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Temisha B.

Killeen, TX

$45/hour

Your Success is My Priority

In-person lessons
4.8 average from 238 ratings
Very patient and knowledgeable
— Maria, Killeen, TX on 2/4/16

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Saint Louis University
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
MEd

Education

Saint Louis University

Southern Illinois University - Carbondale (MEd)

About Temisha

Hello, my name is Temisha. I have been a provider of supplemental instruction (tutoring) since 1991. My post-secondary education is in Human Services, Psychology, and Education. My undergraduate work was done at Saint Louis University and my Graduate work at Southern Illinois University. I am a educator, provisionally certified to teach mathematics in Texas.

I tutor students between the ages of 3 and adult. My specialty subject is Mathematics. I tutor students below grade-level, on grade-level, and as enrichment. My instruction is very systematic. I teach each concept step-by-step and help the student relate the concept to things that they may experience in everyday life, school, or work. I will teach and reteach, when necessary, to ensure mastery.
Hello, my name is Temisha. I have been a provider of supplemental instruction (tutoring) since 1991. My post-secondary education is in Human Services, Psychology, and Education. My undergraduate work was done at Saint Louis University and my Graduate work at Southern Illinois Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required

The given rate is for one-to-one instruction. Sessions are held at a local library, school site, or other neutral site. Cancelled sessions may be made-up or replaced via an online session.

Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Killeen, TX 76549
In-person lessons

"Very patient and knowledgeable"

- Maria, Killeen, TX on 2/4/16

"My Daughters love her!"

- Katara, Fort Knox, KY on 1/16/16
Temisha replied on 1/18/2016

Thank you so much for such a wonderful review! :-) I appreciate parents and students that are as dedicated and hardworking you and yours. I look forward to her finishing the year strong and reports of academic success for many years to come.

"An exceptional tutor"

- Brandy, Killeen, TX on 1/14/16
Temisha replied on 1/15/2016

Thank you so much. Your son is very smart. Together we can bring out the best in him.

"Confidence building!"

- Mickey, Killeen, TX on 1/12/16
Temisha replied on 1/13/2016

Thank you so much for today's review/recommendation. It is always a pleasure for me to see a student's love for learning grow with each new session. Sometimes students seek a quick fix and thereby cheating themselves out of the reward that awaits. Thank you for having the wisdom needed to allow her to make gains in academics and in her confidence.

"Great Tutor"

- Kimberly, Killeen, TX on 11/12/15

"Nothing but Greatness"

- Frederick, Killeen, TX on 11/9/15
Temisha replied on 11/10/2015

Thank you. Glad to help.

"Great tutor"

- Octavia, Killeen, TX on 10/7/15

"Excellent tutor!"

- Denise, Greenville, NC on 9/29/15
Temisha replied on 10/1/2015

Thank you Denise. It's always a pleasure.

"very helpful"

- Tammy, Odessa, TX on 9/26/15
Temisha replied on 10/1/2015

Thank you Odessa. Glad to be able to assist. :-)

"Wonderful"

- Janelle, Abilene, TX on 7/27/15
Temisha replied on 7/28/2015

Thank you for your kind words. "Your success is my priority"

"Friendly , available at any time"

- Fermina, Killeen, TX on 7/16/15
Temisha replied on 7/17/2015

Thank you. It is always a pleasure to work with your grandson. I appreciate all of the support you provide.

"She's good"

- Angela, Danville, VA on 7/10/15
Temisha replied on 10/1/2015

Thank you :-)

"Great Tutor"

- Martha, Harker Heights, TX on 3/6/14
Temisha replied on 10/1/2015

Thank you!! :-)

"A Helper"

- Keith, Killeen, TX on 2/18/14
Temisha replied on 2/19/2014

Thank you

"Awesome!"

- Vicki, Harker Heights, TX on 12/3/13
Temisha replied on 2/19/2014

Thank you

"Very knowledgeable and very enthusiastic"

- Hank, Belton, TX on 6/27/13
Temisha replied on 2/19/2014

Thank you

Math:
ACT Math,
Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
Elementary Math, Geometry,
Prealgebra,
Precalculus,
SAT Math, Trigonometry
Science:
ACT Science,
Chemistry, Nutrition, Physics
English:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Test Preparation:
ACT Math,
ACT Science,
ASVAB, GED,
PSAT, SAT Math, TAKS,
TEAS
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

ACT Math

ACT Preparation: Math
This service is designed to build/reinforce key arithmetic - trigonometric concepts. It also incorporates test taking strategies to build the confidence needed to increase speed and accuracy.

