Name: Rebecca Aimone
City where you live: Roseville, CA
What do you love most about being a tutor? I enjoy working with my students. I love watching their "light bulb" light up when they begin to understand.
How long have you been a tutor for Firefly Tutors/A+? In general? I have been a professional tutor for 10 years. I have been working for A+ since 2016.
What is your favorite tip to help students learn? I like to get my students to use games to help them remember information. I teach my students games that help reinforce the concepts they are learning especially, in math. I use dice games to help with addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division facts.
What is your proudest moment as a tutor? My proudest moment as a tutor was in 2019 when two of my students graduated high school. Knowing that I helped them accomplish that goal was incredible.
Please share one of your favorite student success stories. I started with a student during her seventh grade year. She was getting D's and F's. With some intense hours of tutoring in study skills, math, and science, she was able to bring her grades up and she graduated from middle school on the Honor Roll. She is a sophomore in high school now and has maintained her grades in the A's and B's.
What do you love to do in your free time? What are your hobbies and interests? I like to spend time with my kids and my dogs. I also like to spend time watching my favorite binge-able shows like Manifest, NCIS, Medium, and X-files.
What is your favorite subject? What do you tutor? My favorite subject is chemistry. I tutor math, chemistry, study skills, and science.
What are three fun facts about you? I like to garden. I love to walk my dogs. I am very spiritual.
The rose is for breast cancer awareness.