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About Nanette J.

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Javascript oriented programming... Learn to create fun apps and games!

About Nanette
I am a motivated Guitarist with extensive knowledge in music education and performance. I have a Bachelors of Arts Degree from Cal State LA where I emphasized in Classical Guitar performance. 10+ years of guitar experience playing both classical and contemporary styles. I regularly perform on Electric, Acoustic and Classical guitars. I am educated in the classical repertoire and modern music as well. My favorites are Indie Rock, Folk, Worship, Rock, Pop, Classical and country. I also can teach Music theory and music history to those students who are interested.

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My number one goal is to make sure music is FUN! I believe in making the learning experience enjoyable. I am a laid back person but I am also extremely organized and always well prepared. After studying with me for 6 months you will be able to wri
te your own songs, play popular chord progressions and lead lines. If you study classical guitar with me you will be able to site read at a intermediate level and perform at least 5 pieces. Anything can be achieved if you put your mind to it and work hard and practice. Its my passion to get you where you want to be as a musician!

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Provide: tab paper, blank sheet music, guitar picks for new students, guitar stand, music stand, a great environment to learn.
You need to bring: a guitar, books

*** Travel Equipment ***
provide: tab paper, blank sheet music, guitar pics for new students.
You need to have: a guitar, foot stool for classical guitarists, tuner

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Classical Guitar, Folk, fingerpicking, Worship Music, Electric guitar, Acoustic guitar, Rock, Pop, Indie, Punk, Country, Music Theory, Music History
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simmi January 11, 2018
· Acoustic Guitar · Online
She has been such a great and encouraging teacher. It's hard having time to practice with full time job, but Nanette has been very understanding and gives me as much as I can handle. I've had a lot of fun learning and seeing my progress along the way. :)
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Lili May 13, 2017
· Ukulele · In studio
My 10-year old daughter and 6-year old son took a few ukulele lessons with Nanette. Per my kids, they did not feel like she was engaging with them. They had hoped that she would make the lessons a fun experience and it was not for them. She would probably be a better fit with older kids and adults. We have decided to seek future ukulele lessons with a new teacher.
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Zayd February 28, 2017
· Ukulele · In studio
My son absolutely loved his first lesson. Thank you so much.
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About jagan K.

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Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to learn what a programming language is and as time goes on you'll be able to understand the internals. I specialize in C, Python, C++, (for beginners), Java scripting,Linux bash and few others like power shell and I am willing to prepare advanced topics if needed. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

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Jagan K. has been teaching lessons since 1996 and is currently available to teach lessons at library, coffee shop and online. Jagan has helped students at various levels of Math and computer software skills.
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About Raj S.

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Computer Programming:

~~Programming~~
~ C
~ Java
~ HTML

## Scripting ##
# Perl
# Bash
# Shell
# Python

About Raj
Hello Students and parents,

I am Raj, Software Engineer at IBM, graduated with a Master's in Embedded Systems and Bachelor's in Information Technology. Since my academic days, I loved teaching and sharing knowledge and since then I am teaching friends and students to get ahead.

I specialize in teaching C programming, Perl and UNIX bash scripting, Linux OS fundamentals, MS Office (Word Processing, Spreadsheets and PowerPoint Presentations), General computing of windows and Linux.

I love computers and have started teaching myself computer science which includes programming (C, Java, etc) , Scripting languages, Operating System internals, and algorithms.

I have 4 years of industry and 5 years of tutoring experience which will help me teach better and better. Students who are looking for conceptual and long-lasting learning, sche
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Happy Learning !

Your next tutor,
With best regards,
Raj
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Boris July 28, 2017
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Raj is an excellent teacher. He's very engaging, make you thinking. His enthusiasm is contagious.
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About Viktor A.

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My passion all of my academic life has been computer programming. Ever since I took AP computer science my junior year of college, I knew this was going to be my career. I enjoyed it so much that I became a teacher's assistant for the very same class the very next year. I then went on to tutor many students, and took this skill all the way to college. I understand how different people learn because I have worked with many people with many different learning patterns. I enjoy knowing i can teach something that I have such a passion for.

