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Math Tutoring Services
4.4
from 33 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 105 hires on Thumbtack
Vicki B.
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Faith is a terrific tutor. Her calm nature makes my son comfortable. She knows what she's doing and it's obvious she is the best of the best. She is also willing to go above and beyond. Once, I contacted her at the last minute because my son had an algebra exam the next day and he was really worried about it. Faith's daughter was sick so she couldn't meet us, yet she offered to go online and help my son. He aced the exam the following day! Don't hesitate -- she's the tutor for you.

Arbor Tutors - AL
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Nicole G.
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Been working with two tutors for GRE Quant and Verbal for a few days now and so far so good! Dan and Emily are very helpful, patient, kind and responsible, as have been all the other Arbor Tuturs employees I’ve spoken with. I woule recommend them to friends and family of mine. Thanks!

  • 39 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle H.
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Frog was VERY helpful for our son. I'd recommend him for anyone needing tutoring in Algebra.

Classic Tutoring
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Erin S.
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I recently needed a math tutor to help prepare me for a test to get into Graduate School. Finding Debbie was 'The Best' thing that happened to me! She was extremely flexible and professional and had such a peaceful/clear way of explaining problems to me. I had several 'light bulb' moments and would highly recommend her to anyone looking for a great math tutor!

Math Tutoring
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Christopher M.
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My daughter's grades improved dramatically within months. Ms. LeSieur is very nice lady, I'm glad I hired her.

Celicia Coleman
5.0
from 1 review
    Joe M.
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    Ms. Coleman has done professional letters, legal documentation,resumes, journals and various other forms of writing and correspondences for me. She is very proficient in English Grammar and also tutors my children in Introductory Spanish. She is very dedicated to tailoring her work to suit the client's demands. As a result, her work always meets or supersedes my expectations.

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    I tutor 7th- to 10th-grade students in math. I also train students who are serious and dedicated basketball players.

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    I approach math from a more visual perspective as opposed to some math teachers/tutors who will just do algebra for students and expect them to replicate it. I show them the concepts and help them to understand and work through problems with them (if they can't do them on their own after my explanation).

    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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    I am studying biomedical engineering, and I have a GPA of 4.0. I am good with all kinds of math and sciences, and I am able to explain it clearly. Making students understand materials easily is my goal.

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    Triumph Tutoring has been in the business over 8 years. Through the years, he has gained experience in tutoring and have a great deal of understanding when it comes to working with parents, students and tutors. During grade report periods, the need for flexibility in scheduling is very important. Lee has a degree in Mathematics with specialization in Statistics and applied Mathematics. We look forward to working with you. SUBJECTS: Beginning Math, Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus

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    I am interested in tutoring in a way that makes students to understand and analyse the concepts, and try to explore the field. I have already taught math to many students, and helped them to excel in the subject and in improving their scores.

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    I do home schooling for the students hoping to excel in math and Spanish, from early education to professional.

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    I am a professional educator that provide tutoring for grades K-12 and design lesson plans or units for teachers and homeschooling parents.

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    I excelled in mathematics in high school and college. I have more than 20 years of experience in teaching all math subjects from seventh grade math through AP calculus and AP statistics. I have worked with a variety of students and understand that all can achieve their goals, once you overcome fear and math gaps are filled in.

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    Tutor Blast carefully handpicks, mentors and trains the best university students and graduates as our tutors. We have slowly grown over several years and perfected our system to give you the best results possible. We strive to help every student be successful.

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    I offer tutoring service specializing in accounting and math. I am a CGA, and I graduated from University of Toronto majoring in management and statistics. I have been tutoring mainly college and university students for 2-3 yrs. I tutor students from York University, and I offer online courses.

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    We provide tutoring for students K-College in reading, writing, math, science, and social studies. We also offer ACT and SAT test preparation. Our math tutoring includes upper level math like trigonometry and calculus. We also provide tutoring in biology and chemistry.

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    I taught elementary students in the classroom for over 25 years. I have taken many classes, workshops, and seminars to keep up with the latest trends in education, especially reading. I am also proficient in math, and language skills. References will be provided upon request.

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    Whether you need tutoring or work completion, I'm here for you. For all math levels up to Calculus I, I will do it for you or help you do it. There will be no judgment, just service.

