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Allen M.

50 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • BS in Chemistry from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
  • Teaching since 2011
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Allen M.

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I can make a hard or boring subject easy and enjoyable to learn. My priority is student success - I work to make it happen. My ability comes from extensive experience, a history of student success, and personal achievement in the subject.

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Having trouble with a subject? Whether you want to work on improving your grade or aiming for your next 4.0, I'm here to help. From simple to complex, we'll work on it in a way that makes sense to you and allows you to be successful in your class.

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He's great, very friendly and fast, picks everything up so quickly
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Lily L.
Very impressed and satisfied with this experience. He explained each topic excellently and made us feel good about learning. Time flew by and didn't stress us out or bore us. Keep up the good work!
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Karen R.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $29
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelor's in Elementary Education, Bachelor's in Music Education, and Master's in Reading and Curriculum from Grand Canyon University
  • Awarded Magna Cum Laude Honor from Grand Canyon University
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Karen R.

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I teach all forms of literacy including listening, speaking, writing, and reading English. I teach grammar, phonics, word recognition and comprehension, vocabulary, spelling, and effective, expressive, and creative writing skills. I have been an avid reader and writer ever since my elementary school days. At college, I received a perfect score on my departmental English exam. I have three education degrees: A double bachelor's in elementary education and music, and a master's in reading. I am presently a Mesa Laubach Literacy Council Board Member and Tutor. I love to help students become more proficient in the English language.

About Karen

Karen R. was born and raised in a musical family in Lindstrom, Minnesota. Karen has loved to sing and play instruments almost all of her life, and became passionate about music early in her childhood. She has played 7 instruments proficiently including piano, bass guitar, acoustic guitar, ukulele, t

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Steven W.
Karen is very patient with me. Her soft voice and gentle create the perfect environment for learning
Dawson J.
Really nice and very patient with me. Made feel comfortable and not pressed.
Chelsea and Natalie R.
Today was our first lesson. Karen was on time and professional, and also very personable. She took the time to see what level each of my girls was at. I like that she teaches theory along with playing.
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Christine G.

98 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Arts (Music &Theater) from Montclair State University
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Christine G.

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Music. What does it really mean? It's nice to be able to sing songs, but what good is singing if we don't understand music. This course is for the "singer" an individual who is interested in learning how to read and write music.

Pitch. Rhythm. Scales. Intervals. Chords. Harmony. If you're serious about music, these are fundamental concepts you need to understand and master.

If you love music, but don't know anything about music theory, you need to take this "one on one" online class. I will start from the very beginning step by step. Hope to see you online.

Happy learning!!

About Christine

"It's not just about creativity. It's about the person you're becoming while creating." This quote epitomizes my teaching philosophy concisely. My mission is to raise my students’ artistic confidence, grow their skills, and teach them to enjoy the art-making process while building integrity and g

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Giselle
I sadly have to end lessons to save up money to go back to college in the fall. You were an amazing teacher and thank you for teaching me so much. One day I’ll pick up where I left off. I’ll most definitely choose you. Hope all is well for you in the future l. I wish you the best. Thanks for everything and making my every Monday so wonderful.
Your beloved student (haha),
Daniel
I really appreciate your patience with her and your help to get her to grow as a young beginning singer. Again thank you for all you’ve done. I always enjoyed your interactions with Sophie πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
Lydia
I have really enjoyed our music lessons. I appreciate how much I’ve learned! I am so much more confident with my pitch and I feel I can sing in public with more confidence.
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Alexandra R.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Alexandra R.

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Do you want to sound more confident and convey your messages more clearly? Are you terrified of speaking publicly? Do you experience frequent vocal fatigue? We will work together to overcome all this and more. As a professional vocalist, I have spent years thinking about the voice and using it as a tool for communication and can help you achieve your goals for vocal clarity and health.

About Alexandra

I am a professional opera singer with a love for languages. I graduated from Point Loma Nazarene University with a BA in music, and went on to study opera performance at the Opera Institute at Boston University, earning an Artist Diploma. Since then, I've been working as a professional classical and

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Carlos
well explained !
Michelle
My first lesson was great. I am very excited to see how we progress. Thanks Alex!
Flora
Alex is upbeat, patient and knows a lot about the voice. Her teaching is easy to understand and she's helped me a lot to improve my speech and pronunciation skills.
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Ashley Kaye S.

