(205) Private tutors for lessons, class and homework help near 60540
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Creative patient teacher wants to help you!
Hello! I am a certified elementary teacher with an art degree. I have a master's in elementary education. I've taught as an art teacher, substitute and eco-friendly daycare teacher, as well as a nanny. I believe in a student-led environment rather than a teacher-led environment. By this I mean that I don't teach a definition and require the student to repeat it back to me without understanding what the concept really is. I like to relate concepts to real life, rather than leaving ... Read more
Effective Spanish Tutor for Naperville Area Students
I love speaking and teaching Spanish! I began to learn the Spanish language when I was fourteen years old, and I continued to formally study this language for five years--even during the early part of my undergraduate studies. Since then, I have continued to informally study Spanish, both through wonderful online resources and through personal relationships with Spanish-speaking individuals. These relationships have enabled me to maintain and to improve my use of the Spanish language. I jus... Read more
Elementary & Middle School Subjects
I am currently a 5th and 6th grade teacher in the western Chicago suburbs. This is my 29th year of teaching! I've taught all grades from 3rd through 8th. While working as an elementary school teacher I teach all subjects, and as a middle school teacher my focus is Language Arts and Social Studies/History. I consider teaching elementary level Math a particular strength. As a professional educator since 1985 I hold myself to the highest of standards both in my own classroom and as a pr... Read more
German, Math, Grammar, Composition, Public Speaking, Football Tutor
In 1978 I earned a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in German from Lake Forest College, along with a minor in Math. I received a Master of Arts in German Literature from Northwestern University in 1984. After living in Germany from 1979-80, I began my teaching career at Mt. Carmel High School in Chicago, where I taught German I-IV and Algebra from '80-83. I moved to Miami, FL and taught Algebra and Finite Math from '84-85. Returning to Illinois in '85, I taught German level I through Advanced Pla... Read more
Donna--English Tutor and English as a Second Language Tutor
I have been in the English as a Second Language/Bi Lingual Dept. of a school in Glen Ellyn, Illinois since 2000. I have initially worked with a Hispanic population, as I speak Spanish fluently. I then had the experience of working with African refugees mainly from Somalia and the Sudan. In addition, I am currently working with Asian refugees from Burma, Nepal and Thailand. I have also taught Adult English as a Second Language at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Illinois for eight years. ... Read more
Math Tutor for High School and University Students
I have over fifteen years of experience tutoring to high school, college, and graduate students. My specialty lies in tutoring mathematics in several areas such as calculus, elementary/abstract algebra, linear algebra, differential equations, real/complex analysis, and topology. In my experience, I've found that students learn mathematics most efficiently through conceptual-based learning and active engagement in problem solving. Because of this, I will teach you problem solving strategies ... Read more
From struggling students to AP/Honors/Gifted...
...I love to help. Math is my specialty - including calculus, geometry, precalculus, and statistics! I have a Bachelor's of Science from California Institute of Technology (CIT), an incredibly challenging university. My teaching style is one of: * LISTENING to see what your student is doing; to learn how he or she thinks. * ENCOURAGING students to push a little farther; to show them what they're really capable of. * EXPLAINING to teach what students need, in ways they can understand and... Read more
Tutoring in basic math and computer along with proofreading
I enjoy helping others realize their potential and to assist those who are having a hard time learning new concepts. I will work with each student to find the best method of teaching new or difficult concepts and can readily adapt to most any learning style. I am very patient and will work with the student to help them solve problems in such a way that they can apply their lessons to their school work and life skills. My specialties lie in basic math, computer, and English writing skills... Read more
Motivation and Progress
I have taught students with autism for over 15 years I know how to set up work stations, structure the classroom, individualized each student's program based on their potential. I took the class for autism and received my endorsement to teach this specific disability. I have experience in writing IEPs to meet the specific goals that need to be mas Read more
Elementary, Junior High: Reading, Writing and/or Language Skills
I have a passion for teaching, training and development. While not certified as a teacher, I have 20+ years in corporate communications, training and development. I also have 10+ years experience working directly with elementary and junior high students through our church. I have 8+ years experience working directly with multiply handicapped children (under 18), primarily behavior and learning disorders. Additionally, I am a District 203 Mom of two great boys - one a sophomore in col... Read more