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BROOKLYN MATH TUTOR FOR ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS
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1:1 Elementary and Middle School Math Tutoring/Coaching, All Ages, All Learners
Do you want to find the best elementary and middle school math tutor in Brooklyn? Your child will benefit from Themba Tutors’ math tutoring in reaching his or her full potential. Our tutors are mentors who have been thoroughly vetted and brilliant and caring educators. We guarantee a superior educational experience and individual attention to each student’s learning style and needs.
Our elementary math tutors have years of experience teaching elementary school students the following:
Counting and Cardinality
➡ Know number names and the count sequence.
➡ Count to tell the number of objects.
➡ Compare numbers.
Operations and Algebraic Thinking
➡ Understand addition as putting together and adding to, and understand subtraction as taking apart and taking from.
➡ Represent and solve problems involving multiplication and division
➡ Use the four operations with whole numbers to solve problems.
➡ Write and interpret numerical expressions.
➡ Analyze patterns and relationships.
Number and Operations in Base Ten
➡ Work with numbers 11-19 to gain foundations for place value.
➡ Extend the counting sequence.
➡ Understand place value.
➡ Use place value understanding and properties of operations to add and subtract.
➡ Use place value understanding and properties of operations to perform multi-digit arithmetic.
➡ Represent and solve problems involving addition and subtraction.
➡ Understand and apply properties of operations and the relationship between addition and subtraction.
➡ Add and subtract within 20.
➡ Work with addition and subtraction equations.
➡ Work with equal groups of objects to gain foundations for multiplication.
➡ Generalize place value understanding for multi-digit whole numbers.
➡ Perform operations with multi-digit whole numbers and with decimals to hundredths.
➡ Read, write, and compare decimals to thousandths.
Measurement and Data
➡ Measure lengths indirectly and by iterating length units.
➡ Tell and write time.
➡ Represent and interpret data.
➡ Describe and compare measurable attributes.
➡ Measure and estimate lengths in standard units.
➡ Relate addition and subtraction to length
➡ Work with time and money.
➡ Solve problems involving measurement and estimation of intervals of time, liquid volumes, and masses of objects.
➡ Solve problems involving measurement and conversion of measurements from a larger unit to a smaller unit.
➡ Geometric measurement: understand concepts of angle and measure angles.
➡ Geometric measurement: understand concepts of volume and relate volume to multiplication and to addition.
➡ Convert like measurement units within a given measurement system.
➡ Identify and describe shapes (squares, circles, triangles, rectangles, hexagons, cubes, cones, cylinders, and spheres).
➡ Analyze, compare, create, and compose shapes.
➡ Reason with shapes and their attributes.
➡ Graph points on the coordinate plane to solve real-world and mathematical problems.
➡ Classify two-dimensional figures into categories based on their properties.
Number and Operations—Fractions
➡ Develop understanding of fractions as numbers.
➡ Extend understanding of fraction equivalence and ordering.
➡ Build fractions from unit fractions by applying and extending previous understandings of operations on
➡ Understand decimal notation for fractions, and compare decimal fractions.
➡ Draw and identify lines and angles, and classify shapes by properties of their lines and angles.
➡ Use equivalent fractions as a strategy to add and subtract fractions.
➡ Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division to multiply and divide fractions.
Our middle school math tutors understand how difficult the transition to middle school math can be. We tutor the following:
Ratios and Proportional Relationships
➡ Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems.
The Number System
➡ Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division to divide fractions by fractions.
➡ Compute fluently with multi-digit numbers and find common factors and multiples.
➡ Apply and extend previous understandings of numbers to the system of rational numbers.
➡ Know that there are numbers that are not rational, and approximate them by rational numbers.
Expressions and Equations
➡ Apply and extend previous understandings of arithmetic to algebraic expressions.
➡ Reason about and solve one-variable equations and inequalities.
➡ Represent and analyze quantitative relationships between dependent and independent variables.
➡ Work with radicals and integer exponents.
➡ Understand the connections between proportional relationships, lines, and linear equations.
➡ Analyze and solve linear equations and pairs of simultaneous linear equations.
➡ Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving area, surface area, and volume.
➡ Understand congruence and similarity using physical models, transparencies, or geometry software.
➡ Understand and apply the Pythagorean Theorem.
➡ Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving volume of cylinders, cones, and spheres.
