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Margaret B.

Mathematical Margaret

Chicago, IL (60660)

Travel radius
15 miles
Hourly fee
$40.00
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I have a B.S. in Mathematics from Birmingham-Southern College. During my time at Birmingham-Southern, I was a math lab tutor, where I tutored a variety of math classes on a walk-in schedule of students, and a private math tutor for the students who made appointments and needed individual attention. After graduation, I taught reading and phonics to kindergartners and first-graders in the Birmingham school system for a year with AmeriCorps. I also worked at a tutoring company called the Reading and Math Center, where I tutored a variety of age groups in mathematics. I also have a B.F.A. in Fibers from Savannah College of Art and Design.

I believe that sometimes the trouble with a subject is that it is only taught one way. We certainly all don't think alike, so how can we be expected to learn alike? My focus is teaching a variety of methods until we find the one that works for you. There is more than one path to the truth and there is absolutely more than one path to the correct answer.

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Margaret’s subjects

Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Trigonometry
English:
Reading
Music:
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Phonics, Reading
Special Needs:
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading

Clarinet

I've been playing the clarinet since I was 10, and now I'm 25. During my school years, I have been in band, marching band, symphonic band, and jazz band. Since being out of school I have participated in community band and played my clarinet to patients when I volunteered with Gentiva hospice. I have a passion to teach others to play the clarinet and could offer beginners to average players a few fingering tips!

Phonics

I was involved with Birmingham READS AmeriCorps for a year. During this time, I underwent an extensive month-long training in phonics. After that was completed, I tutored kindergartners and first-graders in reading and phonics at Booker T. Washington K-8 elementary school in Birmingham, AL.

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Education

Birmingham-Southern College

Encouraging I am very pleased that my daughter was able to relate to Margaret and her tutoring style. Margaret showed a lot of excitement about the lesson, which encouraged my daughter and also eased her feelings about meeting the tutor. My daughter stated that she was able to comprehend the instructions because Margaret explained them to her in a way that she was able to grasp. This was my daughter's first ...

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Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 1 hour notice required

Travel policy

Margaret will travel within 15 miles of Chicago, IL 60660.

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