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Rebecca K.

Yuma, AZ

$50/hour

I am a successful retired math teacher, the key is understanding

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5.0 average from 5 ratings
Great Math Tutor
— James, Yuma, AZ on 8/29/16

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BS BGSU, Bowling Green, Ohio
math and biology
BGSU
Master's

Education

BS BGSU, Bowling Green, Ohio (math and biology)

BGSU (Master's)

About Rebecca

I have taught for 26 years at the middle school, upper school, and college mathematics level. I have taught in both public and private schools. I believe in team work and have encouraged students to work together to grasp concepts being explored. Understanding is the key, not memorization or rote learning. Reading is also essential for success in math. I have always found that the better the math student, the better the reader. the quality of the math performed is more relevant than the quantity. A few problems may be all it takes for the student to grasp the the how and the why.

Students learn in different manners. Not all students can sit and understand what is being described. Over the years tactile learning seems to be the best avenue for students to learn. Writing the information down, not just saying. If the multiplication tables are difficult for the students to learn, then I have them write their facts down. When teaching I always included examples where the students had to work with me to do the work, not just lectures. Though I have taught for 26 years, I actively tutored for over 11 years.

algebra I and II, geometry, pre-algebra, pre-calculus, SAT and ACT preparation

My favorite quote is "No man is an island when it comes to math". Math is fun and can be very exciting. So try enjoying the wonderful world of mathematics!
I have taught for 26 years at the middle school, upper school, and college mathematics level. I have taught in both public and private schools. I believe in team work and have encouraged students to work together to grasp concepts being explored. Understanding is the key, not Read more

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Travels within 10 miles of Yuma, AZ 85365
In-person lessons

"Great Math Tutor"

- James, Yuma, AZ on 8/29/16
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, SAT Math

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BS BGSU, Bowling Green, Ohio
math and biology
BGSU
Master's

Education

BS BGSU, Bowling Green, Ohio (math and biology)

BGSU (Master's)

Great Math Tutor — Rebecca is an outstanding Math tutor. She is experienced, enthusiastic and professional. She communicates very well with my daughter and understands the best way to explain the material. ...

— James, Yuma, AZ on 8/29/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Travel policy

Rebecca will travel within 10 miles of Yuma, AZ 85365.