I am a full time public school math teacher, but my "first love" is tutoring. I find one-on-one instruction to be the ideal situation for genuine learning to happen. When I'm tutoring, I can really get to the heart of where the real struggles are, and I can be your cheerleader, advocate, and general encourager. We also usually have a lot of fun along the way, with (often dry) wit and good humor offered at no extra charge.
I specialize primarily in math. My specialties are on the upper...
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John has provided examples of their subject expertise by answering 143 questions submitted by students on Wyzant’s Ask an Expert.
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Great teacher!!
John is an excellent teacher! He is helping me with my business statistics class. John’s way of explaining things help me understand concepts that I could not understand in class. Very patient!
Alexa, 29 lessons with JohnTutor responded:Thank you for your kind review. I really enjoy working with you and seeing you learn and understand more and more.
John brings great expertise and examples
You can tell John knows what he is talking about. He is very calm and patient in his approach. He will be sending me some great resources to prep me for the 5161 praxis exam! Thanks John!
Kevin, 2 lessons with John
Helped me pass Praxis 5161 on 1st try!
I highly recommend John for anyone needing help with math. The first thing I will say is the result of my work with John: I passed the Praxis 5161 on my first attempt! I am not a math major, haven't taken a formal math class since 2003, and can say with absolute certainty that I would not have passed without John's help. John has insane amounts of content knowledge--his years of math teaching are evident in his tutoring work, as he can explain concepts in multiple different ways to find something that "sticks." He had a variety of practice problems for us to review, and many of them were practically identical to what I saw on the test. I found myself recalling his problem-solving tips and strategies numerous times throughout test day. Beyond that, John is clearly an excellent math teacher, and as a high school teacher myself, I often said to him "I'm going to borrow that explanation to use with my students!" He instilled a lot of confidence in me leading up to test day. Thank you for all your help, John!
Amy, 9 lessons with JohnTutor responded:Thank you, Amy. It was a pleasure to work with you. You did a fantastic job as a student, and I can see that you are a great teacher yourself. All the best to you as you "expand your portfolio."
awesome instructor! very informative!
John B. Is an amazing instructor. He’s helping me with the Praxis ii Mathematics exam and I’m feeling real good about it so far already.!
Charnae, 8 lessons with John
Great teacher, very patient
John has been working with me to find the areas that I need extra support in. He is patient and explains things several different ways for me to understand.
Adrienne, 3 lessons with John
Great teacher, very patient
John is an excellent and patient teacher. He took the time to explain things without making me feel bad. He encouraged and listened to my thinking process, even tailoring his teaching to it. I look forward to working with him to pass the math praxis!
Adrienne, 3 lessons with John
Great teacher, very patient
John is an excellent and patient teacher. He took the time to explain things without making me feel bad. He encouraged and listened to my thinking process, even tailoring his teaching to it. I look forward to working with him to pass the math praxis!
Adrienne, 3 lessons with John
Patient and responsive
John listened to my needs and tried to accommodate them during our lesson. He is clearly very knowledgeable and explains things very well. I will work with him again.
Michele, 1 lesson with John
Very good tutor.
John helped me with my work and very helpful with everything he did. He went to every detail that needed to be cover which is great. We went over systems of equations and matrices mostly.
Bryan, 3 lessons with John
Thorough and Supportive Tutoring
John provided an excellent detailed walkthrough of a set of practice Praxis Mathematics: Content Knowledge questions. The study session was very productive and supportive.
Aaron, 3 lessons with JohnTutor responded:Thank you, Aaron. It was great working with you! Congrats on passing!
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