Franklin's Math Tutoring

Franklin's Math Tutoring

5.0 (9)
19 hires on Tutors.com
1 employee
21 years in business

About this tutor

I was a high school math teacher for sixteen years. I work with each student based upon his/her level and what level she/he needs to attain. I meet students where they are and then fill in the gaps to get them to where they need to be. Once a student is comfortable with their math ability, their anxiety in math classes is greatly reduced.  Although my focus has been concentrated in high school, I have also worked with younger children and adults of all ages.

I love math, so I love it when the light bulb lights up and my students have the slightest smile when they realize that they understand how to do a certain problem.

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Credentials

Chicago, IL 60652
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9 Reviews

5.0

  • Dallas Pettingill

    Works very well with student

  • Tina Westley

    Ms. Tonya is a great tutor!! She use multiple strategies to teach me the same concept. She helped me understand how a math problem can be broken down to smaller definable parts with the use of multiple problem-solving strategies. I would also like to add she was very understandable with my personal issues. I was able to reschedule with no problem. With her expertise I was able to pass test and can now obtain my license as educator... Thank you for your excellent skills!!!

  • Miriam Walton

    Very good teacher

  • Vinay Couto

    Tonya has the ability to teach and alter her way of teaching math to a child’s ability to understand and grasp. She is a conscientious tutor and work effortlessly on course curriculum, with experience in pacing and covering material.


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FAQs


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

For younger students, I will initially work with the parent to assess what the parent feels their student is struggling with. However, no matter what the age, I will eventually have conversations with the student on what that particular student feels he/she does or does not understand.  My philosophy is that I am there to help the student and I want to make sure the student realizes that I want them to succeed.   In order for the student to succeed, there has to  a level of comfort and trust that is achieved by getting to know one another.


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

I have a Bachelors of Science in Mathematics and a Bachelors of Arts in Secondary Education.  I taught high school math for 16 years in multi-cultural environments, including both a suburban and urban settings.  Even prior to obtaining my degree, I tutored in both the private sector and at a tutoring program I started at our church.


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

Currently, my base pricing is $50 per hour for one-on-one online tutoring session.  Group rates are quoted on an individual rate. 


How did you get started teaching?

As a math teacher, I watch the struggles of those students who are having trouble grasping the concepts of math.  Since childhood, I have always been the one who played teacher and it seemed natural that any degree I would get while in college would include teaching.  


What types of students have you worked with?

I have worked with every type of student, from suburban to urban, gifted to the diverse learner.  In addition, my experience also includes adult learners.


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