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Lauren W.

West Chicago, IL

$50/hour

Need a Math Translator?

Background check passed as of 3/18/14
4.9 average from 153 ratings
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— Tina, Hanover Park, IL on 2/6/13

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North Central College Naperville, IL
Math and Education

Education

North Central College Naperville, IL (Math and Education)

About Lauren

Does doing math ever feel like speaking and writing in a foreign language? There are so many new terms and formulas and word problems... but what do they all MEAN?

That's where I come in! Whether you feel totally lost or just need a little extra help, I would love to show you much sense math makes when you hear it in language you can understand.

Here are some of the areas where I can help:
-homework assistance
-test preparation
-catching up on missed lessons
-getting ahead on future lessons
-gaining confidence
-memorization tips
-study tips

A little more about me:
I earned a B.A. from North Central College in both Mathematics and Education. I have an Illinois Initial Secondary Teaching Certificate in Mathematics for grades 6 through 12 with a Middle School endorsement; however, my passion is for private tutoring. I am a part-time math tutor and full-time stay-at-home-mom to my little girl. I enjoy playing board games, watching Star Trek, baking pies, and... of course, doing math.
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Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 8 miles of West Chicago, IL 60185
Background Check: Passed

"Great Tutor"

- Tina, Hanover Park, IL on 2/6/13

"Great Tutor"

- Isabella, Saint Charles, IL on 8/31/15

"Ready for Fall"

- Thersa, Wheaton, IL on 8/15/14

"Easy to relate to!"

- Barbara, Macomb, IL on 6/17/14

"Excellent Tutor"

- Kim, West Chicago, IL on 3/17/14

"Very good."

- Tamra, Elmhurst, IL on 5/24/13
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Finite Math,
Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Trigonometry

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Finite Math

I'm qualified to tutor Finite Math because I have a B.A. in Mathematics and in Education (North Central College in Naperville, IL). I have done extensive coursework on all of the topics in Finite, such as probability, statistics, set theory, matrices, and calculus.

North Central College Naperville, IL
Math and Education

Education

North Central College Naperville, IL (Math and Education)

Great Tutor — My daughter's lessons with Lauren have been great. I love that Lauren gives her the time to figure out the problems on her own, but will notice her spending to much time on a problem and will question what she is thinking. My daughter will at times not want to say what she is thinking in fear of being wrong. My daughter is usually on the right path in what she is thinking, but when she is not Laur ...

— Tina, Hanover Park, IL on 2/6/13

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Lauren will travel within 8 miles of West Chicago, IL 60185.