## Top Math Tutors serving Seattle

## Lucas: Seattle Math tutor

Certified Math Tutor in Seattle, WA

...I've spent doing so. I would love the opportunity to tutor a student in less-frequently requested subjects like Philosophy! My teaching philosophy is a mix of formal training and personal methods. I earned Level II certification from the Collegiate Reading and Learning Association (CLRA) while tutoring for OSU, which taught me the methods needed to effectively relay information to students. As a philosophy student I also utilize the Socratic method while tutoring, which focuses on...

### Education & Certification

Ohio State University - Bachelor in Arts, Philosophy

ACT Math: 33

ACT Reading: 31

## Chloe: Seattle Math tutor

Certified Math Tutor in Seattle, WA

...of Montana with a degree in Ecology and Organismal Biology. I believe that hard work, curiosity and an open mind are the keys to lifelong learning. Often the journey to academic success is not a solo one, and I am grateful for the opportunity to share what I know in a way that inspires and educates students. My passion for education stems from a desire to become more aware of the world around me and...

### Education & Certification

Univeristy of Montana - Bachelors, Ecology and Organismal Biology

ACT Reading: 32

## Brian: Seattle Math tutor

Certified Math Tutor in Seattle, WA

...mathematics (typically Calculus 1-3) as well as general and organic chemistry. My experience in both high school and college includes formal and informal tutoring. Much of the aforementioned experience pertains to one-on-one or small-group tutoring. In addition to enjoying tutoring, I also enjoy seeing my students succeed. In middle school, I struggled to find motivation in the field of mathematics, as many of my teachers didn't spend enough time supporting me and their other students....

### Education & Certification

University of Washington-Seattle Campus - Current Undergrad, Chemical Engineering

## Josh: Seattle Math tutor

Certified Math Tutor in Seattle, WA

...problems from various perspectives. Even if a few years from now, you cannot quite remember how to graph an equation, at one point you thought through how to present information in a form that is easier to visually interpret. The exact meaning of "prestidigitation" might elude you some day, but if you ran across this word on the SAT or the GRE, you likely had to learn how to infer tone and meaning using limited...

### Education & Certification

Stanford University - Bachelor in Arts, Music, Concentration in Composition

University of Washington-Seattle Campus - Masters, Music Composition

ACT Composite: 33

ACT English: 33

ACT Math: 34

## Amelia: Seattle Math tutor

Certified Math Tutor in Seattle, WA

I am passionate about tutoring and about making students love learning. I can help with test prep, study skills, organizational skills, or a variety of subjects including up to college level physics, chemistry, and biology. I am currently finishing my Master of Athletic Training, and am extremely knowledgeable in the fields of Exercise Science, Anatomy, and Healthcare. In my free time, I love to hike and bike as well as attend sporting events.... When students are...

### Education & Certification

Saint Louis University-Main Campus - Bachelors, Exercise Science

Saint Louis University-Main Campus - Current Grad Student, Athletic Training

ACT Composite: 34

ACT English: 35

ACT Math: 32

## Rachel: Seattle Math tutor

Certified Math Tutor in Seattle, WA

...learn best. I believe that all students have what it takes to succeed in school, its just a matter of finding the style of learning that is most effective for them. What works or makes sense for one student will not necessarily work for the next student, and so it is essential as a tutor to be able to explain the same concept in a variety of different ways and to be able to determine...

### Education & Certification

University of Washington-Seattle Campus - Bachelors, General Biology

SAT Composite (1600 scale): 1550

SAT Math: 780

SAT Verbal: 790

## Garry: Seattle Math tutor

Certified Math Tutor in Seattle, WA

...have taught seasonal staff up to CFO's various accounting and finance skills. While attending Montana State University I was selected to be a graduate teaching assistant, where I kept office hours for all accounting courses. During my last job I taught the new associates various software and tax topics. While learning business concepts I believe it is very important to see the big picture. It can be very easy to get lost in the details...

