Shena K.

Farmville, VA

$45/hr

Mathematics Tutor Extraordinaire

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Longwood University
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Walden University
MEd

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Longwood University (Education)

Walden University (MEd)

About Shena

As a classroom teacher, I introduce a lot of hands-on activities to my students. I truly believe that students can have fun while they are learning mathematics! I use online resources as well. I constantly search for sites that are interactive and engaging for students. I have taught Math 7 and 8, Pre-Algebra and/or Algebra I for the last 18 years. I have also taught English 6, Social Studies, and Civics in the Middle School setting.

I have had the pleasure of teaching and tutoring Consumer Math, Algebra II, Geometry, and College Calculus, College English and College Writing.

I was an instructor for a Summer School Community Reading Camp and Math Lab. I have also been a Homebound Instructor.

My tutoring has also been expanded to evening sessions for a community church for 2nd – 8th grades in all subject areas.
As a classroom teacher, I introduce a lot of hands-on activities to my students. I truly believe that students can have fun while they are learning mathematics! I use online resources as well. I constantly search for sites that are interactive and engaging for students. I have Read more

Policies
Cancellation
8 hours notice required

Groups of 3-4 students: $35/hour/student

Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Farmville, VA 23901
In-person lessons
English:
Grammar
Test Preparation:
ACT Math,
SAT Math

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ACT Math

The ACT Math test covers Arithmetic, Elementary and Intermediate Algebra, Coordinate and Plane Geometry, as well as Trigonometry. I am able to help with the preparation of this test as I have been able to help students with college prep mathematics tests in the general.

Algebra 1

I have taught Algebra 1 for the last 4 years. My most recent success rate was the 2011-2012 school year. Although the state of Virginia implemented new SOL objectives, my students had a 90% pass rate!

Algebra 2

I haven't had much experience teaching Algebra 2, but I am very knowledgable with the content. (I received a perfect score on the WyzAnt test to be certified in this subject for tutoring)

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education with a Specialty in Mathematics. I have a Middle School Endorsement Grades 5-8. I also have previous tutoring experience with students from Grades 2 through college level Mathematics.

Elementary Math

My initial degree was in Elementary Education with a Specialty in Mathematics. Math has always been my first passion in teaching.

Geometry

I have tutored high school and college students in Geometry. I also taught Geometry to Middle School students as well as high school.

Grammar

I made straight A's on ALL grammar-related assignments throughout my college English courses. I taught English for the first 2 years of my teaching career.

Microsoft Excel

I use Microsoft Excel on a regular basis. I have taken computer classes for formal training as well. I am able to use formula, insert graphs and charts, and am extremely comfortable explaining its usage to others.

Microsoft PowerPoint

I have had training in Microsoft PowerPoint. I am very knowledgeable in the applications. I know how to insert pictures, sound, and animations. I have created many presentations over the years using this software.

Microsoft Word

I use Microsoft Word on a daily basis. I create flyers, brochures, and many other forms of advertisements using this software.

Prealgebra

I have taught Pre-Algebra for over 15 years. I am extremely comfortable with the new VA standards of learning; I have a high pass rate each year in this content area.

SAT Math

I have taught Math for over 15 years. I have taught Math 7, Math 8, Consumer Math, Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, and Geometry. I have tutored students working on Geometry and College Calculus.

Spelling

I graduated with an initial degree in Elementary Education. Some of my coursework included lessons on how to teach students how to spell. I am typically a great speller. I would be very comfortable helping students as needed.

Statistics

I have worked with the Statistics section of the 2009 Algebra 1 Standards of Learning. I have also worked with College students taking statistics courses. I am very comfortable helping students with this topic.

Longwood University
Education
Walden University
MEd

Education

Longwood University (Education)

Walden University (MEd)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Groups of 3-4 students: $35/hour/student

Travel policy

Shena will travel within 30 miles of Farmville, VA 23901.

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