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Phaidra B.

Lawrenceville, GA

$55/hr

MS Civil Engineering Grad, Patient, Well-Rounded Math & Spanish Tutor

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Great Tutor. Very Patient
— Carla, Suwanee, GA on 8/29/14

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Andrews University Berrien Springs, MI 49103
Architecture
North Carolina A&T State University
Master's

Education

Andrews University Berrien Springs, MI 49103 (Architecture)

North Carolina A&T State University (Master's)

About Phaidra

Availability:
*Monday-Friday
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm (Online or in my home)
*Mon, Wed, Fri
5:00 pm - 6:45 pm (Online, in my home, public library)
*Monday - Thursday
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm (Online, in client's home)
*Sunday (other hours may be available, but I cannot guarantee a weekly, set schedule during other hours)
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm (Online, in client's home)


Greetings! My name is Phaidra and I love math! I have a BS in Architecture and a MS in Civil Engineering. My teaching experience includes working at a local community college, teaching elementary school math, high school math (Algebra I & II), adult high school geometry and substituting math classes for a local middle school. I also have experience tutoring adults and children one-on-one.

At this time, I mainly tutor online-virtually or in my home.

Many people that I tutor say I explain math so well that I should be a teacher. My approach to tutoring is that I create a very comfortable, stress-free, encouraging atmosphere so that my students focus more on learning than on what they don't know. I use math jargon but try to make sure the student not only understands what (s)he is doing, but why and how it relates to other topics they have learned. I think it is important for students to understand the interconnectedness of mathematical principles as well as the "method" behind solving problems instead of simply following a bunch of steps.

As for Spanish, I lived in Spain for two years when I was a child, so that gave me a good foundation in the language. I continued my studies in Spanish through college and have even taught high school Spanish I and II. I currently attend a Spanish speaking church where I am very active. Next year I will be the assistant church secretary, so you can see, my Spanish is very good. I can help you with composition, grammar, conversation, pronunciation, reading, etc. Quiero y puedo ayudarte! I want to, and can, help you!
Availability:
*Monday-Friday
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm (Online or in my home)
*Mon, Wed, Fri
5:00 pm - 6:45 pm (Online, in my home, public library)
*Monday - Thursday
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm (Online, in client's home)
*Sunday (other hours may be available, but I cannot guarantee a weekly, set schedule during other hours)
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Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Background Check: Passed

"Great Tutor. Very Patient"

- Carla, Suwanee, GA on 8/29/14
Phaidra replied on 8/31/2014

Thank you so much! I'm glad to help. Congratulate your daughter on passing her test! The hard work paid off.

"Excellent Geometry etc. Tutor"

- Sasheen, Duluth, GA on 3/6/15

" Good Algebra Tutor"

- Cynthia, Snellville, GA on 2/10/15
Phaidra replied on 2/11/2015

Yay! Mission accomplished!

"Patient and Awesome Tutor!"

- Keisa, Sandy Springs, GA on 12/15/14

"Very Patient"

- Willie , Lawrenceville, GA on 9/27/14

"Great Tutor and Highly Recommend!"

- Ronda, Grayson, GA on 8/30/14
Phaidra replied on 8/31/2014

It is a pleasure tutoring your son. Thank you for entrusting me with the privilege of being his tutor.

"Excellent tutor, very flexible"

- Adrian, Buford, GA on 4/15/13
Phaidra replied on 8/31/2014

Thank you for your kind words. It is my pleasure to work with your son.

"A True God Send!"

- Patricia, Lawrenceville, GA on 2/18/13
Phaidra replied on 8/31/2014

Thank you for your review! Your son is "friggin awesome" too!

"Five star tutor"

- Sandra, Lawrenceville, GA on 2/17/13

"Very Patient!!!"

- Jennifer, Dacula, GA on 9/10/12
Phaidra replied on 8/31/2014

I am so glad that I was able to successfully navigate you through word problems. See, they aren't so bad, are they?

Math:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus,
Trigonometry
Computer:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Language:
Spanish
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus,
Spanish
Corporate Training:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Spanish

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Algebra 1

Taught high school Algebra 1

Algebra 2

Taught high school Algebra II
Tutored College Algebra at a local community college.

Precalculus

MS Civil Engineer graduate; former high school math teacher

Spanish

Taught high school Spanish I & II.
Am bi-lingual

Andrews University Berrien Springs, MI 49103
Architecture
North Carolina A&T State University
Master's

Education

Andrews University Berrien Springs, MI 49103 (Architecture)

North Carolina A&T State University (Master's)

Great Tutor. Very Patient — Phaidra is a great tutor. I am new to the area and did not know what to do. I needed a tutor for my daughter in trigonometry asap. She tutored my daughter for 50 minutes one evening and it was the same evening that I contacted her. It was the evening my daughter had a test and my daughter passed the test with an 88%. Yes just one time is all it took. I definitely plan to use her again if I need a ...

— Carla, Suwanee, GA on 8/29/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $55.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Phaidra will travel within 15 miles of Lawrenceville, GA 30046.

Background Check Status for Phaidra B.

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