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Jessica S.

Math Tutor Who Loves To Hear: "Oh, Wow! Now I Get It."

Math Tutor Who Loves To Hear: "Oh, Wow! Now I Get It."

$125/hour

  • 74 hours tutoring

  • Wilton, CT 06897

About Jessica


Bio

I am passionate about teaching math to students of all levels and ages. I have been tutoring privately for seven years, and enjoy working with every single one of my students, regardless of their abilities. My goal has always been to “demystify” math so that each of my students can learn to love (yes, LOVE) math and feel good about themselves and their abilities.

I have experience – and success - working with top students who are applying to highly competitive colleges , as well as students...

I am passionate about teaching math to students of all levels and ages. I have been tutoring privately for seven years, and enjoy working with every single one of my students, regardless of their abilities. My goal has always been to “demystify” math so that each of my students can learn to love (yes, LOVE) math and feel good about themselves and their abilities.

I have experience – and success - working with top students who are applying to highly competitive colleges , as well as students who have lost all confidence in their math skills, are at the bottom of their class and are just about to give up.

I truly care about each and every one of my students, and they benefit from my patience and creative teaching style.

I am a licensed teacher with a degree in Applied Math from Brown University. Prior to becoming a full-time tutor, I was a Vice President in Risk Management at both Citibank and JPMorgan Chase, and a business consultant at Sears. In addition to my private tutoring, I currently teach math at the Mercy Learning Center.

I have always believed that tutoring should be accessible and affordable, so I am happy to join Wyzant and share my love for helping students reach their full potential.


Education

Brown University
Applied Mathematics

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $125
  • Rate details: 50% premium for weekends and holidays.
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 19 miles of Wilton, CT 06897
  • Lesson cancellation: 12 hours notice required
  • No background check

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Elementary Education

Elementary Math

Elementary Math

I love to teach elementary math because I think it's really important that all students feel confident with math early in their education, and I love to be creative with how I teach math. My students have often told me that their teacher never explained something to them (or the student just didn't understand what the teacher was saying, and the student was either too shy or embarrassed to ask for help). I often hear my students say that they are "not good at math," or that they feel "stupid", but I think that everyone can be good at math once it is presented in a way that makes sense for each student. It is my job to find creative ways to make math exciting and enjoyable for every student, especially since mastering math is so important for higher level learning and thinking.

Homeschool

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I am a CT licensed teacher, and have been tutoring math for the past several years. Based on my extensive experience tutoring students, I believe that algebra does not have to be hard or frustrating, and in fact can actually be fun. I have found that students struggle either because their teachers go too fast, or do not explain the material in the way that makes sense for the student. Some teachers just go to quickly for students., and students can fall behind easily. I have a lot of experience teaching algebra, and I work at whatever pace my students need to be sure that they master the material and are comfortable with the topic before moving on to a new topic. I believe that a strong foundation in algebra is critical to doing well in algebra 2, and the SAT and ACTs.
Prealgebra

Prealgebra

I love teaching prealgebra since it introduces lots of new and exciting concepts in math that are the foundation for the rest of middle school and high school math. I have had extensive experience teaching prealgebra to students who are not confident in their abilities, or who need review of basic content. After a few sessions with these students, I can see them smile and actually look forward to doing math problems. I also have had lots of experience reviewing pre algebra with very bright and motivated students who want to stay ahead of their class so that they can take Honors math the following year.

Math

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I am a CT licensed teacher, and have been tutoring math for the past several years. Based on my extensive experience tutoring students, I believe that algebra does not have to be hard or frustrating, and in fact can actually be fun. I have found that students struggle either because their teachers go too fast, or do not explain the material in the way that makes sense for the student. Some teachers just go to quickly for students., and students can fall behind easily. I have a lot of experience teaching algebra, and I work at whatever pace my students need to be sure that they master the material and are comfortable with the topic before moving on to a new topic. I believe that a strong foundation in algebra is critical to doing well in algebra 2, and the SAT and ACTs.
Prealgebra

Prealgebra

I love teaching prealgebra since it introduces lots of new and exciting concepts in math that are the foundation for the rest of middle school and high school math. I have had extensive experience teaching prealgebra to students who are not confident in their abilities, or who need review of basic content. After a few sessions with these students, I can see them smile and actually look forward to doing math problems. I also have had lots of experience reviewing pre algebra with very bright and motivated students who want to stay ahead of their class so that they can take Honors math the following year.

Most Popular

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I am a CT licensed teacher, and have been tutoring math for the past several years. Based on my extensive experience tutoring students, I believe that algebra does not have to be hard or frustrating, and in fact can actually be fun. I have found that students struggle either because their teachers go too fast, or do not explain the material in the way that makes sense for the student. Some teachers just go to quickly for students., and students can fall behind easily. I have a lot of experience teaching algebra, and I work at whatever pace my students need to be sure that they master the material and are comfortable with the topic before moving on to a new topic. I believe that a strong foundation in algebra is critical to doing well in algebra 2, and the SAT and ACTs.
Prealgebra

Prealgebra

I love teaching prealgebra since it introduces lots of new and exciting concepts in math that are the foundation for the rest of middle school and high school math. I have had extensive experience teaching prealgebra to students who are not confident in their abilities, or who need review of basic content. After a few sessions with these students, I can see them smile and actually look forward to doing math problems. I also have had lots of experience reviewing pre algebra with very bright and motivated students who want to stay ahead of their class so that they can take Honors math the following year.

Summer

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

I am a CT licensed teacher, and have been tutoring math for the past several years. Based on my extensive experience tutoring students, I believe that algebra does not have to be hard or frustrating, and in fact can actually be fun. I have found that students struggle either because their teachers go too fast, or do not explain the material in the way that makes sense for the student. Some teachers just go to quickly for students., and students can fall behind easily. I have a lot of experience teaching algebra, and I work at whatever pace my students need to be sure that they master the material and are comfortable with the topic before moving on to a new topic. I believe that a strong foundation in algebra is critical to doing well in algebra 2, and the SAT and ACTs.
GED

GED

I love teaching GED math, and have been tutoring women in GED math at the Mercy Learning Center in Bridgeport for the past 5 years. Unlike other math test, many of the GED questions can be tricky because of the word problems, and charts, and I am very experienced helping students improve and pass the GED section of the test. My approach is to review the content of the test , and then to work on practice problems to build confidence in my students.

Test Preparation

GED

GED

I love teaching GED math, and have been tutoring women in GED math at the Mercy Learning Center in Bridgeport for the past 5 years. Unlike other math test, many of the GED questions can be tricky because of the word problems, and charts, and I am very experienced helping students improve and pass the GED section of the test. My approach is to review the content of the test , and then to work on practice problems to build confidence in my students.

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$125/hour

Jessica S.

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