Tiokpat N.

Numerical Reasoning Tutor

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In my tutoring sessions for this course, I find out what job level my student is preparing for. That is, if it's for the graduate level or the senior management level as this determines the level of difficulty of the examination/test as well.

I assess my student initially to know the areas/topics that prove the most challenging, we work on grasping the basic concepts of those topics and then apply them to revision questions.

Once all topics have been covered, we will make use of materials/revision questions to ensure the student is thoroughly grounded and knows what is expected in the examinations.

I conduct mock examinations/tests on my students to also help them know the level of their preparedness.

We would also take into consideration the fact that the examination is a time based one and as such, every second counts so in our tutorial sessions, we would work on also effectively managing the time.

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About

I have more than 7 years experience of providing personal tutorship internationally and locally to different education cadres ranging from Postgraduate to undergraduate to post UTME to A level, SAT, GMAT, SHL, IGCSE, GRE and secondary level students.

As an educator, I am hugely enthusiastic about all my subjects and believe it is vital to create a supportive, enjoyable and productive learning environment for students.

I have also understood the different methods and strategies on how to eliminate the fear of learning with my students, I give my students a deeper understanding of subject concepts and encourage them to be curious and interested in the subject that is being taught. This helps them excel at the tougher topics and styles of questions, and ultimately gives that edge required to get the top grades.

For me, it is very vital that my students gain a comprehensive understanding of how to decipher examination questions and the way they are marked and it is equally important for the student feel confident, calm and capable when under these examination conditions.

I totally understand how terrifying these examinations can be, for this reason, we will start from the basics depending on the proficiency level of student, we would work on practice/past questions on whatever exam they are preparing for. The essence of this is to help my students understand the format of the kind of questions they are to expect when they actually sit for the examination.

We would do mock tests, to also help with their time management skills because all of these examinations are also time based.

I am flexible in my approach, I have a good knowledge of curriculum and exam board specifications. I am passionate about what I teach, and strive to promote a love of learning in my students.

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Education

  • B.ENG Chemical Engineering

    Sep 2005 - Aug 2010

    Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University

  • B.Sc Post Graduate Diploma in Education

    Feb 2017 - Nov 2017

    National Teachers' Institute

Experience

  • Tutor

    Jul 2016 - Mar 2018

    Unique School Of Studies

    I teach Physics/Mathematics and Chemistry For UTME/WAEC and NECO Students. I also Teach GMAT/GRE,SAT,ACT and also IGCSE mathematics/physics and chemistry. I assessed my students to discover their strengths and weaknesses I adapt my lesson plans to suit the students' learning style I ensure that the recommended curriculum is being used whilst teaching my students I assign homework, tasks after lessons have been completed I conduct revision of lessons before examination or tests begin.

  • Teacher

    Sep 2012 - Nov 2014

    Rightway Academy

    I taught Mathematics/Basic Texhnology in JSS1 to JSS3 Classes. Presenting lessons in a comprehensive manner and using audio/visual means to facilitate learning. •Providing individualised instruction to each student thereby promoting interactive learning. •Creating and distributing educational content (notes, summaries, assignments etc). •Assessing and recording students’ progress and providing grades and feedback.

  • Teacher

    Sep 2014 - Aug 2015

    JIMMIK Surestart Academy

    I taught Mathematics in JSS 3 to SS1 Classes. Conduct an assessment with my students before I begin to plan the style of tutoring that best fits them whilst preparing for the examination 2Creating interesting lesson notes and drawing out interactive plans to carry out these lessons. 3 Created and maintained a serene and fun learning environment while also keeping the students occupied with learning enabling activities. 4. Gave out Classwork and Homework to assess the assimilation of the students while also correcting them if they err.