Search 72,603 tutors
FIND TUTORS
Over 100 tutoring hours

Katherine B.

Burleson, TX

$50/hr

Patient Aggie Offers Math, Technology and Science Tutoring for All

Usually responds in about 8 hours

Patient Aggie Offers Math, Technology and Science Tutoring for All

Message Katherine

Send Katherine a message explaining your needs and you will receive a response by email. Have you already emailed Katherine or another tutor? If so, you have an account! Sign in now

Please enter the tutor's email address.
Please enter the student's email address.
Please describe how you heard about us.

Receive responses from additional tutors

If you select this option, WyzAnt will ask interested tutors to contact you by email if they are able to help. A maximum of five different tutors will email you and none of your personal information, including your email address, will be released.

As a work-from-home mother of two, I can understand the frustrations that one experiences when you don't grasp the concept being covered. I am patient and work with the student to find the right "switch" for the individual that turns on the light of understanding.

My background in tutoring goes back to my days as a fourth grade elementary student. I was asked by the educators to assist the first and second grade students in their math studies. I have never forgotten the honor I felt at being handed such an important task as passing on knowledge to others. I have tutored in math across many grade levels including collegiate-level calculus. Although math has always been my passion, I have worked in business as an Executive Assistant for 18+ years. Through my work experience I have gained strength in numerous software applications. These strengths have been called upon to instruct others in the use of these programs. Prior to relocating due to my husband's employment, I was in my third year of studies in Aerospace Engineering. My time spent at Texas A&M taught me a lot about study skills which I like to pass on to my students.

I enjoy helping others find the joy in learning that I have. I can communicate well across different age levels and have daily practice as my children are six and nineteen. I feel I offer a different view on education since I have experienced the important role it plays in our lives. I also thank my mother, who as an educator, taught me how to listen as well as teach.

Testimonials

"Great all around tutor."

- Amber, Burleson, TX on 8/19/13

"Katie is a excellent tutor"

- Melissa, Fort Worth, TX on 6/3/14

"Not good for accounting."

- Mayrion, Crowley, TX on 7/27/13
Katherine replied on 7/29/2013

This student is understandably distressed with her poor test results.  We had two 2.5-hour tutoring sessions, and I was not aware of any dissatisfaction on her part at the time of either meeting.  She furnished a study guide, and we looked up the answers in her textbook for those areas she wanted to cover.  She expressed her frustration to me only after her discovery of her test results two days after our final tutoring session. I believe I fulfilled my role in assisting her to analyze the questions and locate the information. I realize she is anguished and wish the outcome had been more successful. However, I cannot guarantee the outcome of a grade on an exam or course. This person is my first and only unhappy accounting student.

"I would not have passed my class without Katy!"

- Pam, Fort Worth, TX on 5/17/13
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Discrete Math, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
English:
Bible Studies, Reading, Writing
Science:
Astronomy, Chemistry, Physics
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft Outlook,
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Word
Art:
Painting
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Reading
Business:
Accounting, Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Accounting, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Chemistry, Elementary (K-6th), Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, Statistics, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, SAT Math, TAKS
Sports/Recreation:
Cooking,
Needlework, Sewing,
Volleyball
Corporate Training:
Accounting, General Computer, Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft Word, Statistics

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.

Cooking

My grandmothers taught me to cook when I was big enough to be around the stove. I enjoy cooking and coming up with new recipes. Though I am not a professional that was taught in a culinary school, I have the knowledge of generations of cooks that know how to take separate ingredients and make a dish that will a family would love to eat. I have taught friends and family how to cook with great results. I have been cooking for about 25 years and can think of nothing better than to share basic cooking skills with others.

Microsoft Excel

I have worked with MS Excel for more than 17 years in corporate and educational settings. I have experienced first hand the changes and worked with others to guide them to become proficient users of this wonderful software. I have taken company guided courses to become a master user and would love to share my knowledge to help you improve your skills and understanding.

Microsoft Outlook

I have used Microsoft Outlook for the majority of the 16+ years I have worked in business. I use it for my home-based virtual business solutions company. I am used to working with meeting scheduling, calendar management and contact management through Outlook for both the main user and setting it up for authorized users to access the main user's information. I use the tasks to provide for time-management and deadline reminders. I have worked with it through an Exchange server to provide remote access and mobile device syncing. I am used to walking through the set-up on phones, laptops and desktops. I am proficient in using flags, color coding and sorting features to assist in prioritizing incoming emails. I have set up auto archiving and the creation/use of folders to ease data retrieval.

Sewing

I have been sewing since I was 12. My grandmother taught me and I completed my first outfit at 12 and have been hooked ever since. I can take patterns and adjust them to fit or take parts of multiple patterns and work them together into a custom design. I have been retained to make custom outfits. I have the ability to sew by hand or machine and easily move from clothing to quilting and other projects. Sewing takes time to learn the basics and practice to refine your skills.