### Education & Certification

University of Florida - Bachelor of Science, Finance

Montana State University - Master of Science, Accounting

## Daniel: Seattle Math tutor

Certified Math Tutor in Seattle, WA

...but I attend college in Seattle at Seattle Pacific University. I received an Advanced High School Diploma from Oregon City High School and was Valedictorian of my senior class. My major is biochemistry, and I plan on going on to medical school after my undergraduate education. I enjoy tutoring students in mathematics and sciences because I find these subjects the most intriguing and applicable to real world situations. When tutoring, I try to create a...

### Education & Certification

Seattle Pacific University - Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry

ACT Composite: 32

ACT English: 31

ACT Math: 32

## Tien: Seattle Math tutor

Certified Math Tutor in Seattle, WA

...back to the community, but also because I need to in order to master my craft. Because of this, it is in my best interest to optimize my teaching style and habits whenever I organize a session. I dabble in epistemology, which is the study of knowledge, and am very intent on streamlining studying skills. I can definitely teach subject matter in the short term, but I'm also looking to teach people how to learn...

### Education & Certification

University of Miami - Bachelors, Chemistry, Mathematics

SAT Composite (1600 scale): 1490

SAT Math: 750

SAT Verbal: 700

## Everett: Seattle Math tutor

Certified Math Tutor in Seattle, WA

...deconstructs concepts in a way that students can personally relate to, and by using visual analogies, I demystify the math between the atoms while not reinforcing memorization like many instructors. Because of my success, my students often told me that I should be the teacher. So I decided to do just that and am now on the fast track to become a high school Chemistry teacher. After college, I worked at a pathology company preparing...

### Education & Certification

Washington State University - Bachelor of Science, Genetics and Cell Biology

## Peter: Seattle Math tutor

Certified Math Tutor in Seattle, WA

...second type. My goal is that every student will get a 100% on every test. I taught economics and statistics at the college and university level for twenty years. I then moved to the US Department of the Treasury, where I mentored research scientists and worked with them to get their work published. I retired about five years ago. Now I try to ski as much as possible in the winter and hike and bike...

## Christopher: Seattle Math tutor

Certified Math Tutor in Seattle, WA

...because it provides me with the opportunity to propel the next generation to greater heights than mine. Personally, I believe that all students are capable of learning any topic, and that this can be accomplished by truly picturing exactly how all these concepts work in their head. And exactly how the concepts are pictured is dependent on the learning style of the student, which I will help them discover through the process of tutoring. Discovering...

### Education & Certification

University of Washington - Bachelors, Electrical Engineering

## Bayley: Seattle Math tutor

Certified Math Tutor in Seattle, WA

...laude (with highest honors). Over the past year I held the role of Science Subject Specialist at the Seattle University Learning Assistance Programs. In this position, I served as the lead tutor of the science tutoring program and helped oversee the program. I fulfilled CRLA's International Tutor Training Program to become an Advanced Certified Tutor, Level II. I also worked at Seattle University's Math Lab for two years tutoring students in a range of math...

### Education & Certification

Seattle University - Bachelors, Mathematics and Cell and Molecular Biology

## Tori: Seattle Math tutor

Certified Math Tutor in Seattle, WA

...History, U.S. Government, Comparative Government, English Language and English Literature. I believe that students learn best when a seemingly complex subject is broken down into simple and logical pieces, and the pieces are made relatable and relevant to students. I also believe that for students struggling with subjects like History and English, test-taking skills are just as important as learning content. I am currently working as an AmeriCorps member at Community for Youth, a mentoring...

### Education & Certification

University of Washington - Bachelor in Arts, History, and Law, Societies, and Justice

## Sam: Seattle Math tutor

Certified Math Tutor in Seattle, WA

...student truly understand a new concept. Math, in particular, takes patience and practice, which is what I plan to impart and work on with students. Being from Alaska, I really enjoy the outdoors, especially hiking, camping, and kayaking. My friends and family, although spread out, are very important to me. I make a great effort to stay in touch with them as often as possible. At the moment I'm taking a break after a year...

