University of Wisconsin - Platteville (Mathematics)
University of Arkansas (Master's)
Hi! My name is Michelle G. I am a second year graduate student at the University of Arkansas, and I will be graduating with a master's degree in mathematics in May 2017. I am originally from Wisconsin, and received a bachelor's degree in mathematics from the University of Wisconsin - Platteville in May 2015. After graduating from the U of A, I hope to teach math at either a small university, community college, or technical school.
I began tutoring in January 2011 while I was attending community college, and have been tutoring ever since. I have tutored a variety of students in a variety of courses, including middle school algebra, high school geometry, college algebra, Calculus 1 through Differential Equations, and AP Calculus. I have also helped students prepare for their AP Calculus exams and the math portion of the ACT.
My favorite part about being a tutor is watching students grow more confident in their math skills. My approach is not to simply show students how to solve one kind of problem, but rather to help them understand the bigger picture and strengthen their math skills so that they can tackle problems on their own. I aim to provide a safe space for students to make mistakes, gain confidence, and reinforce the correct techniques they are learning.
I also try to focus on a student's learning style. This can make all the difference to a student, and sometimes requires a bit of creativity from me, but I don't believe that math can or should be taught in only one way.
I love to meet new people, and to see how different subjects are being taught. Tutoring is not only a chance for me to share my knowledge, but it's also a chance for me to learn from my students.
I can't wait to start working with you! Please contact me if you think we'd be a good fit for each other! Hi! My name is Michelle G. I am a second year graduate student at the University of Arkansas, and I will be graduating with a master's degree in mathematics in May 2017. I am originally from Wisconsin, and received a bachelor's degree in mathematics from the University of Wisconsin - Platteville in May 2015. After graduating from the U of A, I
Michelle worked with my son and daughter to prep for their Algebra 1 midterm. She was patient, clear, kind and very helpful!
We will use her again in the near future!
Thank you so much for the feedback! I loved working with your son and daughter!
My daughter said the session was great! They were able to cover a lot of material and she understands how to solve many of the problems she was struggling with on the ACT. She wants to review with her weekly until the next ACT!
I'm so happy to hear that your daughter found the session helpful! Thank you for the positive feedback!
Michelle helped my daughter with geometry.
I spoke to Michelle on several occasions beforehand & have found her to be approachable & considerate.
My daughter was a little nervous, she has never had a tutor before; she said: "Michelle was awesome! She's like a big sister who is also a teacher, she helped me Mom!"
I really appreciate the positive feedback! I am really looking forward to working with your daughter again!
Michelle did a great job helping my son prepare for his Geometry Final!
They covered all the info in his study guide in an hour and he feels ready.
We will use Michelle again!
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I have been helping students with Algebra 1 for 2 years.
I have been helping students with Algebra 2 for 2 years.
At the University of Arkansas, I have been both a teaching assistant and the lead instructor for Calculus 1.
I have helped high school students study for the ACT which includes geometry.
I have successfully helped students through various Algebra courses, so I understand what skills they need and what skills they learn in Prealgebra.
I have been a teaching assistant for Precalculus at the University of Arkansas.
At the University of Arkansas, trigonometry is included in the precalculus curriculum, so I have experience teaching students about trigonometry. It is also a highly used subject in Calculus, which I also have experience teaching.