Dane W.

Chicago, IL

$33/hr

Experienced Math & Science Tutor

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Millikin University
Applied Mathematics
Illinois Institute of Technology - 2nd Bachelor's
Other

Education

Millikin University (Applied Mathematics)

Illinois Institute of Technology - 2nd Bachelor's (Other)

About Dane

I have been tutoring on some level since I was a sophomore at Millikin University in the fall of 2009 where I worked in the University Math Center. There, I learned to tutor both traditional college students and adult students on anything from basic algebra to Calculus and beyond. I also had private tutoring jobs for high school students while at college. Upon graduation, I worked as an Adult Educator & Teacher's Aide for my local GED preparation class and Alternative Center for Education (ACE), respectively. Both of these positions required much patience and a wide variety of knowledge. The students at ACE, who had been removed from their home school for poor behavior, ranged from 6th-12th grade and I would tutor them in Math both individually and as a group. As an Adult Educator, I had students aged 16-60+ and we covered subjects including Math, Science, Social Studies, Reading, and Writing. While tutoring can be frustrating at times and I can come off as hard-nosed, I love doing it. I do not have all the answers all the time so my tutoring experiences have often involved a bit of re-teaching myself, but I can assure you, together will find the solution. I say solution because that is what teaching is about, not just supplying the answer, but providing a method for finding it. Which is why I believe helping someone understand a problem or topic they cannot grasp is one of the most rewarding experiences. I have been tutoring on some level since I was a sophomore at Millikin University in the fall of 2009 where I worked in the University Math Center. There, I learned to tutor both traditional college students and adult students on anything from basic Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Chicago, IL 60608
In-person lessons
Math:
ACT Math, Actuarial Science, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Discrete Math, Finite Math, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SPSS, Statistics, Trigonometry
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
ACT Science, Anatomy, Biology, Chemistry, Genetics, Nutrition, Physical Science, Physiology, Sociology
Computer:
Adobe Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, General Computer, Macintosh, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Networking (Computer), SPSS
History:
American History, European History, Government & Politics, Social Studies, World History
Art:
Adobe Photoshop
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Dyslexia
Business:
Accounting, Economics, Finance, GRE, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Accounting, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Economics, English, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, Statistics, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, AFOQT, ASVAB, GED, GRE
Sports/Recreation:
Bodybuilding, Fitness, Football, Soccer, Track & Field, Yoga
Corporate Training:
Accounting, Adobe Flash, Economics, Finance, General Computer, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Networking (Computer), Proofreading, SPSS, Statistics

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Millikin University
Applied Mathematics
Illinois Institute of Technology - 2nd Bachelor's
Other

Education

Millikin University (Applied Mathematics)

Illinois Institute of Technology - 2nd Bachelor's (Other)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $33.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Dane will travel within 20 miles of Chicago, IL 60608.

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