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Ken M.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
  • B.S. Mathematics from University of Pittsburgh
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Ken M.

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I have been playing bridge for over 40 years and teaching for the last ten years. I currently direct 2 duplicate games at the Charlottesville, Va. Senior Center.

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I have been playing bridge for over 40 years and the last 10 as a duplicate bridge player. I currently direct two duplicate games at the Charlottesville, Va Senior Center. I also teach duplicate bridge skills and strategy.

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Nancy Todd
Ken was very knowledgeable and very personable. His first lesson was just what I needed. I am looking forward to more lessons with him. Nancy Todd
Marla W.
Ken has a wealth of knowledge. He offers handouts to review and presents lessons with slides to instruct using actual bridge hands. He provides not only the rules for the game but also the mental steps one undertakes in applying them.
Douglas H.
Ken is great. The first lesson was clear, organized and interesting. Seven of us took part in the zoom lesson and everyone loved it
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Christopher A.

69 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • Speaks English (USA), Bulgarian, Spanish
  • AA from Valencia College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Christopher A.

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Are you a game enthusiast? Enjoy playing games but really want to create your own? Well, welcome to your gaming course :)

***This course is strongly dependant on the students past knowledge on programming, if no knowledge is present please see "Computer Programming" as the gateway course into this gaming course!***

This course has 3 paths to take based on the interests of the student:

1) Javascript Web-Based Game Development (All Platforms)
2) Roblox Lua Game Development
3) Python Scripting Game Development
4) Java development for Mobile
5) (NEW!) Java development for Minecraft Modding!

Javascript games can be set up to be played by any WebKit based browser on any operating system! We begin from basic programming to understand variables, loops, functions, classes, and API modules that will help us create games by hand with full coded text and custom images!

Python can be run on any computer that has the python interpreter installed (simple configuration) We begin ...

About Christopher

With eight years of teaching and tutoring experience at Valencia College from 2011 yo 2019 and University of Central Florida from 2017 to 2019; I have experienced a wide variety of students between the ages 7 to 60 years. This experience has enabled me to customize lessons in one to one sessions

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Jerry S.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Chess from Coach FIDE IM Eugene Odnorochenko
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Jerry S.

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I am an experienced chess coach who works with all levels of scholastic and adult players. I hold a USCF CM title, as well as having 15+ years experience coaching absolute beginners up to A Class. I am an attacking player who has a aggressive tactical style where sacrifices and king assaults are my specialty. If you are looking to play quiet chess, then my lessons are not for you! I teach my students to seek and exploit the advantage from move 1. We will increase your knowledge of Strategy, Tactics, Positional Elements, Middlegame, Endgame, and Openings to name just a few. We will also train and hone the crucial skills necessary to improve your playing level such as Critical Thinking, Calculation, and Pattern Recognition. My goal for every student is for you to someday win a chess game against...ME! Looking forward to assisting your mastery of this awesome and amazing game!

About Jerry

I am a USCF CM level chess coach with 15 years assisting students of all playing levels achieve their chess goals. I coach students from absolute beginner to A Class. I have an aggressive attacking style and so I will teach you how to obtain and to exploit the advantage from move 1. Sacrifices and

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Christopher A.

69 Reviews
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  • Speaks English (USA), Bulgarian, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Christopher A.

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Are you a game enthusiast? Enjoy playing games but really want to create your own? Well, welcome to your gaming course :)

***This course is strongly dependant on the students past knowledge on programming, if no knowledge is present please see "Computer Programming" as the gateway course into this gaming course!***

This course has 3 paths to take based on the interests of the student:

1) Javascript Web-Based Game Development (All Platforms)
2) Roblox Lua Game Development
3) Python Scripting Game Development
4) Java development for Mobile
5) (NEW!) Java development for Minecraft Modding!

Javascript games can be set up to be played by any WebKit based browser on any operating system! We begin from basic programming to understand variables, loops, functions, classes, and API modules that will help us create games by hand with full coded text and custom images!

Python can be run on any computer that has the python interpreter installed (simple configuration) We begin ...

About Christopher

With eight years of teaching and tutoring experience at Valencia College from 2011 yo 2019 and University of Central Florida from 2017 to 2019; I have experienced a wide variety of students between the ages 7 to 60 years. This experience has enabled me to customize lessons in one to one sessions

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Mary Beth B.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Mary Beth B.

