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Jennifer W.

8 Reviews
Bowie, MD
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaching since 2011
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Jennifer W.

8 Reviews
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Using both a phonics and whole word approach, I emphasize letter sound and high-frequency word recognition. Some students hesitate to read out loud out of fear of making mistakes. However, by creating a comfortable atmosphere, I enable a student to learn easily in a supportive environment as we explore interesting passages of all types, including creative fictional, history-based, science-based, and contemporary.

About Jennifer

Good day. I very much enjoy tutoring students online and in person and have been tutoring students of all ages since 2011 and have provided more than 8,000 lessons. As a former forensic chemist for the Drug Enforcement Administration and a small-group water-testing laboratory supervisor for the US

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Kathleen E.
Alfonso W.
Excellent instructor...Jennifer.
Haliah E.
My lesson was very helpful and she was very nice to work with. We worked on an assignment that I was struggling with and now understand how to do it.
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Sara G.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • MA TESOL from University of Central Florida
  • Teaching since 2018
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Sara G.

26 Reviews
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I have taught reading to students beginning to learn the alphabet as well as international graduate students. Whether you want to improve your working vocabulary or fluency I am prepared to develop a specialized plan of instruction for you. Let's get started!

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About Sara

A university English teacher right in your living room! I am a lifelong language learner who wants to help others express themselves effectively in English. A little about me: - I have a Masters degree in teaching English as a second language - I have online and on the ground teaching experi

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Zikun
She is my favorite English teacher, I learn a lot of English grammar from her. She recommends some English movies, which are good for learning English listening!
Alice
Sara is very nice! She has a lot of patience to help us during the class and also after the class. (I like her so much because she is very beautiful and funny!!! )
Olivia
I took professor Sara's ESL writing class in SCAD in 2020 and got a great improvement. Each lesson of Sara is carefully prepared. Although my class is at 8 am in the morning, she looks energetic every day. This improves my motivation for learning. In addition, she will carefully review every assignment I handed in and make suggestions for revision. The ten-week course I spent with her was intense and interesting. If you are looking for a professor who can help you improve your English skills, I will definitely recommend Professor Sara!

Ilona M.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Polish
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Awarded Piano Teacher from National Piano Guild
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Ilona M.

18 Reviews
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Any level K-12, critical reading for main ideas

About Ilona

When I work on any subject I always amend to the student's request adhering to all guidelines and ensure I meet my student's and his/her parents expectations on this and make my student achieve the best grade possible because that is my objective. That is my promise to my students. I am e

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Adriana L.
I am finally learning how to play the violin and read music. Ilona is a great teacher, very patient and friendly.
Viviana
Very detailed oriented, and professional
Bryce G.
I'm sorry, I cannot handle this Instructor for my children. She wasn't me but she's not quite the people person I expected. Her personality is not a good match for a high school tutor. Unfortunately her English is not good enough. Her accent is entirely too strong. Also she does not know enough Geometry to help my kids.

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Ginni A.

88 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, English, Italian, French
  • Bachelor of Arts Art & Design, minor in Psychology, music classes from Brigham Young University
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Ginni A.

88 Reviews
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Moms and Dads, I'm here to help! This is a challenging time and whatever I can do to relieve your burden, I'll do it. Whether it be math, reading, spelling, social studies, history or any other subject that you've been designated as teacher, I'd love to help you and your child. I've been teaching for 25 years, focusing on how each student needs to learn and helping them to succeed. You can do this! Your child can too!

About Ginni

Moms and Dads, this is a challenging time and whatever I can do to relieve your burden, I'm here to help. Whether it be math, reading, spelling, social studies, history, music or any other subject that you've been designated as the teacher, I'd love to help you and your child. I've been teaching fo

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Gracie W.
I love it ❤️
Ben
At my granddaughter's request, I listened and enjoyed her lesson very much! Miss Ginni was very enthusiastic and demonstrated competence in working with adolescents and knowing her music well. She could tell the notes from just listening to my granddaughter play and she continually praised her efforts.Yet she kindly corrected mistakes when needed.
I learned from listening and I think I might like Miss Ginni as a teacher too!
Elias M.
Ginni is amazingly knowledgeable in all things singing and can not only help you achieve your goals but aid in the best choices to make for the advancement of your singing career. She is very kind, flexible, and motivating. You cannot ask for a better voice teacher.
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Amber J.

