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Lance P.

Interactive Math Tutor

Fort Worth, TX (76132)

Travel radius
35 miles
Hourly fee
$40.00
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My tutoring career is now in its third year. I enjoy math and do my best to make it fun and enjoyable. In a nutshell, I provide students with multiple ways to understand math that caters to their learning style, and let them choose the best way or ways they fill comfortable with.

Here is a highlight of my education accomplishments:

I have worked with WyzAnt Tutoring from September 2011 to the present. While here, I 1) serve a diverse clientele of 111 customers, 2) earn 17 client recommendations and a 98% customer satisfaction rating, 3) Conducted over 278 tutorials, 4) instruct Geometry, Calculus I & II, College Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Trigonometry, Statistics, Elementary Math, and Pre-algebra, 5) utilize problem solving skills to prioritize and troubleshoot client difficulties, and 6) improve my ability to explain and simplify information in multiple ways

I worked with Fort Worth ISD, where I , 1) directed and planned eight week STAAR project, boosting student math performance by 40% to 134%, 2) cooperated with diverse team of 11 and attained 42% student proficiency on standardized exams, 3) delegated leadership and team roles to 125 students, 4) supervised, evaluated, and mentored diverse group of 300 students, 5) designed and implemented student evaluation system on both Excel and Word formats, and 6) received supervisor recommendation for excellent leadership and teamwork

Also, I worked for Sylvan Learning, and learned to use the Apple I-Pad IV technology to instruct and monitor students with 161% efficiency, and developed the skill of differentiated instruction to eliminate learning gaps.

In sum,tutoring allows me be more interactive, dynamic, creative with my clientele, which in turn allows them to be creative, be themselves, providing a safe and comfortable environment for them to learn. This dynamic energy allows me to establish rapport with students, as well as facilitate a more efficient learning environment free from distractions. In all, I take great joy in seeing my students grasp the concepts and become successful in their endeavors.

I look forward to helping and serving you or your child's learning needs and to assist them on their road to success.


VERY IMPORTANT: If you submit to me questions on a future assignment and ask me to take a look at them via phone call or email, you will be charged based upon the number of hours I spend going over the assignment if you decide not to have a tutor session with me. If you do have a tutor session with me, the above charge will be waived. Furthermore, with regard to statistics, I am only proficient in undergraduate level statistics, Sophomore level coursework. I WILL NOT tutor graduate level statistics whatsoever.

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Lance’s subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, SPSS, Statistics, Trigonometry
English:
English, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Writing
Science:
Philosophy, Physical Science, Psychology
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, SPSS
History:
Music History, Religion
Music:
Composition (Music), General Music, Music History, Music Theory
Art:
Composition (Music)
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Reading
Special Needs:
Dyslexia, Special Needs
Business:
Economics, GRE, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Economics, Elementary (K-6th), English, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Statistics, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, ASVAB, GED, GRE, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TAKS
Corporate Training:
Economics, General Computer, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Public Speaking, SPSS, Statistics

Algebra 1

Taught and tutored all concepts related to Algebra I
-Linear equations
-Quadratic equations
-System of equations
-Scatterplots
-Inequalities
-TAKS preparation
-Multi-step equations
-Exponential properties and equations
-Applied algebra (word problems)

Algebra 2

With Algebra 2 you will learn polynomials, quadratics, linear programming, systems of Equations & Inequalities, Exponential & Logarithmic expressions and problems, Radical Expressions/ Functions & Fractional powers, Functions & Inverses and solving and finding Imaginary Numbers

Calculus

Calculus:
Differential:
1) Related Rates
2) Implicit Differentiation
3) Differentation Techniques
4) 1st, 2nd derivate tests
5) Critical Numbers, Concavity
6) Applied Calculus Problems
7) Minimization/Optimization
8) Logarithmic Differentiation
9) Curve Sketching
10) Finding Limits
11) Differential Equations/Differentials

Integration:
1) Integration Techniques
2) Complex Integral Algorithms
3) Integration by Parts
4) U-Substitution
5) Finding Area Under Curve with Indefinite/Definite Integral
6) Area under two curves
7) Finding Volume of Solids of Revolution
8) Using Washer Method
9) Using Shell Method
10) Using Disc Method
1) Integral

Elementary (K-6th)

I possess an all level teaching certification, teaching from elementary up through high school. I have also passed the elementary math certification to tutor elementary students and I possess experience working with students of this age.

TAKS

I have tutored TAKS math exit level portion.

I am very proficient in the TAKS objectives, both as tutor and as a former mathematics high school teacher.

I helped a student who failed the Math TAKS three times without tutoring pass it on his 4th with tutoring.

I am very qualified to tutor for the TAKS!

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Education

East Texas Baptist University

Extremely effective, patient, dedicated. — Mr. P. was extremely professional, prompt, flexible and knowledgeable. His effectiveness in working with my 10th grader on Algebra 2 made an enormous difference with her confidence and grades. His teaching style was particularly effective and his patience and his creativity in his approach were a good match for my child. After meeting with her 4 times, she felt ready to go it alone for awhile si ...

— Wynne from Aledo, TX on 1/2/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

I will also base my rate on a flex-fee payscale that corresponds to your gross income. So if my fee is too high, email me and we can negotiate a reasonable fee to meet your budget and needs.

Travel policy

Lance will travel within 35 miles of Fort Worth, TX 76132.

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