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Phaidra B.

Lawrenceville, GA

$39/hr

Patient, well-rounded Math & Spanish Tutor

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Patient, well-rounded Math & Spanish Tutor

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***MY SCHEDULE IS CURRENTLY FULL, I AM NOT ABLE TO ACCEPT NEW STUDENTS AT THIS TIME***

Greetings! My name is Phaidra and I love math! I have a BS in Architecture and a MS in Civil Engineering. My teaching experience includes working at a local community college, teaching elementary school math, high school math (Algebra I & II), adult high school geometry and substituting math classes for a local middle school. I also have experience tutoring adults and children one-on-one.

At this time, I mainly tutor online-virtually or in my home.

Many people that I tutor say I explain math so well that I should be a teacher. My approach to tutoring is that I create a very comfortable, stress-free, encouraging atmosphere so that my students focus more on learning than on what they don't know. I use math jargon but try to make sure the student not only understands what (s)he is doing, but why and how it relates to other topics they have learned. I think it is important for students to understand the interconnectedness of mathematical principles as well as the "method" behind solving problems instead of simply following a bunch of steps.

As for Spanish, I lived in Spain for two years when I was a child, so that gave me a good foundation in the language. I continued my studies in Spanish through college and have even taught high school Spanish I and II. I currently attend a Spanish speaking church where I am very active. Next year I will be the assistant church secretary, so you can see, my Spanish is very good. I can help you with composition, grammar, conversation, pronunciation, reading, etc. Quiero y puedo ayudarte! I want to, and can, help you!

"Great Tutor. Very Patient"

- Carla, Suwanee, GA on 8/29/14
Phaidra replied on 8/31/2014

Thank you so much! I'm glad to help. Congratulate your daughter on passing her test! The hard work paid off.

"Excellent Geometry etc. Tutor"

- Sasheen, Duluth, GA on 3/6/15

" Good Algebra Tutor"

- Cynthia, Snellville, GA on 2/10/15
Phaidra replied on 2/11/2015

Yay! Mission accomplished!

"Patient and Awesome Tutor!"

- Keisa, Sandy Springs, GA on 12/15/14

"Very Patient"

- Willie , Lawrenceville, GA on 9/27/14

"Great Tutor and Highly Recommend!"

- Ronda, Grayson, GA on 8/30/14
Phaidra replied on 8/31/2014

It is a pleasure tutoring your son. Thank you for entrusting me with the privilege of being his tutor.

"Excellent tutor, very flexible"

- Adrian, Buford, GA on 4/15/13
Phaidra replied on 8/31/2014

Thank you for your kind words. It is my pleasure to work with your son.

"A True God Send!"

- Patricia, Lawrenceville, GA on 2/18/13
Phaidra replied on 8/31/2014

Thank you for your review! Your son is "friggin awesome" too!

"Five star tutor"

- Sandra, Lawrenceville, GA on 2/17/13

"Very Patient!!!"

- Jennifer, Dacula, GA on 9/10/12
Phaidra replied on 8/31/2014

I am so glad that I was able to successfully navigate you through word problems. See, they aren't so bad, are they?

Math:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Trigonometry
Computer:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Language:
Spanish
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Spanish
Corporate Training:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Spanish

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Algebra 1

Taught high school Algebra 1

Algebra 2

Taught high school Algebra II
Tutored College Algebra at a local community college.

Spanish

Taught high school Spanish I & II.
Am bi-lingual

Phaidra’s Resources

Tutors have the ability to create educational resources and share them with the WyzAnt community. Here are some of the resources created by Phaidra. View all of Phaidra’s resources

The sign rules for multiplying and dividing integers are the same. There are three scenarios: If you are multiplying/dividing two positive integers, your answer will be positive. If you are multiplying/dividing two negative integers, your answer will be positive. If you...

Andrews University Berrien Springs, MI 49103
Architecture
North Carolina A&T State University
Master's

Education

Andrews University Berrien Springs, MI 49103 (Architecture)

North Carolina A&T State University (Master's)

Great Tutor. Very Patient — Phaidra is a great tutor. I am new to the area and did not know what to do. I needed a tutor for my daughter in trigonometry asap. She tutored my daughter for 50 minutes one evening and it was the same evening that I contacted her. It was the evening my daughter had a test and my daughter passed the test with an 88%. Yes just one time is all it took. I definitely plan to use her again if I need a ...

