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Jill M.

Brownsburg, IN

$50/hour

Ivy League Algebra/Geometry Tutor

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Ball State University
Ball State University (Master's)
Master's

Education

Ball State University

Ball State University (Master's) (Master's)

About Jill

I received my Bachelor of Science (cum laude) degree in 1977 from Ball State University.
My Masters in 1983, also from Ball State. My degree is in Elementary Education with a math endorsement. I taught mathematics exclusively for all of my thirty-eight years in a classroom.

My first five years I taught in a seventh and eighth grade setting where I was the only math teacher in the school. For the next twenty-nine years I worked in a much larger school and my classes were varied. I taught advanced level Algebra and Geometry and moved into a ninth grade setting. After retirement from the public schools I taught a remedial math course at a local university for three years.

I love math and my students have been infected with that love. I specialize in "decoding" math terminology. It's a foreign language until you learn to speak it! I also specialize in breaking down math story problems so that anyone can learn to do them.
I received my Bachelor of Science (cum laude) degree in 1977 from Ball State University.
My Masters in 1983, also from Ball State. My degree is in Elementary Education with a
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Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Brownsburg, IN 46112
In-person lessons
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, ASVAB, GED, GRE, SAT Math
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Algebra 1

I have taught Algebra at all age/ability levels for the last thirty-five years. This includes high school and college level algebra. If you need a refresher course I can break the main ideas into "digestible chunks" to speed up the process.

Algebra 2

For the past three years I have taught an algebra course at IUPUI. It incorporates some algebra first year and some algebra second year topics. I have also tutored a few students in this course privately.

Geometry

I taught Algebra and Geometry for over thirty years. In both areas I taught both the advanced and regular courses.

Prealgebra

Over the course of thirty-five years teaching math, I spent several years teaching seventh, eighth, and nine graders pre-algebra and general math. I am able to break the math down into "digestible chunks" making it easier for the student to understand.

SAT Math

Receive Ivy League tutoring to prepare for the SAT. Over thirty years experience in teaching Algebra and Geometry.

Ball State University
Ball State University (Master's)
Master's

Education

Ball State University

Ball State University (Master's) (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jill will travel within 20 miles of Brownsburg, IN 46112.