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Moira K.

Experienced Math and French tutor-will get you to say "I can"

Charleston, SC (29492)

Travel radius
10 miles
Hourly fee
$40.00
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Hello,

I have always enjoyed helping others with math ever since I was in sixth grade. My classmates always did better than I did after I explained how to do a problem.

It wasn't until the last five years of my professional career that I became a professional tutor in a small college in upstate New York. I loved every minute of tutoring I did there. As in all the colleges, there students with varied abilities that came for help; some very bright, some average, and some with learning disabilities. I was able to quickly determine the learning style of each student (visual, auditory, tactile) and would use that knowledge to optimize the learning process.

I have a lot of patience and am calm so students quickly feel at ease with me. Add that to my extensive background and you have a winning combination.

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Moira’s subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Grammar, SAT Writing, Writing
Computer:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
Language:
French
Elementary Education:
Grammar
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, French, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, SAT Math, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
French, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Statistics

Algebra 1

I received my Bachelor's and Master's degree from Stevens Institute of Technology which has a very rigorous math requirement. I have also tutored algebra for six years at the community college level and have always enjoyed my experience with every student. I can provide references if needed. I dealt with young students and students that were sixty years old. I have experienced and dealt with a wide variety of student abilities; students with learning disabilities to strong math students.

Algebra 2

Algebra 2 is a challenging course for students, but I have a lot of experience with tutoring that subject. I tutored this course for ten semesters at the college level. I have also helped my two daughters through this course and they both have A's in the class.

I have been successful in breaking down the material for the students so that they truly understand the steps (there are sometimes a lot of steps in these problems) not just memorize the steps. I love to see the smiles on the students' faces when they understand and 'get it' which almost always happens!!

SAT Math

I will help with figuring out where to start solving questions on the SAT test and how to manage your time to complete all the questions.

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Education

Stevens Institute of Technology (Master of Science)

Stevens Institute of Technolgy (Master's)

Very reliable — Moira was very accessible and came at the appointed time. She seems to have a great grasp of Algebra 2 and we will see how our son does after his next exam. She is very pleasant and professional. ...

— Meg from Mount Pleasant, SC on 3/24/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

If you are setting up two hours back-to-back on the same day then the rate is $60/2hrs.

Travel policy

Moira will travel within 10 miles of Charleston, SC 29492.

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