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    Addison H.
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    Mr. Jay Adams tutored me during my junior year of high school for standardized tests but more specifically for the ACT. My overall score increased from a 25 to a 28 and I have Mr. Adams to thank for this. He taught me strategies on taking the test and helped me with learning what I needed to know to exceed in standardized testing.


    I help students succeed in math from K-12 and college math courses. My background is in industrial and systems engineering. Teaching is a family business; both my parents and grandparents are teachers. I try to make math fun. If I can't help you solve a problem on our first session, I promise to have it ready by the next!


    I have a very extensive knowledge of brass instruments, guitar and bass, and music theory in general, as well as any math from arithmetic through pre-calculus.. Also, I have been building and working with computers for the last 25 years or so. I've been told that teaching is up my alley, and I find it very rewarding, so I think this is a good fit. I get a thrill out of making something happen that others consider impossible or at least not feasible due to time and money. Many things are simple but assumed to be complicated.


    I am currently teaching Algebra I at a local high school and taught Algebra II and Pre-Calculus at another local high school. I enjoy the learning process and providing the skills and experience I have gained for the betterment of others.


    I have taught different math classes in colleges and universities. Right now, I am also working as a tutor and teach undergrad math classes.


    I tutor multi subject areas such as Spanish, English, ACT, French, reading and writing; and I teach piano lessons.


    I am a 20-plus-year veteran educator and school administrator. I have K-12 experience, specializing in elementary-age tutoring. I hold a BS, MS, EdS, and 60 additional doctoral-level college hours in administration.


    I am currently a Math major and Biology minor. I am interested in a career in teaching and have had lots of experience and lots of success stories. I also tutor in math, science and writing/editing. ACT and SAT test preparation as well. I also can help with college applications and scholarship applications.


    I help students who struggle with math to overcome their mathematics anxiety. I work with the student where the teacher is to bring the student to a point of being successful.


    I am a tutor and MBA student. I became a tutor because I like to help people succeed. Although it is often difficult to find time and motivation, I push you to succeed in accomplishing your goals.


    Are you having trouble with math? I am a Montgomery based math tutor who enjoys helping people reach their goals.


    I am a certified teacher with a Masters Degreein Educational Leadership and Administration. I provide an array of academic support services ranging from tutoring and test prep to collaborative writing sessions including editing and feedback.

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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 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.

    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.
    • National average cost for a geometry home tutor: $50-$60 per hour.
    • National average cost for a math home tutor: $40-$50 per hour.
    • National average cost for reading and writing home tutor: $40-$60 per hour.
    • National average cost for an SAT home tutor: $70 per hour.
    • National average cost for an ACT home tutor: $70-$100 per hour.
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