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Kansas City Precalculus Tutors

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KC Professional Tutors
4.9
from 70 reviews
  • 43 years in business
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
Carla S.
Verified review

My daughter has been working with Todd for about 2 years now. At first I was a little skeptical due to different cultures and backgrounds with our family, I did not know if my daughter would take to Tood, But she did immediately he was able to connect with her. Todd was very accommodating from the start. I was looking for a Math tutor that could definitely be very patient and get through to my introvert daughter. Todd was all I expected and more. Todd not only is patient with my daughter but he uses different tools and materials to assist in the tutoring. He also uses stories to help my daughter relate to real life circumstances. He even goes even further by showing special interest in her personally and her social activities and school. He is just so amazing his natural ability to reach her is remarkable. He has been so thoughtful to bring her special gifts that are associated to her special interest and he also brings her writing and math gifts as well...It is endless. Todd also communicates with me very well in making sure to involve me in the tutoring process by giving me a recap on what was learned and how she did and what she needs to work on. He has been very flexible with meeting our schedule needs and always communicates very effective prior to and after each session...It is just very rare to find a tutor that can be so good and consistent. The first year my daughter started working with Todd she went from falling behind in school to ending on the Principles Honors Roll. Carla Very Happy Parent I

Shawn Ward
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa H.
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I’d definitely recommend Shawn Ward as a math tutor! In fact, I’ve already shared his name with other parents I know.

  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Heather S.
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So happy hiring these guys. You can't ask for a better GMAT tutor than the one I got. Two thumbs up!!

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Jenny T.
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Martin is excellent tutor (calc 2)

  • 4 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Rob D.
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Katy did a fabulous job tutoring our son for the ACT! His test score increased from 27 to 30! She spent the majority of the time helping him with testing strategy. We are very happy with her.

Frog Tutoring Kansas City
3.5
from 2 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
About

We provide one-on-one, in-home private tutoring. Our tutors are top college students, graduates and teachers with an average GPA of 3.5 in their areas of tutoring specialization. They all have significant experience tutoring students in the community. We have been featured on major media outlets such as CNN and have also authored a top-selling e-book on college admissions. We have tutors who were accepted into every Ivy League school and won over $4 million in scholarships and are passionate about sharing their knowledge. All of our tutoring sessions are protected by our best-match guarantee (this means that we won't charge you unless you're satisfied with your tutor). Our tutoring rates range from $35.00-$45.00 per hour, depending on the number of hours you signed up for. What you will get are the following: * Free Consultation -- This free consultation allows me to identify your student's specific strengths and weaknesses in order to pair you with the right tutor. * In-Home Tutor -- Your tutor will come to your house or any other location of your choice such as a bookstore or library and work with your student one-on-one with a customized tutoring plan that targets your student's specific academic needs. * Our Three-Step Approach -- Our three-step approach are as follows: Step 1: Up to Speed -- The tutor gets the student up to speed by reviewing old concepts that they might have missed which ensures that their fundamentals are strong. Step 2: One Step Ahead -- The tutor covers topics and concepts with the student before it is done in class. This is a proven strategy in improving academic confidence. Step 3: Reinforcement and Organization -- The tutor will reinforce key concepts that the student might have missed to ensure that the student is never behind. The tutor will also help with organization, study skills and note-taking strategies. * Background-Checked and Verified Tutor -- All of our tutors undergo a background check and have their transcripts verified. We train our tutors in etiquette and are interviewed by a member of our hiring department to ensure that they have the right temperament to uphold our mission of nurturing hidden potentials through tutoring and mentoring. * Best-Match Guarantee -- All of your tutoring sessions will be protected by our best match guarantee. This simply means that we don't charge you if you're not satisfied with your tutoring session. * Reporting -- We provide you with a detailed report at the end of each tutoring session which includes what your tutors accomplished during their tutoring session, the student's strengths and weaknesses and what they plan to accomplish in their next tutoring session. This report allows both the tutor and I to be accountable to you. * Technology -- Direct access to our award-winning web platform allows you to review your tutor's profile, qualifications and availability. You can also book sessions, pay for sessions, track session reports and communicate with me and your tutor at any time. The website also generates receipts for tax-deduction purposes. * Connecting with Teacher -- If it is okay with you, your tutor will contact your student's teacher to get a more detailed understanding of what the student is struggling with and also make sure that they are both on the same page in tackling the problem. Frog Tutoring's Recognition: We have been featured on top media outlets such as CNN, ABC, FOX, CBS, Boston Globe, Miami Herald, and Star Telegram. We have authored a best-selling book on college admissions: "Hacking College Admissions How We Got into Every Ivy League School + $4 Million in Scholarships and How You Can, Too!" Over 98% of our current parents and students will return back to us for tutoring needs and will also refer us to their friends and families. We host and author a top blog on tutoring that is creating significant value for students, parents, tutors and educators.

