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Monica U.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks French
  • Masters Degree from Loyola College
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School
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Monica U.

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Lesson Planning for Distance Learning- For parents needing assistance with writing lesson plans, please let me know! I can work with you to come up with lesson ideas for Writing and English for your children during distance learning.

I have years of experience grading and reviewing papers. I thoroughly proofread for typographical errors, mistakes in grammar, style, and spelling. I am familiar with MLA writing style and footnoting. I can also teach others how to insert Headers and Footers.
*This does not include writing the papers for you.

About Monica

I have a Master's Degree in Education and 5 years of teaching experience. I have been a private tutor now for over 11 years for children ages 5 years old and up. I tutor elementary, middle, high school and adults. I can also tutor PDF Bookmarking or PDF Bookmark documents for you, I am familiar w

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Ramar S.
Monica is very knowledgeable, patient, friendly, and her availability is an asset, be it in person or virtually.
Wendy P.
Monica is a wonderful teacher. She is patient and my son loved her from the first day. She has an easygoing demeanor and she makes math fun for him; she also sends a bunch of worksheets for him to work on in between. My son is entering 4th grade and I wanted him to work on some preview math skills before starting schoo. Monica was the perfect person I was looking for to work with him.
Taylor
Excellent!
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Natalie G.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $90
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • High School Diploma from Fresno University High School
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Natalie G.

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Writing remains one of the most important skills everyone needs to succeed in life. I have worked as a professional writer for more than 10 years, with experience as a script writer, copywriter, blogger, and reviewer. Resume writing, cover letters, personal statements, web text, radio ads, and advertisement are my specialties. Additionally, 7 of my scripts to date have been produced as short documentary films and released on DVD. Since writing improvement is a long-term process, I coach how to brainstorm and create an outline for any assignment; balance sentence structure, word usage and conventions to form articulate paragraphs with transitions; practice self-editing; and correctly follow the format of academic writing at any grade level, especially for essays. I mainly use interactive tools and resources to assist students in elementary school, middle school, and high school. For college and university students, I work with them through regular critiques and feedback to help them ...

About Natalie

For more than 11 years, my goal as a tutor has been steadfast: I help students learn more and make progress in their studies. I don't just teach them how to count, read, and write: I show them how to build on their skills and reach their true potential. I know from my own experience how hard it is t

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Andy Dobrov
Excellent teacher
Pu S.
My son has been working with Natalie on SAT practice tests, mainly on the English portion of the SAT. Her style of teaching is to help him thinking through the problems and the ways to tackle them. So at the end of the day, my son is learning the tools to solve a problem/answer a question correctly. When he is doing the tests himself, Natalie’s approach is stuck with him. Overall, his time in Natalie’s class has been well spent. I am also glad to see that with all these remote learning at his school, he is able to get one-on-one attention every week to truly learn something and get him prepared for SAT.
Lynne
My 14 year old daughter worked with Natalie weekly over a 2 month period to prep for the SSAT and HSPT. She did a fabulous job helping my daughter prepare; she was super knowledgeable, patient, and supportive. My daughter has so much confidence going into her tests, thanks to Natalie. We highly recommend her!!!
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Randy S.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Dean's List from Illinois State University
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Randy S.

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Possessing a graduate degree in any of the liberal arts means you can write. It is one of the only perks, marketability speaking, it contains. I can help a child from roughly ten with the basics all the way up the the graduate student attempting to master the double thesis paper. I am much better if you come to me with a specific problem as opposed to "make me better." In the latter example the goal may not be attainable, but I digress. If a writing problem exists, I promise I can solve it; or at least figure out how to solve it.

About Randy

I have always been an actor first, it is the craft and discipline in which I hold my advanced degrees; it is my first and eternal love. There really isn't much more one could add to such a claim. Simultaneously I have believed a teacher is born, not bred; and I was born to be in theatre, and now, wi

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Charles
Very knowledgeable and personable. Able to communicate more complex concepts in an easy to understand manner.
Kariem
First off. Just want to say that we had to cancel our first session. However, I really like this guy because he had kept it real and set it straight on the reason why the session was cancel. He was very sick that day and he didn't want to be involved with the session not being at 100%. Respect! I wouldn't have wanted him not being at his best either. Takes alot of guts for a person to confess that. I really appreciated the honesty because that explains how passionate Randy is about the craft.
Second of all, when we did our first session, I had to deal with a rough technical patch of trying g to join in for the session. He had no problem helping me with this technical glitch rather than allowing TakeLessons (who I was unable to reach because of matainace issues), to handle it. He helped 5he TakeLessons team. A plus Randy! Though I had to finally use another device to finally join the session, Randy was still willing to have patience and help me with the tech problem.
Lastly, Randy brought a warm feeling to the session and yet sincere. He made me feel welcomed, which opened me up more during this session. This helped because I am uncomfortable with improv but want to get better. He understood this and gave a real honest approach. Also, he informed me that we were going to get a gist of my performance level and work from there. Furthermore, we were going to ease our way into improvement. This gave me alot more balance than other improv classes. He is even willing to give me a little homework that I can practice in prep for next week.
Randy is very encouraging and I enjoyed our first session. I'm exited for next week!
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Dr. Ollie L. J.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $150
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Master of Arts from American University
  • Teaching since 2002
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Dr. Ollie L. J.

