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Katie B.

Katie: Math Rocks!! Math teaching background with a masters in Geology

Castle Rock, CO (80109)

Travel radius
15 miles
Hourly fee
$50.00
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I have been tutoring math since I was in 10th grade. I have worked with every type of child, from special education to gifted & talented. I have taught math, from 6th grade through pre-calc, at Mountain Vista High School in Highlands Ranch and Lotus School for Excellence in Aurora. I have also taught college Geology at Florida International University and Arapahoe Community College.

Most of my students are high school algebra or geometry. Many good students find that their grade will drop when they enter geometry. However, with a little bit of help, they pull through and their grades go back up during algebra 2. I can help smooth out this transition, and keep grades up across the board!

I have a background in Math, Geology, and computers.

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Katie’s subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations, Finite Math, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Trigonometry
English:
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
History:
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Study Skills
Business:
Career Development, GRE, Marketing, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Study Skills
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, Career Development, GRE, Praxis
Corporate Training:
Career Development, General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word

Algebra 1

This is a required course for all high school students. Most freshman are enrolled in this class. It involves solving for variables, creating equations and graphing. I have taught this subject at two schools.

Algebra 2

This is a required course for all high school students. It involves solving for variables, creating equations and graphing. I have taught this subject during summer school.

Bible Studies

I have been heavily involved in Church all my life. I have had a daily bible reading routine for 15 years now and I have read through the Bible 4 times. I have lead Sunday school for both children and Adults. I was in charge of my high school bible study, and I have lead evening Bible studies.

General Computer

I have used a computer for 30 years. I am very familiar with computer programs. I have even wrote a few program in C++. I am not comfortable tutoring programming, but if you have questions about office, LibreOffice, or the internet I'm sure I can help.

Geology

I have an undergrad in Geology as well as a Masters in Hydrogeology. I have taught Oceanography, and Introduction to Geology at the college and university level.

Geometry

This is a required course for all high school students. Most 10th graders are enrolled in this class. It involves shapes, area, and volume. Many students find it to be a difficult topic since they have not yet developed the ability to visualize objects in 3D. It is not uncommon for student's grade to go down from Algebra I, but then in Algebra II there grade may go back up. I have taught this subject at Mountain Vista High School, both during the year and in summer school. It is my most tutored subject.

Physical Science

I have an undergrad in Geology as well as a Masters in Hydrogeology. I have taught Oceanography, and Introduction to Geology at the college and university level.

Praxis

In Colorado the Praxis II secondary math test has the highest required score of all the states. I passed the Praxis on my first attempt. I can help you pass your test too.

Precalculus

I have taught this subject at Mountain Vista High School. It is one of my most tutored subjects.

Religion

I have grown up in the Christian church. I taught a small group in high school. I have also lead small groups in my church and I have helped plant a new church in a small community.

Trigonometry

I have taught this subject at Mountain Vista High School. It is one of my most tutored subjects.

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Education

University of Windsor (Geology and Math)

Florida International University, Miami, FL (Master's)

Regis University School for Professional Studies (MEd)

Breakthrough! I did not attend the tutoring session but I must state that following the session my daughter was glowing and smiling ear to ear; she commented "I finally get it, it's simple." ...

— Hailey from Parker, CO on 11/11/13);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Katie will travel within 15 miles of Castle Rock, CO 80109.

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