The IvyWise Team
IvyWise Master Tutor
B.A., Harvard University
M.Ed., Harvard University
Gianina specializes in preparation for the SAT, ACT, SAT Math Subject Test, AP Calculus AB and BC, and academic support in math, English, reading, and writing.
Gianina is an NYC-based tutor specializing in K-12 mathematics and SAT and ACT prep. She has several years of teaching experience in various locations around the world, including Tokushima, Japan and Manila, Philippines.
Gianina completed her B.A. in history of art and architecture at Harvard University and earned an M.Ed. degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education with a focus in secondary mathematics education. She strongly believes that it is important to, as Harvard’s motto states, ‘learn to change the world.’
After leaving Cambridge, Gianina taught algebra II, precalculus, and statistics at a public charter high school in Oakland, California. She has worked with a variety of students all with different learning styles, and she understands the apprehension that some students can feel when approaching tough math problems. Nevertheless, Gianina believes in the power of growth mindset and practice as key tools to help achieve mastery.
Gianina is from Rockland County, New York and is an avid traveler. While not tutoring, Gianina can be found attending comedy shows, going on long walks, and searching for her next cup of coffee.