CONTACT & INFORMATION

 Contact Info:

lindsay.summers@excelwa.org

 

Degrees:

Bachelor’s in
Mathematics

Master’s in
Secondary Math Education

Certification:

Mathematics,
5th grade through college

 

 

 

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Who will be tutoring my child?


My name is Lindsay Summers.  I am a mathematics teacher and a world traveler…

I have a Bachelors Degree in Mathematics and a Masters Degree in Secondary Mathematics Education – this means I have a very strong background in math, have a very deep understanding of the content, and my specialization is working with older students [5th grade through college] and upper-level math courses, but I can of course tutor students as young as, perhaps, 7 or 8 years old.

I taught for a few years in the state of Virginia, but then decided to expand on my pedagogy and take a look at what other teachers were doing all over the world. I traveled the world for over one year and then returned to the US where I taught a college math class in Seattle.

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Why are you not teaching in a school?


As previously mentioned, I am a world traveler who tries to visit as many schools as a I can in order to learn more about education; education and travel are both, equally, my life.

I was just finished teaching abroad (in Mallorca, Spain), this past winter and now I am back in the US ready to continue my love of teaching!  However, it’s an awkward time of year to get a full-time teaching position. Therefore, tutoring is the best option right now; tutoring is flexible but also brings me the joy of teaching, working with children, and helping students improve their math skills..

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Timeline

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CLASSES TAUGHT


English Conversation, Natural Science 1, Natural Science 2, Math Workshop, Math 8, Applied Math 1, Algebra 1, Honors Algebra 1, Geometry, Honors Geometry, Conceptual Mathematics, Honors Algebra 2, Pre-Calculus, College Algebra, College Math Adult Education

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE


Private Math Tutor – Elementary to College (2006 – Present)

@ New York, Seattle, West Virginia, Virginia (USA)
» Grades 3-9, Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2, Trigonometry, and Calculus I & II

English and Science Teacher – Secondary Level (2014 – 2015)

@ IES Porto Cristo: Porto Cristo, Mallorca, Spain

Math Teacher – College Level (2014)

@ Cascadia Community College: Bothell, Washington, USA
» Responsible for the instruction of 125-minute classes of Adult Basic Education math course

Home-school Math Teacher (2013 – 2014)

@ Seattle, Washington, USA

Homebound Teacher of Math and Science (2011)

@ Winchester, Virginia, USA
» Responsible for the home instruction of mathematics and science for a particular student unable to attend public school

Math Teacher – Grade 8 (2008 – 2011)

@ Frederick County Middle School: Winchester, Virginia, USA
» Coach of the FCMS Math Club. First place among county schools (2009)
» Teacher of the Month Award (2011)

Math Teacher – Grades 9 – 12 (2006 – 2008)

@ University High School: Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
» Internship: More than 1,000 hours of classroom experience
» Conducted research to improve students’ logical and deductive reasoning skills for mathematical application