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Shanshan W.

Sunnyvale, CA

$60/hour

Experienced, patient math tutor, specializing in test preparation

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 2/13/17
5.0 average from 1 ratings
Knowledgeable and patient tutor
— Ellen, Saratoga, CA on 2/16/17

$60/Hour


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Mathematics
Stony Brook University
Master's
Stony Brook University
PhD

Education

wuhan university (Mathematics)

Stony Brook University (Master's)

Stony Brook University (PhD)

About Shanshan

I started to work as a part time math tutor ten years ago, when I was in college. I love teach math, especially work one-on-one with students, which is more efficient and personalized.

My solid background in math makes me eligible to teach all levels of math subjects (pre-algebra, algebra 1, algebra 2, geometry, trigonometry, precalculus). I also help the students prepare for the math test, such as SAT, AMC and ACT. All my students show a great improvements after 2 or 3 sections with me.

I wish to share all my skills and experiences with the students, who are struggled with math learning. It is a great pleasure for me to see the students improving and gaining confidence in Math.
I started to work as a part time math tutor ten years ago, when I was in college. I love teach math, especially work one-on-one with students, which is more efficient and personalized.

My solid background in math makes me eligible to teach all levels of math subjects (pre-algebra, algebra 1, algebra 2, geometry, trigonometry,
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Cancellation
6 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Knowledgeable and patient tutor"

- Ellen, Saratoga, CA on 2/16/17
Test Preparation:
ACT Math,
SAT Math
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math

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ACT Math

I have rich experiences on helping students prepare for ACT tests. All my students had great improvements with 2-3 sections with me. I will make sure my students well understand every concepts in test. I always show my student multiple methods to solve the problems, so they can find the easiest way to work.

Algebra 1

My solid background in math will help students understand every concept and formula in algebra effortlessly. I will teach the students the problem solving skills I have accumulated through my own experiences.

Algebra 2

My solid background in math will help the students comprehensively understand every concepts and theorems in algebra 2. I will also teach the students the problem solving skills, accumulated through my own experiences.

Elementary Math

My solid background in math will help students learn elementary math in an effortless and fun way. It's very important to explain the math concepts with the vivid examples closed to real life. I believe interest is the best teacher for the students.

Geometry

Many students are struggled with the learning of geometry. I will help the students effortlessly remember all the theorems and formulas based on a comprehensive understanding. I will also teach the students the problem solving skills, accumulated through my own experiences.

Prealgebra

Prealgebra is a crucial subject for the advanced math courses. My solid background in math will help students understand every concept and formula in prealgebra effortlessly. I will teach the students the problem solving skills I accumulated through my own experiences.

Precalculus

Precalculus is the foundation for the calculus. I will help the students understand every concepts and formulas in precalculus effortlessly. I will also teach the students the problem solving skills, accumulated through my own experiences.

SAT Math

I have experience helping students prepare for SAT tests. All my students have great improvements with 2-3 sections with me. I will make sure my students well understand every concept in the test. I always show my student multiple methods to solve the problems so they could find the easiest way for them.

Trigonometry

Many students have difficulty studying the trigonometry. It has numerous identities and formulas. My work is to help the students well understand every concepts and remember all the identities based on a comprehensive understanding. I will also teach the students correctly use all the identities to solve real problems.

wuhan university
Mathematics
Stony Brook University
Master's
Stony Brook University
PhD

Education

wuhan university (Mathematics)

Stony Brook University (Master's)

Stony Brook University (PhD)

Knowledgeable and patient tutor

My son needs some help to prepare for AMC 10 test. Shanshan has math competition experience so she understands how to identify the knowledge gaps. She teaches multiple ways to solve an issue and often tweaks the problems a little to test student's true understanding. Besides that, she also helps student on test taking and time management skills. We have gone through many sets of past AMC 10 tests.

— Ellen, Saratoga, CA on 2/16/17

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Travel policy

Shanshan will travel within 10 miles of Sunnyvale, CA 94086.