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I am bubbly, outgoing, patient and FUN! I love sewing and teaching. If you have always wanted to learn to sew or take your sewing to the next level I am the teacher for you!

As an Army wife we could not afford certain luxuries like drapes. I learned to sew in order to make each of my houses feel like home. I also made bows and dresses for my daughter. Sewing has become my passion. I am also an early childhood educator, I love teaching.

Teaching sewing classes brings my two passions together.

Let’s start with the obvious first: when learning how to sew, you develop many skills such as understanding a pattern, operating a sewing machine or getting to grips with the specialist terms. But there’s so much more to sewing!

Sewing has taught me so many life skills and invaluable lessons:

Planning
Good things take time
Attention to detail
Sometimes things don't turn out the way you had planned or hoped

If you pick me as your sewing instructor I promise to teach you how to sew and how ...

About Mary Beth

I am a professional early childhood educator and a sewing professional. Sewing students can expect to improve week to week in their sewing technique. I teach beginner sewing students all of the basics of sewing. For the more advanced students we can work on specific projects using a wide variety o

Michael J.

17 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Organizational Adminstration and Communications from UW-Milwaukee
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Michael J.

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Michael J. has been a chess instructor for a private chess academy since 2008. He has taught in numerous schools in the Milwaukee area working with groups as small as 4 to as large as 30.

Michael has also given private individual lessons to students wishing to advance their chess playing skills. Michael focuses his instruction on basic strategy, traditional maneuvers, thinking ahead, mathematical ties to chess and basic movement.

About Michael

Michael has been a drums/percussion/guitar/ukulele and Chess instructor for over 12 years. Having studied and performed all styles of music, from Jazz, Blues, Rock, Symphonic Band and Marching Band music, he has a firm knowledge of varies styles of music and techniques. Michael is a former inst

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Nathanielle Gorst
Patient and flexible, moves at a pace that challenges you but doesnt push too hard which is a delicate balance!

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Monte H.
Michael is a stickler for doing things right, but in a nice way. I feel that his mode of teaching is best, because it builds a solid foundation for further learning.
ELLIOT
After a brief intro, Mike explained where're going with his lessons. I was having some problems getting my fingers near certain fret areas he wanted me to work on, so he very kindly placed some colors tape where I'm to put my fingers. That helped a lot. Been practicing an hour per day, & I'm getting a bit better daily. I've got a long way to go, but with Mike's help I'll get there. ELLIOT

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"Dawn is very patient with us in our classes and gives very clear instructions to make us become better at it. She also comes up with new fun ideas for us to do for a sewing project. With her help, you can practically make anything"
Judith
Took Embroidery lessons from Dawn Z.
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"Vena was very knowledgeable in all of the areas of sewing I had questions in. She drew on her 15 years' professional experience to give me great pointers for the clothing line I am getting up and running; was patient, and fun! Thank you Vena!"
Carrie Linn
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Great instructor. Really knows his stuff and comes prepared to help you develop your skills in the most effective way possible. I had a great experience and learned a ton in just a one hour lesson."
Connor
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"Eric is an incredibly talented chess player/instructor. His mastery of the game is only surpassed by his ability to teach it."
Vincent
Took Chess lessons from Eric S.
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"Mya is very patient and kind. She knows everything there is to know about sewing and is an excellent teacher! I went to her for advanced techniques and she helped me bring me sewing to the next level!"
Elizabeth
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Great chess instructor. My daughter just turned 5. Instructor is firm yet relaxed with her. She enjoys her chess lessons very much."
Dee
Took Chess lessons from Joshua F.
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"Renee is a fantastic teacher! She is great at what she does and I’m so thankful she was able to teach me. I have two little kids and just grateful about how understanding she was on some of the projects I’m working on. Im impressed with her background in fashion and so excited to put what I learned into practice!"
Heather
Took Sewing lessons from Renee D.
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"Cindle was easy going and made learning enjoyable. Highly recommend!"
Larry
Took Chess lessons from Cindle V.
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"Erin is very patient. I enjoyed the lesson even though I got a bit frustrated. Lol"
Patricia
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"She is very nice girl and knows how to teach professionally. She tries her best to make sure her students master the chess game. She is really an excellent teacher who knows her stuff very well and teach her students great techniques . Try her you will never regret."
Talar
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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