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Ilona M.

18 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Polish
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Master of Arts ESOL from Florida Atlantic University
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Ilona M.

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Any level K-12, critical reading for main ideas

About Ilona

When I work on any subject I always amend to the student's request adhering to all guidelines and ensure I meet my student's and his/her parents expectations on this and make my student achieve the best grade possible because that is my objective. That is my promise to my students. I am ex

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Adriana L.
I am finally learning how to play the violin and read music. Ilona is a great teacher, very patient and friendly.
Viviana
Very detailed oriented, and professional
Bryce G.
I'm sorry, I cannot handle this Instructor for my children. She wasn't me but she's not quite the people person I expected. Her personality is not a good match for a high school tutor. Unfortunately her English is not good enough. Her accent is entirely too strong. Also she does not know enough Geometry to help my kids.
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Amy B.

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  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Amy B.

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I have been teaching for over 15 years. I am a certified early childhood and elementary education teacher. I have a Master's of Education with a focus on reading and a reading specialist certificate. I have taught students of all ages in individual, small group, and large group lessons. My students have grown one to two years in reading in one school year. I adjust my teaching methods to meet the needs of the students since all students learn differently. I like to use different and fun activities to help students improve their reading. If students enjoy reading, they will practice reading more and improve even more.

About Amy

I have been teaching for over 15 years. I am a certified early childhood and elementary education teacher. I have a Master's of Education with a focus in reading and am a certified reading specialist. I also have degrees in psychology, history, biology, and political science so I can help you with v

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Joey B.

3 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Joey B.

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I have experience tutoring reading, writing and English class at all levels from beginning reading to college-level essay editing. I have assisted with phonological awareness, reading comprehension, spelling, grammar, sentence structure, thesis creation and essay writing. I have worked with students of all ages (ranging from 4-18) and can assist with any writing assignments or general improvement within English Language Arts. Additionally, I have worked with students who have struggled with phonological awareness and may be dyslexic, as well as students who are reading very below grade-level.

About Joey

I am from Brooklyn, NY and recently graduated from Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts. I majored in Music and Psychology and have been tutoring and teaching guitar for around three years. I have extensive work experience with kids as a babysitter and a camp counselor in both day camp and sleep a

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Sarah
Joey is an amazing and patient teacher! I had never taken lessons before so it was slow starting out, but Joey is very skilled and was extremely helpful. I continue to take lessons and will continue to for a while.
Celeste
Joey and I were in the same composing class during undergrad and they kindly offered to teach me guitar. Since I was at a beginner level, I had to learn techniques and music theories from scratch. As a result of their teaching, I was able to progress efficiently and enjoyed their selection of practices. In addition to our guitar lessons, Joey also answers my questions outside of class times, which has been extremely helpful during the pandemic. Joey is a great teacher who's passionate about music and teaching. I strongly recommend Joey to anyone interested in taking guitar lessons.
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Matthew H.

40 Reviews
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  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaching since 1998
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Matthew H.

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I have taught over twenty reading and English students from kindergarten through college graduates. I build language arts skills in comprehension, vocabulary, spelling, reading, writing, sentence structure, subject-verb agreement, etc.

Let me show you how successful you or your child can be!

About Matthew

Dear Parents and Students, May I be a personal tutor for you or your child? I have been successfully tutoring for over 12 years. I have great references, and I am one of the top tutors because I am so easy to work with. I teach in person, or via TakeLessons classroom, Zoom, Skype, FaceTime, Googl

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Mathew has an important skill. He is talented and interactive throughout the lesson. And, he is kind.
Page G.
Excellent first lesson. Incredibly patient and encouraging.
Beverly W.
Matthew is a superb teacher. My computer was not completely set up and he navigated this smoothly with me. I highly recommend Matthew to anyone working on improving their computer skills.
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Jenny J.

7 Reviews
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  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jenny J.

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About Jenny

Music Jenny comes from a very musical family and started piano when she was five years old. She grew up constantly listening to her father practicing his guitar and brother practicing violin. Since then, her accomplishments include an Honorable Mention at the Korea Times Youth Music Competition. Sh

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Kristina
Jenny is a wonderful, patient, gentle and positive human being and instructor. She was the perfect match for my young daughter just learning piano for the first time. My daughter connected with her quickly and looked up to her. She made learning piano fun and engaging. After 9 months of weekly lessons, my daughter chose to take a break to focus on her schooling but we hope to reconnect with Jenny in the future! Overall, our experience was extremely positive.
AC C.
Working with Jenny has been a great experience.

She has a wealth of knowledge in music. She was raised around music so it comes as second nature to her. Her experience definitely shows from theory to technique, structure to general perspective.

Jen's wide-ranging experience allows her to accommodate different learning styles. Even when I was unsure of which methods were most suitable for me, she was able to determine an appropriate approach. Each lesson is tailored around your preference while still maintaining steady progress towards your goals.

