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North Dak St University (Math and Science Education)
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (Graduate Coursework)
Adams State College, Alamosa, Colorado (Graduate Coursework)
I strive to make learning fun and productive. I thoroughly enjoy tutoring math and science, especially elementary and middle school students. I have many hands-on math activities, worksheets and math games to help students learn concepts and then improve their speed. I can provide many hands-on activities to understand physical science concepts, then teach students how to accomplish the accompanying math problems.
I have developed a large math website that is free to users. It has thousands of problems for students to practice hundreds of topics in elementary and middle school math, algebra and into geometry.
I am certified to teach both math and science in 7th - 12th grades. The sciences I have taught include earth science, physical science, chemistry and physics. The math classes I have taught include all middle school math, pre-algebra, algebra and geometry. I have coached for the Science Olympiad, Science Fair and the middle school math competition, MathCounts, and have had several students qualify for state level. I have also had the enjoyment of providing math tutoring and math enrichment at a local elementary school for several years.
I look forward to helping students in expanding their understanding of math and/or science. I strive to make learning fun and productive. I thoroughly enjoy tutoring math and science, especially elementary and middle school students. I have many hands-on math activities, worksheets and math games to help students learn concepts
I love how Mary works with my son. He always walks away with tremendous confidence after a session with Mary.
Mary Ann has a wide range of tools in her box to use with both my kids and so far, they seem to be challenged and experiencing success, which I want for them - to learn skills and become more confident learners.
Mary has helped my son better understand math fundamentals and algebra. She is very patient and finds different techniques according to my son's learning style and ability.
I sat in on the tutoring for just a short bit because I did not want to be a distraction for my son. She used a lot of flash cards, which might seem elementary for a 9th grader, which my son really engaged in. I have never seen this method of tutoring/teaching and was very impressed. Mary had my son thinking in a matter of moments, working on percents and fractions. For him it was almost a game or competition with himself to place all the cards in the correct order. I am very glad to have found Mary.
On March 17th William had another great lesson with Mary! With that being said I would like to thank Mary for all of the time and effort she puts in with William each week. It has so paid off. William just got his report card on Friday and he got an "A" in math!!! William says that Mary has a way of explaining math that just makes everything click for him. So, again, thank you Mary!
Mary is a great tutor. She is patient and very pleasant with my granddaughter. I like how she uses different methods to grab her attention. My granddaughter like Ms. Mary very much.
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I have taught and tutored math, algebra and geometry for over 20 years. I have tutored a student for the math portion of the ACT test. I like to help students pull together their skills to be able to practice for the test in order to have a mindset to be confident and competent when taking standardized tests.
I have taught and tutored physical science, chemistry and physics. The math involved in these sciences covers decimals, percents, exponents, solving equations, radicals, logs, and setting up and working problems that involve polynomials. I enjoy helping students learn and practice these topics in their Algebra 2 class and look forward to helping more students.
I am certified to teach math and science in 7th through 12th grade and have taught for several years. I have provided science activities at the local elementary school. I have helped prepare students for science competitions.
I have over 20 years of teaching and tutoring math and science. I also developed a volunteer math tutoring program at an elementary school, then coordinated it and was a tutor for the school for 4 years. I have coached for math and science competitions as well as for computerized trivia contests for several years. I was employed as a tutor by D11, for 4 years, for students who were homebound due to a medical issue or because they were suspended for the remainder of the semester. As a tutor for the homebound I tutored their math, science, English and history. I consider myself very capable to tutor for the GED test.
I am certified to teach math and science in grades 7 through 12 and have several years of teaching experience, including physical science and physics. I have helped prepare students for science fairs and have coached for Science Olympiad.
I am certified to teach math and science in grades 7 through 12 and have several years of teaching experience. I have taught pre-algebra and have many hands-on activities to help students learn concepts and then strive for higher speed and accuracy.
I have taught math and science for almost 20 years and have helped students 'learn how to learn'. In addition I often tutored after school. I have been a tutor for D11, for students who are homebound. In addition to teaching & tutoring, I have been a volunteer in D11 for over 20 years in areas such as coaching for math & science competitions, tutoring, teaching enrichment classes and more. I enjoy teaching students how to learn and analyze. My decades of experience shows I am capable of tutoring study skills.
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