Ruba's Tutoring Table started 3 years ago, in 2015. I had graduated High School as Summa Cum Laude with a GPA of 5.60. A family member came to me, begging for my help because they received news that if their daughter did not bring up her grades, she was bound for a repeat. I started to tutor the young girl and sure enough, her grades went up and she moved onto the next grade level. I was so proud of her and also of myself because I realized a passion of mine was found just by helping her out and seeing how happy she was because she gained self confidence in her class subjects and that she could move forward with her friends. That's when I decided to make tutoring young children an actual important part of my life.
I understant the struggles that young children go through everyday just to understand a subject and feel as if they are part of their class. I myself used to hate math as a subject, until I had a teacher who showed me that in reality, I loved math! I just needed to be shown different ways around solving problems and actually using visualtization to help with that. After that, who knew that my love for math would grow into me majoring in Business Administration while in college and recently receiving a dgeree for it! I couuldn't have been more proud of myself.
I want to show my students that they can gain a love for a sbject that they don't seem to like, if they just keep trying. If I could do it, they can too! So please, let's get started!
Ruba helped me realize that I am able to understand a subject better than how I originally thought. I never believed in myself when learning math because I always found the equations difficult to understand. Ruba showed me simple ways of reaching answers and working them out in a way I didn't know I could before, and now I am passing my math class with flying colors. Thank you Ruba!
Usually, I will start asking my students what is it that thy struggle with in the subject they are having are having a hard time with. I let them know that they are no different than the next student I tutor and that I was the same way. Next, I like to set up a plan that helps them step-by-step to finding solutions quicker and easier to problems they are facing. I like to also include visuals, like drawing of objects, to help with the process.
I received an AA Degree in Business Administration. Now, I am gaining a Bachelor's in Supervision and Management.
Since I have been tutoring for 3 years, I keep my priving at $20 an hour to help make it a bit affordable for my students.
I started teaching when a family member of mine was bound for a repeat in her grade level and she came asking me for my help. After tutoring her, she was able to raise up her grades and move onto the next level.
I do not have a preference as to what student I work with. However, they range mostly from elemenyary student up to middle school.
I advice students who are looking to hire a teacher is to make sure you are getting your moneys worth of tutoring. If you see that you are not progressing in a subject you asking a tutor for help with, consider switching tutors.
Always ask yourself: Am I studying hard enough? Have I done research and looked up solutions that can possibly help me solve questions easier in a way that I understand? Have I reached out to my teacher for clarification?