DB Tutoring
5.0
from 1 review
  • 5 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Jason P.
Verified review

David worked with my daughter and she made very significant improvement in her ACT scores, and she enjoyed his teaching style. I would highly recommend him.

The Spanish Experience
5.0
from 1 review
    Oza S.
    Verified review

    Carlos is a very sincere, intelligent, thoughtful, and endearing person. Anyone lucky enough to have him in their life through work or otherwise are a better person for knowing him. I've learned many wonderful things from my friend Carlos. From Spanish, to life lessons, to knowing when to apply yourself and dig in with a little elbow grease, or even when to simply keep your mouth shut. He is an amazing friend and would, at the drop of a hat, help anyone out who may be struggling, in a tight spot, have a question, or just in need of a great conversation. I would score him 100 stars if it were possible!

    About

    I'm a college math professor who tutors part time. I have over 10 years of teaching experience at the University of Kansas, and I am currently a visiting professor at DeVry University. Recently my Calculus iBook was featured in iPad mini keynote address. I was nominated GTA of the year in 2010 at the University of Kansas for my teaching performance. I also received the award of tutor of the year in 2006 for the Kansas Algebra Program at the University of Kansas. In my long experience, I have helped students of all learning types and abilities. I pride myself in offering a very personalized tutoring experience. I will zero in on my students strengths and weaknesses to maximize the benefit of our session. I look forward to hearing from you!

    About

    I tutor at all math levels for high school and college level math courses. I can tutor any subject from Pre-Algebra through the Calculus sequence, along with Probability and Statistics. In addition, I am knowledgeable in Microsoft Office products. I have a B.S. in applied mathematics, and work as an actuary. I'm an FSA with the Society of Actuaries.

    About

    Education in any area is great. The business of learning Mathematics is here to stay. It is a gateway to the various careers in the workforce today. Learning this subject will help you in the advancement of your career goals. I enjoy teaching and especially teaching mathematics. I have done some tutoring at various times down through the years and look forward to assisting others in their understanding of this area.

    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    About

    My services include basic, intermediate and advance Spanish practices, writing, reading, and speaking about fun practices, sons, games, movies, places, and others.

    About

    Growing up, I wanted to give my brother (who has a disability) a better future by teaching him math and reading skills outside of school. I have been teaching my brother math and reading skills that he lacked for 5 years now and have improved his grades greatly. I have such great passion in teaching for it comes naturally to me. I would love to improve your child's grades, confidence, and interest in math and English!

    About

    Seasonal math tutoring is available over the summer. I have had experience working as a tutor before and I am currently studying to be a high school math teacher.

    About

    I provide expert, reliable and affordable tutoring at your home in all levels of high school, community college mathematics, chemistry and physics.

    About

    I tutor middle school, high school, and junior college students located in metro KCMO in algebra and chemistry. I have over 35 years of teaching experience, and have tutored hundreds of students. I generally charge $25.00 an hour. The first hour is free.

    • 3 years in business
    About

    I am passionate about teaching so try to do so in a manner that keeps the student engaged. I do not strive to simply teach the student, I strive to help the student understand the material well enough to have the ability to teach someone else. I do this by making them feel as comfortable as possible to ask any questions needed for better understanding.

    About

    I tutor students in the subject of math and I will do everything in my power to make sure that your child learns.

    About

    If your project requires words, your search is over! As a former English and speech teacher, journalist, and reader for doctoral programs, I am able to teach English grammar (emphasis upon sentence diagramming) and composition; edit your compositions, including academic writing; provide writing services for your business; and write your speeches. I do not participate in academic fraud by doing your writing homework for you, but I will help you with writing or speech assignments.

    About

    I started to teach online Spanish lessons, Italian lessons (bilingual), and differential calculus in the year 2003.

    About

    I am currently at a calculus 3 level at the University of Kansas. I have tutored children or various ages in the past. Math levels from grade school to college are what I teach.

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