Statistics and Probability
➡ Develop understanding of statistical variability.
➡ Summarize and describe distributions.
➡ Investigate patterns of association in bivariate data.
➡ Define, evaluate, and compare functions.
➡ Use functions to model relationships between quantities.
Understanding the fundamental concepts and applying them in the real world is critical. From the first day of tutoring, you will notice our complete dedication to assisting you or your child comprehending the material and improving their ability and confidence.
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Students of all ages receive one-on-one guidance in all instructional materials, exam preparation, and executive function therapy. At Themba Tutors, we take the time to help students and clients appreciate their strengths and succeed in areas where they need to improve. We offer personalized tools for each of our clients to help them become more aware of their individual needs as they work toward short-term goals. These skills will assist our students/clients in achieving their long-term goals.
We recognize that math can be difficult and intimidating at times. It can, however, be fascinating, exciting, and even enjoyable. Our brilliant and caring tutors are here to assist you.
We have an army of enthusiastic math brainiacs ready to help you crack that problem set and ace that test, whether you’re a student who has always done well in math and is having trouble with an assignment or chapter.
Whether you want a refresher session or ongoing tutoring for extra support and enrichment, our Brooklyn math tutor will return you to the magic of math!
Our Brooklyn math tutor explains math conceptually, tactically, and with real-world examples, so students are not on the outside looking in.
MEET OUR BROOKLYN MATH TUTORS WHO COULD COME TO YOUR HOME
Master’s in Mathematics Education
Jeffrey has a master’s degree in Mathematics Education (5-9) from Brooklyn College. He also holds a bachelor’s of arts degree in Computer Information Systems from New York City College of Technology. Certified in teaching math, he has worked for the Department of Education for the past eleven years, interacting with many students from diverse academic backgrounds. He has taught grades 6 – 8, including general education, Integrated Co-Teaching (ICT)/Collaborative Team-Teaching (CTT), and the gifted and talented classes.
Jeffrey has prepared students for the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT) for the past six years. As a private tutor, Jeffrey is skilled at working with grades 2-8.
While building a relationship with his students, he supports their learning styles using various techniques customed towards their learning needs. Aside from working with students without learning needs, Jeffrey is skilled in teaching students with various behavioral and learning disabilities such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. He also educates students who are hearing impaired.
Jeffrey is a life-long learner who loves helping students overcome their math fears and struggles. His philosophy is that math is a language used daily, and he feels that every student can learn it with the right support system. His way of helping students is to meet them where they are and provide multiple entry points to solving math problems. He takes advantage of spiraling, incorporating skills from previous grades and concepts that students will encounter in the future. Jeffrey’s students will learn underlying skills to solve their math problems. Jeffrey’s passions are traveling the world and experiencing the rich and diverse cultures that it has to offer and baseball, basketball, and football.
Master’s in Leadership in Math Education, Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics
Evan has over 20 years of experience as a math educator for students of all ages. He received his Bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Bucknell University and earned his Master of Science in Leadership in Math Education from the Bank Street College of Education. Evan began his career at the Poly Prep School in Brooklyn, where he taught Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, and Pre-Calculus. He then became Department Chair at Democracy Prep Charter High School, where over 98% of his students were successful on the NYS Regents exams, and over 70% earned above a 3 on the AP Calculus exam. Evan also has extensive experience preparing students for standardized entrance exams, including SHSAT, ACT, and SAT. In 2013, Evan was selected for the Master Teacher Fellowship through the Math for America Organization.
In 2014, he received the Gold Standard in Teaching Award from the Excellent Schools Network. Currently, Evan is the Regional Math Director for the KIPP school district, where he leads curriculum development and provides math education coaching and professional development to teachers and school leaders. He is also an adjunct graduate professor of mathematics at Bank Street College of Education.
Evan approaches math instruction through exploration. Students learn by doing, with purposeful scaffolding, to become more confident problem solvers and make meaning of the math that they are learning. He is a mathematical content expert and can deftly support someone in any math task by unpacking what they know already and then helping to guide what they can try next. Evan is also a skilled coach who works adaptively with other students and adults. One of his greatest strengths is active listening and truly seeking to understand what someone else is expressing, then meeting them where they are. He embodies a growth mindset in every endeavor and works to pull out strengths from each individual person as their tutor.