### Education & Certification

Washington State University - Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering

## Michelle : Seattle Math tutor

Certified Math Tutor in Seattle, WA

...taught math for nine years, and I love what I do. The best part of my day is when my students are experiencing success and confidence in their math skills. I've taught Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Precalculus, and Calculus. Trigonometry has always been a solid part of my Algebra 2 and Precalculus classes. Many students have said they understand math after I've explained it. My goal is to help my students reach their...

### Education & Certification

Union College - Bachelor of Science, Mathematics Education

Walls Walla University - Master of Arts Teaching, Curriculum & Instruction

State Certified Teacher

## Catherine: Seattle Math tutor

Certified Math Tutor in Seattle, WA

...for release as fry (juvenile fish). Math is exciting to tutor, especially using manipulatives and other forms of representation-we can do that visually online as we work together. Reading for fun is one of my hobbies, but I know how to inspire struggling readers and teach them techniques for making sense of what they're reading. I would describe my tutoring style as rigorous, positive and focused on each individual student and what they need and...

### Education & Certification

California State University, East Bay - Bachelor in Arts, Liberal Studies, Biological Sciences

Holy Names University - Unknown, Teaching Certifications

## Michael: Seattle Math tutor

Certified Math Tutor in Seattle, WA

...in philosophy and a minor in mathematics at the University of Washington, I was fortunate to be exposed to very different learning and teaching styles. I also learned to appreciate that very smart people can think in very different ways from each other and that people who are outstanding at some subjects inevitably need help with others. I always bring this insight to bear on tutoring, where I work together with the student to find...

### Education & Certification

University of Washington - Bachelor in Arts, Philosophy

## Henry: Seattle Math tutor

Certified Math Tutor in Seattle, WA

...tutor. The flexible schedule means I can travel and have waaaaaay more awesome hobbies than any one man should be allowed to have, basically Indiana Jones! If Indy were a barefoot chemist, and also a future carny... Anyway I really enjoy nerding out about science and science-like things, green/nuclear energy(!!!), videogames, politics, or fantasy. I read a looooot of fantasy and sci-fi! So c'mon, learn something from the most interesting man for the job: MysterRay

### Education & Certification

Lewis & Clark College - Bachelors, Mathematics and Chemistry

## Monica: Seattle Math tutor

Certified Math Tutor in Seattle, WA

...got to make learning fun and exciting. I loved the look on a kid’s face when they learned something new. Later throughout my undergrad I got several other opportunities in education as an interpreter at the Burke Museum and as a TAA for the ESS Department at the University of Washington. I had lots of fun working with the Burke Museum, and as a TAA and am looking forward to working with more students in...

### Education & Certification

University of Washington - Bachelor of Science, Earth and Space Sciences

### Private Math Tutoring in Seattle, WA

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## Seattle Math Tutoring FAQ

If you or your student are having trouble with math, reach out to Varsity Tutors so that we can help you connect with Seattle math tutors. While math is a subject that can be full of complexity and difficulty, it can be a valuable subject to gain proficiency in as it is used in a variety of careers and in everyday life. Students who are frustrated with math often believe that it has little important because they aren't planning on going into a math-related career. However, many standardized tests have math sections, and everyday activities are made easier if you have at least a basic understanding of a range of math topics.

Some students develop a dislike of math at an early age because of how difficult it can be. This can lead to a negative attitude that leads to students avoiding math, which only widens the gap in their math knowledge. Seattle math tutoring can help with this because you can work with a knowledgeable instructor who can describe math concepts in detail so that you can gain a better understanding. If you could use some support and guidance with math, get in touch with one of our educational consultants so that they can get you started with Seattle math tutoring.

