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Tutor profile: Mekenna B.

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Mekenna B.
Classroom and one-on-one teacher for 9 years
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About Mekenna

About Mekenna
Inspired by the ah-ha moments, teaching and mentoring has become more of a lifestyle than a trade; teaching and mentoring has become my favorite way to give back to the community. As my teaching career has expanded, my desire to help more students as exponentiated. While continuing to teach in the classroom and one-on-one, I hope to conduct research that will influence the educational system on the national level. I am currently aspiring towards graduate school in order to research the connections between neural development and mathematical...

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
I have 9 years of teaching experience in one-on-one, group, and classroom settings with my area of expertise being in mathematics. I have worked with students ages 5 years old to 30 years old on number sense/fluency, pre-algebra, algebra I,II, trigonometry, calculus, statistics, SAT/ACT math, and advanced theoretical mathematics.
Education
Azusa Pacific University
Applied Mathematics
Bachelor's Degree
2014 - 2019
Azusa Pacific University
Humanities
Bachelor's Degree
2014 - 2018

Work Experience

Work Experience
Self-Employed, Private Math Tutor
2010 - Present
Age groups have included pre-k, 2nd/3rd grade, 5th-7th grade, High School, and College students. Subjects have included number sense / numerical fluency, pre-algebra, Algebra I,II, Trigonometry, Calculus I,II, SAT/ACT Math. Appointments have occurred in person and online.
Mathnasium of Hacienda Heights, Math Instructor
2018 - 2018
Coached pre-K to 12th grade students on the principles of mathematics by engaging students with the Mathnasium curriculum resulting in a 15-25% increase in their test scores. Fortified past mathematical comprehension for each student while maintaining progress in his or her current grade level. Cultivated a calm atmosphere while maintaining a spirit of fun and excitement.
Azusa Calculates, Math Tutor
2017 - 2018
Group tutor for 9th - 11th grade students at Azusa High School and Glendora High School. During the group sessions, we discussed homework and test questions for Common Core's Integrated I,II, and III.
Azusa Pacific University - Center for Career and Calling, Logistics Intern
2017 - 2018
Performed statistical data analytics using SPSS in order to determine office efficiency and productivity. Communicated monthly statistics using infographics and written reports including descriptions, tables, and graphs. Managed the front desk in order to ensure client satisfaction.
Azusa Pacific University - Department of Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics, Self-Paced Mathematics Teacher's Assistant
2016 - 2018
Helped college students to advance in their self-paced mathematics program called Aleks. Answered all questions and directed students towards additional resources to continue their mathematical development after the course.
Azusa Pacific University - Department of Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics, Introduction to Statistics Teacher's Assistant
2016 - 2017
Coached the Introduction to Statistics class on the utilization of SPSS software for survey analysis. Revised and finalized student survey analytic reports.
Azusa Pacific University - Department of Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics, Discrete Mathematics and Proof Teacher's Assistant
2015 - 2016
Taught course problem sessions in order to fortify student progress on the principles of logical reasoning and proof writing. Developed lesson plans directly with the professor in order to maximize the impact of the problem sessions on mathematical development.
Mathnasium of San Marcos, Math Instructor
2012 - 2015
Coached pre-K to 12th grade students on the principles of mathematics by engaging students with the Mathnasium curriculum resulting in a 15-25% increase in their test scores. Fortified past mathematical comprehension for each student while maintaining progress in his or her current grade level. Cultivated a calm atmosphere while maintaining a spirit of fun and excitement.

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