44 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, Italian, French
  • Awarded Most Popular Teacher for Beginning Music Students from Colorado Free University- John Hand
  • Master of Music from University of North Texas
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Amber J.

44 Reviews
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Is your child struggling to read in school or to complete their homework?
Is there a novel you have always wanted to read through but need some help with a chapter?
I can help you achieve your reading goals or the goals of your child.

About Amber

Growing up in Denver, I had a huge desire for singing and performing. By age 14, I was taking weekly singing & piano lessons, was acting constantly in local productions-many times getting the lead role. Some of the productions I acted in: The Wizard of Oz (Dorothy), Camelot, Anything Goes (Ren

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Cecilia ..
Great teacher. Gets you started from the first lesson!
Andrew
Amber is simply the best. She has a knack for determining my level and knows how far to push me in practices and recommending homework. Her experience serves her well. She is inspiring, motivating and blunt which goes a long way because she is very directed at her constructive criticism and points that need to be improved.
Aadhav
Amber is an amazing teacher who is kind and appreciates the student. She teaches with great passion and makes the student feel the music. I could see my son progressing already and his confidence level has gone up. He shows great interest and practices more than before!
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Lisa W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Elementary
  • Elementary Education from Trinity Christian College
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Lisa W.

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Hi! I’ve been working with students of all ages and abilities teaching phonics and reading to both general education and special education students for 15 years. I have 2 Masters Degrees in education, and I’m endorsed in English as a Second Language. I currently teach special education k-5 bilingual students. I love teaching reading and enjoy working with, and getting to know, my students! I work hard to make lessons fun and engaging but also effective. Building trusting relationships are an important part of student learning, so I work are to build those relationships whether they’re online or in person.

About Lisa

Hi! I’ve been teaching elementary school for 15 years! I have a great deal of experience teaching reading, phonics, grammar, writing, math and science to students from kindergarten through 4th grade. I’ve been teaching struggling learners/diverse learners, who are also ELL, for the past 7 years an

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Average Cost of Reading Lessons in Washington, DC

The average cost of 60-minute reading lessons in Washington is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $118 per hour.
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"Sonya has been assisting and teaching my son all year. We noticed the benefits as he has Advanced in Reading. Her patients to teach are impeccable. We look forward to working with her in the near future."
Katrina Pratt
Took Reading lessons from Sonya Rhae T.
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"My lessons with Laurel have been fantastic! She's very patient & knows exactly how to make everything make sense & how to break things down in order give proper analysis in whatever she teaches from piano to singing to basic music theory. She was able to answer any questions I had in full detail. She's a very warm & welcoming person that loves to teach & can do so very well. I highly recommend her as an instructor. She is with out a doubt, a genius of her craft."
Nick
Took Reading lessons from Laurel S.
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"One of the best people, daughter loved working with her."
LaDonna Thorne
Took Reading lessons from Monica U.
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"I can't wait for the next class!"
Alizee
Took Reading lessons from Lisa L.
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"Mr. Steve Silver is the best tutor I ever had. He is truly an inspiration and his tutoring services have great impacts on my education"
Janiro Griffin
Took Reading lessons from Steve S.
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"Great teacher she was really helpful"
Desma
Took Reading lessons from Bonnie K.
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"As a mom who started online reading lessons reluctantly after prior bad experiences with "zoom school", I was pleasantly shocked at how well my son responded to Austin's online instruction. My son made impressive progress and really liked his lessons. The instruction was fun and engaging, and his enthusiasm was genuine. I would highly recommend him as a reading tutor!"
Liz
Took Reading lessons from Austin C.
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"Very happy with Cody he has patience and is a very nice person also is really helping my grandson with his writing. He is 9 years old and needs help with writing and reading.Cody knows how to get him interested."
Luis
Took Reading lessons from Cody W.
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"Nick is very engaged and has come up with a great game plan for our child."
Hope
Took Reading lessons from Nick P.
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"Austin is a master reading teacher who understands the reading acquisition process inside and out, and develops students' skills via culturally responsive instruction that builds on what kids already know. He is fluent in multiple languages and has an extraordinary care and kindness for young students. I can't recommend him highly enough."
Dan
Took Reading lessons from Austin C.
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