How is studying with Seattle math tutors different than learning in a regular classroom?

One of the features of classroom learning is that you are often sharing the classroom with numerous other students. The amount of students in class often correlates with how much individual attention a teacher can provide to their students. This isn't a problem when you study with Seattle math tutors because you will be the only student studying with them during a study session. You can receive their full attention and they can work with you to develop a customized study plan that plays to your strengths and helps you get the most out of each study session.

If a teacher sticks to a strict curriculum, they may not be able to spend much time on any one concept. This is often the case even if several students in the class are having a tough time understanding something. Private instruction can also help with this as you have control over the pace with which you go through the content. If you are struggling with Euclidean geometry, your instructor can go over it with you for as long as you need to before moving on to any other topics. This can also work in the opposite direction where you can quickly move past topics that you're already comfortable with.

Your student's teacher may also lack the time to be able to teach concepts using multiple methods. This can lead to some students getting left behind if the way their teacher presents content may not fit well with their preferred learning style. A private instructor can help with this as they can identify your specific learning style and devise a study plan that matches up with it. For example, if you are a physical learner, your personal mentor can develop activities that can help you use your math knowledge in practical ways. There are many practical uses for math so it can be helpful to actually work with math in ways that are useful in real life. This approach can facilitate your understanding of the concepts while also helping you stay engaged with the content.

What are some of the benefits of working with Seattle math tutors near me?

One of the major benefits of working with Seattle math tutors is that they have the ability to work with students at a variety of ages and skill levels. If you have a child who is having a tough time with elementary school math, it may be a wise decision to get them help sooner rather than later. The math skills students learn in elementary school build the foundation that they will need throughout their math education. For example, if your student doesn't learn how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide properly in elementary school, they won't be able to navigate their way through more complicated concepts like percent change, work rate, and statistical data as they get older. It is also important to ensure that students at this age don't develop bad habits or a negative relationship with math.

The frustration that often comes along with struggling in math can cause students to avoid the subject as much as possible. This can be harmful as your student gets older because it may prevent them from continuing to develop their skills. It can be beneficial for your student to have someone to talk to who understands what they're experiencing. The personalized nature of private instruction can lead to your student building enough of a rapport with their personal mentor that they feel comfortable enough to talk to them about their frustrations. It can be useful for their instructor as they can use their frustrations to shape the way they build a study plan for your student.

While private tutoring is traditionally thought of as something for students who are struggling, Seattle math tutoring can be beneficial for students who are already proficient in math as well. For students who excel at math, there is a possibility that they may get bored in a regular classroom because their teacher may not go into as much detail on certain subjects as they would like. Working with a private instructor can help with this because they can provide a more in-depth analysis on the topics that interest your student the most.

How can I fit Seattle math tutoring into my already hectic schedule?

Finding time for extra study sessions can be a significant obstacle to overcome. But it doesn't have to be insurmountable, as the flexibility provided by Seattle math tutoring makes it easy for you to connect with a quality instructor. You can pick between online and in-person instruction based on your needs. One of the benefits of online Seattle math tutoring is that it eliminates the need for you to have to commute to meet up with your instructor. You can interact with them through video chat in our Live Learning Platform from any location with access to the internet, such as the Capitol Hill Branch of the Seattle Public Library or your home.

Online instruction also provides the benefit of being able to collaborate with your academic mentor through shared documents and a virtual whiteboard within our Live Learning Platform. These resources can prove valuable because they can help you work through math problems in detail with Seattle math tutors. They can observe you as you work through them so that they can easily identify where you went wrong if you happen to answer a question incorrectly.

How can I get started with Seattle math tutors near me?

Getting started with Seattle math tutors is as simple as getting in touch with one of our expert educational consultants. They can answer any questions you have about tutoring and the ways in which it can benefit you. If you are looking for math assistance for either yourself or your student, contact Varsity Tutors today so that we can help you connect with the best Seattle math tutors.

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