Contact Info:## summers.math @gmail.com

Degrees:## Bachelor’s in

Mathematics

Master’s in

Secondary Math Education

Certification:## Mathematics,

5th grade through college

Specialization:## Math & Computer Science

(logic, critical thinking skills, deductive reasoning, computational thinking)

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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, then taught in Seattle, and Spain, and now currently in Norway.

Words can’t really describe me, so here’s a picture of where I’ve taught for over a decade:

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### Classes Taught

Computer Science (& Computational Thinking), 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 (Resume/CV)

#### Math & Digital Design Teacher – Secondary Level (2019 – Present)

**@** Norlights International School: Oslo, Norway

» International Baccalaureate curriculum

» Contact Teacher for Grade 9

» Math (grades 8&9) and Digital Design (grades 6-9)

» Math Support (grades 4-9). One-on-one math lessons for certain students

» Math Club each week, after school

#### Math & Computer Science Teacher – Secondary Level (2018 – 2019)

**@** Birralee International School: Trondheim, Norway

» Taught Math and Computer Science on the IGCSE curriculum (UK standards)

» Math, grades 7-10

» Computer Science, grade 9 – Programming Language: Python

#### Computer Science Teacher – Secondary Level (2016 – 2017)

**@** Excel Public Charter School: Kent, Washington, USA

» Taught students the basics of spreadsheets, Code.org, Scratch, and web design using Wix.com

#### English & Science Teacher – Secondary Level (2014 – 2015)

**@** IES Porto Cristo: Porto Cristo: Mallorca, Spain

» Taught Math, Science, and English, as an English immersion program in Spain

#### 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

#### 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