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Martin B.

Allendale, MI

$45/hour

I am a GVSU Education Major excited to help students succeed!

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Grand Valley State University
Math, Secondary Ed.

Education

Grand Valley State University (Math, Secondary Ed.)

About Martin

My name is Marty. I am currently a Grand Valley State University student. I am majoring in Mathematics and Secondary Education and I am continuing to gain more experience working with students. Outside of the classroom I enjoy participating in intramural sports and I am a member of the GVSU ski and snowboard team.

I have never been a formal tutor. By that I mean that I have never been paid to be a tutor. Being that I am the only math major in my friend group, I often helped tutor my friends in almost every level of math. What I do have formal experience in is coaching. I coached youth football for 3 years and I believe coaching and teaching/tutoring are similar. What I enjoy most is the process of watching students/athletes learn. I love watching them gain an understanding of a concept that the once thought was impossible to learn.



I love math. I wish everyone loved math as much as I did. It has been my best subject to this very day. I have succeeded in every math class I have taken from algebra 1 through calculus 3 and I plan to continue that success in my future classes. The classes that I have the most knowledge in are Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry. There are many student out there who hate math. My goal is to make sure that every student I tutor, at the very least, tolerates and understands math. They don't have to love math like I do, but hopefully they will enjoy it more after their experience with me. I believe the best way to teach students to learn is through examples. The more examples a student sees, the more prepared the student will be. They will be ready for any scenario. Before a tutoring session I would like knowledge of the material the student needs help with. This will give me time to prepare and find examples that I believe will benefit the student the most.

I am available to tutor wherever the student and parents believe is best. I look forward to hearing from you and helping you succeed in math!
My name is Marty. I am currently a Grand Valley State University student. I am majoring in Mathematics and Secondary Education and I am continuing to gain more experience working with students. Outside of the classroom I enjoy participating in intramural sports and I am a member of the GVSU ski and snowboard team.

I have never been a
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Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Allendale, MI 49401
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Trigonometry

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Grand Valley State University
Math, Secondary Ed.

Education

Grand Valley State University (Math, Secondary Ed.)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Martin will travel within 25 miles of Allendale, MI 49401.