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James B.

Alameda, CA

About James

I have 20 years of experience as a tutor. I have had my own private tutoring business. My area of expertise is math (basic arithmetic to“ pre-calculus); however, I have tutored in English (grammar and writing), Computer science (Word, Works, Windows OS, and other general computer problems), as well as other subjects. In addition, I also have 15 years of experience working with after school programs both as a tutor and as a recreational instructor. My recreational activities consisted of cheer leading, dance, computer science, graphic design, music (singing), and board games. I have worked
with children of all ages.

*** Lesson Details ***
Tutoring sessions are 1 hour minimum to 2 hours maximum (depending on subject).

Basic sessions may consist of the following:
Review of current or past trouble spots
Homework help
Test prep and/or review
Extra practice exercises

Single and multiple subject sessions are possible depending on tutor assessment and availability.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Clients should bring any/all textbooks, class work, tests/quizzes, and teacher's note to all sessions.

Additional learning aids (games, worksheets, books) may be added to session if needed.

*** Travel Equipment ***
Clients should bring any/all textbooks, class work, tests/quizzes, and teacher's note to all sessions.

Additional learning aids (games, worksheets, books) may be added to session if needed.

*** Specialties ***
Math (Elementary to High School)
Writing (Creative and Essay)
Music (Voice - Basics)
Computers (Basic Literacy & Various Programs)
Other
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Pia November 10, 2015
Arithmetic · In studio
James and I worked together for 4 months at an elementary school tutoring 3-5 graders in math and english. James is professional, intelligent, and creative. It was a pleasure working with him. He cares very much for the youth in our community.
We've stayed in touch via email and are developing a friendship I hope lasts a life time. He is good people.
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gregory N. October 30, 2015
Singing · In home
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james is a good voice instructor with many years of experience to share with you to get you to be the best singer you can be.
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Sherita N July 1, 2015
Study Skills · In studio
James is an excellent instructor that has tremendous amount of patience with the most difficult students. He is also very skillful in academics especially English and language arts. He has the unquie ability to break the assignment or steps down for the student to learn on his/her individual level! A great pleasure to work beside him !
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James B.

James B.

Alameda, CA 94501
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Sheri L R.

Pacifica, CA

About Sheri L

Crochet and Knitting have been my most loved crafts. I have spent much time learning the basics and beyond over the last 30 +/- years. I am especially drawn to helping left-handed persons. So many have been told that if they could not learn to knit right-handed to just forget it. It is NOT true. I am a current member-in-good-standing of the CUMC Knitting Knot. Member since 2009.
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Fernanda C. November 2, 2015
Crocheting · In home
Verified Student
I loved the lesson. She is very patient and willing to go along with what I want to learn. Plus, she lives close to me! I really enjoyed my hour.
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Sheri L R.

Sheri L R.

Pacifica, CA 94044
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starting at
$20 / 60-min
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Debbie F.

San Mateo, CA

About Debbie

Hello, thank you for your interest. :) I've been a full time SAHM for the past 16+ years, and been using wire and beads to satisfy my own creative cravings. My passion started with natural gemstones and minerals, I use wire wrapping technique to create mostly one-of-a-kind wearable art jewelry pieces. Here's a reference to my Facebook fanpage https://www.facebook.com/CrysallisCreations/

I would say that I am extremely experienced with most technique with wire, as I am self taught and I've learned from my own trial and errors, which is what I will share with you. I can share with you all
the technique that you may want to learn, while I will also encourage your own creativity. My formal training in in Visual, so I have great appreciation of beauties and flows of things.

Looking forward to getting to know you! :)
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Kaytee November 18, 2016
Jewelry Design · Online
I've known Debbie only on-line, but have always found her jewelry inspiring. The wirework isn't "fussy" like that a lot of other designers make, but enhances the various stone and glass beads she uses in her designs.

I'm glad she moved back to CONUS-- at least she's in the same state as I am now! Just need to get her down to San Diego now....
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Julie November 17, 2016
In home
I meet Debbie while living in Hong Kong and i took several classes from her. She taught me all the basics and then we moved onto the good stuff. Thru her expertice
I now make very beautiful jewelry that my friends and family love to receive and Ive started a little side business for selling my things. She is an excellent teacher, very patient and informative. I always had a teriffic time with her and I am missing her greatly. I would encourage anyone to take her classes.
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Debbie F.

San Mateo, CA 94404
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$34 / 30-min
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Priscilla B.

San Francisco, CA

About Priscilla

Hi! My Name is PriscillaDawn. I am an experienced sewing coach, instructor and designer. I have been sewing for over 20 years. My work has been featured in Vogue and Glamour magazines and all over the world. I am offering sewing classes tailored to your specific needs and learning style to produce desired results to provide you with optimized sewing skills.
We work on a project you are interested in or one from my creative collection. You get to take home the projects you do. I also teach tailoring if you are interested in doing your own tailoring or designing if you would like to learn pat
tern drafting and the design process.
You can look at some of my designs on www.priscilladawn.com.

I look forward to meeting you!
Happy Sewing!
~Priscilla
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Priscilla B.

San Francisco, CA 94117
starting at
$35 / 30-min
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Deivanai M.

Fremont, CA

About Deivanai

Experienced chess player, won several prizes at district level
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Deivanai M.

Deivanai M.

Fremont, CA 94536
starting at
$15 / 30-min

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