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Shawn D.

Expert Math Tutor with Tutoring and Teaching Experience

Forest Park, IL (60130)

Travel radius
8 miles
Hourly fee
$55.00
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I have years of tutoring experience in a variety of mathematics courses. I also gained invaluable teaching experience as a teaching assistant at the University of Illinois-Chicago. I recently earned my master's in mathematics from UIC and have two bachelor's from Boise State University, one in mathematics and one in philosophy. I am currently teaching developmental math and introductory statistics at a local university.

Empathy is an important part of my tutoring philosophy. I approach tutoring with the understanding that many students suffer from math anxiety. This means that most students have at the least, a sense of dread, and in many cases have already resigned to failing before even stepping into a classroom. My response is to present material with an empathy to this math anxiety. I try to show distinct ways of solving problems to ensure that the student will be able to relate to the material.

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Shawn’s subjects

Test Preparation:
ACT Math, ACT Science, SAT Math
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
Science:
ACT Science, Philosophy
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations, Discrete Math, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Logic, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Trigonometry

Linear Algebra

I've taken an undergraduate Linear Algebra course at Boise State University and a graduate level Linear Algebra course from the University of Illinois at Chicago where I graduated with a Master's in mathematics. I also have experience tutoring Linear Algebra.

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Education

Boise State University

University of Illinois at Chicago (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $55.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Shawn will travel within 8 miles of Forest Park, IL 60130.

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