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Mikaela H.

4 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 4 to 65
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Mikaela H.

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I love supporting students in breaking down the phonetics of language and grammar to help them develop flow and expression in their reading. Students will find that they have more fun reading and feel more confident with their skills.

About Mikaela

Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music, Jacobs Scholar Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance - 2007-2011 I work with each student to create a personalized experience that will best suit their individual goals and needs. My teaching focuses on providing each student with a solid foundation

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Jean N.
My daughter has been taking lessons with Mikaela for 3 years and has been thriving! Mikaela is kind and friendly while holding her students to high standards. They all clearly enjoy themselves and it is rewarding to see them all progress from one recital to the next. She comes to the house to give lessons but now teaches through zoom due to the pandemic. Highly recommended!!!
Margot B.
Our daughter had her first lesson yesterday and loved it and Mikaela. She said it was the best day ever and can't wait for her next lesson next week! Mikaela obviously has experience teaching children and make our daughter feel at ease and comfortable. Most of the first lesson seemed to be focused on proper instrument and handling, which makes sense. It can take years to undo poor posture and position if not begun correctly. Mikaela explained what she was doing and why, and made sure our daughter understood everything as she went along. Thank you for a first great experience!
Daniel S.
Mikaela is not only an excellent musician but an outstanding music teacher, a rare combination. I have been taking violin lessons from her for quite some time now, and I am amazed at how much of a difference she has made in my efforts to pick up the instrument as a total beginner.

She has great observational abilities to immediately notice errors in form or movement, all the while maintaining calm and complete patience. She also has gift for suggesting corrections with analogy and imagery that has been very helpful in my experience.

I would highly recommend her.
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Loren P.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students Male: 4 to 12; Female: 4 and up
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Loren P.

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Is your child struggling to read? With my background in linguistics and extensive collection of children's books, we'll help your child learn to enjoy reading and practice those words. If your child has a particular book they want to learn or they need help reading for school, sign them up and I'll help your student retain the information he or she is learning.

About Loren

I'm an artist, musician, and language aficionada. I have a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Georgia, graduating with honors as a Magna Cum Laude in Spanish and French Linguistics. I am fluent in both languages. One thing I love about teaching is bringing the arts into the process of learnin

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Loren is an amazing teacher. She is patient, kind and caring. She listened to what I needed in preparation for going to Valencia Spain and then customized the lessons. I think we had a lot of fun together as I slowly began to catch on to the dialect of eastern Spain. BTW - she also knows French! I wish her the very best as she continues teaching others!

Helen O.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $18
  • PhD. Social Science from Keele University
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Helen O.

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I have an MEd and an EdD from Keele University. I am an experienced and patient tutor with a love for learning and a true passion for helping students achieve their potential. I am qualified in Educational Psychology and have taught in schools in England for many years before moving to the USA. I have extensive experience working with children who have additional learning needs/disabilities, especially in teaching children to read, those with dsylexia, dsycalculia and reading recovery.

I tutor in K-9 reading, writing, comprehension, vocab and spelling and used tried and tested international techniques that really work and get results. I also tutor maths for grades K-5 and Social Studies K-9. I prefer to tutor in your home, where the child feels comfortable, but other locations are available. I hope to get to know you and help you and your children achieve your hopes and dreams.

I use a combination of methods to teach phonics, sight words and fluency. I use different approaches ...

About Helen

Hello! I am a PhD and EdD qualified teacher who specializes in teaching children to read. I use a method similar to Orton Gillingham and have huge success in getting children to become confident and happy readers. When they have mastered phonics, children can join my 'next stage' program which hel

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Frida
My daughter is 5 yrs old and she is looking forward to meet her! Helen is so patience and her pronunciation is so cleared. Her reading method is so easy to understand.
Yiman
Helen is an absolute expert in teaching and engaging with children. My daughter loves her lessons. She makes studying fun and easy.
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Meagan D.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Teaches Elementary
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Bachelor's of Science-Mathematics Education and Elementary Education from Grand Valley State University
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Meagan D.

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I have worked with students age 3-10 in Reading.

About Meagan

Hello, my name is Meagan D., and I have been living in the DC area for about 5 years. I attended Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, MI. I have my Bachelor's of Science Degree, a Michigan's Provisional Teacher's Certificate, and a Maryland Teacher's Certificate. My major was Mathematics

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Abbas
The teacher is very nice to the student, helps the student in different ways, and explains problem so the student understands their mistake.
Charley
Meagan is very flexible and is a great teacher. She doesn't make the student feel self-conscious about answering wrong, She gently asks the student to explain how they came up with the answer and allows them to correct themselves. If the student doesn't realize their error during the explanation, she explains to the student wherein the equation they made an error. She also repeats the problem areas with the student until they have a full understanding of the process.

