Clare Oven
San Diego, CA
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Clare O.

San Diego, CA
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I'm an experienced math teacher of 5 years and I love helping others to discover the excitement and beauty of math! I believe that everyone has the ability to do math, and I work to tailor my lessons to each student's unique way of thinking. Most of my teaching experience has been with students who do not naturally gravitate towards mathematical thinking. I enjoy finding ways to translate math concepts into various forms so that students can understand them more easily. Sometimes that means drawing a picture or using a metaphor - I keep exploring with my students until we have found the solution together. My goal is to give my students confidence and tools to be able to master math on their own.

About Clare O.

I have a background in both math and teaching, with a bachelors degree in mechanical engineering and masters degree in education. I've worked in education, data analysis, and teaching, but I most enjoy working one-on-one with students through tutoring. I work to help students realize how much they already know and give them confidence for mastering new math skills.

I've helped students in traditional school improve their grades, and also served as extra support for students in independent study and homeschool programs. I can assist with homework questions, making study guides to review for tests, and guiding students on skills they need to work on to be successful.

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Hailey S.
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My daughter really enjoyed her lesson and said it she learned more in that 45 mins with Clare than she has all year with her teacher at school. Would HIGHLY recommend Clare to anyone needing some help.

Posted Feb 25, 2020
Angela C.
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Excellent instruction! Highly recommended! Claire is very patient with my daughter:-).

Posted Jan 31, 2020
Ishan
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She is great and ishan liked it

Posted Dec 9, 2019
Angela C.
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(Genesis C.) Clare is a phenomenal geometry tutor!!! She explains the material well and therefore, helps me understand the material in a more methodical way. She is kind and she is also patient, while I am working through the problems. I feel as if I enjoy geometry more and more after the tutoring sessions that I have with her!!

Posted Oct 18, 2019

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Experience

Adjuct Professor of Mathematics
May 2013 - Aug 2019

John Paul the Great Catholic University

I taught General Education math courses at the university covering many different math topics and skills.

Student Teacher & Substitute Teacher
Aug 2012 - May 2013

Oceanside School District

As part of earning a preliminary single-subject teaching credential, I completed my student teaching in the math department at Oceanside High School. I taught Geometry and Foundations of Algebra II. I also substituted in various classrooms throughout Oceanside School District.

Education

Master of Education with specialization in Best Practices
Aug 2011 - Sep 2013

National University

BS Mechanical Engineering
Aug 2006 - May 2010

Villanova University

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