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Popular English Teachers Near Sandy

Kyle S.

Portland, OR
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Karen W.

Portland, OR
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Ross G.

Portland, OR
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Kyle S. Portland, OR

Subjects Taught

Ableton, Bass Guitar, Broadway Singing, Classical Guitar, Drum, English, Guitar, Language, Music Performance, Music Recording, Music Theory, Opera Voice, Percussion, Piano, Reading, Singing, Songwriting

About Me

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My name is Kyle S. and I'm incredibly passionate about music education for all ages. Over twenty years of playing all instruments has taught me there is not one specific way to teach music, so I change my curriculum for every student and completely customize what you learn to how you learn, and what you're interested in. I started teaching music lessons in after school programs when I was eleven and fell totally in love. I continued to do this for many years driving to neighboring towns, volunteering at church youth groups and local Boys and Girls Club all around my hometown.

I went on to study Music Education at Oregon State University and Guitar Performance at the University of Oregon and Jazz Performance on Guitar at Portland State University! At each of these Universities I taught students my age as well as locals in each town and have been supporting myself entirely through music since 2008!

In Portland I've been gigging, playing on records, recording music for films, and volunteering every week at Nonprofit Music Schools around town to help underprivileged kids, and expose them to the joy of music. Give me a call and we can talk about what you're interested in, and get lessons started.

Look forward to hearing from you!

*** Lesson Details ***
I'm fairly laid back, and teach from a number of different texts depending on the interests of the student. Each student is different, and I vary instruction accordingly. I have a lot of experience songwriting, composing, and playing as a sideman in groups on different instruments. I've been part of bands led by myself and been hired by other people, as well as composing for different groups of instruments from trios to full orchestras.

If there is interest, I can also provide worksheets based on the curriculum and standards held by the University of Oregon, and Portland State University.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Private home studio equipped with a many guitars, a piano, a Wurlitzer, electric bass and amplifier, two drum kits, and a beautiful kitty.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I can provide guitars, amplifiers, and notebooks for all students even if they do not own guitars or amplifiers. I also make copies and email attachments of all homework, and record lessons and send them to students to listen to when practicing.

*** Specialties ***
I've been playing and studying guitar since I was seven years old. I've attended Berkley School of Music summer workshops, camps, seminars, and presented music theory papers at conferences at the University of Oregon. I can and am willing to teach any type of musical style or interest to any skill level!

Karen W. Portland, OR

Subjects Taught

Abstract Painting, Acoustic Guitar, Algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, American Government, American History, American Literature, Anatomy, Anatomy and Physiology, Anthropology, AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP English, AP English Literature, AP Physics, AP Statistics, AP U.S. History, Archaeology, Architecture, Arithmetic, Art History, Astronomy, Audition Prep, Basic Math, Bass Guitar, Biology, Blues Guitar, Botany, Calculus, Chemistry, Classical Guitar, Classical Piano, COBOL, Computer Programming, C Programming, DOS, Drum, Elementary Math, English, English Literature, GED Test Prep, Geography, Geometry, Guitar, History, Kazoo, Marimba, Math, Meditation, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Windows, Music Performance, Origami, Percussion, Philosophy, Physical and Earth Sciences, Physics, Piano, Ping Pong, Pre Algebra, Pre Calculus, PSAT, Psychology, Public Speaking, Qigong, Reading, Reiki, SAT, Science, Sewing, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Sociology, Speech, Spelling, Statistics, Study Skills, Table Tennis, Test Prep, Trigonometry, Typing, Visual Basic, Vocabulary, Weight Loss, Xylophone, Yoga, Zoology

About Me

I have a BA in Psychology, and an MA in Parapsychology. I studied Architecture for 3 years, and Music Education for two years. I was a National Merit Semifinalist in High School for good SAT scores, and in the Honors Society in High School and College. I play piano, percussion, flute, cello, guitar, bass, cornet and glockenspiel, and teach music lessons. I enjoy playing duets with my students, sharing the fun of making music with them. I do macrame', draw and paint, and am certified as a Reiki Master. I always loved school, and enjoy helping other people to learn. My Dad is my role model, since he was a calm, patient tutor for me - I try to live up to his example in my own teaching work.
I like to work with my students in a learning partnership, letting them work at their own pace with my encouragement and support.
I love to teach, and can help you love to learn!

*** Lesson Details ***
Lessons are usually 30 or 60 minutes, once a week.
I can be flexible, if your needs differ.
I can also arrange more evening times at 5:00 or later,
if the times on my availability list don't work for you.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Living room with electric piano, electric guitar, percussion instruments, and seating for parents

*** Travel Equipment ***
Piano students should have a touch-sensitive piano/keyboard in their home.
All other music students should either own or rent their instrument.
Everyone should bring their assignment notebook and their lesson books to lessons.

