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Mitch H.

1 Review
San Jose, CA
Starting at $37
  • Speaks Spanish, Japanese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Mitch H.

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With over 8 years experience in tutoring, I have learned what methods work and those that don’t. I’m upbeat, patient, easy going, empathetic, and generally well-liked by others. I’m very good at adapting to different learning styles and have a knack for eliciting the best out of my students through motivation and positive reinforcement.

Throughout university, and after, I mentored many students with great results. In addition to academics I helped them get the most out of their college experience. Everyone I helped benefited greatly, and one runs a very successful consulting business.

Aside from math and English, I’m a very proficient test and note taker. I speak conversational Spanish, and basic Japanese.

About Mitch

Whether you're completely lost, just need a little help, or need some test/note taking tips I can be very helpful. My patient, easy going, and positive mindset is very conducive to creating a great learning atmosphere. I can also be very useful to those that aren't motivated, I have a knack for fin

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Henry M.

22 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks French, German, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Journalism, German from Humboldt State University
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Henry M.

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I'm an Emmy Award-winning writer with a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, having taught all levels with more than 30 years experience.

About Henry

Award winning journalist and teacher with international experience, having lived and worked in both Europe and the United States. Certified teacher with experience in all levels and with all ages. Both a Liberal Arts and a Science major.

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It has been practical and fun.
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Exciting and feel promising

Haley Shea B.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Award from Hugh O'Brien Youth Organization & Dawson County Women's Club
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Haley Shea B.

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Tutoring writing isn't just about fixing the errors in one essay. It's much more than that! In order to become strong writers, my students learn about the writing process itself and become more confident with every try. Whether you're a child writing for the first time, an adult sharpening their skills for college, or a new English speaker looking to develop better written communication, I can help!

About Haley Shea

Haley Shea is a Meditation Guide, Life Coach, and English Writing Tutor. She offers live guided meditation routines for Relaxation, Stress Relief, Anxiety & Anger Management, Self-Love, Mindful Awareness, Positive Attraction/Manifestation, and Creative Expression. Haley Shea also offers tutorin

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Casey
Made my daughter feel comfortable and had creative ways of teaching which kept my daughter engaged.
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Haley Shea is an awesome teacher l just finished my first lesson and l look forward to the coming lesson next weeks

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Donna S.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches High School, College
  • Astrology from Private Instruction
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Donna S.

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Having written 13 non-fiction books including two best-sellers in their categories on Amason I can help you with content creation for your business. This includes blogging, video scripts, website content, and bios. I can help you find your story and convey your message to attract your ideal customers and clients.

About Donna

Yes, my resume is a bit quirky, not many people go from a career in computer programming to astrology but in essence what I've done is to take things I'm good at and turn them into a career I'm passionate about. My varied background might make me the right teacher for you. I love teaching and l

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Abdul
Donna is an amazing teacher and has a vast knowledge of SEO. During our lesson she cleared up everything I had wanted to ask.
Dan
Donna is truly one of a kind person! I am so lucky to trust my instincts about Donna. She is absolutely an amazing person! I like to become a permanent student as I have been interested in many subjects Donna masters. Also, I must say that Donna is a gentle tutor and being. She is a true precious gem.
Dan
Wow! This lady was oozing knowledge galore! Not only she knows what she claims, but she quickly sees other marketing aspects of the cyberworld and shortcomings of the website! She is extremely talented lady who cares about what she does. She is worldly and helpful with invaluable suggestions to improve SEO qualities of the site!

Initially, I have committed to only one session. I have purchased 3 more sessions. Donna ROCKS!!!
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Tamari (Tamara) W.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $47
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 68; Female: 5 to 85
  • MM Piano; Composition; Comparative Literature Music in Film from Indiana University Jacob's School of Music
  • Awarded Merit Prize from Guild of Temple Musicians
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Tamari (Tamara) W.

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Together with supplementary books, materials, and free-association, I guide the student through his or her own mental process to facilitate the expression of an idea; concept or theses. In addition to assigning homework or improvements for the student to work on his/her own piece offline, I help him/her revisit the manuscript with fresh eyes and rework the draft into a presentable, well reasoned document. In the case of a scholarly work, I help with the appropriate form for citations and asterisks. Lessons of one hour to 90 minutes in length are recommended.

