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Kim B.

Palm Harbor, FL

$55/hr

Math tutor who is here to help

Background check passed as of 9/30/14
Usually responds in about 23 hours

Math tutor who is here to help

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Introduction and background:
Hi! Thank you for reading more about me. From friends to family to part-time work at learning centers to a high school math teacher, I have helped a lot of people with math. Each experience has provided me with valuable tools and tricks to use while working with a student. I have worked with elementary kids to adult learners and each person is unique with their own background and abilities. I adjust my style and approach to meet the student's needs.

Tutoring philosophy
I strongly believe that students need to master the basics of the lesson and then go from there. If a student didn't retain a skill needed for the current lesson then that is where we would start. Math is one subject that certain skills show up over and over so it is crucial to be constantly spiraling the core skills into the new material. This is tricky because there are so many standards that the state requires; however, it is my specialty to help the students master the foundation skills for each lesson; also, to prepare them for future core skills. I do this by exposing them to it early so they retain it and use it when they need it. Practice and organization are also very important in helping students to be successful in math.

Personal
I am mom to a very active 2 year old. I like movies, beach, parks, walking, board games, amusement parks. My hometown is Buffalo, NY. I hold a Master's in applied economics and FL teaching certificate in math 6-12.

I am passionate about tutoring and love what I do. To see a student's abilities and confidence grow is very rewarding. I hope to hear from you and work with you soon.

Testimonials

"Extremely Professional Tutor"

- Scott, Tampa, FL on 1/21/13

"Excellent "

- Tom, New Port Richey, FL on 12/6/14

"Kim is Excellent With our 5th Grader "

- Doug, Odessa, FL on 10/14/14

"Could not be happier - Kim is the BEST!"

- Jennifer, Clearwater, FL on 3/15/14

"Excellent tutor."

- Karen, Oldsmar, FL on 2/8/14

"Great tutor."

- Sara, Palm Harbor, FL on 7/5/13

"Very Flexible and Great Tutor"

- Tina, Palm Harbor, FL on 6/6/13

"Fantastic tutor for my kid!"

- Kim, Palm Harbor, FL on 1/22/13

"Amazing Teacher"

- Laine, Palm Harbor, FL on 1/21/13

"We love Kim!"

- Lee, New Port Richey, FL on 9/4/12

"Awesome tutor"

- Gianna, Largo, FL on 2/21/12
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Business:
GRE
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, GRE, SAT Math

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

SUNY Fredonia
Florida State University
Master's

Education

SUNY Fredonia

Florida State University (Master's)

Extremely Professional Tutor — My son has seen dramatic improvement in his math skill and overall attention to detail. Kim has been absolutely amazing. I highly recommend her. ...

— Scott, Tampa, FL on 1/21/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $55.00

Cancellation: 36 hours notice required

Travel policy

Kim will travel within 20 miles of Palm Harbor, FL 34685.


About Kim

Introduction and background:
Hi! Thank you for reading more about me. From friends to family to part-time work at learning centers to a high school math teacher, I have helped a lot of people with math. Each experience has provided me with valuable tools and tricks to use while working with a student. I have worked with elementary kids to adult learners and each person is unique with their own background and abilities. I adjust my style and approach to meet the student's needs.

Tutoring philosophy
I strongly believe that students need to master the basics of the lesson and then go from there. If a student didn't retain a skill needed for the current lesson then that is where we would start. Math is one subject that certain skills show up over and over so it is crucial to be constantly spiraling the core skills into the new material. This is tricky because there are so many standards that the state requires; however, it is my specialty to help the students master the foundation skills for each lesson; also, to prepare them for future core skills. I do this by exposing them to it early so they retain it and use it when they need it. Practice and organization are also very important in helping students to be successful in math.

Personal
I am mom to a very active 2 year old. I like movies, beach, parks, walking, board games, amusement parks. My hometown is Buffalo, NY. I hold a Master's in applied economics and FL teaching certificate in math 6-12.

I am passionate about tutoring and love what I do. To see a student's abilities and confidence grow is very rewarding. I hope to hear from you and work with you soon.

Testimonials

"Extremely Professional Tutor"

- Scott, Tampa, FL on 1/21/13

"Excellent "

- Tom, New Port Richey, FL on 12/6/14

"Kim is Excellent With our 5th Grader "

- Doug, Odessa, FL on 10/14/14

"Could not be happier - Kim is the BEST!"

- Jennifer, Clearwater, FL on 3/15/14

"Excellent tutor."

- Karen, Oldsmar, FL on 2/8/14

"Great tutor."

- Sara, Palm Harbor, FL on 7/5/13

"Very Flexible and Great Tutor"

- Tina, Palm Harbor, FL on 6/6/13

"Fantastic tutor for my kid!"

- Kim, Palm Harbor, FL on 1/22/13

"Amazing Teacher"

- Laine, Palm Harbor, FL on 1/21/13

"We love Kim!"

- Lee, New Port Richey, FL on 9/4/12

"Awesome tutor"

- Gianna, Largo, FL on 2/21/12

Education

SUNY Fredonia
Florida State University
Master's

Education

SUNY Fredonia

Florida State University (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
36 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Palm Harbor, FL 34685

Kim’s Subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Business:
GRE
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, GRE, SAT Math

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


Background Check Status for Kim B.

Kim B. passed a background check on 9/30/14. The check was ordered by another user through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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