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Rodney S.

Mansfield, TX

$40/hour

Certified Math Teacher (Grades 4 and Up) for Hire

In-person lessons
5+ Hours
Background check passed as of 3/17/14
5.0 average from 3 ratings

$40/Hour


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Texas A&M University
Applied Math

Education

Texas A&M University (Applied Math)

About Rodney

I have been a math teacher in public schools since August 2005 with experience teaching algebra I, algebra II, geometry, and 6th grade math. I have had student success on state-administered tests (80%-plus passing on STAAR/EOC for math). I enjoy making puzzle-type games for my lessons to help improve my students' thinking skills and using the technology provided to enhance these lessons.

I have tutored math in some capacity since I was about 13 years old. Throughout the years, I have helped students ranging from 4th grade math to college statistics. I feel that one-on-one tutoring helps build the confidence of the student as I am willing to break down the concept needed to be learned as much as possible. Also, I like to check for understanding during each session, whether it is through a small assessment near the end of the session or just a quick question while we are going through a lesson. I love finding out some of the interests of the student because then I can incorporate it into a problem that I can help you solve!

I am also available to assist in SAT prep, ACT prep, STAAR prep, and Microsoft Office programs.

During the regular school year, I normally tutor weekday evenings after 6:00 PM and Saturday mornings after 9:00 AM, but this can change if needed in cooperation with tutor and student. My availability increases during the summer. My posted hourly rate is ALWAYS negotiable.

I look forward to helping you (or your student) become more successful in your math endeavors!
I have been a math teacher in public schools since August 2005 with experience teaching algebra I, algebra II, geometry, and 6th grade math. I have had student success on state-administered tests (80%-plus passing on STAAR/EOC for math). I enjoy making puzzle-type games for my lessons to help improve my students' thinking skills and using the Read more

Policies
Cancellation
3 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Mansfield, TX 76063
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1,
Algebra 2,
GED, Geometry,
Microsoft Excel, Prealgebra,
Precalculus,
Probability, SAT Math,
Trigonometry
Science:
PSAT
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, GED, PSAT, SAT Math
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Algebra 1

I have taught at least one course in Algebra 1 every year that I have been a high school math teacher (eight-plus years). Many of the students I have tutored one-on-one in Algebra have been very successful as well. This course is the backbone of every math subject taken after this one. It's all about knowing the step-by-step way to solve a problem. I would show this through the paper and pencil method. When that doesn't work, I'll show how the graphing calculator can be used as a tool to help.

Algebra 2

I have taught or tutored at least one course of Algebra 2 in the last 3 years. It is one of my favorite subjects to help students with. I will help reinforce Algebra 1 concepts to provide student success.

Geometry

I have taught or tutored at least one course in Geometry every year for the last six years as a high school math teacher. Many of the students I have tutored one-on-one in Geometry have been very successful as well. I consider this course as "Algebra with Shapes" because of how much Algebra exists in this course. I will show you how to the properties of each shape needed to be discussed can be used to solve the problem in a step-by-step way. As always, the graphing calculator will be used as a tool to help.

Prealgebra

I taught 6th grade math for one year, but I have tutored students at or around this grade level throughout the years. The foundation of later math classes is set here in prealgebra. More and more skills from Algebra 1 are being brought down to prealgebra.

Precalculus

I have helped students in the past with this subject, which serves as a bridge between Algebra 2 and Calculus. I had great success taking this course in high school.

SAT Math

I have taught all the major math subjects (Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2) to help students prepare for the SAT.

Texas A&M University
Applied Math

Education

Texas A&M University (Applied Math)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Rodney will travel within 15 miles of Mansfield, TX 76063.