Chioma A.

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Friendly Numeracy Tutor

I love teaching Numeracy,and sharing Numeracy puzzles,but most of all i love to see students begin to share my enthusiasm and passion for the subject. I know how daunting Numeracy can be, and i take great care to ensure that a blend of student-tutor chemistry, reassurance, support, and excellent teaching all help even the most mathematically disinclined.

I always make sure that tutoring is a two-way experience, where the client can drive towards what they want to learn, and I help guide them in the right direction.

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Prepclass Tutor Since: August 2017

My name is Chioma, I am a graduate of Economics Education from the University of Port Harcourt. I am also a member of the Teachers' Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN).

As an educationist, I went through the compulsory teaching practice for 2 years for effective teaching and learning process. I have taught Literacy and Numeracy to Primary School Students for over three years.

I believe the best teachers are personable and distinguished by their ability to engage. My experience has further taught me how important it is that teachers are professional, patient, and organised. I find it incredibly rewarding when my students do well, so I am always committed to going the extra mile to ensure they achieve their goals.

I am a big advocate of making sure students are equipped with all the tools to learn that will benefit them outside of our sessions , such as organisation and effective study techniques. I believe that it is really important that students learn to break problems down in a logical way so that they have the ability to tackle problems that might initially seem foreign - whether in academics or in life!

I spend a lot of time asking questions to make sure they truly understand the concepts and then get them to teach it back to me as a way of clarifying their understanding. I try to come up with creative ways to learn and enforce concepts that are applicable to the real world.

Experience
  • Class Teacher
    Jan 2017 - Dec 2017

    Rex Genus School

    Identify each child according to their abilities. Teach children according to their ability and pace. Teach children in reasoning, logic way answering task. Conduct test and examination. Assess each child according to class performance and grades. Assist children in task. Teach children not just in the classroom setting.

  • Enthusiastic Literacy and Numeracy Tutor
    Aug 2017 - Present

    Tutor Prepclass ng Ltd

    I realised as a young child that the students who did best were the ones who enjoyed their work the most. And so my approach is simple: identify what it is that my pupils enjoy, and try to expand their area of interest from there. Some pupils enjoy simple rules that explain exam technique; others prefer to have English linked to other disciplines, such as History, Philosophy, or even sport. Some pupils prefer medieval poetry, and some prefer non-fiction. Some pupils write stories in their spare time; some love reading but find holding a pen painful. Communication and openness are the key to my approach, and I aim for my pupils to not just meet their goals, but to excel in them.

Education
  • B.Sc Education & Economics
    Apr 2009 - Jun 2014

    University of Port Harcourt