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Janet B.

Crowley, TX

$64/hr

Highly Recommended Mathematics Tutor

Background check passed as of 12/1/09
Usually responds in about 7 hours

Highly Recommended Mathematics Tutor

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Mathematics can be intimidating to many people. I would like to put you, the student, at ease when teaching, so that you can more easily understand the subject without added stress. I have a special technique that I stumbled upon for learning abstract mathematical concepts. All difficulties in mathematics can be broken down into very simple pieces and our minds seem to do this with natural ease when we allow it to happen. Trust me, nothing is too difficult to conquer. Our conscious minds can get in the way of learning and yet our subconscious minds can more easily maneuver new ideas into simple solutions. So, relax, stay alert, and absorb what is written and said during a session. After a session, again, relax, and review all that was said and done - go into a meditative state, or even fall asleep if necessary when a new concept is not yet clear. All of my students are welcome to text me any time about related questions that are still not clear.

I look forward to helping you soon! - Janet

Testimonials

"Highly recommended!"

- Deanna, Weatherford, TX on 9/10/09

"She's just great!"

- Vincient, Central Point, OR on 3/21/14

"Outstanding tutor"

- Aaron, Joshua, TX on 2/22/14

"Great tutor!"

- Natalie, Roanoke, TX on 2/14/14

"Great Tutor!!"

- Yolanda, Fort Worth, TX on 2/9/14

"Very thorough and patient!"

- Amy, Fort Worth, TX on 1/13/14

"Janet is very patient."

- Clyde, Arlington, TX on 11/2/13

"She is Awesome!"

- Juan, Cleburne, TX on 9/29/13

"Great Tutor"

- Jean, Fort Worth, TX on 6/26/13

"My daughter was Amazed "

- Carol, Arlington, TX on 6/19/13

"Excellent Tutor!!!"

- Rosiland, Mansfield, TX on 5/13/13

"Thank you Janet"

- Irma, Burleson, TX on 4/12/13

"Janet arrived prepared"

- Joy, Arlington, TX on 12/26/11

"Many Thanks!"

- Janet, Crowley, TX on 4/2/11

"Great First Impression!"

- April, Arlington, TX on 12/14/10

"Great Tutor! "

- Noel, Fort Worth, TX on 8/22/10

"Best thing I've ever done for my child academically!"

- Ronicia, Burleson, TX on 4/9/10

"Interesting lesson"

- Laura, Arlington, TX on 3/7/10
Math:
ACT Math,
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus,
Geometry, Prealgebra,
Precalculus,
Probability, SAT Math, Statistics,
Trigonometry
Science:
Biostatistics
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Business:
GMAT, GRE
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus,
Geometry, Prealgebra,
Precalculus,
SAT Math, Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT Math,
AFOQT,
ASVAB, GED, GMAT, GRE,
Praxis,
PSAT, SAT Math
Corporate Training:
GMAT, Statistics

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ACT Math

I have helped many students prepare for taking the mathematics portion of the ACT and SAT. First, I mix sessions, so the student doesn't get bored or lose focus. There are key topics that are reviewed, mini-quizzes and tests given to find areas of improvement and also to emphasize the students' strengths with particular problems.

AFOQT

I have prepared many students for the quantitative sections of other tests, including SAT, ACT, GMAT, GRE, and ASVAB. My educational background is in mathematics as is my entire professional career - including scientific programmer/analyst (worked in the aerospace industry supporting the US Airforce on secret research and development of new fighter aircraft - including the best of the F15 and F18 with additional features). Of course teaching and tutoring pure mathematics is also part of my professional repertoire. Additionally, I worked with and created functionality using numerical methods. I believe I am highly qualified to tutor/teach students in preparation for the AFOQT quantitative exam.

Biostatistics

I have tutored several students in biostatistics. The applications of statistics in the biological sciences parallel the mathematics used for the statistics in psychology and business. The use of formulas is not standardized throughout all texts - so, I normally will request a student to send problems prior to our sessions so that I can prepare. I never request extra money for my preparation time. So, it is always to the students' advantage to send ahead of time prior to our scheduled lesson.

Calculus

I have helped many students with their calculus problems. They have thanked me much, and some had already gone through several tutors before settling in with sessions with me. Nothing is too difficult to tackle. Also, sometimes our subconscious minds can help in solving problems (I learned this when first learning theoretical calculus). It was amazing. Sometimes we work way too hard consciously, when our minds can do some churning in the background. Receiving much needed help in a more relaxed manner, our conscious minds are made aware of possible solutions!

Elementary Math

I have taught 6th grade math through 12th grade advanced math, and have tutored many students in 5th and 6th grade (through college and graduate school). It's so important for students to have a solid foundation in math, and these are the grades that are key.

GRE

In the past, I was a mathematics editor for GRE math preparatory materials. Also, I have tutored students in preparation for it. All problems can be broken down into understandable queries and then answered. Also, there are strategies for test taking that help when the problem indeed appears too complicated.

Praxis

Praxis is a teacher's qualification test for various subjects - similar to the Texas TExES 135 Math exam - which must be passed for math teachers to teach mathematics in public high schools in Texas. I passed this 5 hour exam the first time taking it. I was told many people had not passed it even after taking it multiple times. So, preparation is key to ensuring competency for this important exam.

Prealgebra

I have taught pre-algebra in High School and tutored many students as well. All concepts can be broken down into very simple facts, and then built into mathematical solutions.