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I've been there: cramming for the next test, not understanding the material no matter how much I study it, at times it seems hopeless. I now understand how having an effective and experienced tutor can be the key to having an approach to schooling that is both effective and satisfying for both the student and parent. I've been through it, I understand it, and now with the knowledge I have gained I have been helping people achieve their academic goals in a fun and painless way.
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O&N January 16, 2018
· Computer Programming · Online
Excellent intro to Java programming for 10yo kid - clear and structured lessons, great progress! Looking forward to more, thank you!
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Phillip S. August 10, 2017
· Computer Programming · Online
Very informative teacher! Breaks down the information easily for students and is easily accessible. Quick to respond to emails.
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Maya July 12, 2017
· Computer Programming · Online
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About Zack Z.

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I have been teaching professionally for 22 years. I have a specific style of teaching computer programming--it's whatever method works best for your learning style!! Besides learning computer programming, I will teach you the tools you need to make sure you have all the tools you need to be the programmer you would like to be! Today's computer programmers are expected to know the importance of usability for your audience, search engine optimization and how to create graphics and more. You will learn why things and what are your best reference tools to turn to if you ever need them! I make it fun and accessible to learn--as it should be. Humor is a great enabler to unlock your greatest computer programming. Anyone can teach and anyone can learn, but when you connect with your teacher who shares your goals and objectives it is a whole new level of what you can do.

About Zack
I have been teaching computer programming (HTML, PHP, CSS, JavaScript, Frameworks and more) and Photography for over 20 years. I teach software programs such as Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and more. If you want to learn how to design or manage social media website, I'll help you too. I believe that the best teachers adapt to the ways the best work for their students. The environment for Take Lessons makes it very easy to adapt to what works best for you. If it's online or in-person, I'm your teacher and I really look forward to meeting you and helping you unlock your interests and greatest potential. - Zack
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George December 31, 2017
· Adobe Photoshop · In home
Zack did a great job and adapted the lesson just right to match my style and needs
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Jenn N December 24, 2017
· HTML · In home
Zack has really taught me a lot as far as basic html, how to create easy email templates and basic coding skills for microsites. His skillset knows no bounds. Has vast experience to draw from, has the patience of a saint, has been teaching for a really long time. But private lessons are where its at. That way you can learn exactly what you want, and not syphon through the stuff you really don't need to help your career, along.
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Ryan December 7, 2017
· Adobe Creative Suite · In home
Zack is a great teacher. He went above and beyond during my lesson and provided valuable resources, tools, and advice. I would highly recommend his services.
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About Brian N.

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You want to learn SAP software application? I can teach you from End-Users functionalities to Consulting. Get that job you have been looking for or set you career path straight from College. These are not taught in Colleges or Universities.

About Brian
Hi, there! My name is Nosa and I can't wait to meet you! I'm an SAP or ERP Consultant . I have been teaching application courses since 2014 and loved helping my students excel in data analytics, web development, business processes and application programs. I am a Degree holder, a certified ERP consultant and Project Management Lead. My teaching style is patient, thorough and detail oriented. I look forward to helping you reach your goals in my lessons.

Be trained by an experienced consultant or analyst that have succeeded both in his career as an employee, freelance, and also a trainer.
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Ann December 29, 2017
· SQL · Online
He made me understand what it means to be an analyst. Help to change my thinking process to know what exactly I am looking for in a data and where I should be looking when I have requirements. Thanks, Brian, I was able to keep my job.
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Charles O December 28, 2017
· Computer Programming · Online
Excellent teach, he knows his stuff.
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About AHMED E.

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I am a programmer analyst. I have an IT sole proprietary home office business called LINK. LINK deals with the design of computer software including programming analysis, databases, and data analysis. Link applies mathematical modeling that relates to computer software. This includes One-Dimensional Databases; Multi-Dimensional Databases; MS Works; MS Access, DataStage; Data Science; Data Structuring; Data Management; Data Compression; Data Arranging; Data Search; Extracting Data; Big Data; Spatial Data, Data Integrity; Data Anomaly; Utilizing SQL in Data Science; Data Correction; Applications of the Theory of Probability to Data; Bayesian Data Analysis; Application of Monty Hall Paradox to Raw Data; Data Storage; Data Control; Blocking Bad Data; Importing & Exporting Data; Creating Live Data; Complex Data Problems; Mutually Inclusive & Mutually Exclusive Data; Data Wrangling; Data Pattern Identification; Descriptive & Predictive Data; Data Security; Data Visualization; Structured & ...

About Ahmed
I do not see teaching as simply repeating what has been already detailed in text books and lectures. Everyone’s mind is different and thus everyone has a unique perception to understanding one issue or another. Things are better illustrated with an example.