Volleyball

I played volleyball from 6th grade through my senior year. I attended a number of volleyball camps during that time. I played some in leagues since graduating. I have coached girls individually and donated my time to coach in a community league. My main position during my playtime was setter. This takes a leader as you need to know the abilities of all of the team members so that you can help coordinate based on the strengths that are currently on the court. A setter is responsible for placing the ball in the area for the next team member to get a hit/spike and then be immediately prepared to back up the hitter in case of a block. All roles on the team are vital to the success of the team and thus ever member needs to know how to use their strengths to compliment the others. Once that is achieved then the team begins to work as one unit instead of individuals. I love working with others to improve and refine their skills to become the best team player they can be.

Katherine’s Resources

Tutors have the ability to create educational resources and share them with the WyzAnt community. Here are some of the resources created by Katherine. View all of Katherine’s resources

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Aerospace Engineerin

Education

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX (Aerospace Engineerin)

Great all around tutor. — Kate is a very knowledgeable and patient tutor who helped me tremendously with my statistics class. Kate helped me with every assignment without any difficulty. She was easy to get ahold of and willing to accommodate to any situation. Her personality made her easy to work with and she never made me feel inadequate. Math is not my subject and I have struggled with math for many years, but Kate wa ...

— Amber, Burleson, TX on 8/19/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Family: $50/hr 1st student + $5/hr each additional student same session only Group: $35/hr/student Cancellation: 50% of session with less than 24 hrs notice

Travel policy

Katherine will travel within 30 miles of Burleson, TX 76028.


About Katherine

As a work-from-home mother of two, I can understand the frustrations that one experiences when you don't grasp the concept being covered. I am patient and work with the student to find the right "switch" for the individual that turns on the light of understanding.

My background in tutoring goes back to my days as a fourth grade elementary student. I was asked by the educators to assist the first and second grade students in their math studies. I have never forgotten the honor I felt at being handed such an important task as passing on knowledge to others. I have tutored in math across many grade levels including collegiate-level calculus. Although math has always been my passion, I have worked in business as an Executive Assistant for 18+ years. Through my work experience I have gained strength in numerous software applications. These strengths have been called upon to instruct others in the use of these programs. Prior to relocating due to my husband's employment, I was in my third year of studies in Aerospace Engineering. My time spent at Texas A&M taught me a lot about study skills which I like to pass on to my students.

I enjoy helping others find the joy in learning that I have. I can communicate well across different age levels and have daily practice as my children are six and nineteen. I feel I offer a different view on education since I have experienced the important role it plays in our lives. I also thank my mother, who as an educator, taught me how to listen as well as teach.

Testimonials

"Great all around tutor."

- Amber, Burleson, TX on 8/19/13

"Katie is a excellent tutor"

- Melissa, Fort Worth, TX on 6/3/14

"Not good for accounting."

- Mayrion, Crowley, TX on 7/27/13
Katherine replied on 7/29/2013

This student is understandably distressed with her poor test results.  We had two 2.5-hour tutoring sessions, and I was not aware of any dissatisfaction on her part at the time of either meeting.  She furnished a study guide, and we looked up the answers in her textbook for those areas she wanted to cover.  She expressed her frustration to me only after her discovery of her test results two days after our final tutoring session. I believe I fulfilled my role in assisting her to analyze the questions and locate the information. I realize she is anguished and wish the outcome had been more successful. However, I cannot guarantee the outcome of a grade on an exam or course. This person is my first and only unhappy accounting student.

"I would not have passed my class without Katy!"

- Pam, Fort Worth, TX on 5/17/13
}

Education

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Aerospace Engineerin

Education

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX (Aerospace Engineerin)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Family: $50/hr 1st student + $5/hr each additional student same session only Group: $35/hr/student Cancellation: 50% of session with less than 24 hrs notice

Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Burleson, TX 76028

Katherine’s Subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Discrete Math, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
English:
Bible Studies, Reading, Writing
Science:
Astronomy, Chemistry, Physics
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft Outlook,
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Word
Art:
Painting
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Reading
Business:
Accounting, Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Accounting, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Chemistry, Elementary (K-6th), Geometry, Physics, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, Statistics, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, SAT Math, TAKS
Sports/Recreation:
Cooking,
Needlework, Sewing,
Volleyball
Corporate Training:
Accounting, General Computer, Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft Word, Statistics

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.


Katherine’s Resources

Tutors have the ability to create educational resources and share them with the WyzAnt community. Here are some of the resources created by Katherine. View all of Katherine’s resources


Background Check Status for Katherine B.

Katherine B. passed a background check on 9/7/14. The check was ordered by Katherine through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

After sending a message to Katherine, you will be able to order a new background check for $7.99. As part of your tutor selection process, we encourage you to run updated background checks. Please also review the safety tips for hiring tutors.