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Kathryn F.

Santa Rosa, CA

$45/hour

Math and Science Tutor All Levels

In-person lessons
5.0 average from 25 ratings
Great first meeting
— Brauley, Santa Rosa, CA on 11/17/16

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Simpson College
Biology
Sonoma State University
Other

Education

Simpson College (Biology)

Sonoma State University (Other)

About Kathryn

I have been working as a tutor for 16 years. I worked with students as a peer tutor, then as a professional tutor after obtaining my Bachelor's degree and teaching credential. My favorite part of tutoring is watching my students' faces light up when they have an "ah-ha" moment. It is extremely fulfilling for me to have the opportunity to work with students in small groups and one on one rather than in a whole classroom setting.

In addition to tutoring, I have been a classroom teacher for middle school math and science. Students in my classes enjoy my project-based approach to the curriculum. I integrate technology where appropriate, and present a curriculum that had room for students to explore their own curiosities. I focus not just on the content, but also the scientific process. I ask open-ended questions and give my students the tools to discover systematically the answers, which I believe are fundamental to their educations.

I have found that working with students is a perfect match for my science-oriented mind and love of learning.

I have had training as a math teacher to approach math with a variety of strategies in order to determine the best approach for each individual student.

I look forward to speaking with interested students directly to determine how I can best meet their needs.
I have been working as a tutor for 16 years. I worked with students as a peer tutor, then as a professional tutor after obtaining my Bachelor's degree and teaching credential. My favorite part of tutoring is watching my students' faces light up when they have an "ah-ha" moment. It is extremely fulfilling for me to have the opportunity to work with Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required

$45/hour Math: Elementary - Algebra II $50/hour Math: Trigonometry, Precalculus, and test prep $45/hour Science: Middle and High School $50/hour Science: College, AP

Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Santa Rosa, CA 95405
In-person lessons

"Great first meeting"

- Brauley, Santa Rosa, CA on 11/17/16

"Patience And Passion"

- John, Windsor, CA on 11/1/16

"Wonderful Patient And Caring Tutor"

- Shannon, Healdsburg, CA on 10/9/16
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1,
Algebra 2, Elementary Math, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
Science:
ACT Science, Biology, Chemistry,
Physical Science
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, ACT Science, CBEST, Common Core, SAT Math
Elementary Education:
Common Core, Elementary Math, Elementary Science

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Algebra 1

6 years math teacher
15 years math tutor

Chemistry

4 semesters college chemistry
Secondary teaching credential --science

Simpson College
Biology
Sonoma State University
Other

Education

Simpson College (Biology)

Sonoma State University (Other)

Great first meeting — Thank you so much, Alessio really enjoyed the lesson, relating math to real life makes learning concepts like ratios and fractions seem easier ! ...

— Brauley, Santa Rosa, CA on 11/17/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

$45/hour Math: Elementary - Algebra II $50/hour Math: Trigonometry, Precalculus, and test prep $45/hour Science: Middle and High School $50/hour Science: College, AP

Travel policy

Kathryn will travel within 20 miles of Santa Rosa, CA 95405.