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Marwan S.

23 Reviews
Redwood City, CA
Starting at $65
  • Speaks English, Chinese - Mandarin
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Awarded Mathematic Achievement Medal from Euclid High School
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Marwan S.

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As an electrical & computer engineer, I've had extensive study in physics, including mechanics and E&M. I can help with conceptual understanding, study techniques, and test prep (including AP exams).

About Marwan

I started playing piano when I was 3, and began writing music at the age of 6. I've taught music and piano for over 12 years, and tutoring other subjects for over 5 years. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, I graduated from Cornell University in Electrical & Computer Engineering, with a minor in

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Ryan F.
So far so Good. It has only been one lesson, but our son really enjoyed it.
Sandra
My 6 year old daughter is developing a great foundation and is enthusiastic about learning the piano. Marwan is a great match for her!
Oliver
Funny and engaging teacher who was willing to go the extra mile to structure a lesson plan that met my specific piano goals. Very knowledgeable and accomodating.
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Mikaela H.

4 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School
  • Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from Indiana University; Jacobs School of Music
  • Awarded Barbara and David Jacobs Scholar (Comprehensive Merit Scholarship) from Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music
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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.

Melissa Rose S.

6 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School
  • Anthropology from University of North Texas
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Melissa Rose S.

6 Reviews
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Academic tutoring in literature, analysis, writing and composition, etc.

About Melissa Rose

Melissa Rose is an independent dance instructor in San Francisco, CA and the surrounding Bay Areas. She teaches wedding choreography and social dancing. Styles include: Argentine Tango Ballroom: Waltz, Foxtrot, Rumba, ChaCha, Swing Latin/Club: Salsa, Bachata West Coast Swing Country Western

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Becky
So far she is amazing and we look forward to our future lessons. She’s helpful, informative, and makes us very comfortable!
Jack
Great first session! Melissa made us feel at ease and was very nice to work with.
Lyle W.
I enjoyed it. Very nice. Very patient.

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Joshua F.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Mandarin, Spanish
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • BS, BA from Rutgers University
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Joshua F.

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A field I've long excelled in; it was my undergraduate BA, as a matter of fact.

About Joshua

Hello, my name is Joshua F. I have years of experience in teaching children, in music and many other subjects---including work with special needs children. I have been in professional bands, composed electronic music for video games and YouTube videos, and written and contributed to textbooks on m

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Owen
Joshua was great for my 10 year old son. He enjoyed playing!
mikhail
Really great teacher who has a great connection to kids
Layana
Josh was so sweet and patient! It was a bit of a tricky time having online classes with the kids, but he made it fun for them to stay engaged!

I learned a lot from my first class already, looking forward to the next one 👌🏽

Maria P.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • BS in Dietetics from University of Florida
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Maria P.

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I have taken various courses, and attended workshops and talks on theology, catechism & Hinduism. I believe that the way to health is through balance of spiritual, physical and mental areas of one's life.
All religions have something to offer and I enjoy attending events and learning as well as sharing diverse views and teachings of religions with others.
This is my third year volunteering as a catechist. I have taught children and teenagers. Also, I have being part of the leadership team for organizing a retreat.
I would like to teach and help you grow spiritually so that you can improve your life!

About Maria

With a BS in nutrition and many years of experience as a nutritionist, Spanish tutor and yoga instructor I can help learn new skills and be healthier! I always like to adapt the lessons to reach each person's goals.

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Melody Bromma
Terrific! Very helpful.
Melody
A wonderful chef, very informative, organized and professional. Great recipe and Maria adapted everything to suit my smallish kitchen and not too equipped cupboard. Very knowledgeable. Super delicious. Highly recommended!!
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Mena H.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Arabic
  • BA in Actuarial science from Baruch College
  • Teaching since 2012
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Mena H.

12 Reviews
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My name is Mena. I have a strong background in math with a degree in Actuarial science and have been tutoring the SAT, ACT, Algebra 1&2, and Geometry for over four years. I have extensive knowledge of the testing strategies needed to make the exam fun and easy. I work with students to find areas that need strengthening then work patiently with them to hone their skills. Successful test preparation is largely about demystifying the test through time spent learning the correct approach which I have years of experience doing, with that confidence students can achieve any score they set their minds to.

About Mena

hello, my name is Mena, I'm a high school math teacher, and I have been tutoring Common Core Math, Algebra I & II, Geometry, SAT, ACT, and Grade school math since 2012; there is nothing I enjoy more than watching my students succeed. I create a relaxed environment for my students in order to mak

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Jayden R.
Wonderful job!
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"Very pleased with Aziz. He was exceptionally sharp and clearly understand all of the logic and complexity behind the questions I needed help with. Great communicator and easy to work with. I highly recommend"
Tyler
Took GMAT lessons from Aziz T.
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"I asked Rod to work with my daughter on geometry to help her get ready for 9th grade. Rod explains each concept and its application very well. His lessons are appropriate for grade level but also challenging. I am particularly happy that my daughter is learning a broader approach to problem solving and critical thinking. As a scientist (PhD in chemistry) and a mother of a teenager, I appreciate Rod’s approach as it will provide a solid foundation for my daughter’s learning for many years to come. And he is always on time and gives me an overview of what was covered and what will be covered after each lesson. I highly recommend him."
Jennifer
Took Geometry lessons from Rod K.
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"Awesome experience with Daniel! He takes the time to guide you and review when necessary. Thanks Daniel, for the amazing results!"
Aliyah
Took Geometry lessons from Daniel F.
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"Becky was great with my son. He learned great strategies and made significant improvements on his English section of SAT. He really enjoyed working with her as well. She was really great also with bounce ideas and helping make correction with his essays. I would highly recommend Becky as a tutor!"
Kristen
Took ACT English lessons from Rebecca H.
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"Larry is an incredible teacher. I was never bored at any lessons, Larry had me thinking hard every lesson, challenging the way I looked at history. I feel like not only did I learned what happened in history but I came out of it looking through a different paradigm.

I recommend him to everyone."
Yael
Took History lessons from Larry P.
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"Julia is a very talented and knowledgeable tutor. I would highly recommend Julia for any child's math tutoring needs. She is very reliable, flexible, and working extremely well with my son and daughter. She and my kids connected right away and having very positive experience. Julia made a real difference and contributed great deal into their academic success in school."
Eugene Zilberman
Took Basic Math lessons from Julia C.
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"I took Pre Calculus with Paola and I would rate her a 4."
Yetunde
Took Pre Calculus lessons from Paola E.
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"My son has been working with Matt for the last 4 months to continue learning Mandarin. Matt has been fantastic. Even after a long week of school, my son looks forward to working with Matt on Saturday. Matt not only has a great personality he is VERY punctual and responsive. He is genuinely committed to helping my son progress and offers great guidance to support his development. I would HIGHLY recommend Matt for anyone looking to learn Mandarin."
Bob
Took Language lessons from Matt G.
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"His classes have the number of games ,which are very interesting and at the same time we can improve our English .Expecily in his free time,we can chat with him to practice our speaking ."
Ming
Took Economics lessons from Matt G.
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"Excellent Instructor and we will be continuing with her!"
November
Took Math lessons from Dr. Dawn L.
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