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Tom W.

Experienced Certified Math Teacher Ready to Tutor

Experienced Certified Math Teacher Ready to Tutor

$45/hour

  • 1,191 hours tutoring

About Tom


Bio

I am an experienced math teacher and taught for many years in a large middle school. I specialize in elementary math, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, and 8th grade math, and Prealgebra. My teaching is tailored to each student's needs which can include remediation of weak areas, enrichment for advanced students, homework and course assistance, summer school, and more. I also use interactive technologies in my instruction for effective and engaging sessions.
My master’s degree is in...

I am an experienced math teacher and taught for many years in a large middle school. I specialize in elementary math, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, and 8th grade math, and Prealgebra. My teaching is tailored to each student's needs which can include remediation of weak areas, enrichment for advanced students, homework and course assistance, summer school, and more. I also use interactive technologies in my instruction for effective and engaging sessions.
My master’s degree is in teaching with a middle grades (5-9) math certification. My classroom experience includes teaching eight years of 7th grade math and prealgebra and two years of 6th grade math. I am experienced in creating lessons and coursework aligned to the national common core standards.
I truly enjoy helping each student grow as an individual. Good teachers make continual adjustments to help each student build their confidence and skills so they can excel. I would love to help you or your children succeed! Feel free to contact me about your needs.
I am also an experienced Certified Public Accountant specializing in financial accounting. I have worked in both private and public accounting and was an audit and accounting manager in a public accounting firm for many years before I transitioned my career to become a mathematics teacher.
My undergraduate degree is a bachelor’s of science in business administration with an accounting major and I have additional graduate coursework experience in taxation.


Education

University of Cincinnati
Accounting
Northern Kentucky University
Masters

Policies

  • Hourly Rate: $45
  • Rate details: No charge for lessons canceled at least 4 hours prior to start time. Lessons not attended after 15 minutes will be stopped and considered canceled without notice.
  • Lesson cancellation: 4 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 10/26/2020

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Business

Financial Accounting

Financial Accounting

I have worked as a CPA in both private and public accounting for over 26 years and specialize in assisting MBA and undergraduate students in financial accounting coursework. My experience includes work in the audit and tax departments of a national accounting firm. I was also the audit and accounting manager of a local CPA firm responsible for planning and implementing financial statement audits and reviews and other business consulting engagements for the firm.

Elementary Education

Common Core,

Common Core

I am a retired math teacher with 10 years experience in teaching to the common core math standards for the middle grades. The common core math standards provide guidelines on what should be taught and learned at each grade level. However, students will often test above or below their grade level in which case the teacher can adjust the instruction accordingly to meet the needs of the student. I would love to help you succeed! Feel free to contact me to discuss your needs.
Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a retired middle school math teacher certified in math grades 5 to 9. I can create and teach whole year classes or tutor based on your specific needs. As an experienced classroom teacher, I understand that each student is very unique and learns differently than the next. As such, I can be very flexible, patient, and encouraging to students who struggle or to those who want to be accelerated. I would love to help you succeed! Feel free to contact me to discuss your needs.
Elementary Math,

Elementary Math

I have a Masters degree in teaching and my certification is in math grades 5 to 9. My classroom experience was in a large middle school and includes two years in 6th grade math and eight years in 7th grade math and prealgebra topics where I developed and taught courses aligned to state and common core math standards. I can create or assist with a whole year math class or tutor to your specific needs. As an experienced teacher, I understand every student is unique and learns differently than the next. As such, I can be very flexible, patient, and encouraging to students who struggle as well as to those who want to be accelerated. I would love to help you succeed. Feel free to contact me to discuss your needs.
Homeschool

Homeschool

I am a recently retired middle school math teacher and have returned to teach and tutor online because of the pandemic. My master's degree is in teaching and my certification is in math grades 5 through 9. My classroom experience includes 6th and 7th grade math and Prealgebra and my homeschooling experience includes the Saxon math series. As an experienced teacher, I understand every student is unique and learns differently than the next. As such, I can be very flexible, patient, and encouraging to students who struggle as well as to those who want to be accelerated. I have developed and taught courses aligned to state and common core math standards. I would love to help you succeed. Feel free to contact me to discuss your needs.

