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Katrina G.

Marietta, GA

$45/hr

Experienced Culturally Diverse Educator

Background check passed as of 11/13/14
Usually responds in about 3 hours

Experienced Culturally Diverse Educator

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Welcome, it is my great pleasure to give you an educational experience that has been proven over and over in different cultural backgrounds and different levels. I currently tutor adults seeking their high school diploma and students in grades first through twelth grade. I have taught individuals from Cambodia, Puerto Rico, India and Jamaica. I have the unique ability due to my social work background to understand my student’s needs and tailor their tutoring to meet their specific needs. I have successfully helped special need students become mainstreamed into regular classes. I work with schools and education coordinators when necessary. I am asked by former parents to help their students even when they have moved to other states. During the summer, I contract with area counties to work with their summer programs to prepare students for the next school year. I am confident that my skills can be an asset to you and you child/ children.

My method of tutoring is to first find out what the students knows through an initial evaluation done in a unique child friendly way.They may not be aware that they are being assessed. Next, I let the student tell me what they do not like about the subject we are working on and then show them fun and interactive ways to make the subject enjoyable, while they are learning. Once the fear of the subject have been exposed and eliminated, teaching them the techniques to successfully solve and locate the answers to math concepts can be easily achieved. Not only will your child love learning but the joy you will see in your child will also bring you joy as well. My tutoring will enrich your life.
In summary, I am multi-faceted, efficient and a reliable educational professional with 20+ years of experience in working with adults and children.

Testimonials

"Excellent Tutor"

- Susan, Lawrenceville, GA on 9/15/14

"Great Experience"

- Vaishali, Marietta, GA on 11/4/14

"Katrina is awesome!"

- Parchelle, Marietta, GA on 10/26/14

"Wonderful!"

- Marie and Brian, Atlanta, GA on 9/22/14

"Good Geometry Tutor"

- Lynn, Woodstock, GA on 9/20/14

"Loves math, committed to her students"

- Cam, San Jose, CA on 9/3/14

"The Best Tutor in the World!!!"

- Shonte, Smyrna, GA on 8/13/14

"Wonderful in every way"

- Bertha, Alpharetta, GA on 7/4/14

"Hardworking and Dedicated"

- Elaine, Norcross, GA on 2/27/14

"Very patient."

- Phuong, Atlanta, GA on 2/1/14

"The Best."

- Lisa, Atlanta, GA on 6/20/13

"Whew Hoo - She Passed"

- Leslie, Atlanta, GA on 5/6/13

"Very patient"

- Michael, Duluth, GA on 12/9/12

"Great tutor"

- Susan, Duluth, GA on 12/5/12
Math:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Discrete Math, Geometry,
Linear Algebra, Probability
English:
Bible Studies, English,
Grammar, Literature, Reading,
Vocabulary
History:
Music History, Social Studies, World History
Music:
Flute,
Music History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math,
Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading,
Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Phonics, Special Needs
Business:
Finance
Test Preparation:
GED
Corporate Training:
Finance, Grammar

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.

Algebra 1

Learning math is like connecting pieces of a puzzle. To see the big picture correctly all the pieces must be in their proper place. Algebra is just a component of the puzzle. I will help you find the proper place where it belongs so that you will see how it connects to lower and upper math concepts. Let's connect these pieces together.

Algebra 2

"Putting one foot in front of the other", is a simple motion but crucial if one is to move forward from one point to another under their own power. Algebra, is this step that carries one from a basic math concept to higher math. My unique style gives students the confidence they need to make those steps and move forward.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have received by B.S. in Elementary Education with a GPA of 3.27. I have also been educating students for over twenty years. I have received my Paraprofessional Certificate from Henry Ford Community College to teach for and qualified under No Child Left Behind.

Elementary Math

Elementary math is just that -- elementary -- once you learn the connections/relationship between one concept and another. For example, to find an answer for a division problem, look for the multiple of the numbers. This type of technique gives students the confidence they need to tackle any math problems by breaking it up into smaller components that they recognize. Then math can truly be elementary.

English

Learning the English language begins with sounds and letters. Learning how to find the connection between letters and sounds with grammar mechanics is learning English.

Flute

I learned to play the flute when I was in the 5th grade. I took private music lessons and also taught music appreciation and instrumental music for two years in Michigan. I auditioned and was selected to play in the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra as well as taught my daughter to play the piano.

GED

I am qualified in GED preparation. Fear not, your life skills with my experience will give you the confidence you need.

Geometry

When we think of our surroundings it is very difficult not to see Geometry in something. What is Geometry? It is your house, your car, your children, yourself? Mathematically, Geometry is "the branch of mathematics concerned with the properties and relations of points, lines, surfaces, solids, and higher dimensional analogs." Let me show you Geometry all around you.

Reading

Reading and comprehending what you reading are not the same. Having the techniques to decipher and retain information can be taught. This is what I would like to help you achieve.

