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Steve M.

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Skokie, IL
Starting at $25
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
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Understanding various levels of teaching method
Personalized curriculum for each student
Making lessons fun with different techniques and strategies
Developing discipline and critical thinking skills

About Steve

Provide personalized learning curriculum Assist in developing strategic and critical thinking skills Have fun while learning Learn the importance of patience and discipline

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November 18, 2019
Jane Steinberg
Steven has been a great instructor. He is thorough and professional. I highly recommend him
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Kelvin L.

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Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
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  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Awarded 4th National violin competition from Poland
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Kelvin L.

Bolingbrook, IL

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"If you love the look of Origami but were worried that it seems complicated to make, then this course is for you
Origami should be enjoyable! With the help of these lessons, you’ll see that it’s easy to create complex and elegant Origami models! Each lesson is between 30 and 45 minutes and gets you from the flat piece of paper to the completed model!
You get a great sense of satisfaction from being able to pick up a simple piece of paper and making it into a piece of art!

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
Bruce Callander
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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Karen J.

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Wheeling, IL
Starting at $60
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  • BA Social Science, Assoc. Applied Business Principals Data Processing, Ordained Ministerial Counselor from Ohio State University, Cuyahoga Community College, Pathways of Light Spiritual College
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 1995
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Learn to knit basics
Hand Made Washcloths - In this beginners class Karen Jacobson will teach you how to cast on, knit, yarn over and bind off to create a homemade wash cloth. You bring yarn (4 1/2 oz. skein of sugar and cream 100% Cotton yarn) and needles (pair size 7 or 8, short ones are easier to work with) and you leave with the pattern and the know how to begin your own projects. This pattern can be easily converted to make other items, from table runners to scarves.
Hand Made Slippers and Baby Booties - Learn to knit and purl. In this more advanced class Karen Jacobson will review knitting basics (cast on, knit, bind off) and will teach you how to purl and make pom-poms to create a pair of homemade baby booties. You bring yarn (2 oz skein 4 ply worsted weight Cotton yarn) and needles (pair 10 1/2) and you leave with the pattern and the know how to begin making your own slippers. This pattern can be easily converted to make adult size slippers as well.

About Karen

I'm a life coach/counselor who'd love to help you get the most out of your life. Rev. Karen J. is an experienced and professional teacher, instructor, and counselor. An expert in Kabbalah, Karen is able to use ancient wisdom with modern techniques to help you to zero in on your issues in a fun, f

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April 28, 2016
Linda P.
Caring and motivational
April 28, 2016
Linda
Excellent

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John S.

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Chess
Starting at $84
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2000
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I learned to play chess from my dad when I was seven. Ever since, I have been playing in national and international chess tournaments. I was a four-time state high school chess champion. I'm an experienced tournament chess player (14 Years) and chess teacher (10 years). I have a masters degree in education from Harvard University. In addition, I have trained as a long distance runner. I was on my high school and college track and cross country team. I continue to run today and train for half-marathons and marathons.

I have taught chess with the US Chess Center in Washington, DC. I have created several after school and in school chess programs in DC, Ohio and Boston. I was a program officer for a small nonprofit that taught chess in hospitals, libraries and schools throughout the Massachusetts area. I have taught chess to both children and adults with a wide range of abilities. I was the Vice President of the Massachusetts Chess Association for 5 years.

About John

I learned to play chess from my dad when I was seven. Ever since, I have been playing in national and international chess tournaments. I was a four-time state high school chess champion. I'm an experienced tournament chess player (14 Years) and chess teacher (10 years). I have a masters degree in e

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Nepolee L.

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Crocheting
Starting at $50
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  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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I really go step by step to make sure that you understand fully

About Nepolee

I’m really passionate about homemade crafts and I love teaching others who are interested to learn.

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Alexandra A.

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Knitting
Starting at $25
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  • Speaks German, English
  • English Secondary Education from Millersville University
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As a long-time knitter and 8th grade English teacher, I know that to learn a skill you need to hone your excited energy and jump right in with personalized guidance. I can help you learn to revel in the knitting process while also creating stunning, hand knit scarves, socks (yes, socks!), shawls (even the Wingspan shawl), and hats to start or continue in your knitting journey. I will be sure to craft our lessons to be exactly what you need to grow and flourish. We will figure out what you need in an informal, "chill" environment to truly benefit from the stress relief that is knitting. Send me a message and I will get back to you ASAP!

About Alexandra

Hello! I am an English teacher by trade and a knitter by obsession- er, I mean hobby. I took up the knitting mantle from my Mom-mom, who was an avid crafter. From her inspiration, I dove into the Internet for inspiration (Ravelry = pure beauty) and continued my journey to be a better knitter. R

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"So patient and experienced! She really helped save a project that another teacher abandoned! Will definitely be seeing you again!"
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"Very good chess player! Definitely worth the money!"
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"Very knowledgeable about chess and very patient. Very happy with my lessons so far, instant improvement after the first lesson."
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"It was good I feel so happy I know now how to use my machine and looking forward. To my next class ."
- Rose
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"Athan is an excellent teacher. Very enthusiastic about the subject.
I'm looking forward to the rest of the lessons.

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"Great instructor"
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Took Sewing lessons from Sarah L.
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"Sonya is wonderful! My daughter came hime after her first sewing lesson so excited about what she will learn. It took her 30 minutes, talking a mile a minute, to share every detail. Sonya made her feel comfortable and eager to learn more."
- Avery
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"Eric was wonderful. He had lots of patience, which I appreciated. And he was very polite and respectful."
- Gwendolyn
Took Chess lessons from Eric S.
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"Sarah was always an excellent instructor and I highly recommend her for any teaching job."
- Amanda
Took Sewing lessons from Sarah L.
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"Cheryl was so patient with me. I have never done crochet and it's very foreign to me. She explains things well and was so sweet!"
- Susan
Took Crocheting lessons from Cheryl V.
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