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Toni W.

Washington, DC

$50/hour

Experienced (and fun!) Math Tutor

In-person lessons
4.9 average from 63 ratings
Excellent Tutor!
— Diana, West Springfield, MA on 6/25/12

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Mathematics
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
Master's

Education

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Mathematics)

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY (Master's)

About Toni

I graduated with my M.S. in Applied Mathematics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY in December 2009. I love working with others and helping them learn new things. I feel that a comfortable setting to work in is one of the keys to success for any student. I can adapt my methods of teaching to your needs, as I have much experience working with so many different groups of people.

I have been tutoring since my sophomore year of high school, working with my peers who were having trouble in math classes. I taught summer school classes at Lowell Catholic High School in Lowell, MA for grades 9-11 in Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and Geometry. I worked with RPI Tutor Time, where I tutored students in grades K-9 with various subjects. I also worked with the America Counts Program in Math B classes at Troy High School in Troy, NY. In this program, I worked with students in Math B to help them gain a more solid understanding of the Mathematics learned in this class.

I have also worked with special needs children at Merrimack Education Collaborative in Chelmsford, MA. While working here, I helped these students learn vital life skills in order to be able to become contributing members of the community.

I have worked through WyzAnt for a few years, and I love every minute of working with these students! I was also a Teaching Assistant in RPI's Department of Mathematical Sciences for Calculus 1 and 2 classes for my last 3 years as a student there. I taught smaller classes of about 30 to 35 students by myself, reviewing what is learned in lecture with the professor, and helping the students learn key calculus concepts.

Everyone has their own way of learning things, and so everyone needs things explained in different ways. Working with such a wide range of people has allowed me the opportunity to see the subjects I tutor in many different lights. Some people gain knowledge visually, others audibly, and others in a hands on setting. There is always a way to make that light bulb turn on!

Policies:

Lesson Cancellations: Lessons canceled within 24 hours of the scheduled lesson time will be charged half of the planned lesson time. Lessons canceled within 2 hours of the schedule lesson time will be charged for the full planned lesson time. I do realize that things come up occasionally, so this will be reviewed on a case by case basis when necessary.

Tutoring Location: I prefer to tutor in a public place, such as a local library when possible. I do understand that parents do work, and so some students may have difficulties getting to these places, so this can be negotiable when necessary.

I typically respond to emails, phone calls, and text messages after 5 pm M-F and all day on the weekends. Please do not be concerned if you do not hear from me during normal business hours!
I graduated with my M.S. in Applied Mathematics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY in December 2009. I love working with others and helping them learn new things. I feel that a comfortable setting to work in is one of the keys to success for any student. I can adapt Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

If a lesson is canceled: 1. within 24 hours notice, half of the lesson time will be charged or 2. within an hour of the lesson time or you do not show up, the full planned lesson time will be charged.

Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Washington, DC 20001
In-person lessons

"Excellent Tutor!"

- Diana, West Springfield, MA on 6/25/12

"Wonderful Tutor!"

- Anthony, South Hadley, MA on 6/15/12

"Great tutor"

- Rosalie, Granby, CT on 5/31/12
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Differential Equations, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Test Preparation:
SAT Math

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Mathematics
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
Master's

Education

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Mathematics)

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY (Master's)

Excellent Tutor! — Toni is an outstanding tutor and has worked with both of my children in math studies. She is able to break down math into understandable portions which helps children grasp the concepts. ...

— Diana, West Springfield, MA on 6/25/12

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

If a lesson is canceled: 1. within 24 hours notice, half of the lesson time will be charged or 2. within an hour of the lesson time or you do not show up, the full planned lesson time will be charged.

Travel policy

Toni will travel within 20 miles of Washington, DC 20001.