Teen Math Whiz Is Tutoring More Than 600,000 Students Online Amid Lockdown

The 16-year-old "TikTok Tutor" has taken remote-learning to the next level.
Derya Ozdemir
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TikTok is the new "it place" where dance challenges and viral videos are accumulating nonstop; however, there is an evergrowing side of it that is providing a new learning experience for students by people uploading videos explaining algebra equations, graphing, and SAT problems.

In such instance, 16-year-old Alexis Loveraz, a junior math whiz with a 4.0 average at Harlem Prep High School, has gained the title of "TikTok Tutor" by posting tips on algebra, geometry, and chemistry on the video-sharing platform.

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Alexis is helping fellow students, and people love him since he has a natural talent for teaching complicated subjects with ease.

His remote student-base is growing day by day: More than 600,000 people have already signed up for lessons with him.

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Alexis' journey on TikTok started some time before the pandemic closed schools; however, it was during the lockdown that his videos hit a peak. Students, struggling with new subjects and trying to remember their prior knowledge, confined in Alexis' videos which explained the concepts in detail and with ease.

@alexis_loveraz

Unit circles 😅... ##geometry ##trigonometry ##algebra ##algebra2 ##democracyprep ##sat ##ap ##fyp ##edutok

♬ Sound by mcmrmusic - art.by.livvv

As of this writing, he now has around 660,000 followers and 5.8 million likes on TikTok.

@alexis_loveraz

Doing SAT Math Problems, will be doing basic to complex problems! Stay tuned for more! ##sat ##college ##1600 ##democracyprep ##algebra ##fyp

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In an interview with CBS2, Alexis said, "I was, like, really shocked. Things that they probably forgot before COVID-19, this is like a refresher of what I'm giving them out. It's really cool because they understand it even better the way I'm explaining it to them."

@alexis_loveraz

Doing SAT Math Problems, will be doing basic to complex problems! Stay tuned for more! ##sat ##college ##1600 ##democracyprep ##geometry ##fyp

♬ original sound - alexis_loveraz

Moreover, his tutorials are reaching new students and more places day by day. He says, "It reached places like United States, Canada, Australia, the Philippines, Singapore."

@alexis_loveraz

Can you solve for X??? (In 1 second) ##geometry ##algebra ##algebra1 ##algebra2 ##edutok ##democracyprep

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The best part is his motivation to make new videos comes from a place of ingenuity. When he was asked what his main motivation was, Alexis answered, "The knowledge I have, like, I want to share it with other people." 

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