The basics. All about repetition. I make sure to do little timed drills and come up with fun ways of doing them.
A bit of information about myself: I have been tutoring for over seven years and am very familiar with the public and private school systems in Manhattan. I teach everything from Algebra II to American History, specializing in organizational and study skills.
I am a Columbia University graduate. Graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a 3.97 GPA. I currently tutor full-time and also run a music education non-profit, Nvak.
I am meticulous, patient and loving. I invest 100% of my energy in making sure that the kids that I take on are getting the individualized attention they need and that they are becoming more independent and more confident each session.
Please feel free to contact me via the site to let me know, specifically, what the needs of your child are.
Tamar is a professional. She works well with my son and understands where he should be with the subject.
August 17, 2017
Very patient and knows how to connect with her student
July 11, 2016
Tamar is a wonderful, dynamic and enthousiastic teacher and my 12 year old daughter had a great time with her.
Tamar knows when to slow down if her student is tired, but is also demanding so as to be sure that progress are made.
It was a pleasure seeing how fast my daughter improved her English and we both appreciated meeting Tamar, who is a great person :)
I have a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics from St. Norbert College, and I am currently studying for a PhD in statistics at University of California, Irvine. My goal is to encourage students to enjoy STEM subjects, especially mathematical sciences because they are such a beautiful way to understand the world. Math is so much more than algebra and geometry, and, if it is truly understood, even those subjects can be illuminating in how we understand the world.
I am a Ph.D. student in Statistics and earned a Bachelor's in mathematics from St. Norbert College in 2016. I have been tutoring for over 10 years now, starting with a my work as a Program Staff at the local Boy's and Girl's Club. Now I just enjoy working with students one-on-one and in small groups.
I love teaching and plan on being a professor after finishing my Ph.D. Further, I am trying to develop classes that students will enjoy and be able to take with them. I hate when I hear people say that they hated stats or math because of this class they had when they were younger. My goal is to change that by creating a learning system that is enjoyable and efficient.
I am a certified teacher with a masters degree in education and eight years of experience. I have taken advanced coursework in mathematics instruction. I use research base strategies to help students develop mathematical thinking.
Hello, I am a certified teacher and also an engineer. My main goal as an educator is to help students realize their true potential. Beyond helping my students complete homework or learn a new skill I provide them with tools for success. I teach my students so they can take charge of their learning.
I hold a Masters Degree in Education with an emphasis in Bilingual/Bicultural Education. Prior to earning my masters degree, I was a bilingual educator for six years. In addition, I have conducted research in language acquisition and math and have been trained using research based learning strategies. I also hold a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering and worked six years in this field.
I work with students all ages. I am available for homework, homeschooling, and enrichment activities. Before meeting with my students, I gather the ne
cessary information in order to create a lesson plan that will meet the student's specific needs. I have extensive experience in curriculum design. My approach to teaching is student-centered. I use a variety of methods to ensure that students are active participants in the learning process and get the most out of instruction.
I have worked with students with special needs including, learning disabled, ADHD and gifted and talented. When planning my lessons, I make sure that the activities included are appropriate for the student and use students feedback in future planning.
From experience, math can transition easily from the most frustrating to the most rewarding subjects. It is always a joyful experience for me to see students put 2 and 2 together and arrive at that glorious correct answer.* I have experience working with elementary and high school students, both privately and in volunteer settings.
Whether the focus is on polynomials, trig identities, calculus, or linear algebra, I am here to help. My process is to break everything down and ask the students questions in order to guide them to the solution. I will do everything I can to help facilitate deep understanding and earning that next A!
My ACT score was 35, with a sub-score of 36 on math. I took Calculus my sophomore year and earned a 5 on the AP Calc - BC test.
Fun fact: In addition to being a math major at the University of Rochester, I'm also studying the Double Bass at Eastman School of Music. If you or your student have any interest in music lessons for upright bass or bass guitar, I ...
Here's a bit about myself:
Since 2016, I've been teaching math to high school and elementary students. I've always loved it. With teaching, I feel that I've grown more patient and more thoughtful in my general life. I recommend that anyone with the means try their hand at teaching. It is a particularly rewarding thing in and of itself.
The summer of 2016, I wrote the music, conducted, and acted as musical director for a full-scale musical entitled Get Hooked: A Pirate Musical. Currently, I'm working on a second full-length project, entitled Nuclear Love, that is set to be produced and performed in the spring of 2020.
I also have experience doing rock and jazz gigs on my electric bass. If you or student is also interested in learning these styles, I'd be more than happy to oblige!
My favorite books are Zen and the Art of Motorc
ycle Maintenance, The Giver, Ishmael, 1984, The Chess Garden, Invisible Man, Labyrinths, and Life of Pi.
My favorite quote is "infinity and beyond." Granted, there is no such thing as 'beyond' - unless you're referring to the power set of infinity. Honestly, I just love infinity. I could talk about the infinite hotel and fractals forever (pun noted and kept).
I've been taking French classes for about 5 years now. If you're interested in having a charming conversation in slightly broken French, je suis ton mec!
There are a few things more inspiring to than helping a student triumphantly arrive at a solution. Or watching them nail a big shift that was giving them trouble the week before. Learning anything comes with struggle, with difficulty, and I've certainly had my share of practice frustration. It's important to understand that such an experience is part of the process. I have no doubt that with the right ethic, the right teacher, and a desire to learn, anything can be achieved.
Let's learn math together! Multiplication, division, the order of operations, decimals, fractions, measurements and more, will no longer be a challenge!