When taking a break from education, Evan is an avid fan of New York sports teams (he especially loves basketball, baseball, and football). He enjoys attending sporting events with his family and has been to half of the major league baseball stadiums in the country so far; his goal is to attend a game at all 32!
Master’s in Math Education
Aaron received his bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurial Studies and Small Business Management from George Washington University and worked in the music business for five years at The Blue Note Jazz Club, BB King Blues Club, and 21st Century Artists Management before becoming a teacher. Aaron brought all of this knowledge and experience to his teaching career through the New York City Teaching Fellows and completed his Master’s Degree in Math Education at Brooklyn College.
Aaron has been a middle school mathematics teacher for 15 years at Middle School 88 in Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY. Aaron is now the longest-tenured math teacher at MS88 and currently leads the team of 6th-grade math teachers.
Aaron is a Model Teacher in the New York City Department of Education, a Math for America Master Teaching Fellow, a BetterLesson Blended Master Teaching Fellow, and a Fund for Teachers Fellow, having spent a summer in Tokyo studying pedagogy from Tetsuya Miyamoto, the creator of KenKen Puzzles. Over the last ten years, Aaron has led two separate teams of teachers to create the Teach to One: Math blended learning program and the Summit integrated learning program at MS88, both built around the idea that students should be in charge of their learning and learn at their own pace.
Aaron believes passionately in positive 1:1 student-teacher relationships and has always loved being a tutor. He is down to earth and brings his many passions to mathematics, including travel and wilderness backpacking in his beloved Sierra Nevada mountains in California.
Master’s in English Education, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing
Rachel graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from CUNY Brooklyn College. She returned to Brooklyn College to complete her Master’s Degree in English Education. At the same time, she attended Touro College for additional certification in Special Education. Rachel holds dual professional licensure in English and Special Education for grades 7 through 12. She has attended multiple professional development training sessions on curriculum and wrote the entire 7th-grade curriculum at her previous school.
Rachel has primarily worked with middle and high school students, but her experience at an alternative high school has allowed her to work with students as old as twenty.
She has worked with many populations: gifted, general education, English Language Learners, and students with autism, learning disabilities, and behavioral disorders. Currently, Rachel works as a SETSS provider for middle school students; she provides additional support in both math and English. She also teaches SHSAT prep on the weekends and has taught PSAT and SAT prep for the past ten years.
Rachel considers executive functioning skills to be life skills. She teaches her students how to manage their time and effort by having them do it repeatedly and giving them positive feedback. She also teaches and stresses good study habits, encourages the use of planners and checklists to reach the right goals, and knows that kids need breaks to reorganize, regroup, and get their minds back on track.
Rachel believes the keys to successful learning include patience and a willingness to try multiple approaches. She often begins her sessions with an assessment to understand how her students learn. In her ten years of teaching, she has put together a lot of primary and supplementary materials that help students do well in math, reading, writing, and understanding literary elements and devices.
Rachel is a native New Yorker, born and raised in Brooklyn, who now lives in Staten Island with her husband, two children, and rescue pup! She enjoys reading classic literature, learning new culinary techniques, giving back to her community, and spending time with her family.
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We have expertise in:
- Online Tutoring/Coaching
- English, and English Language and Arts (ELA)
- Reading (Grades 1-12, and College)
- College Application Essay
- Writing (School-Age, College, and Adult)
- Song, Poetry, and Creative Writing
- Handwriting Tutors
- Math (Grades 1 to 12, College, Adult)
- Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, and Algebra II
- Pre-Calculus and Calculus
- Math Word Problems
- Exeter Math
- Biology (High School Biology, and AP Biology)
- Earth Science
- History and Social Studies
- Foreign Languages
- Test Prep (SAT, GRE, SHSAT, ISEE/SSAT, ELA, Regents, TASC, MAP Growth, LOTE Test, GED Test)
- Graduate School & Ph.D. Application Consulting
- Executive Functioning Skills (Grades 4 to 12, college, and adult)
- Adult Dyslexia Tutoring
- Adult ADHD/ADD Coaching
- Study Skills/Test Taking Tutoring
- International Baccalaureate IB Tutors
- Digital Literacy
- Computer Science
- Engineering Design
- Machine Learning
- Data Analytics, and Data Science
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