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Randy S.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Bachelors in Fine Arts, sequence Acting from Illinois State University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Randy S.

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Books, short stories, plays will be the focus. Writing about the materials read and testing retention will be only a slightly secondary focus. Assignments will be based on the student's present level of advancement and tailored to that level.

About Randy

I have always been an actor first, it is the craft and discipline in which I hold my advanced degrees; it is my first and eternal love. There really isn't much more one could add to such a claim. Simultaneously I have believed a teacher is born, not bred; and I was born to be in theatre, and now, wi

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Charles
Very knowledgeable and personable. Able to communicate more complex concepts in an easy to understand manner.
Kariem
First off. Just want to say that we had to cancel our first session. However, I really like this guy because he had kept it real and set it straight on the reason why the session was cancel. He was very sick that day and he didn't want to be involved with the session not being at 100%. Respect! I wouldn't have wanted him not being at his best either. Takes alot of guts for a person to confess that. I really appreciated the honesty because that explains how passionate Randy is about the craft.
Second of all, when we did our first session, I had to deal with a rough technical patch of trying g to join in for the session. He had no problem helping me with this technical glitch rather than allowing TakeLessons (who I was unable to reach because of matainace issues), to handle it. He helped 5he TakeLessons team. A plus Randy! Though I had to finally use another device to finally join the session, Randy was still willing to have patience and help me with the tech problem.
Lastly, Randy brought a warm feeling to the session and yet sincere. He made me feel welcomed, which opened me up more during this session. This helped because I am uncomfortable with improv but want to get better. He understood this and gave a real honest approach. Also, he informed me that we were going to get a gist of my performance level and work from there. Furthermore, we were going to ease our way into improvement. This gave me alot more balance than other improv classes. He is even willing to give me a little homework that I can practice in prep for next week.
Randy is very encouraging and I enjoyed our first session. I'm exited for next week!
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Rene T.

42 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Associates in Education from Miami Dade Wolfson College
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Rene T.

42 Reviews
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Personalized classes centered around students needs and requirements.

About Rene

Knowing at the age of 5 that music was my life, by being brought up surrounded by praise music and gospel, my early exposure to music helped me to find every Instrument and style just my thing! I wanted to play everything and learn all aspects of music. I started with singing in the children's choir

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Jourdan
A great mentor.
Poorva P.
Best Piano Teacher I have ever had in my life!
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Dr. D. B.

55 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Doctor of Education from University of Phoenix
  • Awarded Presentation Excellence from American College of Education
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Dr. D. B.

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I have extensive experience helping students develop effective reading, writing, spelling, and vocabulary skills.

About Dr. D.

Greetings! I am a dynamic educator with comprehensive knowledge and experience in the education and business fields. I have extensive experience mentoring and helping students develop research, writing, critical and creative thinking skills, as well as to establish goals and determine plans for

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Girlie
Since our 11 year old daughter, Ella has had lessons with Dr. D., she no longer gets anxious or stressed about Common Core Math. Ella says Dr. D. is kind and sweet, and she doesn't ever feel bad about not knowing the answers to questions. Dr. D. personalizes her lessons to our school district's Common Core curriculum and sends us emails on how Ella is doing after every lesson. Ella looks forward to her lessons with Dr. D. and she has really gained confidence in approaching math. We are so fortunate to have found Dr. D. and we give her our highest recommendation:)
Rasheedah S.
I love my experience with Dr. B!
Monique
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Linda L.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Hebrew, Spanish, Hebrew, English
  • Teaches students 3 to 65
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Linda L.

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I am an avid reader myself, and I have experience with students who have dyslexia, ADHD, or for whom English is a second language, as well as students who may just need a little bit of extra practice/help.
I have a good sense of what aspects of reading are difficult for students, and often incorporate music, rhythm, rhyme, drama/acting, and humor, to help struggling readers.

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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Bonnie K.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Awarded Writing Across the Curriculum from Madonna University
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Bonnie K.

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As a Teacher-Consultant for the Wayne State University branch of the National Writing Project, I am able to remain current regarding best-practices in the teaching of reading and writing. Add to this my passion for writing, and you have a winning combination!

About Bonnie

Hello! I am a veteran teacher (Licensed in Illinois) with ample experience working with children and adults in an online format. I hold a BA in English and a MA in Teaching. I am also a Teacher-Consultant with the National Writing Project. I thoroughly enjoy helping students of all ages reach th

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Ms. Bonnie has worked with my children for the past year and they have really enjoyed working with her. She has been wonderful and the children have learned a great deal from her.
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Diane C.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Arabic, English, German, French, Duala
  • MBA (concentration in Finance) from Zicklin School of Business, New York, NY
  • Teaching since 1976
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Diane C.

26 Reviews
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I'll help you understand text and subtext and discuss your reading with you.

About Diane

Bonjour! Hello! Hallo! Yay! We can start in-person lessons again, as long as basic distancing is kept. I have been vaccinated and I would prefer my students to be vaccinated, too, but it's not a deal breaker. I teach several languages: French, German, and English for non-native English speaker

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Julia J.
We had a wonderful experience doing online lessons with Ms Diane. My son was engaged and interested in the lesson times and he looked forward to seeing Ms Diane every week. We intend to resume lessons once the summer is over.
Daria
I have been a student with Diane for the last few years and she is the best French teacher I have ever had. Not only is she an amazing teacher but she is also genuinely fun to be with. This year, Diane helped me pass the French B2 Certification exam - she provided me with all the resources I could have ever hoped for, and I really couldn't have done it without her! I highly recommend her for anyone

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Average Cost of Reading Lessons in Chicago, IL

The average cost of 60-minute reading lessons in Chicago is $61. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $85 per hour.
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45 min
$49 average
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$61 average

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"My name is Olivia Monica is helping me with me reading she is a great teacher to work with and she is make me feel more confidint in my reading."
Olivia
Took Reading lessons from Monica U.
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"Mr. Steve Silver is the best tutor I ever had. He is truly an inspiration and his tutoring services have great impacts on my education"
Janiro Griffin
Took Reading lessons from Steve S.
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"Bonnie is great with our Daughter!"
Michael
Took Reading lessons from Bonnie K.
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"One of the best people, daughter loved working with her."
LaDonna Thorne
Took Reading lessons from Monica U.
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"My daughter's lesson with Nick are very helpful and he interacts well on her level."
Danielle
Took Reading lessons from Nick P.
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"Shelley has helped our daughter so much tutoring her every week. Our daughter has gone from failing a class and getting D’s to all A’s and B’s!!! She has just been an answer to our prayers! Thank you so much Shelley! We love and appreciate you!"
Chelsea
Took Reading lessons from Shelley M.
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"Nick is very engaged and has come up with a great game plan for our child."
Hope
Took Reading lessons from Nick P.
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"Very happy with Cody he has patience and is a very nice person also is really helping my grandson with his writing. He is 9 years old and needs help with writing and reading.Cody knows how to get him interested."
Luis
Took Reading lessons from Cody W.
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"Bonnie was great! She really personalized the lesson for my son, taking all of my input around his likes/dislikes, what we see as the focus areas, and current reading levels. I was weary about how the online format would work, and it went WAY better than I expected! We're looking forward to more lessons with her!"
Carter
Took Reading lessons from Bonnie K.
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"Ready to our next lessons!"
Cassandra
Took Reading lessons from Dr. D. B.
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