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Thomas H.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Beginning students can expect to learn piece movement, game rules, point value, notation, opening theory, pawn structure, en passant, check v. Checkmate v. Stalemate, pawn promotion, castling, and more. Intermediate students can expect to quickly refresh on all the above as well as learn techniques like pins, forks, skewers, discovered check, double threat, advanced openings, end game theory, tournament prep, and so much more.

About Thomas

"Good things come to those who know chess." -Thomas Hodo. A bit about myself, I started playing chess at the age of 9 and have been playing ever since. I have been apart of several championship teams, and I have achieved many individual honors as well. I currently play chess professionally, t

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May 24, 2019
William C.
Great lesson! He made sure everything was understandable, and easy to remember.
October 17, 2017
Aleah P.
Good teacher
September 29, 2016
Myat L.
I just want to say, "I am very pleased working with Thomas." I never thought that I could master the game of chess especially by being impatient and a slower learner. This is my fourth lesson and I have already played a game of chess. Thank You So Much, Thomas. I can't wait until my next lessons.
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Felicia A.

(15)
Chicago, IL
Starting at $15
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
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As a sewing instructor, I aim to give beginner and intermediate students the time, attention, and encouragement needed to complete their projects so that they have the best experience possible. My goal is to teach you at your individual pace and level so you are comfortable with your sewing materials and equipment. You will be introduced to the sewing supplies needed at your instructional level such as commercial patterns, sewing kits, sewing machines, and more.

Online students receive a introductory call to discuss project goals and materials needed prior to class.

Look forward to creating with you all!

About Felicia

I learned to sew in Vacation Bible School at my church when I was in 7th grade. I made my first pair of overalls and was on top of the world. That began my love of sewing and all things crafty. Today I love working as a special education teacher. But my first love is teaching beginner and intermed

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August 25, 2019
Mandel
Very welcoming. Very patient. Answered all of my questions.
August 18, 2019
Kenya
Knowledgeable and patient teacher
August 7, 2018
larnell
Felicia is an great teacher. Her training room has everything you need and more. When I first started class, she greeted me with a smile that made me feel comfortable. Her knowledge and experience of sewing is remarkable. Great teacher and great class, if you dont take her class, you are missing out on a true talent.
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Kelvin L.

(134)
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Background Checked
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaching since 1984
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Kelvin L.

Bolingbrook, IL

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Learn how to grow your own organic vegetable at your backyard. Join my exclusive program that explore all the phases of creating and enjoying an edible garden, from designing, composting and plant care to harvesting and preserving.

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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November 12, 2019
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October 13, 2019
William
My work schedule has interrupted my lessons for a while now, but Kelvin is a kind hearted instructor who truly believes in developing his students.

I will continue lessons with him as soon as I can.
August 11, 2019
Noah
Very patient with my 4 year old! Kelvin is very skilled beautiful pianist !

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Howard B.

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Chess
Starting at $84
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 8 to 75
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Have been active in chess for over 50 years and have taught senior citizens, young children. Study and play daily and coordinate my lessons with with interactive media, testing and deep dive in the basics. Rated at or around 1750-1800 and enjoy 3-5 minute blitz games.

About Howard

Have 40 years of chess playing with tournament and blitz activity. Average rating 1700--1800 and able to provide fundamental theory and tactics for beginners and intermediate players. Great fun and work with video, print and graphics to assist in teaching.

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Artem L.

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Chess
Starting at $30
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, Russian, Ukrainian
  • Bachelor degree in Environmental Protection from NAU
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Combination of approaches of US CHESS SCHOOL AND SCHOLASTIC CENTERS and FORMER SOVIET SCHOOL AND STANDARDS will help you to get broader chess basis understanding and gain advantage over the opponents.

About Artem

I have a great opportunity for sharing my knowledge gained at Soviet chess club along with US Chess and Scholastic Center education boosting myself and my students from the very beginner to advanced players.

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Joey F.

(3)
Gaming
Starting at $60
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Computer Animation from Colorado Institute of Art
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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I will teach you how to make video games! I teach the following programs:

Scratch 2.0 - a great program to learn for beginners or children 8 and up! Put together code "blocks" like puzzle pieces to program your game!

Stencyl - For making games without typing code! Similar to Scratch where blocks of code are used, but much more powerful!

Unity - For making 2D and 3D games. We will use a little bit of C# language to code the games!

Game Art - Create game art and animation sprites for your games using Adobe Animate and Adobe Photoshop!

Children or Adults can take any of these programs. I recommend 8+ years for Scratch and 10+ years for Unity. 12+ years to really get into more actual c# coding.

Start your path to becoming a game maker today!

About Joey

Hello Artist-in-Progress, We are all artists-in-progress because, no matter how good we are, we can always get better! I'm Mr. Joey and I love art and I love teaching art! I am a graduate of The Art Institute and an artist and animator that creates art in pencil, charcoal, pastel, watercolor,

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August 15, 2018
Alexandrea S.
Joey is a great teacher and artist!!!
July 13, 2018
Moren
Glad he was able to accommodate my beeds
June 10, 2018
Nikki F.
Great experience

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"Siddarth is amazing with his students. He able to keep young children engaged and ensures students are all active participants in lessons. He manages to be observant of multiple games and always willing to give assistance. His knows his content and is exciting to watch work."
- Michael
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Rhiannon was friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. Looking forward to the next lessons!"
- Kate
Took Knitting lessons from Rhiannon P.
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"my instructor Felicia was fantastic. She was knowledgeable, patient & extremely helpful. I learned so much in the half hour class. She was able to improvise when I was missing an important component to my machine. She truly is a genius. I scheduled another session at the conclusion of my 1st class, but find I must cancel due to physical problems. I am disabled with severe arthritis & her class is on the 3 rd floor. She carried my machine up for me & I made it up the stairs but when I got home later that evening my knees were so swollen I had to ice them & take pain medication. I know I cannot do that again & will let my instructor know it is not het fault."
- Angela R Joned
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"Donna was fabulous with my 7 year old granddaughter. Better than I hoped. She was able to wear a simple that they credted together. Lookijng forward to the next class."
- Sylvia
Took Sewing lessons from Donna Z.
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"Very welcoming. Very patient. Answered all of my questions."
- Mandel
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"My daughter had her first lesson and is off to a great start with Melissa"
- Madison
Took Sewing lessons from Melissa Q.
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"great first lesson!"
- Leslie
Took Origami lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Had my first lesson today and Vena showed me many tips on how to lay out the pattern properly on the fabric and reviewed what the pattern symbols mean. I learned things I never knew and, as we went along, she gave me the reasons why things are done a certain way which is good so it'll make sense and I won't be as likely to forget them. I'm very happy and can't wait for Lesson 2."
- Nina
Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Shannon has years of experience, a great Studio, amazing equipment, is a wealth of knowledge and a delight to work with!"
- Shawna
Took Sewing lessons from Shannon M.
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"Very good chess player! Definitely worth the money!"
- Wilson
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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