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Jamila W.

Glen Burnie, MD

$50/hr

Mathematics Tutor

In-person lessons
Replies in 17 hours
Background check passed as of 10/24/14
4.9 Avg. Rating
 
 
17 Ratings
 
 
17hrs Response Time
Great tutor
— Tomika, Glen Burnie, MD on 12/13/14

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Bowie State University

Education

Bowie State University

About Jamila

Hi Students and Parents,

I majored in mathematics; therefore I have a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. I have about 11 years of experience teaching and/or tutoring math courses to all age groups. I particularly specialize in elementary math, middle school math, algebra I, algebra II, geometry, and trigonometry.

My approach to teaching math is to break a problem down into its simplest form while using dry erase boards, visual aids, and technology (calculator, computer, iPad) where appropriate. I model how to solve the problem first along with explanations then ask my students to solve similar problems. Repetition, repetition, repetition. Another technique I also use is once my student has shown some level of understanding, I ask them to teach it back to me. My motto is "If a person can teach it, then they know it." At the end of the lesson I check for understanding by using a close-out problem(s) and assign a problem(s) for homework.

I require the student's math school curriculum and homework assignments so I can help the student keep up with the class or in some cases be ahead of the class.

I do provide progress reports and/or periodic assessments.

I never charge for a lesson the parent or student is not completely satisfied with. I do require a 24-hour cancellation notice. Make-up sessions are available.
Hi Students and Parents,

I majored in mathematics; therefore I have a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. I have about 11 years of experience teaching and/or tutoring
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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Glen Burnie, MD 21061
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Great tutor"

- Tomika, Glen Burnie, MD on 12/13/14
Math:
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Geometry,
Linear Algebra, Prealgebra,
Precalculus,
Trigonometry
English:
Reading
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math,
Reading

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Algebra 1

Master Algebra 1 teacher. Math teacher/tutor for 11 years.

Algebra 2

10+ years of experience in Algebra I, Algebra II, Trig, Precalculus, Geometry

Elementary Math

10+ years of experience teaching elementary math, Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Precalculus, Trigonometry.

Geometry

10+ years of Math experience including Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Precalculus, Trigonometry

Prealgebra

10+ years of Math experience

Precalculus

10+ years of experience teaching Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Precalculus, Trigonometry

Bowie State University

Education

Bowie State University

Great tutor — I love how Jamila uses different methods of teaching during sessions. We are seeing a great improvement with my son and his math work. ...

— Tomika, Glen Burnie, MD on 12/13/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jamila will travel within 20 miles of Glen Burnie, MD 21061.

Background Check Status for Jamila W.

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