ACT Science

This service is designed to build/reinforce skill to help a student to:

recognize and understand the basic features of, and concepts related to, the provided information

examine critically the relationship between the information provided and the conclusions drawn or hypotheses developed

generalize from given information and draw conclusions, gain new information, or make predictions

Algebra 1

This course is the foundation for high school mathematics courses. It is the bridge from the concrete to the abstract study of mathematics. Topics include simplifying expressions, evaluating and solving equations and inequalities, and graphing linear and quadratic functions and relations. Real world applications are presented within the course content and a function's approach is emphasized.

Algebra 2

This course extends the topics first seen in Algebra I and provides advanced skills in algebraic operations. Additionally, linear and quadratic functions and relations, conic sections, exponential and logarithmic functions, graphing, and sequences and series will be explored.

Designed for the main stream and honor/AP student.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a tutor and mother of three home schooled children. As a home schooling parent, I created the lesson for all of my children during their elementary years. This included all of their core course. As a tutor, I provided kindergarten preparation for local home daycare facilities and after school tutoring for their school aged children.

GED

As a graduate student in the education department, my service as a GA was to teach GED classes. I taught each of the content areas to ensure that students were able to get the best score possible on the GED assessment. In the case where students were not ready for GED class, I provided tutoring in Pre-GED.

This service is designed to build/reinforce referring and reasoning skills to:

determine main ideas
locate and interpret significant details
understand sequences of events
make comparisons
comprehend cause-effect relationships
determine the meaning of
context-dependent words, phrases, and
statements
draw generalizations
analyze the author's or narrator's voice
and method

Geometry

This course develops a structured mathematical system employing both deductive and inductive reasoning. It includes plane, spatial, coordinate, and transformational geometry. Algebraic methods are used to solve problems involving geometric principles.

For regular and honors/AP.

Prealgebra

Instruction is designed to reinforce mathematical skills taught in the previous courses with additional advanced computation including an emphasis on Algebraic concepts. Students study fractions, decimals, percents, positive and negative integers and rational numbers. Student works toward becoming more proficient in using ratios, proportions and solving algebraic equations. Students will develop and expand problem solving skills (creatively and analytically) in order to solve word problems. Students continue to practice using math skills to solve word problems and to think creatively and analytically. Students can use manipulatives and calculators. Successful completion prepares students for success in Algebra 1.

Precalculus

This course extends and integrates concepts from algebra and geometry. It includes a study of polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions, inverse and second degree relations and their graphs. Other topics include complex numbers, polar coordinates, vectors, sequences and series.

TAKS

I have 22 years of tutoring experience in each of the subject assessed on the TAKS test. I also have many years of experience preparing students for a variety of standardized assessments. As an educator in the state of Texas, I am very familiar with the TEKS (Texas Essential Knowledge & Skills) that are assessed on the TAKS.

Trigonometry

Sessions are designed to build a strong foundation in basic trigonometry. These trigonometry topics are taught in high school. Students would have to be proficient in basic trigonometry in order to take AP trigonometry, pre-calculus, and calculus.

Basic trigonometry topics

Radians, arc, trig functions, trig ratios, trig identities, trig tables, trig equations, double angles, half angles, other trig formulas, sin/cos/tan and their inverses, graphing periodic functions and their translations.

Saint Louis University
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
MEd

Education

Saint Louis University

Southern Illinois University - Carbondale (MEd)

Very patient and knowledgeable — Temisha is a great tutor! Shes currently helping me get through my college algebra class. Within the first week of starting the class, I reached out to her because I was not catching on and my grades were suffering. Two weeks later and I am passing! Even with the textbook and online program, there is a lot that I don't grasp, and she has a way of really breaking it down so that it's simpler for me ...

— Maria, Killeen, TX on 2/4/16

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

The given rate is for one-to-one instruction. Sessions are held at a local library, school site, or other neutral site. Cancelled sessions may be made-up or replaced via an online session.

Travel policy

Temisha will travel within 15 miles of Killeen, TX 76549.