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Devorah D.

Amesbury, MA

$50/hr

Got Math? I tutor students from general math to college math

Background check passed as of 8/20/12
Usually responds in about 5 hours

Got Math? I tutor students from general math to college math

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I have been tutoring, specializing in mathematics for the past ten years. I offer math tutoring for students third grade through pre-calculus in your home, at my home office or at a convenient public location.

My specialty is in individual tutoring, dedicating myself to helping students understand their subjects by adding to their strategy base and building confidence in their work and in themselves.

I have a BSEE and MSEE and have spent many years applying math to real life research problems.

Testimonials

"Math can be fun? Great focus on skill building, and yes it can be fun!"

- Joe, Newburyport, MA on 10/6/14

"Very flexible"

- Jennifer, East Kingston, NH on 11/4/14

"Excellent Review"

- Christine, Haverhill, MA on 10/31/14

"Great first tutor experience"

- Carole, Exeter, NH on 10/20/14

"Great Tutor!"

- Peter, Amesbury, MA on 5/27/14

"Dynamic Tutor"

- Julie, Newburyport, MA on 5/20/14

"Very good teacher."

- Lynne, Newburyport, MA on 1/20/14

"Better math scores with Devorah."

- Michael, Newbury, MA on 1/19/14

"Perfect balance of knowledge and patience!"

- Karen, Windham, NH on 1/15/14

"Instilled interest in Math"

- Renato, Amesbury, MA on 11/5/13

"Five Stars!"

- S, Newmarket, NH on 10/22/13

"Top notch!"

- Deborah, Newburyport, MA on 10/19/13

"Keeps my son engaged & focused!"

- Lori, Newburyport, MA on 8/30/13

"Great tutor."

- Sharon, Merrimac, MA on 8/30/13

"Nothing but positive comments."

- Christopher, Merrimac, MA on 8/30/13

"Provides great games to make math interesting."

- Maryrita, Amesbury, MA on 8/5/13

"Great tutor - Kid endorsed!"

- Laura, Merrimac, MA on 8/4/13

"Excellent tutor!"

- Barbara, Haverhill, MA on 4/11/13

"Excellent tutor - explains the material thoroughly "

- Kathy, East Hampstead, NH on 1/24/13

"Excellent!"

- Susan, Newburyport, MA on 1/24/13

"Great tutor!"

- Carrie, Newbury, MA on 11/4/12
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Homeschool:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, ASVAB, GED, PSAT, SAT Math, SSAT

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.

Algebra 1

My Algebra I course consists of a review of Commutative and Associative Properties, Order of Operations and Absolute values; solve for unknown with one variable, distributive property and number lines and Cartesian coordinates; graphing a line, slope intercept formula, parallel lines, perpendicular lines, graphing and solving inequalities; solving simultaneous equations, exponents, add and subtract polynomials, factor polynomials and trinomials, square roots and dividing polynomials, difference of two squares; solving equations using all the above techniques, scientific notation, metric conversions, bases other than ten, graphing circles and ellipse, parabola and hyperbola.

Algebra 2

I have used Saxon Algebra 2 and MATHUSEE Algebra 2 as well as supplementing lessons with Key to Algebra worksheets from Key Curriculm Press. Topics include Exponents, evaluating expressions, word problems, equations with decimals, percents, polynomials, Pythagorean Theorem, inscribed angles, equation of a line, through two points, line with a given slope, parallel and perpendicular lines, substitution, elimination, multiplication and division of polynomials, subscripted values, ratio word problems, uniform motion, factoring, rational expressions... and the full index that can be seen in the SAXON Algebra 2 text.

University of Massachusetts, Amherst
B.S.E. Engineering
George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
Master's

Education

University of Massachusetts, Amherst (B.S.E. Engineering)

George Mason University, Fairfax, VA (Master's)

Math can be fun? Great focus on skill building, and yes it can be fun! — My grandson was struggling with math. He never learned the basics, so he didn't have a solid foundation to build on. Devorah has been working with him to build those skills as well as understanding the current material in his math class. Many of the drills take the form of games, and that puts an element of fun into each session. With Devorah's help, he is building the skills and confidence to mo ...

— Joe, Newburyport, MA on 10/6/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Cancellation without 8 hours notice will incur a missed appointment fee

Travel policy

Devorah will travel within 12 miles of Amesbury, MA 01913.


About Devorah

I have been tutoring, specializing in mathematics for the past ten years. I offer math tutoring for students third grade through pre-calculus in your home, at my home office or at a convenient public location.

My specialty is in individual tutoring, dedicating myself to helping students understand their subjects by adding to their strategy base and building confidence in their work and in themselves.

I have a BSEE and MSEE and have spent many years applying math to real life research problems.

Testimonials

"Math can be fun? Great focus on skill building, and yes it can be fun!"

- Joe, Newburyport, MA on 10/6/14

"Very flexible"

- Jennifer, East Kingston, NH on 11/4/14

"Excellent Review"

- Christine, Haverhill, MA on 10/31/14

"Great first tutor experience"

- Carole, Exeter, NH on 10/20/14

"Great Tutor!"

- Peter, Amesbury, MA on 5/27/14

"Dynamic Tutor"

- Julie, Newburyport, MA on 5/20/14

"Very good teacher."

- Lynne, Newburyport, MA on 1/20/14

"Better math scores with Devorah."

- Michael, Newbury, MA on 1/19/14

"Perfect balance of knowledge and patience!"

- Karen, Windham, NH on 1/15/14

"Instilled interest in Math"

- Renato, Amesbury, MA on 11/5/13

"Five Stars!"

- S, Newmarket, NH on 10/22/13

"Top notch!"

- Deborah, Newburyport, MA on 10/19/13

"Keeps my son engaged & focused!"

- Lori, Newburyport, MA on 8/30/13

"Great tutor."

- Sharon, Merrimac, MA on 8/30/13

"Nothing but positive comments."

- Christopher, Merrimac, MA on 8/30/13

"Provides great games to make math interesting."

- Maryrita, Amesbury, MA on 8/5/13

"Great tutor - Kid endorsed!"

- Laura, Merrimac, MA on 8/4/13

"Excellent tutor!"

- Barbara, Haverhill, MA on 4/11/13

"Excellent tutor - explains the material thoroughly "

- Kathy, East Hampstead, NH on 1/24/13

"Excellent!"

- Susan, Newburyport, MA on 1/24/13

"Great tutor!"

- Carrie, Newbury, MA on 11/4/12

Education

University of Massachusetts, Amherst
B.S.E. Engineering
George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
Master's

Education

University of Massachusetts, Amherst (B.S.E. Engineering)

George Mason University, Fairfax, VA (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
8 hours notice required

Cancellation without 8 hours notice will incur a missed appointment fee

Travel Radius
Travels within 12 miles of Amesbury, MA 01913

Devorah’s Subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Homeschool:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, ASVAB, GED, PSAT, SAT Math, SSAT

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.


Background Check Status for Devorah D.

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