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    I have been unsuccessful math tutor since 1968 when I was 10 years old. I work with the ACT SAT GED GRE and ASVAB test. I work with students from seventh grade through college with math. I also serve as a mathematical consultant for business and industry.

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    How do you find a good math tutor?

    Math home tutors are available for any age student, from elementary school to postgraduate studies. Rates will vary based on the tutor’s background, education and experience. To find a good math tutor, first determine your learning goals. Do you need help understanding and completing homework assignments? Are you preparing for the math portion of a standardized test? Next, read reviews from current and former students. Find someone with proven success helping students achieve their goals. If you want help on an ongoing basis, decide what your budget is and identify the tutors who fall within your range. Ask if there are additional fees for travel, as some home math tutors include travel costs in their rates and others charge extra. Ask about session length and the tutor’s teaching style, and whether they also offer online sessions or group sessions. Finally, schedule a single session with each of the math tutors you think are best to see who is the best fit.

    What does a Spanish tutor do?

    The goal of a Spanish tutor is to help students improve their Spanish reading, writing, comprehension, and conversation skills. The tutor’s approaches may vary, depending on whether the instruction is individual or a group class. Many Spanish tutors practice immersion — meaning they will speak only Spanish with their pupils. For students with little to no Spanish experience, the Spanish tutor may use a mix of Spanish and English to accustom their students to speaking the language.

    A Spanish tutor can offer a wide range of services to their students. For students currently enrolled in a Spanish class through their middle school or high school, a Spanish tutor can help them with homework and language practice, as well as expanding their understanding of their current school curriculum. For adults, Spanish tutors will have different approaches based on that student’s need. Academics and those seeking high-level professional development for their career will often have more intensive and targeted lessons, drills, and interactive speaking tests. For adults who wish to learn conversational Spanish for fun or for travel, lessons may revolve around learning commonly used phrases and practicing speaking in relaxed settings.

    How much do math tutors cost?

    Math is a subject that’s challenging for many students. Fortunately, home math tutors can help students excel in math by working with them in focused one-on-one tutoring sessions. The cost for math tutors varies based on the type of math, the expertise and experience of the tutor, and geographic location. Pricing may range between $40 and $100 per hour, depending on the math subject. As a rule, the more complex the subject matter, the more the math tutor will charge for the lessons. The cost reflects the math tutor’s advanced studies and the work required for them to be able to teach on the subject. Frequency can also affect costs. Students can buy packages of lessons for a lower cost per session than buying individually. Nationally, the average hourly rate for a geometry home tutor is $50-$60. The national average rate for an algebra home tutor is $40-$50 per hour. For generalized math tutors, the national average ranges between $40 and $50 per hour. More intensive standardized test prep studies and math tutoring average $70-$100 per hour.

    How much does home tutoring cost?

    Investing in home tutoring is an investment in your child’s future. Home tutors work one on one with your child to address their challenge areas and provide room for intellectual growth that may not happen in a busy classroom. The cost of home tutors depends on multiple factors including where you live, the tutor’s background and education, the subject matter, and how often the tutor comes. Test prep home tutoring is typically more expensive than single-subject tutoring. Here are some examples of average tutoring costs:

    • National average cost for an algebra home tutor: $40-$50 per hour.
    • National average cost for a French home tutor: $30-$50 per hour.
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    • National average cost for reading and writing home tutor: $40-$60 per hour.
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    How much do Spanish tutors charge?

    Nationally, the average cost for a Spanish tutor ranges from $30 to $40 per hour. The cost for a Spanish tutor can vary depending on whether you choose private instruction or group lessons. Geographic location can affect cost; tutors in expensive cities and pricier regions command higher rates than in rural areas and small towns. The experience and education of the Spanish tutor will also affect their rates. For adult education, many people learning Spanish choose to join a Spanish school with tutors who teach group classes and also offer private tutoring for students. Typically these schools charge a monthly tuition that gives students access to a set number of classes per week, with private tutoring available at an additional cost. One example of an average cost is a monthly tuition of $200, which includes five 90-minute group lessons per month. Monthly tuition can vary depending on the school and the teachers. Short-term workshops are also a way to learn Spanish. Students may work with a Spanish tutor and group of other students at their skill level for a short period of time. One example of an average price is $100 for an eight-week course, with one 60-minute group class per week.

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