Homeschool

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a retired middle school math teacher certified in math grades 5 to 9. I can create and teach whole year classes or tutor based on your specific needs. As an experienced classroom teacher, I understand that each student is very unique and learns differently than the next. As such, I can be very flexible, patient, and encouraging to students who struggle or to those who want to be accelerated. I would love to help you succeed! Feel free to contact me to discuss your needs.
Prealgebra

Prealgebra

I am a recently retired middle school math teacher but am returning to teach and tutor students online because of the pandemic. My master's degree is in teaching and my certification is in math grades 5 through 9. My classroom experience includes teaching 6th grade math, 7th grade math, and Prealgebra topics for over ten years. I would love to help you succeed. Feel free to contact me to discuss your needs.

Math

Prealgebra

Prealgebra

I am a recently retired middle school math teacher but am returning to teach and tutor students online because of the pandemic. My master's degree is in teaching and my certification is in math grades 5 through 9. My classroom experience includes teaching 6th grade math, 7th grade math, and Prealgebra topics for over ten years. I would love to help you succeed. Feel free to contact me to discuss your needs.

Most Popular

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a retired middle school math teacher certified in math grades 5 to 9. I can create and teach whole year classes or tutor based on your specific needs. As an experienced classroom teacher, I understand that each student is very unique and learns differently than the next. As such, I can be very flexible, patient, and encouraging to students who struggle or to those who want to be accelerated. I would love to help you succeed! Feel free to contact me to discuss your needs.
Prealgebra

Prealgebra

I am a recently retired middle school math teacher but am returning to teach and tutor students online because of the pandemic. My master's degree is in teaching and my certification is in math grades 5 through 9. My classroom experience includes teaching 6th grade math, 7th grade math, and Prealgebra topics for over ten years. I would love to help you succeed. Feel free to contact me to discuss your needs.

Summer

Elementary (K-6th)

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a retired middle school math teacher certified in math grades 5 to 9. I can create and teach whole year classes or tutor based on your specific needs. As an experienced classroom teacher, I understand that each student is very unique and learns differently than the next. As such, I can be very flexible, patient, and encouraging to students who struggle or to those who want to be accelerated. I would love to help you succeed! Feel free to contact me to discuss your needs.

Test Preparation

Common Core

Common Core

I am a retired math teacher with 10 years experience in teaching to the common core math standards for the middle grades. The common core math standards provide guidelines on what should be taught and learned at each grade level. However, students will often test above or below their grade level in which case the teacher can adjust the instruction accordingly to meet the needs of the student. I would love to help you succeed! Feel free to contact me to discuss your needs.

Examples of Expertise


Tom has provided examples of their subject expertise by answering 1 question submitted by students on Wyzant’s Ask an Expert.

Ratings and Reviews


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Loved getting immediate updates after lessons

I really appreciated getting immediate lesson evaluations and suggestions! This helped me assist at home with the current issues my child is having with his math.

Yvonne, 4 lessons with Tom

Flexible and Understanding

My 6th grade son loves working and learning with Tom. He feels comfortable and always confident with his math after sessions with Mr. W. Mr. W is always flexible and has great rapport with my son. A gem!

Sherrill, 63 lessons with Tom

Knowledgeable and patient tutor

I am very pleased and happy with Tom's tutoring instructions, style and patience with my son. His effectiveness has helped my son with exceling in Math. I will definitely continue with his tutoring.

Ian, 45 lessons with Tom

Knowledgable and Patient

Tom was very patient with my son and made him very comfortable and did a great job explaining new concepts to my son. I am looking forward to continue having my son tutored by Tom!

Susan, 45 lessons with Tom

Very experienced, patient and a good sense humor which is important to my son!

Tom is very thorough with assessment and finding out what areas my child needs help in! He utilizes great online learning tools to help give an in-depth understanding of the material.

Julie, 120 lessons with Tom

We hit the jackpot when we found Tom!

Tom listens to our needs. I was very concerned about my 6th grader in an advanced math class. Tom listened to me and my son. We love his style. We work with our school teacher as well so we are all on the same page. Thank you ,Tom!

Kristy, 28 lessons with Tom

Tom is very prepared and patient!

Tom prepares by going over the material before the tutoring session and is very thorough in helping Adrian understand the math concepts. He has also been very patient in dealing with our technical issues.

Lisa, 28 lessons with Tom

Knowledgeable, Patient and Understanding

My 6th grade son loves working and learning with Mr. W so far. Mr. W’s experience and knowledge is demonstrated through his interactions and explanation of math thus far. Looking forward to continue the tutoring.

Sherrill, 63 lessons with Tom
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