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Michelle W.

Huntsville, AL

$45/hour

Math, algebra, geometry

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Tennessee Technological University
Secondary ed math
University of North Alabama
Master's

Education

Tennessee Technological University (Secondary ed math)

University of North Alabama (Master's)

About Michelle

I have always wanted to be a teacher. I have worked with students of all ages. I believe that every child can learn, but children learn in their way at their own pace. Many students tend to be intimidated by math and I try to encourage confidence and a positive attitude towards math.

I enjoy working with students on their mathematical journey. I specialize in elementary math, algebra, and geometry. I work to identify each student's mathematical strengths and weaknesses. I plan lessons that work to strengthen the weaknesses.

I understand life happens and things come up at the last minute, so cancelled sessions can be made up. I feel students work best in quiet locations with minimal distractions so I try to meet students in libraries or bookstores.

I have spent 14 years teaching developmental math at the college level and 4 years at the high school level. I tutored elementary school students in math for 3-4 years while my son was in elementary school. I hold a highly qualified status and a current Alabama teaching license.

Teaching remediation requires knowledge of various learning styles, study habits, note taking skills, test taking skills, and other learning habits.

I have always had a passion for math and feel that math is best learned when it presented in a positive light and interesting manner.
I have always wanted to be a teacher. I have worked with students of all ages. I believe that every child can learn, but children learn in their way at their own pace. Many students tend to be intimidated by math and I try to encourage confidence and a positive attitude towards math.

I enjoy working with students on their mathematical
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Policies
Cancellation
3 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Huntsville, AL 35802
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Elementary Math, Geometry, Prealgebra
English:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Study Skills

I have taught remedial math classes at a community college for 14 years. This also includes teaching students ways to learn how to learn math, such as note taking skills, organization, the mathematical processes, notebooks, test taking skills, and working on self confidence.

Tennessee Technological University
Secondary ed math
University of North Alabama
Master's

Education

Tennessee Technological University (Secondary ed math)

University of North Alabama (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Michelle will travel within 10 miles of Huntsville, AL 35802.