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About Ilona M.

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Pompano Beach, FL

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About Ilona
I am experienced (3 years) in home school tutoring. I mostly work with Florida Virtual School students. I overlook their tests and assignments, and help them with preparations for Discussion Based Assessmemts (DBA). I also help parents with required annual evaluations and how to sign up with home education department.
For my tutoring sessions I use skills that include goal-directedness, I teach how to organize learning in small steps and how to set them up; I always strive to motivate and engage my students to make them interested in learning and have fun; I also use self-control skills to teach how to avoid distractions and I show how to use different focusing strategies. I use positive mind set skills to teach how to use failures as learning opportunities.

I have Masters in Education (2018) with specialization in English, Curricul
um and Education; and Masters in Arts (2012) in Teaching English to speakers of other languages, and Bachelors in Music Education (2010), both from Florida Atlantic University, as well as a degree in violin performance from Chicago.
I studied piano in Chicago for 10 years & taught both piano & violin for over 20 years. I also teach flute & cello for the past 5 years, as I studied them during my Music Education program.
I have taught music for over 24 years using the traditional and Suzuki methods. I am fan of the Essential Elements method and I Can Read Music book for string instruments, and the Alfred's Piano Library for piano. Alfred's piano library can be used for any age as they also have books especially made for adult learners. I also like their music flash cards.
For teaching music theory I mostly used Fundamentals of Piano Theory (9 levels) combined with Master Theory (6 levels) books.

I personalize every lesson, and always set goals for my students. Most of my violin students are members of the Florida Youth Orchestra as well as the Gold Coast Youth Orchestra and my piano students participate in Pompano Beach Piano competition and the annual Piano Guild auditions.
I teach any age and any level, and always stress that learning a new instrument is very similar to learning a new language, it needs a lot of patience, persistence and repetitions. My lessons are customized to my students needs, and are work in progress as they needs may change over time. I always remind my students that music can give them instant gratification when they learn to play favorite songs.
I always encourage my students to tell me about their music preferences, so I can incorporate them in their music lessons.

*** Lesson Details ***
All my tutoring sessions include reviews of previously learned material and if possible the use of technology. I use students books but often bring extra study materials if necessary.
All my lessons include technique and reading music. I like to use the Finger Power for piano students and Essential Elements for my string students, and scales for both.
Music theory: I use Master Theory and Fundamentals of Piano Theory books for younger ages, Alfred's music flash cards to support learning notes and musical terminology, and of course the fun part performance.

Besides Essential Elements for strings I also use String Tunes and I Can Read Music to add more fun to the lessons as well as support reading music during the lesson. For piano students I use Holiday Treats book, which comes in 2 different levels: Beginner & Intermediate, so my students have a new songs for a specific holiday.

*** Studio Equipment ***
I always bring violin with me to be able to show what I teach.

*** Travel Equipment ***
The students need to have their books and assigned material ready for tutoring. Instrumental students needs to have their music books, flashcards & instrument available as well as a pencil. I always stress with my students to be organized and prepared for their lesson, this way they will be able to focus better during the lesson. I always bring my violin with me. I also ask that the room where the lesson takes place be free of any distractions, such other siblings or any other noise. The quiet environment helps in faster learning.

*** Specialties ***
I tutor most K-12 subjects and prepare students to take ACT, SAT, GRE tests.
Music genres: Classical, traditional, Suzuki, Popular, Celtic, fiddle, Blues
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Robin June 18, 2018
· Piano · In home
Ilona is a wonderful teacher. She really tunes in to your level and has a vast knowledge of musical repertoire making lessons very exciting. Anyone lucky enough to get Ilona is going to be star!!she is patient and responsive to questions and a very interesting and fun gal
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Howard G. May 9, 2018
· Public Speaking · In home
extremely competent.
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Radha September 29, 2017
· Violin · In home
Experienced, knowledgable and persistent in teaching. I did not think I will be able to learn fast, but Ilona helps in every step. From holding the bow rightly, to using fingers, learning the language of music, she is patient and persistent. I recommend her without reservation..
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Ilona M.

Ilona M.

Pompano Beach, FL 33063
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About Rosemarie R.

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Hialeah, FL

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About Rosemarie
I teach beginning to advanced piano. I travel to your home or you can come to my studio.

I also teach English and Spanish as a second language. We usually meet up at a nearby Starbucks, at my studio/ office or your home or office.
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Adeal October 13, 2018
· · In home
She is great. My wife likes her and so do I. She has good teaching skills and is helping me learn something, at age 70, that I thought I could never learn. Thanks!
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Saday G. September 15, 2018
· Piano · In home
Amazing instructor. Mi girl loves her!!!!
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Adeal F. August 25, 2018
· Piano · In home
We had a great first lesson. Rosemarie is very nice and professional. So far real good!
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Rosemarie R.

Rosemarie R.

Hialeah, FL 33012
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About Hyojung C.

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Miami, FL

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About Hyojung
Hello, my name is Leann Hyojung.

When I was 5 years old, I started my piano training in classical and jazz piano.

