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These Math teachers are highly rated by students in the Oakley area, including Walnut Creek, Lafayette, Sausalito, Corte Madera and Hercules.

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I have been teaching math on a one-on-one basis for five years, and my students have gained so much from my methods. Instead of approaching math as a series of formulas to memorize, I break down the topics to their principal components, so students can understand why a particular problem demands a particular solution. This method extends from Pre-Algebra and Geometry all the way to Calculus and Statistics.

About Asa

I am an MIT graduate in Computational Biology with a passion for teaching students and years of one-on-one tutoring experience. I will help you or your child break down difficult concepts and improve class performance. I provide tutoring in:

Math
- Pre-Algebra & Algebra
- Geometry
- Calculus I & II
- High School & College Level Statistics

Computer Science
- Java
- Python
- Javascript
- SQL

Biology
- High School Biology
- AP Biology
- Genetics
- Microbiology

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- PSAT
- SAT
- ACT
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October 21, 2019
Kylie H.
I'm so glad to be working with Asa as I see my Python coding skills improving with each lesson!

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Need help understanding your homework? I'm here to help!

I started peer tutoring in high school, and I've been teaching ever since! I am patient, motivational, and I enjoy finding different ways to explain a lesson. I specialize in developing confidence and self-sufficiency!

About Donnabella

Need some acting help that is specific to you? Look no further!

I'm Donnabella, and I can't wait to help you take your acting BUSINESS & CRAFT to the next level! I have worked with dozens of actors from age 7 to 87. I am patient, motivational, and efficient - we will tackle your goals and have fun every step of the way!

Need help with homework? I started peer tutoring in middle school and have continued to teach ever since! I can help you excel in your academic endeavors. I have worked with dozens of students one on one, as well as group settings!

***Formal Education***
Summa Cum Laude 3.90 GPA
B.S. Criminal Justice -Forensic Psychology
B.A. Humanities- English, Philosophy, & History

***Acting Background***
I'm a working actor. In 2015, I booked 5 commercials (2 nationals), 2 films, 7 TV shows, and 2 audiobooks. I've c

ontinued to book ever since! I am also a former NBA dancer & collegiate cheerleader!

***The Lesson***
Comedy - Sitcom and Single-Cam, Drama, Scene Study, Character Development, Improv, Commercials, Emotional Accessibility, Cold Reading Skills, Audition Technique, On-Camera Work, Physicality

***Specialties***
Developing well-rounded confident actors! :)
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October 9, 2019
Rito
Warm, intuitive and overall a very thoughtful instructor.
August 23, 2019
Ariel
Amazing Teacher She gaves me a good feeling to play in English and amazing person.
August 19, 2019
Mandy
Donnabelle is knowledgeable, flexible, and accommodating. She targets the lessons to the needs of the student to achieve acting goals.

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I taught Math at CPS and in the North Suburbs of Chicago. I believe, my strengths are patience and the ability to explain material in a clear, simple way.

About Julia

I taught Algebra I and Geometry at Clemente High School in Chicago and AP Statistics, Geometry and Trigonometry at Libertyville High School Summer Program. I am currently teaching 7th and 8th grade Math at a private school in Buffalo Grove, IL. I love tutoring students of any age, from elementary to high school. It makes me happy when I see the progress they are making. My Master's Degree is in Curriculum and Instructions from Loyola University, Chicago.
At one point in my life I wanted to be a pharmacist, but when I became a teacher, I realized that that is what I was meant to be. I love helping people. I see how much difference it makes in a student's life when he or she starts to feel confident in Math class, starts to get high scores, starts to dream big. Math opens the doors to a better future, to a better career, to a higher s

elf-esteem. I am grateful for the opportunity to help to make it happen.
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April 23, 2019
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February 1, 2019
Sogi
My daughter was doing well but short of excelling in math. I sent her to Julia for that extra push and confidence that she needed. She really helped her have confidence and made her thorough with her concepts. She been doing really great ever since!
January 23, 2019
Alina
Julia is a highly knowledgeable, professional and personable teacher. My son has been tutored by her since the age of 4 and is now 13. His MAP and PARCC scores are off the charts and he just received his placements for Stevenson High School with the recommendations for the highest math classes offered to incoming freshmen. Julia taught him to love and be passionate about mathematics. Her primary goal is to make sure that the students learn in a stress-free environment and with that strategy she is able to accomplish brilliant results. I recommend Julia highly. She is very approachable and patient, loves children and loves what she does.

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Math has always been my favorite subject. I admire its necessity found everywhere in nature. I've been teaching for about two years now. I focus on the ability to read and write math as a language. This is what bridges the gap between memorizing math and understanding math. Being a student myself I've noticed a lot of teachers fail to take this approach in the classrooms, leaving math to become a boring and tamed subject with nothing more than a bunch of seemingly random steps. However, this couldn't be further from the truth! My lessons will boost your understanding of math in a way that makes you excited to keep learning more!

About Corey

Hi my name is Corey, I'm currently a full-time student in the Bay Area. I'm pursuing a degree in Computer Science and I'm a huge nerd when it comes to math and other subjects of science. I have a strong passion for helping other students just like myself excel in their academic goals!

I began tutoring once I got back in school. At first, it started off as a little side gig I didn't I think much of; for me, it was a fun act of kindness that also gave me a chance to better understand material I already knew. It was after I got positive feedback from students when I realized tutoring is something I really enjoy and started taking far more seriously.

