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Jennifer T.

Auburn, AL

$35/hour

Mathematics and chemistry tutor

4.9 average from 9 ratings
Great Lesson
— Otis, Auburn, AL on 5/5/16

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Jacksonville State University
Gen chem and math

Education

Jacksonville State University (Gen chem and math)

About Jennifer

I never thought that I would be a math major when I entered college. The more classes I took, the more I came to appreciate exactly how wonderful math truly is.

I was blessed with some wonderful teachers in high school and college in my science and mathematics courses. Unfortunately this is not the case for every student. A good teacher can show a student how to learn math, not just do a particular problem. I have always enjoyed working with students one on one. I have tutored individuals as young as sixth grade and as old as thirty. Either way the process is a very rewarding one.
I never thought that I would be a math major when I entered college. The more classes I took, the more I came to appreciate exactly how wonderful math truly is.

I was blessed with some wonderful teachers in high school and college in my Read more

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Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Group rates: $25 per person per hour, min of 3, cancellation window applies to each person, all must have payment info on file before meeting scheduled

Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Auburn, AL 36830

"Great Lesson"

- Otis, Auburn, AL on 5/5/16
Math:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Calculus, Elementary Math,
Geometry, Linear Algebra,
Prealgebra,
Precalculus,
SAT Math, Trigonometry
Science:
ACT Science, Chemistry,
Organic Chemistry
English:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL, Vocabulary
Test Preparation:
ACT Science, ASVAB, Common Core, GED,
GRE, SAT Math, TOEFL
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Common Core, Elementary Math,
Elementary Science,
Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
GRE

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Algebra 1

I have a bachelors degree in mathematics. I have tutored students in high school algebra and college algebra. It is important to teach the fundamentals and how to apply them.

Algebra 2

I have a degree in applied mathematics. I have also tutored multiple students at the college level and as young as sixth grade in Algebra 2.

Chemistry

Chemistry is about memorizing your definitions and then learning to apply them. The memorization work has to be done by the student. As a tutor I can drill the student on them. I would also be able to then show them how to dissect a problem into what information is given, what we want as an answer, and what can be gleaned from definitions.

Elementary Math

Elementary math is about learning the basics of how to show your work and reason out a problem. I show a student the governing idea or principle, work through a basic example, and then show them how to apply the principles to a given situation. I also try to get a student to identify what their final answer will look like (i.e. X= a number, final answer will have the units of gallons, etc.)

Elementary Science

Science is a wonderful subject. Establishing the basics early on is essential. Helping them understand the world around them will only open their eyes to how truly wonderful it is.

GED

I have a B.S. In applied mathematics and general chemistry. I have tutored students at both the high school and college level successfully. I am able to find where a student understands something, start there, and find new ways to describe and teach concepts in math and chemistry.

Linear Algebra

I have taken two semesters of linear algebra. One was required. The other was taken as an independent study course. I passed with a B in both.

Prealgebra

I have a B.S. in general chemistry and mathematics. I have worked with students ranging in age from sixth grade through adult in both science and math. I can provide a letter of reference if you wish.

Precalculus

I have worked with precal students recently. I tutor students in college and high school quite frequently. I earned a B.S. In general chemistry and applied mathematics from JSU in 2007. Since then I have tutored and substituted quite frequently.

Jacksonville State University
Gen chem and math

Education

Jacksonville State University (Gen chem and math)

Great Lesson — Great job he is really becoming more confident in his work and in self thanks for a great lesson today. ...

— Otis, Auburn, AL on 5/5/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Group rates: $25 per person per hour, min of 3, cancellation window applies to each person, all must have payment info on file before meeting scheduled

Travel policy

Jennifer will travel within 10 miles of Auburn, AL 36830.