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Lisa W.

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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Elementary Education from Trinity Christian College
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Lisa W.

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Letter recognition, phonics, phonemic awareness, phonological awareness, and all the good things that help students become good readers!

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Hi! I’ve been teaching elementary school for 15 years! I have a great deal of experience teaching reading, phonics, grammar, writing, math and science to students from kindergarten through 4th grade. I’ve been teaching struggling learners/diverse learners, who are also ELL, for the past 7 years

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Linda L.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Hebrew, English, Hebrew, Spanish
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School
  • Teaching since 1979
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Linda L.

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"Phonics" are the basic foundation of all alphabet-based writing. For learning to read English, students learn best when taught a combination of phonics and sight-words. (English is full of words that are NOT spelled phonetically; however, the rules of phonics do have a definite place in learning to read English.)
With beginning readers, I incorporate songs and rhyme to help children hear and understand phonics. I also use rhythm/percussion to help children distinguish syllables.

About Linda

I have been teaching music (guitar, bass guitar, keyboard, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, recorder, music theory, and classes for toddlers, preschoolers, school-aged children, and adults) for over 20 years. I am also a band/show director at the School of Rock! In addition to teaching music, I also tuto

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Nan -.
Linda is great. I left with a big smile on my face!
Dan T.
Linda is awesome. After 3 lessons I'm getting pretty good at a couple of basic rolls and have a song to work on. She is patient and knowledgeable, and has helped me get basic technique going. So far so good.
Megan K.
Linda was really awesome! I’m s complete beginner but she made me feel totally comfortable and at ease. Already working on a song! Looking forward to the next lesson!
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Karen R.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $29
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Awarded Magna Cum Laude Honor from Grand Canyon University
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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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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Amber J.

46 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, Italian, French
  • Master of Music from University of North Texas
  • Awarded Most Popular Teacher for Beginning Music Students from Colorado Free University- John Hand
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Amber J.

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As a music performance major and also a student of English I have extensive training in and teaching history with phonics. I work with children, teens, and adults of all ages for personal, school and business needs.

About Amber

Growing up in Denver, I had a huge desire for singing and performing. By age 14, I was taking weekly singing & piano lessons, was acting constantly in local productions-many times getting the lead role. Some of the productions I acted in: The Wizard of Oz (Dorothy), Camelot, Anything Goes (Reno

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Micaela D.
Amber is a wonderful teacher and we were thrilled we connected with her. We look forward to our new relationship.
Deenya ..
Not a good experience. First day we were set up for lessons she canceled and asked for a different time/day. When that lesson came time she was late and couldn't accommodate the lesson but never contacted to reschedule. A week later for the 2nd lesson, I purchased she sends a text a few hours before the appointment claiming that she talked to another teacher about my grandson and felt she couldn't help him. Way too inconsistent to be offering any lessons. What an awful experience. Time to move on (eye-roll).
Cecilia ..
Great teacher. Gets you started from the first lesson!
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Natalie G.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $80
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Natalie G.

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I had phonics as an official course from 1st to 6th grade - in total, 6 years. I am also a native English speaker. Using a systematic approach, I have helped elementary-age students build their knowledge of phonics, including vowel recognition, through a variety of enjoyable exercises. I also use online resources for homework and practice outside of lessons. Older students review the basics and then focus on prefixes, suffixes, and Latin and Greek roots, also supported by regular vocabulary study on the side.

About Natalie

For over 10 years, my goal as a tutor has been steadfast: I want to help you help yourself. I know from my own experience how hard it is to learn any subject and how much harder it is to find the right teacher. Now I explain the same concepts I've mastered to countless children and adults who need m

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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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Sara G.

28 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • MA TESOL from University of Central Florida
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Sara G.

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I have taught three-year-olds first learning to read and international graduate students preparing to present their dissertations, so I am prepared to meet you wherever you are in your language journey. Phonics are the building blocks of any language and I am excited to explore them with you!

About Sara

A university English teacher right in your living room! I am a lifelong language learner who wants to help others express themselves effectively in English. A little about me: - I have a Masters degree in teaching English as a second language - I have online and on the ground teaching experie

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Shannon M.
Because my daughter had difficulty with reading in school, her reading Comprehension was not good, so we found Sara to be my daughter’s reading teacher after school. We made a reading plan for my daughter with Sara together , Sara is very patient and understanding. My daughter said she is very nice and funny in the class, and she likes Sara very much! After Sara taught my daughter reading, my daughter’s reading grade became A in school ! Sara, thanks so much for your teaching!
Kumara
My daughter loves her classes with Sarah. She is a great teacher who comes well prepared!
Zikun
She is my favorite English teacher, I learn a lot of English grammar from her. She recommends some English movies, which are good for learning English listening!

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The average cost of 60-minute phonics lessons in Chicago is $52. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $75 per hour.
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