— Carla, Suwanee, GA on 8/29/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $39.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Phaidra will travel within 20 miles of Lawrenceville, GA 30046.


About Phaidra

***MY SCHEDULE IS CURRENTLY FULL, I AM NOT ABLE TO ACCEPT NEW STUDENTS AT THIS TIME***

Greetings! My name is Phaidra and I love math! I have a BS in Architecture and a MS in Civil Engineering. My teaching experience includes working at a local community college, teaching elementary school math, high school math (Algebra I & II), adult high school geometry and substituting math classes for a local middle school. I also have experience tutoring adults and children one-on-one.

At this time, I mainly tutor online-virtually or in my home.

Many people that I tutor say I explain math so well that I should be a teacher. My approach to tutoring is that I create a very comfortable, stress-free, encouraging atmosphere so that my students focus more on learning than on what they don't know. I use math jargon but try to make sure the student not only understands what (s)he is doing, but why and how it relates to other topics they have learned. I think it is important for students to understand the interconnectedness of mathematical principles as well as the "method" behind solving problems instead of simply following a bunch of steps.

As for Spanish, I lived in Spain for two years when I was a child, so that gave me a good foundation in the language. I continued my studies in Spanish through college and have even taught high school Spanish I and II. I currently attend a Spanish speaking church where I am very active. Next year I will be the assistant church secretary, so you can see, my Spanish is very good. I can help you with composition, grammar, conversation, pronunciation, reading, etc. Quiero y puedo ayudarte! I want to, and can, help you!

Testimonials

"Great Tutor. Very Patient"

- Carla, Suwanee, GA on 8/29/14
Phaidra replied on 8/31/2014

Thank you so much! I'm glad to help. Congratulate your daughter on passing her test! The hard work paid off.

"Excellent Geometry etc. Tutor"

- Sasheen, Duluth, GA on 3/6/15

" Good Algebra Tutor"

- Cynthia, Snellville, GA on 2/10/15
Phaidra replied on 2/11/2015

Yay! Mission accomplished!

"Patient and Awesome Tutor!"

- Keisa, Sandy Springs, GA on 12/15/14

"Very Patient"

- Willie , Lawrenceville, GA on 9/27/14

"Great Tutor and Highly Recommend!"

- Ronda, Grayson, GA on 8/30/14
Phaidra replied on 8/31/2014

It is a pleasure tutoring your son. Thank you for entrusting me with the privilege of being his tutor.

"Excellent tutor, very flexible"

- Adrian, Buford, GA on 4/15/13
Phaidra replied on 8/31/2014

Thank you for your kind words. It is my pleasure to work with your son.

"A True God Send!"

- Patricia, Lawrenceville, GA on 2/18/13
Phaidra replied on 8/31/2014

Thank you for your review! Your son is "friggin awesome" too!

"Five star tutor"

- Sandra, Lawrenceville, GA on 2/17/13

"Very Patient!!!"

- Jennifer, Dacula, GA on 9/10/12
Phaidra replied on 8/31/2014

I am so glad that I was able to successfully navigate you through word problems. See, they aren't so bad, are they?


Education

Andrews University Berrien Springs, MI 49103
Architecture
North Carolina A&T State University
Master's

Education

Andrews University Berrien Springs, MI 49103 (Architecture)

North Carolina A&T State University (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
8 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Phaidra’s Subjects

Math:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Trigonometry
Computer:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Language:
Spanish
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Spanish
Corporate Training:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Spanish

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.


Phaidra’s Resources

Tutors have the ability to create educational resources and share them with the WyzAnt community. Here are some of the resources created by Phaidra. View all of Phaidra’s resources

The sign rules for multiplying and dividing integers are the same. There are three scenarios: If you are multiplying/dividing two positive integers, your answer will be positive. If you are multiplying/dividing two negative integers, your answer will be positive. If you...


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