I sought Meagan out after my daughter came home with a failing grade in Algebra I. I am very happy with my selection, she is the perfect fit for my daughter. She is very flexible and I appreciate that she doesn't make my daughter feel like her lack of understanding of the subject matter makes her inadequate. I am going to continue hiring Meagan for the duration of the school year, my daughter really likes her and is learning far more than she is from her regular classroom environment.
Claire G.
She's great!

Natalie G.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • High School Diploma from Kolbe Academy
  • Teaching since 2010
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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

During the past 9 years, my goal as a tutor has been steadfast: I want to help you help yourself. As the saying goes, you have to be open to accepting help before you can be helped. I understand that because we are all students our entire lives; I know from my own experience how hard it is to learn

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Jez
Natalie knows how to write. More importantly, she truly knows how to teach you to write. She is patient, knowledgeable and encouraging. A great experience with a FABULOUS tutor! 😊
Talia
Excellent tutor who knows the material and how to teach it so you can understand it!
Ala
Natalie is one of a kind. She not only knows her subjects really well but more importantly, she understands how to transmit information and promote learning with humor, style, and grace. Every lesson with her is motivating as she encourages you to do your best and challenges you to succeed. She is a true professional. Thanks for being such a fantastic tutor!
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Marsha K.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • BA Psychology from BYU
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Marsha K.

14 Reviews
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Learning to read can be challenging in English. Our language, while beautiful, has as many unique characteristics as do our people! Since I have a secondary English minor, I've had long experience in reading, teaching and interacting with many levels of students.

Difficulty in reading can often be simply a translation problem. When that glitch is narrowed in on, and taken apart, the magic of words opens up!

About Marsha

In this crazy time, remote teaching is what we do! I’ve found it works quite well, and am enjoying seeing students own space as well. Happy distancing learning! Hello! I know you want to know about me, but this is really about YOU! I am a music coach. That means that my role is to find out

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Jason
I was a student of Marsha’s for several years, and I have never had such a qualified instructor! Incredibly bright, positive, flexible, and experienced. Genuinely enjoyed my time learning from her.
Hailey H.
Marsha is really nice. My daughter loves her and is looking forward to many more lessons
sarah
Marsha is very knowledgeable and experienced. I highly recommend her to any person looking to expand there piano skill. -Robert

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The average cost of 60-minute reading lessons in San Francisco is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $20 and $240 per hour.
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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 son displayed concerns with reading fluency and comprehension. A friend suggested we contact Stacey due to her background in reading. She agreed to work with him and this year he tested on grade level for the first time in three years. I am so thankful for her hard work and dedication to my son."
William Jones
Took Reading lessons from Stacey A.
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"Maurice is an outstanding educator, an educator that makes students feel capable and confident in accomplishing whatever academic goals they may have or struggle with. He puts all his focus on what students first need to learn in order to get to their goal. He's one of the most understanding educators I've had the pleasure of working with. His patience, regardless of the students difficulty on grasping the academic concept is astonishing. If a student isn't understanding one learning style, he'll try a different way until the student does."
Anna
Took Reading lessons from Maurice S.
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"Our first experience with Christina was pleasant. She took her time to get to know my daughter and I appreciate her involving me in the session. She gave me suggestions to help my daughter with reading which I never thought of. I feel that she will help my daughter improve with not only her reading but also her confidence. We can't wait to start this journey with Christina."
Jennifer S
Took Reading lessons from Christina S.
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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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"Emily has taught my daughters for over 2 years now. In that time they have grown tremendously and I'm so thankful for Emily's work with them. Emily is excellent at building relationships with kids. My girls feel seen by her and this has helped them be willing to work with her. I'll be the first to admit my girls aren't always the easiest, but Emily never blinks. She handles everything with a smile and is able to get them back on track.

Emily is a delightful role model and I'm also thankful that my girls have gotten to see her enthusiasm for learning and life."
Samantha
Took Reading lessons from Emily S.
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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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"Mr. Steve Silver is the best tutor I ever had. He is truly an inspiration and his tutoring services have great impacts on my education"
Janiro Griffin
Took Reading lessons from Steve S.
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"Bonnie was great! She really personalized the lesson for my son, taking all of my input around his likes/dislikes, what we see as the focus areas, and current reading levels. I was weary about how the online format would work, and it went WAY better than I expected! We're looking forward to more lessons with her!"
Carter
Took Reading lessons from Bonnie K.
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"She is an excellent tutor. We were very happy with the lessons."
Michael
Took Reading lessons from Jessie M.
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