I'm a full-time math tutor for grades 8 through college calculus, including the math portion of most major standardized tests. I've been in business for myself since 1997.
Behind every worksheet I have made is a student who needed it.
The reason I like being a tutor is that I can see where a student is and take them forward from there. Teaching math is a conversation - sometimes it's explaining, sometimes it's guided discovery, sometimes it's manipulatives, and sometimes it's just a bunch of practice. Whatever it takes.
• It's a great moment for me when I hear my students have been sharing what I taught them with OTHER students. Or that moment when I can see the spark in their eye because they just "got" something and think it's cool.
• In January of 2018 NCTM's Mathematics Teacher Magazine published an article of mine, about a graphic organizer for problem-solving. (if you have an NCTM membership, you can read it here)
I have a B.S. in Mathematics with minors in Art History and Biology from the Honors Program at Salem State University. I'm a member of the NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Math). By staying in touch with the math education community I am able to stay up-to-date with current issues and topics. A couple summers ago I took Jo Boaler's online course, How To Learn Math for Teachers and the effects are starting to show up in my worksheets. I believe that teachers can always be learning.
In my spare time I go birding, or draw, or read. Come friend me at JaneGilletteMathTutor on Instagram! I go for quality over quantity. There's a regular #ThursdayMathWorksheet post that includes a blog entry inspired by the featured weekly worksheet. I also post math tips, conversation prompts, and the occasional nerdy math picture with my daughter.
Math, Algebra, Applied Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Calculus, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Order of Operations, PreCalculus, Trigonometry, Other (Math), Science, Other (Science), Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Math Test Prep, Statistics, Word Problems, Algebra 2, Decimals, Place Value, Engineering