Serving Northern Virginia and Washington, DC
For many students, the mere mention of the word “math” can produce immediate and noticeable anxiety. This can result from a variety of factors. For younger students, for example, the challenge may stem from trouble understanding concepts like fractions, decimals, or multi-step word problems. For middle school and high school students, the way the material is being taught in the traditional classroom may be the issue. Others may experience difficulty recalling facts or comprehending the logical relationship between numbers.
No matter what aspect of math is causing your child to struggle – and whether it is with elementary math or a college-level course – our top-credentialed tutors have the experience, compassion, and energy to make learning math a fun, rewarding, and success-producing process. In fact, one hour with an Educational Connections tutor delivers twice the value of an hour with other services.
One reason for this success is the variety of research-proven strategies our tutors rely on to deliver results, including:
- the use of manipulatives and multi-sensory approaches to engage students
- the introduction of rhymes and games for younger students
- recall strategies, such as work from known facts, finger tricks, and recognizing patterns
In addition, our tutors do not deliver strategies in a cookie-cutter fashion like many other tutoring services. Rather, a program is customized to meet the unique needs of your child’s specific learning style. This approach not only enables us to offer superior tutoring and test prep that fosters success, but also an enjoyable, stress-reducing experience for both students and their parents.
Math tutors are available in the following subject areas:
- Elementary Math
- 7th Grade Math
- Algebra I
- Algebra II
Serving the following locations:
- Great Falls
I cannot say enough amazing words about Miss Cindy and what a perfect match EC made when you placed her and Nico together. He has thrived over the last 18+months with the consistent, focused engagement that Miss Cindy has provided. She is patient, kind, motivating and I have seen firsthand the talent and professionalism she brings to her tutoring. Essentially she has been a tremendous part of Nico's continued success in learning and a special person to our entire family. While we know Nico will struggle to learn, he has worked so hard and we as parents and his teachers at school see his great progress....and that is only through him working so hard and others believing in him. His teachers and supporters including Miss Cindy have made the difference and for this, we are profoundly grateful and hopeful. Nico is a beautiful and bright boy who is full of life and love and we will continue to support him in every way possible.
Natalie, Jun 18, 2018
I wanted you to know how pleased we have been with your services! Our daughter has improved her grade so much in Algebra. Karen has been really good for her and our daughter has been able to understand the materials.
Sally, Jun 8, 2018
I am compelled to tell you how incredible Ashley is as a tutor. Let's start with the fact that she arrived every day on time and got right down to business and she stayed until the hour ended, every time. Ashley is someone who has a gift. She knows exactly how to take concepts and pull them off the page to help students learn. For example, she once came into the kitchen and asked for a glass of water to dramatize volume to our child. She would often tell our child, "I showed you how to do it, now I want you to teach it back to me." She never came unprepared, she always had worksheets, problems for our child to work on in case there was not much math homework or a quiz to study for. Her goal was always to make sure that our child truly understood the concepts that they were working on. It has made a world of difference to our child to have Ashley's support and knowledge.
Beth, May 31, 2018
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