Katrina’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 Katrina. View all of Katrina’s resources

Lcm and Gcm (answer)

Jeffrey The LCM: You List the multiples of the two numbers and the smallest multiples of the numbers is the LCM. It is writing the the multiplication table for numbers and the smallest number that appears in both numbers is the LCM. In looking at these two numbers the LCM is 24. It is the...

Let me start with Thank You, Thank You, and Thank You. In October 2012 my fourth grader was struggling with math. So much so she was an F math student and had no belief that she ever could learn the simplest math concepts. I reached out to WyzAnt for tutoring, after realizing that nothing I was doing or her school was able to do, was going to pull her out of this math hole she had been... read more

Grand Canyon University

Education

Grand Canyon University

Excellent Tutor — I can't speak highly enough about Katrina! My son struggled with math throughout his entire academic career. But thanks to her, he was able to finally pass the math portion of the GED and get his diploma! Katrina's patience, knowledge, dedication and support meant the world to my son, and he was able to get that massive boost of confidence that he needed. She is very dependable, a great communicat ...

— Susan, Lawrenceville, GA on 9/15/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Katrina will travel within 35 miles of Marietta, GA 30060.


About Katrina

Welcome, it is my great pleasure to give you an educational experience that has been proven over and over in different cultural backgrounds and different levels. I currently tutor adults seeking their high school diploma and students in grades first through twelth grade. I have taught individuals from Cambodia, Puerto Rico, India and Jamaica. I have the unique ability due to my social work background to understand my student’s needs and tailor their tutoring to meet their specific needs. I have successfully helped special need students become mainstreamed into regular classes. I work with schools and education coordinators when necessary. I am asked by former parents to help their students even when they have moved to other states. During the summer, I contract with area counties to work with their summer programs to prepare students for the next school year. I am confident that my skills can be an asset to you and you child/ children.

My method of tutoring is to first find out what the students knows through an initial evaluation done in a unique child friendly way.They may not be aware that they are being assessed. Next, I let the student tell me what they do not like about the subject we are working on and then show them fun and interactive ways to make the subject enjoyable, while they are learning. Once the fear of the subject have been exposed and eliminated, teaching them the techniques to successfully solve and locate the answers to math concepts can be easily achieved. Not only will your child love learning but the joy you will see in your child will also bring you joy as well. My tutoring will enrich your life.
In summary, I am multi-faceted, efficient and a reliable educational professional with 20+ years of experience in working with adults and children.

Testimonials

"Excellent Tutor"

- Susan, Lawrenceville, GA on 9/15/14

"Great Experience"

- Vaishali, Marietta, GA on 11/4/14

"Katrina is awesome!"

- Parchelle, Marietta, GA on 10/26/14

"Wonderful!"

- Marie and Brian, Atlanta, GA on 9/22/14

"Good Geometry Tutor"

- Lynn, Woodstock, GA on 9/20/14

"Loves math, committed to her students"

- Cam, San Jose, CA on 9/3/14

"The Best Tutor in the World!!!"

- Shonte, Smyrna, GA on 8/13/14

"Wonderful in every way"

- Bertha, Alpharetta, GA on 7/4/14

"Hardworking and Dedicated"

- Elaine, Norcross, GA on 2/27/14

"Very patient."

- Phuong, Atlanta, GA on 2/1/14

"The Best."

- Lisa, Atlanta, GA on 6/20/13

"Whew Hoo - She Passed"

- Leslie, Atlanta, GA on 5/6/13

"Very patient"

- Michael, Duluth, GA on 12/9/12

"Great tutor"

- Susan, Duluth, GA on 12/5/12
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Education

Grand Canyon University

Education

Grand Canyon University


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 35 miles of Marietta, GA 30060

Katrina’s Subjects

Math:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Discrete Math, Geometry,
Linear Algebra, Probability
English:
Bible Studies, English,
Grammar, Literature, Reading,
Vocabulary
History:
Music History, Social Studies, World History
Music:
Flute,
Music History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math,
Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading,
Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Phonics, Special Needs
Business:
Finance
Test Preparation:
GED
Corporate Training:
Finance, Grammar

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.


Katrina’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 Katrina. View all of Katrina’s resources

Lcm and Gcm (answer)

Jeffrey The LCM: You List the multiples of the two numbers and the smallest multiples of the numbers is the LCM. It is writing the the multiplication table for numbers and the smallest number that appears in both numbers is the LCM. In looking at these two numbers the LCM is 24. It is the...

Let me start with Thank You, Thank You, and Thank You. In October 2012 my fourth grader was struggling with math. So much so she was an F math student and had no belief that she ever could learn the simplest math concepts. I reached out to WyzAnt for tutoring, after realizing that nothing I was doing or her school was able to do, was going to pull her out of this math hole she had been... read more


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