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Starlie tutors in Seattle, WA

Starlie C.

Private tutor in Seattle, WA

Education

Occidental College - Bachelors, Physics , University of Southern California - Masters, Teaching

Experience

I'm a tutor based in Seattle, Washington, where I enjoy playing music, watching soccer, and making art when I'm not in the classroom. I have my bachelor's degree in physics from Occidental College as well as a masters and secondary math credential. While I love math now, that wasn't always the case for me. In high school, I thought math was extremely boring, and didn't like how little creativity the class allowed. However, as I grew up I began to fall in love with math, appreciating its ability to be used as a modeling tool for just about anything. That's what led me to become a credentialed math teacher. After finishing my education, I worked in the Los Angeles Unified School District for four years. I learned how to connect with my students during that time, and developed a set of tools that have served me well as an educator ever since. As a tutor, I strive to help students understand difficult math concepts in a holistic way. I won't just have your child repeat math exercises. Instead, I will discuss with them and explain to them how math works, implementing strategies from Kagan and Equity and Access to help keep your child engaged along the way. I firmly believe that every student has the ability to master the subject of math.

Availability

Weekdays at any time, Weekends at any time

Can Meet

Up to 30 minutes away at my regular hourly rate

Hobbies

I enjoy learning and teaching math and science, watching soccer, playing music, doing arts and crafts, and playing with animals.

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