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Erica B.

Farmington, ME

$45/hr

Grade K-10 Math Tutor

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Grade K-10 Math Tutor

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I truly believe that it is important for every student to understand math. Math surrounds us and is everywhere we look. On a regular basis, concepts of mathematics are being used. My job is to teach the math content in a way that is easy to understand and use. Currently, I have my K-8 mathematics certification, a k-12 ESL endorsement, and my Master's in Educational Leadership. I have been teaching all levels of math for the past 5 years, from kindergarten material all the way to Geometry. I currently teach ELL Algebra 1 and Geometry in high school.

I have mastered the art of differentiation due to my clientele. Students that leave my classroom have a better understanding and grasp of the math content. Students have transferred into my class from other teachers, because they have heard from other students that I teach the content in a way that is easy to understand. Math is a hard subject for many students. I believe that I can teach any student mathematics and get them to a point of success in school.

Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Homeschool:
Algebra 1,
Geometry,
Prealgebra

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Algebra 1

I have been teaching Algebra 1 the past 4 years. I have my k-8 certification as well as my ELL k-12 certification that covers Algebra 1 in school districts. I also have tutored a few 1st year individuals in college algebra. I also have taught algebra 1 in summer school for credit recovery.

Elementary Math

When I was first hired in 2008, I taught a class that focused on k-2 math material, a class on 3-5 material, and a class on 6-8 material. The students in this class had to pass each level, before moving to the mainstream algebra 1 class. I also teach ELL elective math in summer school that focuses on the foundations of k-8 math content.

Geometry

I have been teaching Geometry the past 2 years. My ESL k-12 certification gives me the highly qualified status to teach the material. Teaching ELL students, I have the ability and knowledge of differentiation to help assist students in understanding geometry.

Prealgebra

I have taught pre-algebra for several years. Every summer, I teach math in summer school for elective credit. This summer course is geared towards getting students ready to take algebra 1 in the Fall.

University of Maine at Farmington
Elementary Education
University of Maine at Farmington
Master's

Education

University of Maine at Farmington (Elementary Education)

University of Maine at Farmington (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 5 hours notice required

Travel policy

Erica will travel within 40 miles of Farmington, ME 04938.


About Erica

I truly believe that it is important for every student to understand math. Math surrounds us and is everywhere we look. On a regular basis, concepts of mathematics are being used. My job is to teach the math content in a way that is easy to understand and use. Currently, I have my K-8 mathematics certification, a k-12 ESL endorsement, and my Master's in Educational Leadership. I have been teaching all levels of math for the past 5 years, from kindergarten material all the way to Geometry. I currently teach ELL Algebra 1 and Geometry in high school.

I have mastered the art of differentiation due to my clientele. Students that leave my classroom have a better understanding and grasp of the math content. Students have transferred into my class from other teachers, because they have heard from other students that I teach the content in a way that is easy to understand. Math is a hard subject for many students. I believe that I can teach any student mathematics and get them to a point of success in school.

Education

University of Maine at Farmington
Elementary Education
University of Maine at Farmington
Master's

Education

University of Maine at Farmington (Elementary Education)

University of Maine at Farmington (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
5 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Farmington, ME 04938

Erica’s Subjects

Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Homeschool:
Algebra 1,
Geometry,
Prealgebra

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.


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