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Alexandra D.

San Marcos, TX

$25/hour

General K-8/ Middle School Mathematics/ High School Writing/

In-person lessons
5+ Hours
5.0 average from 2 ratings
Exactly what we needed!
— Jennifer, Canyon Lake, TX on 9/17/16

$25/Hour


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Texas State University
Education and Math

Education

Texas State University (Education and Math)

About Alexandra

I am a sophomore studying Interdisciplinary Studies with emphasis in Middle School Mathematics at Texas State University. I spent the last year at the University of Delaware studying the same. Last semester through their education program, I was able to start teaching in a real classroom. This program allowed me to gain experience and knowledge that wouldn't otherwise be available to me for another two years. I've been working with children for the past five summers as a swim instructor, both private and group lessons, and a team coach for my neighborhood swim club. In addition, I have seven younger siblings ranging from sixteen to one. All of these life experiences have given me exposure to instructing quite an array of age groups.
I believe in pushing my students to work their hardest and acknowledging their every accomplishment to emphasize positive reassurance. I am a strong believer that motivation encourages students to progress faster. I strive to work with parents to establish a reward system ahead of time. This motivational tool really pushes students to want to succeed.

Math can be complicated but with some helpful tricks it becomes as easy as pi.

Vocabulary is best learned by using the words in everyday conversation. This allows for true understanding of the meaning of the vocab word.

Students tend to retain information that they find interesting, therefore I aim to find a connection between the content and the student.
I am a sophomore studying Interdisciplinary Studies with emphasis in Middle School Mathematics at Texas State University. I spent the last year at the University of Delaware studying the same. Last semester through their education program, I was able to start teaching in a real classroom. This program allowed me to gain experience and knowledge Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of San Marcos, TX 78666
In-person lessons

"Exactly what we needed!"

- Jennifer, Canyon Lake, TX on 9/17/16
Math:
Algebra 1, Elementary Math, Geometry, Prealgebra
English:
Grammar, Public Speaking, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
Common Core
Elementary Education:
Common Core, Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Handwriting, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking

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Texas State University
Education and Math

Education

Texas State University (Education and Math)

Exactly what we needed!

After working with Alexandra for an hour, my son understands everything he was having trouble with in his upper level math. Amazing!

— Jennifer, Canyon Lake, TX on 9/17/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $25.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Alexandra will travel within 40 miles of San Marcos, TX 78666.