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Ido J.

Ido J. Elementary and Secondary Math

Mableton, GA (30126)

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I love math. I love the way it fits together, the way it works, the way that when you see a pattern, something that always seems to work, that there must a mathematical reason behind it. But I know that everyone doesn't love math the way that I do. It is my mission to help students understand math, to see how it fits together, and to become independent, successful learners. I know that takes time and consistency, both of which I am more than willing to provide.

I am a former math teacher, and a former teacher educator. I have a bachelor's degree in Applied Math from Brown University, and a Masters and PhD in Cognitive Psychology, also from Brown University. And now, in semi-retirement, I find immense joy tutoring students who need an extra boost. I tutor students from elementary school through Algebra II and Trigonometry. I get to know students, their strengths and their challenges. I help them to see how what is new builds on what they have already learned. I give assignments to help deepen understanding, and to develop independent thinking skills. Oh yes, and I do help students understand what they are stumped on in the moment. But "understanding" is my goal -- I don't focus on quick tricks, but on lasting and deep learning.

I hold myself to a high standard and ask for feedback from students and parents. I never bill for a tutoring session if the student or parent is not completely satisfied. While I have a 24 hour cancellation policy, I often provide make-up sessions.

I usually tutor students in a public library close to their home, however I will travel to another location if that is more convenient for the student.

I look forward to hearing from you and helping you achieve success in your classes.

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Ido’s subjects

Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, Statistics, Trigonometry
Elementary Education:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Statistics
Corporate Training:

Elementary Math

I have had much success tutoring students in 4th and 5th grades who are stumped by fractions. Fractions are a really important concept for students to understand deeply before they move on to middle school math!

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Brown University (Applied Math)

Brown University (PhD)

Making the student understand WHY Making the student understand 'WHY' is a mark of a good teacher. Dr. Ido wants her students to understand why they are doing what they are doing - not just memorize the steps, but understand the reasons for those steps. That makes the student a successful math learner and removes the hurdle that makes math difficult for a lot of kids. Thanks for the patience and understanding. ...

— Evangeline from Atlanta, GA on 3/19/14);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Ido will travel within 15 miles of Mableton, GA 30126.

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