A while back, there was a television show hosted by a T.V. personality named Monty Hall. In the show, Monty presented a contestant with 3 closed doors. Behind one door was a new car. And behind each of the other two doors was a goat. The contestant had the option to choose one door so as to win the new car.

The probability that a car was behind door 1 or door 2 or door 3 was the same, about 33.33%. Let us say that the contestant picked door 1. Monty would then open one of the other two doors that were not chosen by the contestant. There were 3 terms in the game: 1) Monty knew what w
as behind each door; 2) Monty cannot open the door that was already chosen by the contestant; 3) Monty would only open a door that hides a goat.

Let us say Monty opened door 3 revealing a goat. Monty then asked the contestant if the contestant would like to switch to door 2 or keep his original choice of door 1. Contestants would be bewildered not knowing really what to do. Was it better to keep the originally choice or was it better to switch or it would make no difference whether to keep the original choice or switch?

Meet Marilyn vos Savant. Marilyn wrote a column called “Ask Marilyn” in a newspaper called Parade. Marilyn was known for having one of the highest recorded IQ. A reader sent Marilyn a letter asking her if it was better to switch or not to switch. Marilyn stated in her column that a contestant should switch since switching doubled the contestant’s chances of winning. Many of Marilyn’s readers erupted in protest including readers with Ph.D., mathematicians, and academicians. Most people believed that the probability that a car was behind door 1 or door 2 was the same of 50%.

This became known as The Monty Hall Problem or The Monty Hall Paradox. Articles and books were written over this problem. Actually Marilyn was right and this was proven using computer simulation. Yet until today many people cannot understand that switching doubles the chances of winning.

At first glance this paradox might seem irrelevant to teaching. But I think it does. This paradox tutor the mind in the subject of structured thinking which is very important in learning.
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About Ana G.

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Pick a software: Staad.pro, Matlab, R, Python... We'll do some programming.

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Hi!

My name is Ana Gouveia and I'm a 28-year-old gal who loves music, languages & science! I love helping others and have been praised for being a good teacher. Do you need help with computers, math, or something about music theory?

I'm here for ya!
For more information on my background please check out: localwiz.us
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Rebecca January 11, 2018
· Algebra · In home
Ana is a terrific Algebra tutor. Our daughter is a freshman and Ana is really helping her to not only understand the work but also learn ways to approach problem solving and assessments strategically. She is very positive, approachable and great with teens.
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Andrew January 1, 2018
· Civil Engineering · In studio
Ana is nice and smart. She is not only who you want to work with, she is who you want to work with your children.
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About Fletcher K.

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Hi, there--

I've been coding (in various languages) since around 1980, and am very much a self-taught computer science nerd (who went back to school later to make sure I got it!). I also have a learning challenge, so I had to find unique ways of breaking down the material I was trying to learn so I could understand it. It made me a kind of zen master!

I have a reputation as an excellent "explainer"-- I can take a difficult concept and break it down to you in a way that you're sure to get it, especially without making you feel dumb for not getting it.

Initially, I'd like to get students started on their coding journey-- so, no matter what you'd like to do with coding, I can tell you where to start and be with you every step of the way until you're dangerous enough to grow on your own.

I cover both philosophical approaches (how to break down a problem, how to evaluate what tools to use) and the real-world practical stuff where that stuff will matter. I teach computer science ...

About Fletcher
I focus on three key areas to develop you as a coder inside:
1) Developing muscle-memory for writing good code.
2) Learning to work AWAY from a computer.
3) How to think about problems so they can be solved with code.

I saw my first video game when I was about four or five years old, and from that very moment, I became obsessed with making games. I knew that, in order to make video games, you needed to learn to program-- so that's what I did.

I took my first computer class in 1980, and continued taking classes until we actually had a computer at home, and then I started to teach myself programming by making my own text adventure games (pretty advanced stuff at the time!)

By the time I was 17, I was teaching computer programming in BASIC and Logo at a day camp for kids, while in my free time I was working on a very ambitious multi-playe
r online game.

I taught myself C, and later, C++, and worked a bit with those languages-- I wrote some libraries for making games.

At the same time, professionally, I was hired to be a Programmer/Analyst, where I worked in Informix 4GL (a SQL language that's probably long gone) in Unix, and Visual Basic on Windows.

In recent years, I've gone back and re-upped my skills in C, C++, picked up Java and a bit of JavaScript, and even some other programming and scripting languages.

Odds are, even if it's a language I've never worked with before, I can help you learn it!
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Los Angeles, CA 90006
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