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Olga P.

Bolingbrook, IL

$30/hour

Elementary school math

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NSU
Economics
University of Illinois at Chicago
Master's

Education

NSU (Economics)

University of Illinois at Chicago (Master's)

About Olga

I am an experienced educator specializing in elementary school math. I have two Master's Degree and PhD. ABD. from University of Illinois at Chicago. I have taught at the university level, the high school level, and tutored at the elementary school level. My last teaching experience was at UIC where I taught Statistics. Currently I am a stay at home mom who is running a home-based preschool in the mornings and tutoring elementary school math in evenings and weekends at my house.

My passion for teaching and tutoring has grown throughout the years. I am a life-long learner and combine my lessons with new ideas, best practices, and tried-and-true activities. I have been teaching and tutoring for 7 years in a variety of settings and with a wide variety of students, so I have truly learned to differentiate my lessons to meet the needs of individual students. I enjoy teaching all types of Math and want Math to be fun when I teach it. I use a large number of manipulatives or hands-on devices to get the point across. Math is not hard you just have to take everything one step at a time and be slow and steady. I try to make the learning process as enjoyable as possible by breaking it down into manageable pieces. Over a period of time this helps students retain the material better. I try my best to tailor the learning process based on the students learning temperament and establish a satisfying mutual relationship.

I believe learning should be fun and effective, and that is my purpose in every lesson that I teach. I like to build on the students' interests and what is already working for them to help them succeed in areas where they would like to improve.

I am an experienced educator specializing in elementary school math. I have two Master's Degree and PhD. ABD. from University of Illinois at Chicago. I have taught at the university level, the high school level, and tutored at the elementary school level. My last teaching experience was at UIC Read more

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Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 0 miles of Bolingbrook, IL 60490
In-person lessons
Math:
Elementary Math
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math

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NSU
Economics
University of Illinois at Chicago
Master's

Education

NSU (Economics)

University of Illinois at Chicago (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Olga will travel within 0 miles of Bolingbrook, IL 60490.