As a tutor the most effective approach I found is to first make sure my students have a firm grasp on the first principles involved and expand from there by taking a deeper dive into the

abstract of the concept at hand. I always teach in general notation along with a visual basis as this greatly helps my students better understand the concepts they're learning. From here I transition into individual and situational cases giving my student a chance to show me how well they are understanding the lesson.

The goal I set for myself as a tutor is to be sure that my students understand every topic covered on the same level that I understand it myself. So far in my approach this has shown to be the best method in achieving this goal. Most of the students I've worked with were on the verge of failing their classes and in fact these are the student I like to focus on because it gives me the opportunity to show that my approach to learning works, with everyone of my students finishing out their semester nothing short of a B.

If you're interested in taking one of my lessons and think my approach to learning is something that will work for you, please contact me and let's get that A this semester!
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August 2, 2019
Jessica
Corey has been the best tutor I've learned from! I started taking lessons with him about half way through a semester that I was taking trig. At this time I had a D in the class and was completely lost during lectures, just after two lessons with him my understanding in trig sky rocketed, I was able to move my grade from a D to a B! There's no way I could've done this without his help!

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I have taught at several Universities including Cornell University. I have also been a Professional Tutor for many years as well.

About Larry

I am a very experienced Teacher and Tutor. I have taught for decades and can easily tutor many, many subjects. Some subjects, I am very expert in and in others, I consider myself a world expert.

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I believe that I have a strong math background. I have been working with strengthening people's weaknesses in the STEM field for the past several years. I want to build a strong and solid math foundation and expand your skills.

About Thomas

My name is Thomas and want to increase your love for mathematics. I am a civil engineer with a minor in mathematics. I also want to teach you the basic math skills that you will use in your everyday life. Every time I want you to learn something new or gain positive improvements in the math field. Your improvements and gains are my greatest joy. I believe that my help and assistance will be a great way to strengthen you into a successful math scholar.

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Kana K.

Danville, CA 94526


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I tutor children from K-5. I like the Singapore math method and experience with common core math from K-5. I am a big believer of Kumon style of math that some facts just simply have to have the repeated practice in order to gain fluency which is very similar to learning another language but I make the learning an enjoyable experience.

About Kana

I love teaching especially language as I am passionate about language. I also speak Chinese and currently learning Spanish. I have been teaching Japanese about 20 years from the age of 2 to adults. I do not just teach but I also try to give you the culture/background of the Japanese language. I believe that helps for many people to master the vocabulary, listening, writing and speaking. I also have worked with companies of understanding about the business culture in Japan.

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Kana K.

Danville, CA

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Within the past five years, I have tutored high school students in various math topics including geometry, algebra 1, algebra 2, and trigonometry. My strengths are in math topics. I helped teach a college anatomy lab course at High Point University before I moved to Florida. Each student that I worked with learned in a different way, so I strive to alter my tutoring style to meet the needs of the individual while meeting the class expectations. I am currently studying education at the University of Central Florida. My current classes teach new ways to convey information to a variety of students across settings and subjects. My lessons are fun and I use examples that the student can relate to.

About Trevor

Within the past six years, I have tutored high school and college students in various math topics including geometry, algebra 1, algebra 2, and trigonometry. My strengths are in math topics. I helped teach a college anatomy lab course at High Point University before I moved to Florida. I have experience in biology, chemistry and physics. Each student that I worked with learned in a different way, so I strive to alter my tutoring style to meet the needs of the individual while meeting the class expectations. I am currently studying education at the University of Central Florida. My current classes teach new ways to convey information to a variety of students across settings and subjects. My lessons are fun and I use examples and fun tricks to remember the information!

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Catherine
"Dear Marina,

Thank you so much for your passion in teaching. My daughter is a big fan of Math now! Have a nice day, Catherine"
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"She was awesome at teaching me! I loved this!"
Maliha
"Great experience"
Anna
"Julia is not only a great math teacher, who can explain challenging concepts to the kids, but also a wonderful and caring person. My son has been taking p
rivate math lessons with her. She makes the lessons challenging enough so the kid is not bored, but not so challenging that he doesn't feel discouraged. He is in third grade and they've been covering 4th grade material which allows him to get ahead of the curve."
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"We like Mena’s Style of teaching. He has a way to get my 16-yr-old son to study and do extra math work daily. He goes through the lessons to prep my son f
or the school work and also get him to do the SAT prep. He has a lot of knowledge and tricks on the SAT that are very helpful. We do a weekly class with Mena is the past 6 months and will continue through high school."
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Alisa B.
"I am a sixth grade student, and Julia has been a very good math tutor to me for about 3 years already, and I plan to keep going to her for a while. I am s
eeing lots of improvement at school, and my MAP and other test scores have increased greatly since the start of Julia helping me out this year. Two things that are great about Julia as a tutor, are that she never, ever yells or gets frustrated when I don’t understand how to do something. Also, she takes as much time as needed to explain a hard problem to me, and she does that very clearly, until I fully understand how to do that problem. My overall opinion of Julia is that she is one of the best math tutors out there, because I had to go through many other tutors to find a good one, and Julia is the best."
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Senofor Shameer
"My 13 yr old son had attented the tutoring for Mathematics and Physics. Each session was supportive and completing the actual school standard. My son alwa
ys came home with a great sense of satisfaction. His scores showed a remarkable step up due to the tutor's impeccable coaching."
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Ruby
"My daughter loved Stephanie! Look forward to seeing her again."
Linda
"For many years, I observed Carol working with students in the classroom and after school. She was always there for them, helping each child master concep
ts to gain confidence and become successful. She cares about each child and works well with them. I saw how they responded to her in very positive ways. I would highly recommend Carol to work with you and your child. I feel that you will be very pleased with the results."
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