote all my efforts to make sure you understand the material in order to succeed in school. I will help you pass you quizzes and tests. I will help you with your homework and science projects. I will help you pass your class, graduate from school and enter the career of your choice! I will explain problems to you in a very simple step by step yet effective way how to problem solve. I teach from simplicity to complexity. Once you have learned a topic, I will ask you to demonstrate to me that you understand the material. I wish I had an experienced tutor when I was in schoo
l. Things would have been so much easier to learn. As parents, we know how important an education is and how important it is to fully understand the material presented. My job is to make sure you fully understand the materials to be learned so you can succeed in school. You can count on my 30 years of experience to get the job done!
Parents are always welcomed to attend and actively participate in the learning process. Your input means alot to me and can make a huge difference on the student's success.
"Janis first tutored our son in math. I was impressed with her admission to me that our son was smart enough to do the math on his own, but needed only mot
ivation. She allowed us to be the ones to decide if we wanted to spend the money on tutoring after having this knowledge. We did continue, and she was really great with him. His grade was raised before we knew it! We then found out she gave guitar lessons and hired her to teach my daughter. She was incredibly patient and made the lessons fun. Both my son and daughter developed a strong relationship with her. I highly recommend her to teach anything!"
"Pedro is a very good tutor. He is patient and explains the subject matter well. The student was comfortable with him and therefore was able to ask quest
ions whenever it was needed. I appreciated Predro's schedule flexibility as well."
"Great tutor. Was Tutoring my son for elementary school math. Gave him confidence and knowledge. Unfortunately we had to stop with Julia because we m
oved out of the area. I wish she was still my son's tutor."
"Had so much problem with my basics. Akib has been patient and helped me clear things out. thanks a bunch!"
"My son had a wonderful lesson and was well prepared for his exam"
"Our son was tutored in math for 3 years while in middle school. Julia's tutoring provided a great foundation for his high school curriculum. It allowed hi
m to finish one year of a college level math class while in high school. Our daughter was also tutored while in elementary school. Math is her favorite subject in school. We really liked Julia's teaching approach,great communication skills , and her patience ."
"Our son loves Jessie! For the first time, I hear him laughing and enjoying math. His confidence has grown so much this year, and trust me, that's a very b
ig deal! She is patient, funny, and has transformed his attitude toward math in a very short period of time. Can't say enough good things about her!"
"He was excellent. Could not have had a better tutor."
"Rod worked with my daughter weekly for a couple of months leading up to the NYC state tests. With Rod's careful, concerted planning and diligence, my daug
hter's score went from 2.4 on the 7th grade Math state test, to a 2.8 in 8th grade, which equates to a move from below the 50th percentile, to between the 50th and 75th percentile. My daughter's in-school math instruction was chaotic and disjointed, and I attribute her improvement to Rod's intervention."
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