I studied Jazz and Pop Piano at the Post Modern Music Dept. at the very famous Kyung Hee University (in South Korea). This is the same school that produced pop stars like Rain, Super Junior’s Kyuhyun, Primary, Big Bang’s GD and Daesung, TVXQ’s Yunho and Yoochon to name a few.
Since I was in College, I’ve been teaching pop and jazz piano to a variety of students, from beginner to the experienced, at all age levels. I understand every student is not the same, so I make it a priority to adapt my teaching style to match a person’s learning style to maximize the learning session.

While providing lessons to a variety of students, I joined multiple bands and jazz groups playing various genres such as, alternative rock, hi
p-hop, pop, and fusion. In these groups, I played piano concerts, played for various video projects, and also multiple studio recordings.

After I graduated with my Bachelors, I wanted to develop my music knowledge as a jazz composer. Therefore, I prepared and studied hard, and was admitted to the very competitive University of Miami Studio Jazz Writing program which is top 3 in nation for music programs. Since then, I’ve made Miami my home. In addition to playing music, I have been teaching Korean to UM students in their Direct Independent Language Studies program.

In Miami, my music creativity has grown and I have met amazing musicians. From 2011 to the present, I have arranged, composed, and continue to perform in various fields.

I believe my various experiences will help me teach you to learn the piano in any style you choose. Doesn’t matter who you are, what your experiences are, I will guide you to learn the piano, whether it be for professional reasons or recreationally.
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Hyojung C.

Hyojung C.

Miami, FL 33189
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$29 / 30-min

About Inaya S.

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Fort Lauderdale, FL
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About Inaya
I am from india, currently doing my second semester in college here. I can teach Maths and English in a unique way to understand the concepts and ideas using real life examples and many other interesting techniques.
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CARINA March 24, 2018
· Math · In studio
Excellent teacher
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Laisha February 17, 2018
· Math · In studio
the lesson was very good, so much so that we are going to repeat again next week
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Inaya S.

Inaya S.

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314
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About Jessica M.

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Miami, FL

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About Jessica
Hello everyone!
My name is Jessica, and I'm excited to share my passion for the English language with you, whether it be to help advance your career, improve your grades, or improve your grammar and vocabulary for traveling. I've been teaching English as a second language (ESL) for 10 years, and I hope to share my experience with you!
I look forward to meeting you!
Best,
Jessica
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Cristina August 6, 2018
· ESL · Online
Jessica is a wonderful teacher! She is thoughtful, thorough and patient. I am so grateful for her!:)
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Jessica M.

Jessica M.

Miami, FL 33186
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About Mariah T.

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Miami Beach, FL
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Hi! I am a communicative and patient language teacher who loves to help students to learn English! I try to make my lessons enjoyable, using authentic materials that each student finds interesting.
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Mariah T.

Mariah T.

Miami Beach, FL 33139
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$50 / 60-min

About Majed A.

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Dania, FL

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My name is Majed Essam Omar Abduljabbar , a grandson of the founder of the first women education school in Modern Saudi Arabia in the heart of Makkah city.
Born in Makkah, Saudi Arabia and raised between major Arab Capital cities like Cairo and Riyadh.
I have been teaching Arabic to my surrounding network while living abroad for education and work.
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Rezene T. October 13, 2018
· Arabic · In studio
Excellent. Majed is a natural teacher. He knows how effectively to communicate with his student. He is fast in identifying the need of his student and in developing effective teaching method and communication approach. He has already created a positive learning environment. The lesson has been conducted 80% in Arabic and 20% in English. The objective is, with improvement on my part, to conduct the lesson 100% in Arabic. I have made a good choice and I am happy.
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Majed A.

Majed A.

Dania, FL 33004
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About santiago L.

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Miami, FL
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I am a professional that taught English through my career to pay my tuition and graduate. I have taught in English centers in South America, Europe and here in the states. I'm a TEFL certified teacher since 2008 and I have studied, utilized and mastered most English methods and still studying and practicing new ones. My years of teaching experience on all parts of the world have lead me to teach students of all ages and levels with all kinds of backgrounds and needs so I know what is required for anybody to acquire the knowledge and confidence to communicate in English. My passion has always been to teach. I am an energetic patient and motivated teacher with a lot of knowledge and experience. I know what students need to learn English and I have the wisdom and experience to create and provide the perfect methodology. The class will mainta
in him/her motivated, communicating in English from day 1 and they will see and realize how easy and exciting learning a second language is.
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santiago L.

santiago L.

Miami, FL 33186
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$59 / 60-min

About Letty C.

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Miami, FL
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I was born Deaf and am fluent in American Sign Language. I have several Deaf members in my family. I am a graduate of Gallaudet University in Washington, DC, the only Liberal Arts University in the world. I have excellent interpersonal & rapport skills. I have a Master's in Social Work and my experience working with hearing families of Deaf and Hard of Hearing children has been amazing-to get them to become familiar with Deaf culture and ASL. I am excited to take this platform as an opportunity to teach ASL as a second career. Thank you.
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Letty C.

Letty C.

Miami, FL 33175
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About Dimitri S.

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Miami Beach, FL
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Wattup! Ela Ela milaw ellenika malakas
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Dimitri S.

Dimitri S.

Miami Beach, FL 33141
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$42 / 30-min

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