Mary Lou Hoffman
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Mary Lou Hoffman

Mary Lou H.

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Levels taught:
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Are you ready to improve your grade in Algebra? I'd love to help you understand the math course you're taking and have fun with it.

No matter what the course is called – Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2 - if you need assistance to understand the way it is presented in the book, I’ll help you comprehend every lesson. We can even try an alternate method until the light bulb comes on. Because once you understand a concept, you can return to the required method.

My only goal is for you to succeed!

Concepts in Algebra:
Measurements – time, length, weight, volume, area
Place Value
Addition
Subtraction
Multiplication
Division
Order of Operations
Decimals
Fractions
Equations
Inequalities
Properties – Commutative, Associative, Distributive, Identity
Simplifying - Distributive, FOIL
Exponents
Polynomials
Negatives
Substitution Method
Angles
Graphs & Graphing
Slope of a Line
Factoring
Square Roots and Radicals
Probability & Statistics
Pre-Algebra
Geometry
Word problems


I’m also a devotee of grammar and proofreading skills. I have been hired be several published authors to proofread their novels prior to publications. So if you need assistance with improving your Writing Skills, I am available for this as well – two tutors for the “price” of one.

About Mary Lou H.

I graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science in Education/Mathematics. I am a "real" math teacher.

I have taught math to elementary students, algebra and geometry in junior high and high school, and all levels for college students.

For example, my first student had dropped out of high school and had the opportunity to earn a diploma rather than a GED. She only needed her math credit. I was so proud to share my graduation gown from my closet with her and provide her with an authentic graduation picture when we finished.

I have also helped a grandmother earn her GED, a mother earn her MBA, and many students navigate through math, pre-algebra, algebra, and geometry courses on their way to high school graduation. I would love for you to be my next success story!

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Experience

Orange County Public Schools
Dec 2000 - Present

Orange County Public Schools

Supportive administrative roles (subsequently increasing) for twenty years.

Tutor
Jan 1987 - Present

self-employed

Teacher
Sep 1993 - May 2007

Home Academy

Tutor
Sep 2003 - May 2005

Crossroads Academy

Education

Emerging Leaders Academy
Jan 2017 - Dec 2017

Fred Pryor Courses

Bachelor of Science - Education/Mathematics
Sep 1981 - May 1987

Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP)

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Teacher
May 1987

Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP)

Awards

Wood Badge - SR 549
Jun 2007

Boy Scouts of America

District Award of Merit
Jun 2007

Osceola District Boy Scouts of America

Affiliations

National Education Association
May 1987
The National Education Association (NEA), the nation's largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA's 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.

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