She's flexible, patient, communicative, and fun to work with. Her versatility has made learning piano so much easier and more exciting for me than before. I'm always looking forward to each session. I've also been able to learn about other aspects of music, as she isn't limited to piano; she's knowledgeable of other instruments and teaches dance as well.

One of my favorite things about Jen is that, even though she's easy to work with, she ensures that I've truly grasped one concept before moving to the next. It's also always great to see her play (:

Highly recommended
Matthew
Jenny is on time always. The first lesson, she had the books ready and was very professional. I am very happy with her teaching abilities.
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Natalie G.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $90
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • High School Diploma from Fresno University High School
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Natalie G.

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Critical reading and reading comprehension stem from critical thinking skills. When tutoring children in reading, I try to use the Socratic method of teaching as much as possible so they can find the answers to questions by themselves and the right answers make sense to them. More importantly, I encourage them to enjoy reading and explore their own creativity. Online tools like ReadTheory and Quill (aligned to the Common Core curriculum) help me assess their reading levels and see which key concept areas they are struggling with. For school or test prep, I teach older students the most straightforward strategies to quickly and confidently find the answers in a passage or text. I also work with them to break down complex material into manageable pieces so they can better understand what they are reading.

About Natalie

For more than 11 years, my goal as a tutor has been steadfast: I help students learn more and make progress in their studies. I don't just teach them how to count, read, and write: I show them how to build on their skills and reach their true potential. I know from my own experience how hard it is t

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Lee
Natalie is very professional. She knows how to edit a personal statement and she has some great writing skills/suggestions to offer.
alejandra
Natalie totally exceed my expectations. She is very knowledge and her class was on point, easy to follow, enjoyable and productive. She gave me amazing writing tips and come up with wonderful suggestions. I adore that she was very friendly and responsive too!
I would definitely recommend her services to anyone looking to improve her writing skills, copywriting or looking for a great teacher.
David
Natalie is knowledgeable, energetic, and enthusiastic. She identified my son´s opportunity areas and developed a plan to tackle those areas using tools like BitPaper, Prodigy Game, Quizlet, and Khan Academy. She went from refreshing support all the way to guidance teaching complex concepts building up in the process my son´s confidence and sense of goal achievement. In the beginning, we had another tutor, but rapidly, we noticed Natalie's difference in her thorough approach not only in Math but also in vocabulary, analogies, and QC´s; based on that, we decided to give Natalie the other sessions we had planned with the said tutor. All in all, she's the best tutor you can find!

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"Julie is a good match for a 12 year old boy"
Brady
Took Reading lessons from Julie L.
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"Shelley has helped our daughter so much tutoring her every week. Our daughter has gone from failing a class and getting D’s to all A’s and B’s!!! She has just been an answer to our prayers! Thank you so much Shelley! We love and appreciate you!"
Chelsea
Took Reading lessons from Shelley M.
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"Very happy with Cody he has patience and is a very nice person also is really helping my grandson with his writing. He is 9 years old and needs help with writing and reading.Cody knows how to get him interested."
Luis
Took Reading lessons from Cody W.
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"My son has learned so much."
Michael
Took Reading lessons from Adam R.
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"My name is Olivia Monica is helping me with me reading she is a great teacher to work with and she is make me feel more confidint in my reading."
Olivia
Took Reading lessons from Monica U.
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"My lessons with Laurel have been fantastic! She's very patient & knows exactly how to make everything make sense & how to break things down in order give proper analysis in whatever she teaches from piano to singing to basic music theory. She was able to answer any questions I had in full detail. She's a very warm & welcoming person that loves to teach & can do so very well. I highly recommend her as an instructor. She is with out a doubt, a genius of her craft."
Nick
Took Reading lessons from Laurel S.
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"I love how she teach.nuelle did it"
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Took Reading lessons from Ginni A.
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"Monica is very patient, and easy to get along with my son loves her. She is always prepared and has the tools that is needed for the level She also takes the time to let me understand how my son is doing and the material she is using. I love her"
Michelle Harris
Took Reading lessons from Monica U.
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"My daughter has been working with Nick for almost a year. She has always been behind in Reading and Writing and I was concerned about the jump from Middle to High School. Before Nick she was getting C's in these subject but now as a High School Freshman she has been consistently getting A's. Nick has been a godsend to our daughter."
Christine
Took Reading lessons from Nick P.
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"Dr. D is the best! Engaging, knowledgeable, funny and likable! She looked up the education curriculum in our state to make sure she was giving my daughter what she needed! Not only did I enjoy her but my daughter was engaged the whole lesson and wanted to do more! She made sure to keep me informed of how things went! She’s really GREAT!"
Jaylen
Took Reading lessons from Dr. D. B.
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