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Landon B.

Owensboro, KY

$30/hour

Math made simple... Elementary to College

In-person lessons
5.0 average from 1 ratings
Reliable, knowledgeable, kind - great session!
— Karen, River Forest, IL on 9/15/14

$30/Hour


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University of Kentucky
Anthropology
Northwestern University
Master's

Education

University of Kentucky (Anthropology)

Northwestern University (Master's)

About Landon

I have long had a knack for tackling math, and over the past decade I have been helping students young and old learn to become more comfortable and confident with one of the scariest subjects around! From teaching in high schools to tutoring in homes, my professional experience ranges from elementary fractions to high school geometry to college entrance exams.

While in high school, I took math to a competitive level through taking tests and becoming one of the best student mathematicians in the state. From this experience, I learned some of the best tips and tricks that make math easier and allowed me to solve problems more quickly - very useful for standardized tests (of which I obtained a perfect math score on both the SAT and GRE). I tutored college students while an undergraduate student myself, and after college, I started teaching in Seattle. While there, I worked with students representing dozens of nationalities, which allowed me to improve my teaching abilities and explain some of the most complex math concepts in the simplest of terms. My teaching career led me back to school to earn my Master's degree in Learning Sciences from Northwestern University, where I focused my research on the best math learning environments and principles for students of varying learning abilities.

I am often described as having one of the most laid back personalities, but I take teaching math seriously. I make it a priority to ensure my students understand lessons inside and out. I want learners to push themselves to ask for help but be encouraged in the fact that they are capable of discovering solutions. My goal as an educator is to make math less scary and hopefully more enjoyable for years to come!

My teaching style differs from student to student as I try to adapt to each specific individual. I look forward to hearing from you so we may discover together what will work best for you and your educational needs!
I have long had a knack for tackling math, and over the past decade I have been helping students young and old learn to become more comfortable and confident with one of the scariest subjects around! From teaching in high schools to tutoring in homes, my professional experience ranges from elementary fractions to high school geometry to college Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

My current hourly rate is $30 for a single student. For two students, I'd charge $45 per hour. And for groups of 3 more, my rate would be $60 per hour.

Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Owensboro, KY 42301
In-person lessons

"Reliable, knowledgeable, kind - great session!"

- Karen, River Forest, IL on 9/15/14
Math:
ACT Math,
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Elementary Math, GED, Geometry, GRE, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math,
Trigonometry
Test Preparation:
ACT Math,
GED, GRE, SAT Math
Computer:
Photography
Language:
Spanish
Special Needs:
Elementary Math
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math
Business:
GRE
Sports/Recreation:
Baseball

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

ACT Math

I scored in the 30s on the ACT math, and a perfect 800 on the SAT math.

Baseball

I played baseball during my entire youth, through high school. I competed at the highest levels, representing my teams at state and national tournaments. I decided not to play in college in order to focus on my academic career, but I stayed involved and started coaching high school baseball. I was a utility player who excelled at nearly every position on the field and aim to teach players how to understand the game from all angles.

Photography

I studied photography at the college level, focusing on film photography and working within a darkroom. I continue my practice in digital photography and have sold a number of pieces to various clients and at charity auctions. I ran an extracurricular middle school photography club and teach students the basics and essentials of art and photography, while allowing them to find their creative eye.

SAT Math

I scored a perfect (800/800) on the Math portion of the SAT when I was in high school.

Trigonometry

I have taught high school math for over five years, but I got my start tutoring college students when I was an undergrad myself! My specialties include Algebra 1 and 2, Geometry, and Trig/Pre-Calculus.

University of Kentucky
Anthropology
Northwestern University
Master's

Education

University of Kentucky (Anthropology)

Northwestern University (Master's)

Reliable, knowledgeable, kind - great session!

Landon was very kind and easy going with my son. He was able to build rapport quickly and shared a lot of information in just two hours. We were very happy with Landon and will call on him again when my son is ready for more!

— Karen, River Forest, IL on 9/15/14

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

My current hourly rate is $30 for a single student. For two students, I'd charge $45 per hour. And for groups of 3 more, my rate would be $60 per hour.

Travel policy

Landon will travel within 30 miles of Owensboro, KY 42301.