I am a Licensed Court Interpreter, native Romanian, and I love sharing my knowledge with students! Proper pronunciation, correct grammar, and rich vocabulary are essential elements to attaining fluency in a foreign language. Multiplication, division, the order of operations, decimals, fractions, measurements and more, will no longer be a challenge! I have considerable experience working as a linguist for the US Army, as a translator, and substitute teacher as well. Learning will be fun and rewarding!
A very good lesson with focus on pronunciation, grammar, and spelling. Very helpful!
July 25, 2019
A good and promising beginning lesson.
June 7, 2019
I'm biased on this tutor because of a previous opportunity to serve our nation together. Anisoara was the most reliable member of Romanian interpreters when military missions required our role in international encounters. She is patient, articulate, intelligent, and very respected in the USA interpreters community. I highly recommend her to teach you the language and culture of the old Dacia (now Romania).
Hello! I am an incoming junior at Harvey Mudd College. I am majoring in mathematical and computational biology. I have been tutoring students (ranging from elementary school to high school) in various subjects for 6 years now. I can help students on math, biology, SAT math, ACT (all 4 sections), and writing (English class and college essays). I have a lot of experience working with students with different learning styles. I love studying the sciences and I’d love to help students understand the concepts instead of memorizing them.
Hi there! I am majoring in mathematical and computational biology at Harvey Mudd College. I love studying the sciences because it's exciting to learn how things work and to logic things out. I love working with others - I have been tutoring students (ranging from elementary school to high school) on various school subjects for about 6 years now.
Music is another huge part of my life: I have been playing the piano for 14 years and the violin for 8 years now. I am currently a violinist in the Pomona College Orchestra. In 2014, I was invited to perform at Carnegie Hall after my participation in the American Fine Arts Festival. In high school, I placed either first or second on solo, duet, and ensemble competitions in various competitions held at places such as Diamond Bar High School and Chapman University. Through these activities, I prac
ticed on persistence and patience. Teaching experience wise, I have taught piano for 3 years before.
Additionally, I enjoy actively participating in my community. In high school, I was really involved in the American Red Cross and Key Club. In college, I am still finding joy in volunteering in different organizations on campus. I also enjoy other activities such as reading, meditation, theater, tennis, rock climbing, and ballroom.
I work with people according to their personality and the way that they learn best. If I were given the opportunity to tutor your student, I would make sure everything is clearly explained because I hate memorizing.
Sophia worked with my daughter during her Junior year of high school. My daughter was really struggling to understand the material and Sophia was a huge help. Sophia broke the lessons down and was able to instruct my daughter in a way that she could comprehend. Her grade improved by one letter which was wonderful. We truly appreciated Sophia's help.
I have a Bachelors in Engineering (That shows amount of work done in maths), MS in Computer Information Systems from University of Central Missouri. I've taught as professor for engineering students i my home country
Teaching my passion and my most loved profession. I teach my student till they thoroughly understands the concept and get comfortable with it. Also, I share tips and tricks too solve complex mathematical problems. I get satisfaction when my students say I understood completely and that is my goal all the time.
I also teach for higher entrance exams like maths for GRE, GMAT etc.
Hello future students. I am well experienced highly educated professional with passion of teaching to variety of students from elementary to college. Maths is my strong point and I love to teach it for my students with ease, so that they can understand the concepts deeply and also learn how can it be applied to solve real world problems. I will make you understand not only how to learn maths but also why to learn and what is its applications in future. I will also share some tricks and tips which will make you comfortable and also prepare for entrance exams which needs these skills most. Learning with me will be an experience for you where you will enjoy the classes as I will be more like your helping friend rather than teacher.
Happy learning and hope to see you soon in our next class.
I studied Chemical Engineering and I worked in the engineering field for several years. I have been teaching Math for 2 years now. I love helping students strengthen their Math skills. If your child doesn’t understand how their teacher taught them, I can show him/her other ways of solving the problem. I enjoy solving problems!
I teach Math full-time but I also like teaching other skills too. I look forward to work with you and help you check another thing off your to do list.
"Rosita is excellent! She has been very patient with our unique situation and all of our technical issues. She makes the lessons fun and integrates videos
and games into the homework which is exactly what my 5th grader needs. This week will be his fifth lesson with her and I am looking forward to many more to come!"
"Helpful Geometry Tutor Just had our first session with Christopher and my daughter is eagerly looking forward to the next one. He added clarity and helpe
d her connect the dots on some concepts that she was unable to get from her high school teacher."
"My daughter was doing well but short of excelling in math. I sent her to Julia for that extra push and confidence that she needed. She really helped her h
ave confidence and made her thorough with her concepts. She been doing really great ever since!"
"i think she is very good at teaching elementary students!"
"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."
"Linda is very patient with my Asperger's/ADHD son. She has offered several different ways to approach his math work and clearly was thinking about new ap
proaches between visits. She is a kind, gentle woman and having her help with the work has been so helpful. She even spent extra time to show him some guitar, in case we want to take lessons (upon my request because we're interested in that). Linda has offered advice on several resources that I didn't know about for my journey to assist my son with his challenges. We have been very happy with Linda."
"Julie was very Kind and helped me A lot on my Place Values. She's very enthusiastic and I enjoyed talking with her, She was really Helpful when I was gett
ing confused. And was very motivating."
"She does an amazing job breaking things down for my daughter and helping her visualize."
"Consuelo is objetive and determined to help others to learn and overcome their challenges."