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Linnie R.

Nashville, TN

$48/hour

7th - 10th Grade Math Tutoring from a Current Teacher

In-person lessons

$48/Hour


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University of Virginia
Neuroscience
Lipscomb University
Master's

Education

University of Virginia (Neuroscience)

Lipscomb University (Master's)

About Linnie

If you feel like your math teacher teaches a little too quickly, you understand the material in class but not when you get home, or you just need a little extra help to make sure you fully grasp the material, I am more than happy to help you.

I was a struggling math student before I had an excellent tutor who re-explained concepts until I understood them fully. I want to provide this ease of understanding for students, for a I believe a huge portion of math is confidence.

I graduated from the University of Virginia with a Neuroscience degree and began the Teach For America program soon afterwards in Nashville. I have taught at public high schools and public middle schools, as well as a charter school.

I believe it is impossible for a kid to be permanently "bad at math." I have helped dozens of students turn this notion around, or even students looking to go from good to great.


I have taught the following courses:
8th Grade Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and Integrated Math 1.
I am very familiar with all the standards and the foundational skills needed to grasp the concepts, not just the skills. I know good teaching isn't providing endless practice problems, but allowing kids to come to their own understanding. This strategy promotes retention which leads to mathematical confidence.

I currently teach 8th Grade and Integrated Math until 4:30 every weekday, so tutoring would have to be after those hours. I am also available on Saturdays and Sundays. I have night classes on Tuesdays so that day would not work for me.
Feel free to reach out so we can discuss a time that works best. I look forward to it!
If you feel like your math teacher teaches a little too quickly, you understand the material in class but not when you get home, or you just need a little extra help to make sure you fully grasp the material, I am more than happy to help you.

I was a struggling math student before I had an excellent tutor who re-explained concepts
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Policies
Cancellation
5 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Nashville, TN 37203
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2

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University of Virginia
Neuroscience
Lipscomb University
Master's

Education

University of Virginia (Neuroscience)

Lipscomb University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $48.00

Cancellation: 5 hours notice required

Travel policy

Linnie will travel within 20 miles of Nashville, TN 37203.