Precalculus

I have taught and tutored precalculus for years - along with so much other math. I love precalculus in that it covers trigonometry in detail, advances algebra to new heights, and covers new ways of thinking about arrangements of numbers using polar coordinates. A great foundation in precalculus allows students to confidently continue their studies into calculus in the future.

Statistics

I have tutored many students in statistics - from beginners to people requiring bio-stats, criminal justice and psychological testing for PhDs and students receiving masters degrees in business, science and medical fields. For each application, there are special needs and constraints to consider. I am excited to help all students with their concerns in statistics.

Trigonometry

I have tutored in pre-calculus and calculus - both include the knowledge of trigonometry and advanced algebra as foundational support. All can be broken down into simple steps for solving - and there are multiple ways to solve, so choosing the one best for you is important for saving time and eliminating stress.

Janet’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 Janet. View all of Janet’s resources

First, note that the negative sign is not included with the variable, B, [if it was, it would have had parenthesis like this: (-B)^-2/3 ] and so remains separate from it when applying the exponent. So, we have  -3√(1/B2)   Reading this term as "negative cubed root of...

There was a time when I struggled with an advanced mathematics class in High School when the teacher presented math theory from an abstract perspective. This bothered me, but I was determined to allow the subject to seep into my mind, as well as I possibly could, while listening to my teacher lecture. When he, the teacher, decided to give us one problem for homework, I secretly thought that... read more

University of Missouri in St. Louis
Applied Mathemetics
Jones International University in Colorado
Master's

Education

University of Missouri in St. Louis (Applied Mathemetics)

Jones International University in Colorado (Master's)

Highly recommended! — Janet was extremely patient and thorough during our session. She patiently and methodically worked out each math problem, writing down every step, so that I could go back on my own and do the problems myself. I was nervous and tend to shut down when I don't understand something, but experienced none of those fears with Janet. She gave me the assistance I needed to prepare for a test I have comi ...

— Deanna, Weatherford, TX on 9/10/09

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $64.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Janet will travel within 20 miles of Crowley, TX 76036.


About Janet

Mathematics can be intimidating to many people. I would like to put you, the student, at ease when teaching, so that you can more easily understand the subject without added stress. I have a special technique that I stumbled upon for learning abstract mathematical concepts. All difficulties in mathematics can be broken down into very simple pieces and our minds seem to do this with natural ease when we allow it to happen. Trust me, nothing is too difficult to conquer. Our conscious minds can get in the way of learning and yet our subconscious minds can more easily maneuver new ideas into simple solutions. So, relax, stay alert, and absorb what is written and said during a session. After a session, again, relax, and review all that was said and done - go into a meditative state, or even fall asleep if necessary when a new concept is not yet clear. All of my students are welcome to text me any time about related questions that are still not clear.

I look forward to helping you soon! - Janet

Testimonials

"Highly recommended!"

- Deanna, Weatherford, TX on 9/10/09

"She's just great!"

- Vincient, Central Point, OR on 3/21/14

"Outstanding tutor"

- Aaron, Joshua, TX on 2/22/14

"Great tutor!"

- Natalie, Roanoke, TX on 2/14/14

"Great Tutor!!"

- Yolanda, Fort Worth, TX on 2/9/14

"Very thorough and patient!"

- Amy, Fort Worth, TX on 1/13/14

"Janet is very patient."

- Clyde, Arlington, TX on 11/2/13

"She is Awesome!"

- Juan, Cleburne, TX on 9/29/13

"Great Tutor"

- Jean, Fort Worth, TX on 6/26/13

"My daughter was Amazed "

- Carol, Arlington, TX on 6/19/13

"Excellent Tutor!!!"

- Rosiland, Mansfield, TX on 5/13/13

"Thank you Janet"

- Irma, Burleson, TX on 4/12/13

"Janet arrived prepared"

- Joy, Arlington, TX on 12/26/11

"Many Thanks!"

- Janet, Crowley, TX on 4/2/11

"Great First Impression!"

- April, Arlington, TX on 12/14/10

"Great Tutor! "

- Noel, Fort Worth, TX on 8/22/10

"Best thing I've ever done for my child academically!"

- Ronicia, Burleson, TX on 4/9/10

"Interesting lesson"

- Laura, Arlington, TX on 3/7/10
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Education

University of Missouri in St. Louis
Applied Mathemetics
Jones International University in Colorado
Master's

Education

University of Missouri in St. Louis (Applied Mathemetics)

Jones International University in Colorado (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Crowley, TX 76036

Janet’s Subjects

Math:
ACT Math,
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus,
Geometry, Prealgebra,
Precalculus,
Probability, SAT Math, Statistics,
Trigonometry
Science:
Biostatistics
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Business:
GMAT, GRE
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus,
Geometry, Prealgebra,
Precalculus,
SAT Math, Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT Math,
AFOQT,
ASVAB, GED, GMAT, GRE,
Praxis,
PSAT, SAT Math
Corporate Training:
GMAT, 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.


Janet’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 Janet. View all of Janet’s resources

First, note that the negative sign is not included with the variable, B, [if it was, it would have had parenthesis like this: (-B)^-2/3 ] and so remains separate from it when applying the exponent. So, we have  -3√(1/B2)   Reading this term as "negative cubed root of...

There was a time when I struggled with an advanced mathematics class in High School when the teacher presented math theory from an abstract perspective. This bothered me, but I was determined to allow the subject to seep into my mind, as well as I possibly could, while listening to my teacher lecture. When he, the teacher, decided to give us one problem for homework, I secretly thought that... read more


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