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Ilona M.

Pompano Beach, FL
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Christopher M.

Seattle, WA
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Matthew H.

Cleveland, OH
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Ilona M. Pompano Beach, FL

I teach every level.

About Ilona

For my tutoring sessions I use skills that include goal-directedness, I teach how to organize learning in small steps and how to set them up; I always strive to motivate and engage my students to make the learning interesting and fun; I also use self-control skills to teach how to avoid distractions and I use different focusing strategies. I use positive mind set skills to teach how to use failures as a learning opportunities. I have a Master's Degree (2012) in teaching English to speakers of other languages, and Bachelors in Music Education (2010), both from Florida Atlantic University, as well as degree in violin performance from Poland. I studied piano in Poland for 10 years & taught both piano & violin for over 20 years. I also teach flute & cello for the past 5 years, as I ...

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Marilda J. January 10, 2015
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Ilona is a funny and patient teacher. She makes learning piano fun while making sure to learn and improve on the technique and skills. I enjoyed taking lessons with her and would recommend her to anyone else.
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Kari B. November 8, 2014
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Ilona has been teaching piano to my 12 year old daughter for a few weeks now but already I can see a dramatic improvement in my daughter's playing! Ilona is a wonderful teacher who is able to not just provide piano playing instruction but also provides instruction on music theory to students to really provide a comprehensive musical education for her students!
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Maureen A. August 6, 2013
Piano
Verified Student
Excellent teacher!

As I've worked with Ilona and gotten to know her as my teacher, I realize that she really truly cares that I learn well and learn the proper way. She can be tough and gives me a good amount of work to do, but it's all because she wants me to learn and learn well. If I'm unable to complete an assignment she just laughs and says "Life happens" - she's very understanding. She's very patient and encourages me all the time. I often will make a comment such as "I stink at this" and she'll tell me I'm too hard on myself and piano is a learning experience. Obviously teaching is her calling in life and she's excellent at it! I would recommend her to anyone who wants to learn the art of playing the piano.
Christopher M. Seattle, WA

(All standardized tests)

About Christopher

Group and individual lessons in prep, academic tutoring, piano lessons, etc. Hello! My name is Chris. I'm a private tutor and piano teacher in and around Seattle. I have a terrific time learning about the things I enjoy in life. I would like to share this kind of fun with you or your son or daughter! Piano lessons and tutoring. Reading, writing, math, test prep, etc. Affordable, fun, professional, effective. TEACHING QUALIFICATIONS Academics: B.A. from Columbia, 2370 SAT (800 Math, 800 Reading, 770 Writing), 1590 GRE (800 Verbal, 790 Math), seven years' tutoring experience, all ages, almost all abilities. Piano: repertoire from Beethoven to Chopin to Ravel to Mussorgsky, experience as a symphony and opera critic in college, comprehensive knowledge of classical music and ...

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Allen E. January 2, 2015
College Admissions · In studio
Chris did a good job of meeting me halfway, encouraging me to apply to the colleges I was already interested in, and telling me about a few more I’d never heard of. I’m now going to one of the latter and am so glad I booked a few hours with Chris!
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Zach M. January 2, 2015
Piano · In studio
We needed a last-minute replacement when our keyboardist bowed out of our wedding. We called Chris. He was professional and courteous, and his playing is one of many happy memories from that evening. He should be far from your last option!
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Richard N. October 21, 2014
GRE · In studio
I knew I couldn't study for the test by myself as soon as I saw the first page of math questions. Chris makes dusting off a decade of math a matter of a little study; one of my classmates even helped me out, too, and I’m now a grad student in the field of my choice.
Matthew H. Cleveland, OH

My subjects include:
Standardized Tests: ACT, SAT, PSAT, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, ASVAB, GED, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC
Mathematics: algebra, geometry, trigonometry, pre-algebra, elementary
English: grammar, vocabulary, spelling, reading, writing, listening, speaking, pronunciation, ESL, ESOL
Research Papers: editing, proofreading, outlining, analyzing, citations
Computer: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, QuickBooks
Special Needs: ADHD, Dyslexia, Autism, Asperger's, study skills
Music: theory, ear training, sight singing, improvisation, saxophone

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 some glowing letters of recommendation, and among the highest ratings in this region. I graduated with honors, Summa Cum Laude from Case Western Reserve University, where I made the Dean's List. I also earned a Provost Academic Scholarship for my excellent test scores, including 34 in ACT mathematics and 780 in SAT mathematics. In addition to teaching for Cleveland schools, I currently teach 20 private sessions each week, 1st through 12th grade, as well as college students and business professionals. I have also served on the faculty at Cuyahoga Community College. I am patient, friendly and many students tell me that I explain concepts more ...

