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Math is a challenging subject for many students. Without a strong foundation in arithmetic, algebra, and geometry, students often have difficulty in high school and college math. At Learner, we offer private tutoring in a wide range of math subjects for students of all ages.

Algebra is the foundation of all upper-level math and science courses. This initial overview covers expressions, variables, functions, units, quadratic equations, inequalities, and their applications in real-world scenarios.

It builds on the foundation of algebra 1 to include multi-step word problems, polynomials, radicals, exponents, and the basics of trigonometry. These topics prepare students for calculus, college algebra, physics, and success in STEM careers.

Calculus has physics, engineering, computer science, economics, and medical applications. Standard topics in this class include limits, continuity, derivatives, integrals, and differential equations.

Geometry expands on several algebra 1 topics and prepares students for algebra 2, trigonometry, and calculus. This class focuses on triangles, circles, conic sections, other shapes, and their properties.

It covers probability theory as it applies to data sets and teaches students to display and analyze data to discover trends and make predictions. Statistics has applications in countless fields, from medicine and chemistry to political science, economics, and engineering.

This practice covers sine, cosine, and tangent - the main trigonometric functions. Students learn to graph, identify, and manipulate these functions and see their applications in calculus, physics, engineering, and other industries.

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Hiring a private tutor is an investment in your child’s education and long-term success. With Learner, you can feel confident that your child is getting top-quality instruction from an expert math teacher who has the right expertise and teaching style to help your student learn.

Anette

Certified Math Tutor

Anette is an algebra expert passionate about helping her students develop a deep understanding of these key math concepts. She helps students understand the applications of algebra in other branches of math and science in real life.

Chelsea

Certified Math Tutor

With over 16 years of tutoring experience, Chelsea brings her expertise to each session to give her students customized help. She works with students at all levels and can help high school students prepare for the math section of the SAT.

Felipe P

Certified Math Tutor

Felipe has been helping students of all ages succeed in math since 2010. He’s taught everything from elementary math to college calculus courses, and he specializes in test prep for college entrance exams. Felipe also offers sessions in Spanish.

Philip

Certified Math Tutor

A high school math teacher who also tutors middle school students, Philip has experience teaching various math courses, including upper-level college calculus classes. He partners with parents and students to develop a lesson plan to address every student’s unique needs.

Zachary

Certified Math Tutor

Zachary has worked with students of all ages and specializes in providing multiple explanations and examples of problems so students can engage with the material and even have fun. He’s also an experienced ACT prep tutor.

Chris B

Certified Math Tutor

A passionate instructor who has overcome his own learning disabilities, Chris B encourages his students to guide each session so they can focus on the areas where they need help. Chris collaborates with his students to help them prepare for success in school.

Kimberly D

Certified Math Tutor

A certified Master Tutor who works with high school and college students, Kimberly D believes in tailoring her sessions to each student. She offers opportunities for each student to ask questions and build confidence in their math knowledge.

Austin

Certified Math Tutor

Austin has experience teaching math online and in-person to students of all ages. He’s also an expert in physics and computer science. He focuses on creating an environment that makes it easy for students to learn and become more comfortable with the material.

Bright

Certified Math Tutor

Bright has worked with middle school, high school, and college students. He believes that students need to have the freedom to make mistakes and share their reasoning to gain a better understanding of the material.

Victor

Certified Math Tutor

Victor is an expert teacher who adapts his lessons and teaching style to meet each student’s unique needs. He encourages students to explain their problem-solving strategies so he can address specific mistakes and help them develop better math skills for homework and tests.

**Chelsea from Learner helped me to get a ****full ride to Duke University.**

“Chelsea from Learner was the perfect match for me. She customized the training so that it would push me hard - but not too hard where I would get frustrated. I worked with Chelsea for years because she took a genuine interest in me and my future.”

"Stephanie taught me how to be more organized. I was getting Bs and Cs before I started working with her. I used to get overwhelmed before studying for a test. Stephanie taught me how to create “study guides” so I’d have all the big ideas in one place. I am now getting As and Bs and my parents are much happier."

"When I first started working with Alan, I told him I would never be good at math. I barely passed my first two years of high school math and I needed one more hard math class to graduate. Alan believed in me and worked with me on the basics. Little by little, he built up my confidence to the point where I realized I am good at math and I did well in the class."

Many studies show how beneficial one-on-one tutoring is for students of all ages. At Learner, we see the evidence all the time. Our tutors help students understand math theory and improve their problem-solving skills to see better grades and test scores quickly.

Many New York City students have trouble focusing in crowded classrooms. Our online platform gives students a safe, comfortable learning environment to ask questions and get the detailed answers needed to truly understand the material.

A good math tutor does more than help students overcome their challenges with a particular math class or topic. They enable students to understand all the practical applications of math. At Learner, we help students build a strong foundation in math, so they’re ready to meet their academic and career goals.

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Schedule a call with our Academic Advisor to identify learning goals and objectives.

We will custom match the right tutor for your child. Your initial session is commitment-free.

You have choices for online tutors in New York City, but Learner offers the best experience for students at all levels. Our instructors aren’t just graduate school students who want to earn extra cash. We only hire experienced educators who can prove their previous students made real progress.

The current mathematics standards for the state of New York come from Common Core Math Standards. The state adopted the original Common Core Standards for Mathematics in 2011. In 2017, New York adopted its current standards: New York State Next Generation Mathematics Learning Standards. This updated document results from 2 years of research on ways to improve the Common Core foundation. After working with education experts, New York revised and clarified the original standards to create the Next Generation Standards that are in place today.

Under current New York State guidelines, middle school and elementary school math classes focus on math basics, including numbers, arithmetic, functions, and algebraic thinking. High school mathematics students generally take geometry along with algebra 1 and 2, and there are several optional upper-level math classes.

The state’s Next Generation Math Standards encourage teachers to focus their efforts on helping students master key math topics that are most relevant in upper-level math classes and real-life applications. Textbooks and materials should be coherent from one year to the next, and they should be rigorous enough to fully prepare students to advance to the next math class.

New York uses standardized tests to evaluate students in the state’s schools. Students take these exams every year from 3rd grade through 8th grade. The most recent round of testing (the 2020-2021 academic year) showed a sharp drop in test attendance and test scores, which experts attribute to the school disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2021, only 20.5% of eligible New York students took the state assessment. Over half (51.5%) of those test-takers scored high enough to be considered proficient in math.

All New York City public school juniors have the opportunity to take the SAT exam for free on the designated school day. The most recent test scores available are those from 2019 before many universities dropped their SAT/ACT admissions requirements due to the challenge of testing during the pandemic. In 2019, SAT scores from New York students showed that only 20.5% of students scored well enough in math to be considered “college-ready.”

New York City students can find local math tutors with diverse qualifications and rates. However, online tutoring is a better option for many students, especially those with busy schedules. Students don’t have to travel across the city to meet with a tutor in person with an online tutor. They can log on from home and attend their session online.

With Learner, your student has access to the best tutors in the world. We match each student with the perfect tutor: a math expert with a compatible teaching style and personality.

If you still have questions about hiring a private math tutor in New York City, we have answers.