...I have found that this greatly increases my students' motivation and ability to learn. There is nothing gimmicky about the way I teach - I use textbooks and require that students complete homework. Regardless of the subject being addressed, I teach content, problem solving, test taking skills, and organizational/study skills.
Glen Ellyn, ILView Tutor
...I train my students to make connections between the abstraction of Algebra and real-world applications. B.S., Benedictine University M.S., University of Chicago I have a B.S., Benedictine University, and M.S., University of Chicago. Having earned a master's degree in mathematics, I have the knowledge and experience necessary to teach discrete math.
Naperville, ILView Tutor
...I was a mechanical engineer with Caterpillar for three years and I tutored at Wright College (one of the City Colleges of Chicago) for over five years. Although I tutor different levels of different courses, I like to approach tutoring from a student's perspective. In this view, I am usually ab...
Chicago, ILView Tutor
...Looking back, I believe this stems from my own struggles with understanding and learning. I am a 4.0 student, but this wasn't achieved without hard work and patience on my part. This understanding of the struggles a student can go to when attempting to grasp a concept has made me a patient and effective tutor.
Joliet, ILView Tutor
...As a Golden Apple Scholar, I worked with other college students to create a math and science camp where we used inquiry-based learning to hook students into thinking critically. When teachers and tutors create lessons that interest students, they will stay engaged, learn more, and retain that kn...
Woodridge, ILView Tutor