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Book your dream of becoming a published author and receive one-on-one consultation from story ideas to the publication process. The one-on-one sessions will walk you through the process of turning your manuscript into a published book or film/television/theater production.

About Dr. Ollie L.

Ollie L. Jefferson, Ph.D. is a professor, producer, playwright, publisher, and president/founder of Timeless Visual Works (TVW). She initiated TVW while serving in production for a nationally syndicated talk show, reality show, and television commercials. She is a native Southern Californian who sta

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Dave G.
She is very nice can’t wait fir next lesson
Simmone B.
I really enjoyed my lesson with Dr. Jefferson today! She gave me valuable information to help me get started and apply for upcoming lessons. I selected my monologue 🤩 and I'm ABSOLUTELY excited for our next session!
Linda
It was my daughter's first contact with professional acting.
She has been talking about being an actress for quite a while now, so we decided to let her take a few lessons to see if she likes it.
Ollie was really comprehensive of our needs and made us see the big picture of that world... just what we needed, to start walking into that direction on the right path.
My daughter had a wonderful time with Ollie.
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Ginni A.

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

89 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 writing, math, reading, spelling, social studies, history 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 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 for

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Angela
Ginny is the best! She is so kind and talented. She gives you necessary feedback in a coaching, supportive way. This was my first lesson and we went through necessary techniques. I really enjoyed it and highly recommend Ginny to all!
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!
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Jane P.

Teaches Online
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  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Jane P.

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I honed my teaching skills at Phillips Exeter Academy, one of the world’s most selective private schools. In their intensive pre-college program for students grades 7 to 12, I taught core writing seminars in “The Craft of the Essay” and “Writing Process” as well as workshops focused on the college essay. Since 2008, I have worked 1-on-1 with talented students across the United States and around the world to develop their writing skills.

Every student deserves a dedicated mentor to help them master the writing process—and discover how writing can further their actual passions and purpose. Your writing class is totally customized to your writing goals and unique interests. Together, we plan lessons that develop your skills and passions in tandem.

About Jane

I love transforming students into vibrant, fearless writers! Schools do a terrible job of teaching writing. Even the best schools and most dedicated English teachers fail to provide good writing instruction. Why? Most teachers are passionate readers of literature, but they don't actually enjoy w

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The average cost of 60-minute writing lessons in Washington is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $110 per hour.
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"I expressed an interest in having a second opinion/ or set of eyes to get another read on what I was writing. The feedback offered was helpful. Thanks!"
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"Dr. Dianala is amazing at what she does! Recently, I was having a difficult time writing an essay for a scholarship that I wanted to apply for. I had no clue as to what direction I wanted to go in. Dr. Dianala, helped me to organize my thoughts and helped to produce an excellent scholarship essay that greatly exceeded my expectations. She is always willing to lend a helping hand and also serves as a mentor for me. You cannot go wrong by choosing her!"
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"I found great teacher in the world she is amazing teacher and coach tutor in the writing I learned a lot of stuff from dr Bernard i just say thank you so much my lovely teacher"
Mehmet
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"Nick is helping my kids with reading and writing. He’s very skilled, experienced, patient and thoughtful."
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Took Writing lessons from Nick P.
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"Out lined the direction to take and how I can tap into my interest too write something is interesting to the reader."
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"Mr Henry helped in improving my son's writing skills. He is a wonderful teacher. My son was struggling with writing. He used to be shy of writing and now he seems to be more confident in writing. Mr. Henry not only taught him different types of writing but also improved his vocabulary skills. I highly recommend him for learning/improving writing skills."
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"Dr. D helped me a lot when I was struggled with writing my personal statement and I totally learned a lot from her!"
Sam
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"Dr. Dianala is very personable and professional."
Ellis
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"My son enjoys writing lessons with Steve and has improved writing skills just after 3-4 sessions with Steve. Before he used to hate doing writing at home but now he likes it which is a big change."
Rital
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"Dr. Dianala has been instrumental with helping me develop reporting documents for my church. I was impressed with her help with another church where she helped develop fliers and letters of introduction to organizations to help with the church's soup kitchen initiatives. Overall, it seems to me that Dr. Dianala can develop writing documents for any situation...She is wonderful!"
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