About Me

My Education

  • M.S., Math, U of Virginia
  • B.A., Math, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • 30 credit hours toward M. A. in Linguistics, U of Texas

My Background

  • 10+ years tutoring: college and high school students
  • 8 years classroom teaching: high school, community college, and university levels
  • parent: gifted child, child with learning disabilities
  • 2+ years homeschooling child with learning disabilities: our progress in math was nine times as fast as her progress in a good public school!
  • 2+ years working in a remote area of Africa

My Special Interests

  • math manipulatives (e.g. Algebra Tiles, Math-U-See, virtual manipulatives)
  • math as language
  • brain-friendly learning and teaching methods
  • learning disabilities
  • homeschooling

Whether you are ...

a college student stuck in remedial math classes,
a high school student in accelerated classes,
a homeschooling parent or the parent of a kid in an international school,
an adult working toward your GED ...
whatever your age and stage,

I am eager to work with you or your child!

Get in Touch!

Email me: Alie at AlieBensonTutoring dot com

Get in touch and see if I can help you with your learning goals! I'd also love to have feedback about my site's content or suggestions of other resources and sites you've found helpful.