3 Reviews
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  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ashley Kaye S.

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Abstract Painting is a fun way to express yourself through color. In this subject the sky is literally the limit. And the best part? There is no right or wrong! So step up to the plate with a brush and a palette of colors and get ready to relax and just have some fun.

About Ashley Kaye

Hey! Kaye the Artist here. I truly believe that anyone can learn to draw if they have the right attitude and the right teacher. I am that teacher! In high school I had a teacher who believed in me and helped me to foster my talents to the best of their ability. Unfortunately as is often the case

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Lily
My soon be 10 year old daughter absolutely loved the energy and teaching style of Ashley. As a parent it's great to see my daughter glow from what she learned in the one hour first class. Excited to see what she learns on the future!
Scott
Great introductory session, looking forward to learning more.
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Zac P.

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  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Zac P.

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Start off on the right track with a patient and passionate teacher!
I grew up steeped in music, with a music studio in the basement, playing guitar and singing with my family since I could walk. Took piano lessons at 10, picked up the guitar and singing at age 16 and have continued to expand upon my performing and recording knowledge since. I've has taught in esteemed music schools across the Portland, OR metro area, and studied guitar, voice, piano, and music theory at the college level and am starting a music therapy degree at Pacific University in the fall of 2021. I have been teaching music since 2017.

I enjoy being a warm and supportive coach for others. Learning a new skill is hard! It takes patience and encouragement to foster an environment for growth. I'm the perfect teacher to foster creativity and expression. Open to all ages, I'm experienced with working with people of all ages. I've taught in preschools and with

About Zac

Start off on the right track with a patient and passionate teacher! Zac loves creating a supportive and fun learning environment, encouraging students to find a joy for self-expression and a love for music. Offering in-person lessons in our studio in Milwaukie, Oregon (masks required) or virtua

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Carol
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"Whether you are a beginner or not.Lily is the best teacher. Patient and knowledgeable. I sew and I'm still learning😁😁😁😁"
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"Erin was great, helped me build a pattern from something with no information. From beginner to advanced or an intermediate crocheter like me, Erin’s your girl !"
Michelle
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"Great with kids. Patient and good teacher. Sends homework to ensure kids are learning. Highly recommend"
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Took Chess lessons from Joshua F.
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"Mya is an awesome instructor! She helped my mom sew a quilt for her great-granddaughter and then wanted to sew another for her new great-grandson but was overwhelmed and unsure how to get started. Mya was nice enough to come over and guide her through the completion. Mya is intuitive and understands right away how to explain the different quilting techniques and sewing machine use. This has brought my mother immense pleasure especially since her limited mobility and pandemic have limited her activities greatly. I will be forever grateful."
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Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Experienced and patient first came to mind. Has been a knitting peer and problem solving friend for more than 10 years, and we knit together weekly when not practicing shelter in place."
Yvonne
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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"I have been taking lessons from Dipankar for five weeks. My game has already shown improvement. When I started my rating was 1050, now I am at 1250. That is a significant improvement. His lessons are engaging and he provides a lot of feedback. I recently won a difficult game using the tactics and pointers he provided in a recent lesson. I was elated. I recognized the advancement in my game. This coupled with Dipankar's tutelage continues to encourage me to strive for my goal of attaining a 2300 rating. I look forward to see what else I can achieve under his guidance."
Aaron
Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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"Taught me how to finish off a tote bag I was having trouble with. Lily knows her stuff. I would encourage any potential sewing students to take lessons with her!!"
Rikki
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"The best teacher I have seen on this platform! My kid has had many different chess coaches, but right from the start I could tell Danial was different. He knew how to explain every concept in such an understandable manner and took the time to make sure she truly grasped every idea. In general he is a very kind teacher who cares deeply about his students. Highly Recommend! She improved 500 rating points!"
Hannah
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"The teacher was knowledgeable about all aspects of sewing and was able to tell me how to finish off one of my projects that I brought with. It was a jacket and skirt. I needed help mostly with the jacket and mainly understanding the finishing instructions for the jacket. I sewed some in the hour during the lesson and then Terry showed me on the instructions what to do at home. She then asked me to bring a new sewing project that we could start together when I come in two weeks. I would highly recommend Terry to any level of sewer wanting lessons. She is also a very kind lady as well."
Marlene
Took Sewing lessons from Terry S.
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