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rachel A.

Warren, MI
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Lesson Details

Basic Math

Levels Taught:
Middle School, High School, College
I am currently at Wayne State University pursuing a degree in Secondary Education for Mathematics. I have my certificate to teach Mathematics from the State of Michigan. I am qualified to teach grades 6-12 in all subjects. I specialize in Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Pre-Calculus, and Calculus, but am highly qualified to teach all branches of Mathematics. I also have tutored Mathematics to other graduated students. I can customize lessons to meet the needs of individual students as that is what my profession calls for.
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About

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rachel delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 11+

Teaching since:
2016

My name is Rachel and I am a senior at Wayne State University's College of Education. I am majoring in English and minoring in Mathematics for Secondary Education. I have my certificates to teach both subjects from the State of Michigan. Not only do I have a deep understanding and knowledge in both subjects, but I understand the most effective and efficient ways to teach based on each student's needs. I can provide standard tutoring sessions or I can customize personalized lesson plans to each student.

Experience

Private Math Tutor
Jan 2017 - Present
Private Math Tutor

I was a private math tutor, advertising by word of mouth for students at Wayne State University. I created lesson plans to target areas that students struggled with, while also emphasizing their strengths so that they would not be discourage when trying to understand certain content. As a private tutor, I helped my students prepare for placements exams at the college level and for the PRE, which is a certification test that students in teacher education must pass before they start student teaching. I have references available upon request.

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Teaching Intern
Jan 2013 - May 2013
Norwalk High School

I was a teaching intern at Norwalk High School in Norwalk, Ca for a semester teaching Pre-Calculus and Calculus. I would work with students one-on-one after lessons, providing additional help and explanations. I would also teach lessons that my mentor teacher would provide, but personalize it with my own explanations and analogies.

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Education

Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education for English and Mathematics
Jan 2016 - Present
Wayne State University
Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education for English and Mathematics
Aug 2013 - Dec 2015
Macomb Community College

Certifications

MTTC English
Apr 2017
Pearson Education-- State of Michigan

The MTTC certification is the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification, which is the test one must pass before they can not only begin teaching and earn their degree, but must pass before even student teaching. It is a rigorous exam that tests not only my knowledge of the content, but the best methods of how to teach the content.

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MTTC Math
Mar 2016
Pearson Education-- State of Michigan

The MTTC is the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification. Education students must pass this test before they begin their student teaching and teachers must renew their certifications to maintain their credentials. The MTTC for Math focuses on the Secondary Level Mathematics, covering contents from Algebra, Geometry, Prob and Stats, Discrete, Pre-Calculus, and Calculus.

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Robert Sep 2, 2017
Algebra · In studio

I was needing help with Algebra to pass a placement exam. Rachel had deep understanding and was able to explain the problems in a way that not only made sense, but that applied to every day life. I was able to see the applications of Algebra beyond how to do it thanks to Rachel.

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