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- MILKSHAKES served as a reward system free of charge

- Certified to teach Mathematics

- Tutored over 70 college students, 100 high school students, and 30 elementary/middle school students

- Earning batchelor's degree in math education from the University of North Florida

- Tutored cross-culturally for a month in Almaty, Kazakhstan

- Devoted to seeing all students come to an understanding of math content

Seeing the lightbulb click in a student as they come to an understanding of a difficult concept is one of the greatest joys in teaching. What more than to celebrate with a delicious homemade milkshake?

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Jacksonville, FL 32256

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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

I spend a bit of time getting to know the student. A tutor can only help a student as long as the student trusts him/her. When I get to the work at hand, I make sure to diagnose a student's understanding. What are they confident in? What do they need help with? The actual tutoring part will be based on students' needs, and the goal is for the student to demonstrate progress in their ability to understand a given problem. If a student has demonstrated significant progress then I reward them with a delicious homemade milkshake.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

- Certified to teach math

- Batchelor's degree in math education from the Univeristy of North Florida

- Tutored math for college students at UNF

- Taught math for high school students at Terry Parker High School

- Tutor at the Tutoring Club of Jacksonville

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, tutoring is only offered online but pricing has been reduced to $20 per hour.

$25 per hour

$1 per mile traveled to get to tutee (if applicable)

How did you get started teaching?

Teaching was not always my passion, but when I got to UNF and began tutoring some of my friends I realized how much joy there was in helping someone come to an understanding over a difficult concept.

What types of students have you worked with?

I have tutored over 200 people ranging from basic elementary-level math to calculus 3 at the college level. I have had highly intelligent students, ELL students, struggling students, and students with disabilities.

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

80% of tutoring is based on the relationship. Find a tutor that you enjoy to be with who you can trust will teach you what needs to be learned.

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

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