10 Nov Manhattan Middle and High School Math Tutor
MANHATTAN MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL MATH TUTOR
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Themba Tutors claims that finding the right learning and coaching professional can determine the success of your child’s learning experience. That is the difference we strive to make in our student’s lives.
The first step in successful tutoring is matching you with the right professional. That is why we go out of our way to work with only professionals who understand and share Themba Tutors’ vision and goals. We are committed to providing professional tutors, learning specialists, and coaches to our students who are:
➡ Friendly, patient, and approachable so that students feel comfortable asking questions or requesting to revisit lessons they may have missed.
➡ Subject matter experts with a strong understanding of the developmental skills required for each subject
➡ Committed to providing individual attention to each student and their families, which teachers frequently cannot offer in a traditional classroom setting.
➡ Student-centered in developing a customized learning plan that considers the student’s ability and skills so that learning progresses at their own pace, without the pressure of completing coursework within a certain time frame.
We never compromise on our tutors’ qualifications, which is why we only hire highly trained experts in their field. Our tutors hold advanced degrees in education and learning differences. Our tutors and coaches are well-qualified to help your child’s specific areas of need, as evidenced by their impressive track records in tutoring.
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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.
Regular tutoring sessions with us have been shown to help students improve their math skills. View our clients’ testimonials. They may only require assistance when confronted with new math concepts. Or they could be reviewing material they learned in the past to perform well on college entrance exams. We communicate with our clients regularly and adapt to their needs.
Our Manhattan middle and high school math tutors, teach math to elementary, middle, and high school students in Pre-algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Trigonometry, Trigonometry, Pre-calculus, and Calculus 1. He also specializes in teaching students with ADHD/ADD, executive functioning skills disorder, and autism spectrum disorder.
As effective math tutors, our Manhattan middle and high school math tutors constantly updates his skills to ensure that our students receive the assistance they require to succeed. Some of our top priorities are communication, patience, and cheerfulness. This is designed to make our students feel at ease enough to learn.
MEET OUR MANHATTAN MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL MATH TUTORS, WHO COULD COME TO YOUR HOME
High School Mathematics Teacher Completing Master’s Thesis and transitioning into his Doctoral Research at Teachers College, Columbia University
Blake received a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mathematics with high honors at East Stroudsburg University. He is a master’s candidate at Teachers College, Columbia University with all graduate courses completed and 567 hours of student teaching experience. Blake is currently working on finishing his master’s thesis and beginning work on his doctoral research. Blake has been a professional, full-time high school mathematics teacher in New Jersey for the past 4 years. He has experience working with students who have IEPs/504 plans and loves to find unique ways to make mathematics more fun and less intimidating. Blake has taught a wide variety of mathematical topics, from middle school mathematics up to calculus at the high school level.
Blake has been involved in volunteering for New York Cares since 2017 and has been seeking to make a difference in the community. In both 2017 and 2020, Blake received a presidential service award and the New York City Mayoral Recognition award.
In his spare time, Blake is additionally passionate about photography and editing his photos to look like colorful paintings. This creativity spills over in his teaching style, as he is always finding ways to make mathematics more approachable for students through creative activities and visual aids. Blake is a compassionate instructor seeking to help students thrive and recognize the power of their genuine abilities.
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 STEM Education and Master’s in Applied Math
John has years of experience tutoring beginning in undergrad at Yeshiva University where he received his B.A. in Mathematics & Physics (and a minor in Arts!) He continued on to a Master’s from Columbia University in STEM Education and finished his second Master’s in Applied Math also at Columbia University. Throughout this time he has been teaching in a variety of roles, from Elementary School to the University level, specializing in Mathematics at all levels. Additionally, he enjoys helping students develop their skills in coding and engineering.
Math: Arithmetic, Algebra 1 & 2, Geometry, Precalculus, (AP) Calculus, Multivariable Calculus, Linear Algebra, Probability, Differential Equations. Physics: Earth Science, (AP) Physics.
As a teacher, connecting to his students in a meaningful way is one of the most powerful experiences; he believes them to be truly impactful and far-reaching. He has found success making content like math feel fun for even the most anxious or specialized needs student. John takes a humanistic approach to learning, one that recognizes each person as a whole, who comes to learning with their own unique context. These aspects are not only key in learning new material but also in finding meaning and purpose in those same topics within their own lives. His goal is to get to know his student and, beyond that, empower them to get to know themselves and their style in learning as they work on each problem.He wants to help them rediscover the material in a new light, in a way that better connects to the student's life, world, and interests. He myself grew up with a whirlwind of influences, languages and cultures and enjoys a diverse range of interests; his most recent passion is bouldering! He hopes to uncover your student’s potential and bring them a new love of learning.
Master’s in Elementary Education, Bachelor’s in Political Science & French
Daniel received his bachelor’s degree in Political Science and French at Northwestern University in 2015. He received his master’s degree in Elementary Education (Grades 1-6) and his certification in Students with Disabilities (Grades 1-6) from the Hunter College School of Education in 2017 and 2018. In between degrees, Daniel spent a year teaching English at Lycée Alexis Monteil in Rodez, France. There, he supported high school and pre-university students to prepare for future careers where English conversational skills will be critical.
Daniel started his teaching career at East Harlem Scholars Academies, where he trained in their yearlong Teacher Residency Program.
After graduating, he moved to their middle school, where he spent five years as an ICT teacher in math classrooms ranging from grades 6-8. During this time, Daniel also supported reading, writing, and science instruction, test prep (including for the SHSAT), and executive functioning skills. For the past two years, Daniel has transitioned to a new role as a 6th-grade math teacher at School of the Future, a public middle/high school in Manhattan.
In the classroom, Daniel looks for ways to make math accessible to all types of learners through visual and auditory supports, targeted discussions, and math manipulatives. He also looks for ways to show their knowledge, including drawings, writing, and audio recording. Through these tools, Daniel looks to provide students with problem-solving and critical-thinking skills that will support them across subjects and even outside of school. Along with his teaching duties, Daniel also coaches soccer, baseball, and fencing after school (he even started fencing programs at two separate schools!). Daniel enjoys playing the piano and reading mystery or fantasy novels in his spare time.
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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