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Fran R. August 12, 2014
LSAT · Online
Verified Student
Exc dialog/connect that Matt picked up on fairly quickly. He became familiar with my learning style; I became familiar with his teaching style. A win-win for both!
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Matthew H. July 17, 2014
Basic Math · In home
I would like to start off by saying, I was very nervous about hiring a tutor for my first grader! I wasn't sure about the dynamics of my daughter with someone she didn't know in our home working on "school stuff" that was already a topic of anxiety. But all that went out the window when we met Matt! My husband and I sat at the table with Matt and my daughter and presented her strengths and weaknesses. Matt jumped RIGHT IN and picked up on exactly what she needed help with within minutes. He kept it fun and exciting for her, even when she started to get tired. He used a calm voice and steady lessons to keep her engaged and LEARNING. Matt came right down to a first graders level and used simple words and instruction. After only two hours and the end of our session, she was mocking Matt's instruction and repeating numbers and sequences to her dad and I with confidence! Matt continued to encourage her through out the lesson and kept thing light and humorous. Evee was laughing and smiling with him from the first moment. My daughter is quite shy around strangers and by the time Matt left, out daughter not only shook his hand, but gave him a giant hug and asked me when he was coming back again. Matt is an amazing tutor and I would very HIGHLY recommend him to any parent looking for the extra help. He was energetic and made learning fun for my daughter. After only two hours, she had A LOT more confidence about Math and numbers and coins. Without any hesitation, I would tell any parent to not be nervous about hiring a tutor, and to feel assured and relaxed to hire Matt. There is not a single thing I would critique about his lesson or his ability to work with a 7 year old. He got right down to work and didn't waste a single moment of time. His lessons were full and easy-going and targeted our specific area of need. My husband and I absolutely loved working with Matt, he was an absolute pleasure. I would highly recommend him to any one! Thank you Matt and WyzAnt for putting our fears at ease and helping my daughter get up to par! Confidence in school work for my daughter is PRICELESS to me and I have Matt and WyzAnt to thank for taking a lot of the fear and panic out of getting there ourselves. Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Karla D. - Cleveland, OH
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Matthew H. July 17, 2014
English · In home
Matt is wonderful. He is tutoring both of my elementary school children and they really like him a lot. He takes his time with the children and gives them both his full attention. As a working single mother, my schedule can be hectic. Matt is very flexible with his schedule and very accommodating with changes in my plans week to week and I truly appreciate that! I am excited to see how the kids will do this next grading period with Matt helping them, because I already see a little more confidence in their approach to schoolwork. I highly recommend Matt as a tutor, he's professional and a pleasure to work with.

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Forest Hills, NY
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Fort Lauderdale, FL
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Brooklyn, NY
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Akib A. Forest Hills, NY

Experienced teacher of ACT available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of skills. I typically use books, and also have the tools available to use during lessons.

About Akib

I am eager and equally interested in applying to offer my skill. With the academic and leadership qualities that you are looking for, I believe I would be able to contribute to the objectives. I am presently enrolled in New York Institute of Technology as a junior in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and hopefully I will complete my bachelors by May 2015. I am thrilled to know that you are looking for a tutor and I feel that this is the perfect platform for me. As a result of my previous work experience in the Learning Center in my college for the last couple of years, I believe I am well equipped with not only academic qualifications but also experience of working in an energetic and dynamic environment. I have been also serving for a tutoring Center, Math Matters and very ...

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Pedro L. January 13, 2015
AP Physics · In studio
I enjoyed the tutoring session, Akib was very clear and he really made me understand the material of pattern making.
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Pedro L. January 13, 2015
AP Calculus · In studio
John was a great tutor. He was very good with. I felt like I learned a lot from our first lesson. Would highly recommend.
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Samir A. January 13, 2015
Algebra 2 · In home
Akib helped me review algebra material over the summer in order to be ready to return to school. He was very helpful and they enjoyed working with him.
Deanna H. Fort Lauderdale, FL

ACT teacher for 4 years

About Deanna

I graduated from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. I have a Master's Degree (2013) in Education teaching various subjects and Masters in Biology (2013), both from Nova Southeastern University. I teach various subjects for over 6 years using the traditional a methods. I personalize every lesson, and always set goals for my students. I teach any age and any level, and always stress that learning a new information needs a lot of patience, persistence and repetitions. My lessons are customized to my students needs, and are work in progress as they needs may change over time. I always encourage my students to tell me about their preferences, so I can incorporate them in their lessons. *** Travel Equipment *** The students needs to have their books & ...

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Deanna H. December 27, 2014
Vocal Training · In home
Taught basics and incorporated them through all lessons as a recap on top of the new information being taught. Learned techniques and strengthened my voice. My voice can now be hear. Thank you!
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Deanna H. December 27, 2014
Acoustic Guitar · In studio
Starts from basics and connects the basics to everyday use of the acoustic guitar! Learned quick in very little time. Best instrument teacher I have especially from TakeLessons.
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Deanna H. December 27, 2014
Science · In studio
Easy to learn methods on teaching concepts of specific areas. Goes in depth so you understand why. Great teacher!
Madeline S. Brooklyn, NY

Many references for my experience here: I got a 34 composite and I helped 4 students to raise their scores an average of 4 points each!

About Madeline

Hey there! First and foremost, I love tutoring/teaching and I have been doing it in some form for 7 years. I'm patient and absolutely willing to work to find strategies that will help YOU, because I know everyone learns differently! I graduated cum laude from Boston College in 2011 with majors in English and Music. I started officially building my clientele over 2 years ago (before that I tutored as community service throughout college) with topics including: SAT prep, ACT prep, college counseling, trigonometry, chemistry, reading, writing, math, piano and much more! My 99+% scores for the SAT/ACT in high school is what inspired me to start tutoring those subjects: I look at those tests as a game. There is only a finite number of questions they can ask you, so strategy ...

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Charlie S. June 13, 2014
SAT · In home
Verified Student
Really liked her with piano, so I decided to use her with SATs also. VERY glad I did, she's helpful, enthusiastic, and really smart. Definitely raised my grade a lot
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Charlie S. May 27, 2014
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Really energetic but not in an annoying way, just in a good way. She made my lessons a lot of fun which I didn't know was possible. Also she is really nice.

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