*** Specialties ***
I play Rock, Blues, Jazz and Classical styles.
The Faber method books are my favorite.
I have the most tutoring experience with Math and Statistics.

Ross G. Portland, OR

Subjects Taught

Broadway Singing, English, ESL, French, Language, Music Performance, Music Theory, Piano, Singing, Songwriting, Spanish

About Me

Ross is an Ohio native with a background in music and language. He graduated with a degree in Music and French from the University of Cincinnati. He has worked with students of all ages in both language and music. He employs a variety of communication and teaching styles. He works with motivated students and is excited to work with you and your student.

Debbie K.

Portland, OR
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Katelyn C.

Gresham, OR
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Nick G.

Portland, OR
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Debbie K. Portland, OR

Subjects Taught

ACT, ACT English, Acting, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Test Prep, Algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Arithmetic, Audition Prep, Basic Math, Broadway Singing, Child Acting, Classical Piano, Classical Voice, Contemporary Dance, Country Singing, Dance, Dance Fitness, Ear Training, Elementary Math, English, Essay Writing, Film Acting, Film and TV Acting, GED Test Prep, Geometry, Grammar, Improv Acting, Jazz Dancing, Math, Musical Theater, Music Performance, Music Theory, Piano, Pre Algebra, PSAT, Reading, SAT, Singing, Spelling, Stage Performance, Study Skills, Tap Dance, Test Prep, Theater Acting, Vocabulary, Vocal Training, Writing

About Me

Tutoring has been a major part of my life for over 7 years and I love it. Seeing the excitement in a student's eyes when they finally get something they've struggled with is why I do what I do. My strength is in getting to know the way a student learns best and finding techniques that support that style and help the student grow.

I have experience working with mild autism and have multiple references if interested.

Katelyn C. Gresham, OR

Subjects Taught

Accent Reduction, Acoustic Guitar, American History, American Literature, Anthropology, AP English, AP English Literature, AP European History, AP Exam Prep, AP Government and Politics, AP U.S. History, AP World History, Arrangement and Composition, Basic Math, Basketball, Business, Classical Voice, College Admissions, Creative Writing, Ear Training, Economics, Elementary Math, Energy and Earth Sciences, English, English Literature, ESL, Essay Writing, European History, Fitness, GED Test Prep, Geography, Geology, Grammar, Guitar, History, Humanities, International Business, Language, Meditation, Microsoft Office, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Music Recording, Music Therapy, Philosophy, Poetry, Pre Algebra, Psychology, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT, Singing, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Sociology, Softball, Songwriting, Spanish, Speech, Spelling, Study Skills, Test Prep, TOEFL, Typing, Vocabulary, Vocal Training, Volleyball, WordPress, World History, Writing, Yoga

About Me

Every student is different. I have experience with teaching toddlers to retirees and believe that the best way to reach a student and have them become proficient in their skill is to build a relationship with them, make them comfortable and find out how best they learn. I structure my instruction to meet you where you are at while challenging you and encouraging you. I believe a person can truly learn anything once it is explained in a way they understand and the process is made fun. I believe firmly in articulating to my students the method behind the subject, so they can understand its form and then begin to see it's pattern. I have experience with various subjects and enjoy them all. Let's find a way to reach your goals together!

Nick G. Portland, OR

Subjects Taught

Accent Reduction, ACT English, ACT Reading, ACT Test Prep, American Literature, AP English, AP English Literature, Creative Writing, English, English Literature, ESL, Essay Writing, Film Studies, Grammar, GRE, Humanities, Literature, Poetry, Reading, SAT, Vocabulary, Writing

About Me

My name is Nick and I'm an English teacher. I received a BA in English from Macalester College and a Master's degree in English and Creative Writing from Oregon State University. I've taught college-level composition and literature classes for the last three years. If you need to structure an essay, study for the SAT or GRE, research literary history, understand a complicated text, or just proofread your work, I can help.

I'm also a skilled ESL instructor with over three years of experience teaching. I've helped students from all over the world pass the TOEFL and the IELTS. I know how to help you improve pronunciation, listening ability, and writing skills.

I'm a friendly and patient teacher who truly loves his job. I'm excellent at adapting to different learning styles and needs. What I really love about writing and reading is there is no “right way” to do it. Everyone uses language differently. My job as a tutor is to help you find your voice.

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