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Andrew T.

Wilmington, MA

$60/hour

Andrew T Grades 4 to 11; Pre-Algebra, Algebra I & II, Geometry

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Villanova University
Theatre. Math minor
Salem State College
MEd
American International College
Other

Education

Villanova University (Theatre. Math minor)

Salem State College (MEd)

American International College (Other)

About Andrew

For the past 10 years, I have been a 7th and 8th grade math teacher. I am a Highly Qualified Teacher with my MA Professional Teaching Math License (5 - 8) with a SEI endorsement from the DESE. I enjoy working with diverse groups of students. My classes vary between honors and heterogeneous inclusion classes. I have earned three college degrees: American International College: Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in School Leadership, Principal/ Assistant Principal license (K - 8) , Summa Cum Laude; Salem State College: Masters in Education, Middle School Mathematics, Summa Cum Laude; Villanova University: BA: Theatre major, minor in math. Prior to my career in education, I worked for many years in a corporate culture. Prior to that, I made a living for 7 years in NYC as an actor, singer, dancer, and production stagehand. Teaching might be one of the hardest jobs I have had, but it is also one of the most rewarding and meaningful jobs I have done.

Tutoring students, individually or in small group, enables me to hear a students(s) thought process as they explain their strategy of how to approach a problem. As I listen to their reasoning, I am able to identify immediately where their misunderstanding occurs. I do not believe in giving a student the answer. However, through the process of questioning a student, I help them realize that with their knowledge they can clarify their misunderstanding. This is exciting to me because I am able to work with the student at their own pace. If a students grasps a concept, then we can move on towards other mathematical topics or objectives. I have tutored students in the 4th grade by working on foundational number sense concepts on up to Algebra II Honors students in high school. I welcome the opportunity to tutor your son or daughter in math. I tutor students either at home as long as an adult is present or I tutor your child at the local library. Prior to tutoring a student, I inform parents/ guardians that I will only tutor a student as long as they need it. When the student no longer need my help, you will be the first to know. We all work hard for our money so I will never take some one's money if there is no need.
For the past 10 years, I have been a 7th and 8th grade math teacher. I am a Highly Qualified Teacher with my MA Professional Teaching Math License (5 - 8) with a SEI endorsement from the DESE. I enjoy working with diverse groups of students. My classes vary between honors and heterogeneous Read more

Policies
Cancellation
6 hours notice required

I tutor for 1 hour. Usually at the end of a 1 hour tutoring session, a student has reached their productive limit for the session.

Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Wilmington, MA 01887
In-person lessons

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Algebra 1

I love math!
I enjoy tutoring students because it provides me with an opportunity to dissect a students mis-understanding so they can clarify their reasoning. I have tutored students from the 4th grade to 11th grade (Pre-Calculus). At this time, I would only want to tutor up to Algebra II. I've worked with students who have had a wide variety of learning disabilities to honors students taking the private high school math placement test. One of my tenets, which I share with a parent or guardian is this... the minute your child no longer needs my help as a tutor, I will let you know. Sometimes, I have tutored someone 2 or 3 times to resolve an issue or get them caught up in math class. I do this because I will not take a parent's or guardian's money when my services are no longer needed.

I am an "out of the box thinker" who uses a variety of tutoring methods and approaches in order for a student to grasp and deepen their understanding of the concept.

Algebra 2

Education:
Recently completed my Certificate of Advance Graduate Studies in School Administration at American International College. I have my Principal/ Assistant Principal license for grades K-8. My goal is to be an educational leader of a school. Due to the myriad of changes in technology and curriculum i.e. common core and math practices, I want to help teachers communicate vertically and horizontally to streamline and collaboratively develop Units/ lessons using UbD. This summer I took a Professional Development course on a new software program called Strategic Design, which incorporated UbD and Bloom's Taxonomy.

I competed my MEd. in Middle School Math earning my Initial MA Teaching licensure in Math (5-8).

My undergraduate degree was a B.A. as a Theatre major with a minor in Math.

Let me know if you have any questions or would like additional information.

Have a great day!
Andrew T.

Geometry

When I started teaching at my school, 60% of the students were getting a Warning and 0% scored Advanced. Therefore, I started an after school peer tutoring program. I was always available to help a students learn even if that meant working with students to 5pm. Last year, only 15% of my students scored a Warning and 12% scored Advance. My Student Growth Percentile has been consistently in the 60 to 70% range for the past several years.

Prealgebra

Background:
I have my MA Professional Teaching license in Math grades 5-8. I have taught 7th and 8th grade math classes for 10 years. My school has full inclusion classes, which has provided me with co-teaching opportunities with the Special Education teacher. My students have ranged from low functioning to autistic. On the other hand, I have taught honors leveled classes in both Pre-algebra and Algebra I. (I have tutored students in Geometry and Algebra II Honors.)

Villanova University
Theatre. Math minor
Salem State College
MEd
American International College
Other

Education

Villanova University (Theatre. Math minor)

Salem State College (MEd)

American International College (Other)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

I tutor for 1 hour. Usually at the end of a 1 hour tutoring session, a student has reached their productive limit for the session.

Travel policy

Andrew will travel within 30 miles of Wilmington, MA 01887.