About Tamari (Tamara)

Hi, there! I'm Tamara and I can't wait to meet you! On social media and for those who are more familiar, I'm Tamari. We all learn in different ways; some are more visual; others, auditory; some, kinesthetic--I combine a number of different modalities in my teaching, including direct feed

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Lise
I have had a wonderful experience studying piano with Tamari. She is an enthusiastic teacher making the lesson not only rewarding but also joyful. We had to go virtual because of Covid-19 and Tamari spent a lot of time getting all of us familiarized with virtual lessons. She is very dedicated, patient, caring, has a warm personality and she really enjoys teaching.
Ralph
Hi Everyone,
I’d like to tell all about what a wonderful experience I’m having with Tamari as my piano teacher.
First about me. I’m a 70 year old male with virtually no hands-on music experience or knowledge (other than listening). My parents forced me to take piano music lessons 60+ years ago which I totally resisted. Playing piano was a sissy thing and after a few months they gave up.
For the past 50 years I regretted my youthful error. So when I had the chance to take a piano/keyboard class from Tamari, through OLLI at Uconn I jumped at the chance.
Tamari started the first class totally prepared. Not only did she have startup handouts geared to beginner level students. She also came with extension cords and power outlet strips so all could set up comfortably. Right away we (9) were playing notes and learning. Tamari gave us terrific learning tips (beyond Every Good Boy Does Fine) to make grasping lessons much easier.
Sadly, the Virus hit, and self-isolation became the norm. So Tamari set up her classes through the ZOOM video conferencing software. Wonderfully, a fun learning experience.
One example from yesterday. Tamari helped me learn that just playing the notes , G A G C B by pecking at the keys isn’t music. There’s a certain rhythm needed to make the sound correct and enjoyable. And after, patiently, staying with me, turn after turn, I got it right. Bravo to her and me.
Let me wrap this up by saying, I couldn’t be happier or more satisfied with Tamari as my Piano teacher.
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Anna C.
Tamari is a remarkably accommodating teacher. Uses instructional strategies that are effective and appropriate. Also, presents new material clearly and logically. Demonstrates enthusiasm and interest in lesson presentation. My daughter loves learning classical piano with Tamari.

Steve S.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, Japanese, English
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • M.S., Education from Florida State University
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Steve S.

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Online Writing Teacher

I have an advanced degree in education and nearly 20 years of teaching and private tutoring experience.

About Steve

I have over 13 years of teaching experience at both the secondary and post-secondary level, and I have lived and taught for nearly 10 years in Japan. I have a graduate degree in education with a specialization in TESL/TEFL. As an individual who is passionate about teaching and learning, I want t

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Average Cost of Writing Lessons in San Jose, CA

The average cost of 60-minute writing lessons in San Jose is $74. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $22 and $240 per hour.
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"Today was my first lesson with Larry. He is a awesome guy and very hopeful and caring."
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Took Writing lessons from Larry P.
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"Today was my first lesson with Larry. He is a awesome guy and very hopeful and caring."
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Took Writing lessons from Larry P.
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"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! 😊"
Jez
Took Writing lessons from Natalie G.
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"Dr. Dianala is a fantastic writing coach. I appreciated the guidance in developing research-based papers, including the implementation of APA 6th edition. As a college student, APA skills are very important and knowing how to apply it is critical to a successful paper. Awesome teacher/tutor/coach!"
J Allen
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"Dr.Bernard was so helpful with helping me write and revise my resume and cover letter. I am so grateful to have gotten the chance to work with her. This session with her was concise and informative."
Rastafari
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"Dr. Dianala is very personable and professional."
Ellis
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"Excellent tutor! Helped me a lot!"
Hanyuan
Took Writing lessons from Shahadoth C.
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"Dr. D was very nice and empathetic she liked my dog (as everyone should) and she was awesome i can see us having more lessons in the future .Thalia"
Annette
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"Quick and precise hints for better writing. We made a great plan for future lessons. Alexandra doesn't waste words, but uses the available time optimal."
Jørgen
Took Writing lessons from Alexandra W.
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"When I first started writing my screenplay for a short story I'm directing and producing, I had a limited time to write, direct, edit and submit to a "once a year" film festival in Orlando Florida. I ran into a bunch of obstacles, from using the correct grammar, to punctuation's, spelling and inconsistencies in the story line. She was very clear and concise when she spoke. I don't know what she did but her method of teaching allowed me to relax and open my mind, and allowed me to absorb and remember every single writing technique she's given me. I am proud to say that my short film was finished in time to enter the festival. Thanks to Jonita it is now 3 months later and I have finished my fourth short screenplay, now starting my fifth. She is just amazing, I'm so happy I found her to work with me."
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Took Writing lessons from Jonita S.
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