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Devin F.

Columbus, OH

$50/hr

Tutor on the cutting edge of Math Education

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Background check passed as of 1/25/12
4.0 Avg. Rating
 
 
1 Ratings
 
 
5hrs Response Time
Good tutor!
— Stacy, Cincinnati, OH on 11/24/13

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Otterbein University
AYA Math Education

Education

Otterbein University (AYA Math Education)

About Devin

I have been interested in mathematics as long as I can remember. However, it was in college that my true love started and I have been addicted to the real stuff ever since. I currently have three years of college under my belt from Otterbein University. Those fine years were dedicated to a Bachelor's in Mathematics and Certification to educate Adolescents to Young Adult from grades 7 to 12. I passed the Praxis Learning Test (PLT) as well as the Praxis Mathematics Test in April of 2011. Previous to that, I have spent significant time in the schools as a part-time classroom teacher and a tutor. Overall I have been tutoring for 5 years with great success in helping families achieve the goals they set.

Currently, the greatest need in mathematics is increased critical thinking and problem solving skills; along with the ability to apply these skills to any field of interest or real life task. I teach mathematics by inspiring students to hunger for more, instead of force feeding them facts. I use inspiring examples of authentic mathematics to foster a love and passion that leads to extraordinary results not only in grades, but in the overall student as a whole. One of my most memorable students was a boy who under my instruction achieved a passing grade on the OGT in the last section he had yet to pass, math. From there he went on to graduate and he received a full-ride scholarship to the college of his choice due to his skills in sports.

In my spare time I enjoy traveling, rock climbing, swing dancing, and playing the ancient Chinese game of Go. I've competed in this chess-like game all over the country and even in South Korea and China. If you are interested in a tutor who can not only develop a student's math skills, but also his or her character, contact me.
I have been interested in mathematics as long as I can remember. However, it was in college that my true love started and I have been addicted to the real stuff ever since. I currently have three years of college under my belt from Otterbein University. Those fine years were Read more

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Travels within 7 miles of Columbus, OH 43222
Background Check: Passed
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"Good tutor!"

- Stacy, Cincinnati, OH on 11/24/13
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Discrete Math, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Logic, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Elementary Education:
Study Skills
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Study Skills
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, SAT Math
Sports/Recreation:
Chess

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Otterbein University
AYA Math Education

Education

Otterbein University (AYA Math Education)

Good tutor! — Devin on just one visit with my son really helped him in his Algebra 2. We plan to keep using him. ...

— Stacy, Cincinnati, OH on 11/24/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Devin will travel within 7 miles of Columbus, OH 43222.

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