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Cassaandra J.

Math and Algebra I Tutor

Calumet City, IL (60409)

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My name is Cassandra and I have 20 years of experience tutoring. My specialty is Algebra I . I am very comfortable working with students from Pre-K to the 12th grade. I attended the University of Illinois in Chicago and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology. I have 3 years experience working with a hearing impaired student.

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Cassaandra’s subjects

Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra
Grammar, Reading
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading
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Corporate Training:

Algebra 1

I tutor all aspects of algebra including, one,two, and multiple step equations. Finding the slope from equations, points and graphs. Solving systems of equations using elimination and substitution. Graphing, using equations.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have 8 years of experience with the kindergarten through the eighth grade curriculum including math, social studies, English, earth science and music. My math experience includes adding, subtraction, multiplication, division and pre-algebra. My social studies experience include local government to the seven continents. My English experience includes sentence structure and the parts of speech. My science experience includes general knowledge of the world we live in.

Elementary Math

I understand all aspect of elementary math including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. I understand the concept of turning word problems into numerical problems and the importance of making the connection of elementary math to algebra.


My experience with the GRE is hands on because I took and passed this exam. I also used different test taking strategies when preparing for this exam which I would love to share with a person in need. The test covers basic educational skills in math, grammar, and reading.


I am proficient in introducing students to positive and negative numbers, greater than and less than, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of negative and positive numbers, all rules pertaining to solving these same problems. Bridging the gap in understanding that pre-algebra is the first math that students learn when they start school.


I have over ten years experience tutoring students in reading including working with an hearing impaired student. I teach students how to break words into syllables which makes them more manageable and easier to read. I also work on comprehension skills.

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University of UIllinois (Sociology)

Very patient I'm really glad Cassandra is working with my son on his math. She's very patient yet firm, and I think he is truly benefiting from the time they spend together. ...

— Crystal from Chicago, IL on 2/24/14);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Cassaandra will travel within 10 miles of Calumet City, IL 60409.

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