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Bill L.

27 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Masters in Computer Science (Machine learning/Artificial Intelligence) from Georgia Tech
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Bill L.

27 Reviews
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I took AP World History and AP US History in high school. I love analyzing events in history and seeing connections/causes/effects between seemingly unrelated events. I stress long-term understanding instead of short-term memorizing of events/dates.

I also have close to 8 years of math/science tutoring experience, which will surely come in handy!

About Bill

I have always been a self-studier in my entire life. Being able to learn with just books and your brain is a crucial skill to have! However, I know not everyone (and sometimes even myself) have the discipline and motivation to keep going during hard times. This is where a tutor would come in handy.

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Vikas N.
Bill is good at teaching. Only thing class room technology did not work.
Jayden
Bill was great as support in completing a school project regarding app inventing.
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Benjamin K.

126 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French, German, Italian, Spanish
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Benjamin K.

126 Reviews
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Private History Teacher

I have worked as a tutor for several years and taught a variety of subjects. My main goal is to equip every student with tools they need to be successful. I care more about comprehension and learning, than grades. I work with each student individual to develop a personalized plan of organization, motivation, and accountability.

About Benjamin

I have extensively studied vocal performance for many years and continue to add to my own technique. I have a Master of Vocal Performance Degree from the Chicago College of Performing Arts. I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, where I extensively studied the anatomy of the voice. I am th

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Estie
I'm really thrilled with my lessons with Ben! I can see improvements and am given clear instructions as to how to practice. My aim is to sing well and with confidence and he's supporting that endeavor.
Immanuel O.
One class and I learned so much! No guessing what I am supposed to be working on. Easy to follow instructions and straight to the point. Looking forward to working together
LaVincent
Ben - You can't expect to be an excellent singer over night

Me - Oh yeah I can (in my mind)

(end of lesson)

Me - I'm done (I quit)!

Ben - You're getting it; it takes time and practice (learning your voice).

Six month update: I am still very much pleased with my lessons with Ben. My confidence is growing and I'm actually starting to understand how to use my voice. I may not be where I want to be Yet, but I'm moving in the right direction; it takes time and practice.
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Joshua F.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Mandarin, Spanish
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • BS, BA from Rutgers University
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Joshua F.

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A field I've long excelled in; it was my undergraduate BA, as a matter of fact.

About Joshua

Hello, my name is Joshua F. I have years of experience in teaching children, in music and many other subjects---including work with special needs children. I have been in professional bands, composed electronic music for video games and YouTube videos, and written and contributed to textbooks on m

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Layana
Josh was so sweet and patient! It was a bit of a tricky time having online classes with the kids, but he made it fun for them to stay engaged!

I learned a lot from my first class already, looking forward to the next one 👌🏽
Stephen S.
Joshua was exactly what I hoped for. Right on time, very personable and a great teacher.

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Melissa M.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • History from University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Melissa M.

30 Reviews
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Online History Teacher

As a history major, I have an extensive knowledge of both world and US History. Lessons would be individualized to focus on areas that need the most guidance.

About Melissa

I have been teaching since 2006 on a variety of topics. I graduated with an BA from the University of Wisconsin. My degree is in History with and emphasis on East Asian history. I've taught all age groups from age 2 up to retirees. My teaching experience includes one-on-one and group classes

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Alexandra
Melissa is patient, explains the concepts very well, she is hands on and makes the lessons very entertaining and dynamic. The way she selects the material for her students she finds the right balance between effective learning, fun and interesting. We are very fortunate to have her as a piano teacher.
Sevval N.
She was so kind and helpful toward my kids for the fist day.
Youjia S.
My daughter struggled to stay focused for the whole one hour. It would be better to have video conference option so she can see the teacher.

Kathleen B.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, Spanish, French, Italian
  • Awarded 2nd Prize from Robert Stolz Operetta Singer Competition
  • Teaches students 16 to 70
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Kathleen B.

5 Reviews
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Online History Teacher

I will try, as well as I can, to stay close to the text they are using in class, offering fill-in information & explanations. I want my students to have a thorough understanding of the material covered, so that they will be able to make use of the information they’ve learned!

About Kathleen

I am a classically-trained opera singer. I have a Bachelors and Masters in Vocal Performance and Vocal Pedagogy (teaching), and have sung professionally in the U.S. and Europe. I have sung Opera, Operetta, Musical Theater and Concerts, as well as choral and cantorial singing. I have been a final

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Elizabeth (Betsy)
I took away a whole array of new strategies and techniques to help preserve my voice and to increase my range. What a surprise- I had no idea I could sing so high!! Kathleen is a wonderful teacher and a really super lady. I'll be back for more lessons in the fall.
Nadia N.
My daughter is really enjoying her voice lessons. Kathleen is a talented, caring teacher and knows how to make the process effective and fun for my daughter. My daughter loves being able to choose the songs she wants to learn, and this collaborative process keeps her quite interested and inspired.
Leah Y. L.
Excellent Voice Teacher

Mrs. B is a wonderful and dedicated teacher who focuses diligently during class sessions. She thoroughly explains terms and technique and is friendly and sociable. Her extensive knowledge of languages comes extremely useful in Italian arias and other folk songs as to explain the meanings of words and to convey motion. Her classes are enjoyable and fun, while still being comprehensively academic.
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Cathryn K.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Vocal Performance from Northeastern Illinois University
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Cathryn K.

21 Reviews
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Online History Teacher

I want to share my love of American History with my students. Most students think of history as a list of memorized dates, and there is that component, but there also are living, breathing individuals who created that history. I hope my students take away at least a respect of history that they didn't have before and of course a more knowledgeable view.

About Cathryn

Hello! My name is Cathy and I have been teaching voice (singing) for over 30 years. But don't let that fool you into thinking I'm a stogy old girl who doesn't have a pulse on contemporary music. I teach pop, country, broadway, folk, whatever it is your interested in. I do teach with vocal exerc

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Xiuli
Xiuli
She is the best teacher!
Isabella
Our first lesson went well.. Cathy made our daughter feel welcome and she came straight home to practice..

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Average Cost of History Lessons in Chicago, IL

The average cost of 60-minute history lessons in Chicago is $74. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $240 per hour.
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"Larry is an incredible teacher. I was never bored at any lessons, Larry had me thinking hard every lesson, challenging the way I looked at history. I feel like not only did I learned what happened in history but I came out of it looking through a different paradigm.

I recommend him to everyone."
Yael
Took History lessons from Larry P.
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"Fantastic lesson as always!"
Chanda
Took History lessons from Larry P.
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"We have very lively discussions which are less like lectures and more like questions and answers. Since Larry is very knowledgeable, he is flexible in where we take our lessons. We've started with Classic Greek but we've also delved into other periods. This makes it quite enjoyable, since it's nice to be able to bounce around at times."
Chanda
Took History lessons from Larry P.
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"today's class was very intresting.I got to learn lot's of details that the books did not tell me"
Conglin
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