Calla Harper: Math Tutor

Calla Harper: Math Tutor


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I believe that every student can be successful in math class and building confidence through practice and analysis of misconceptions and mistakes is the key to student growth. Students must not shy away from mistakes, but instead view them as a learning opportunity, an opportunity for academic growth. The time I spent in the classroom teaching my students holds some of my dearest memories. I loved the opportunity to collaborate with the students to explore mathematical concepts, as well as, building those meaningful relationships with the students to ensure they felt seen and heard. I hope to continue to inspire, assist, and drive students to be the best math students that they can be as math tutors on this platform. Hope to see you soon!

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Baton Rouge, LA 70816
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

We discuss the academic and personal needs of the student prior to meeting, so we can then focus the session on improving the student's understanding, skill set, and confidence in the math concepts they are learning. When the session is over, we can evaluate future needs and ensure that the session time is being used efficiently and effectively to facilitate the student's success.

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

- Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from LSU

- Certified Teacher Grades 6-12

- Taught for 2.5 years in the public school systems in Ascension Parish and East Baton Rouge Parish

- Taught Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II

- Experience teaching in pre-service teacher program elementary, middle, high school, and college level math. 

- 8 years 1 on 1 Tutoring Experience

- Experience teaching in person, online, and in a hybrid class environment.

- Well versed in helpful educational tools online that support student learning. Training and experience using platforms such as Google Meets, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Google Classroom, Desmos, MATHIXL, Geogebra, Mathematica, and more.

- Experience teaching common-core based curriculum, such as Eureka Math.

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

Elementary- High School Level Math Rate:


*Negotiable if assignment is smaller, student only has a small question or concern/one-time assignment help*

College Level Math (Calculus II, or higher, Dsicrete Math, etc.)

$80 per hour, will require considerable amount of preparation time outside of tutoring session by tutor to ensure a quality lesson for the student. 

How did you get started teaching?

I taught at St. Amant High School teaching Algebra II and Geometry in January 2019.

What types of students have you worked with?

Traditional level, honors, and gifted level students. I have also had many students with learning disabilities who I have accommodated as necessary.

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

What soncept am I struggling with? Are there specific types of questions I struggle with or do I have difficulty understanding the concept? Why am I struggling? How confident am I in my math abilities?

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