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Lisa F.

3 Reviews
Roslindale, MA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 8 to 65
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Lisa F.

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Students hate writing because they’ve been disenfranchised. They are told to write about things that are of no interest to them. Or they are continually drowned in a flood of suggestions and critique. I helped students who think they hate to write by helping them see that writing is an extension of their interests. I use what a student loves to break through and help them see that writing can be meaningful to them, not just an assignment from the teacher.

I understand that skills taught does not equal skills learned and that every person needs his or her own personalized approach to learning. Therefore, everyone receives an individualized program geared to his or her needs and interests. With a mindful approach, we can get to what’s really going on and make learning moments easier for everyone.

About Lisa

With over two decades of teaching experience, I help students get in touch with how they learn best. My services are tailored to each individual because the process of writing can reveal specific barriers to, and opportunities for learning and growing. I use mindfulness as a tool: I actively listen

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Cinzia
My second grader joined one of Lisa's writing classes. It was 3 kiddos and they all LOVED! Even over zoom, Lisa made a connection with my child who simply adored her. After just a few lessons, my child said, "Lisa makes me feel like I'm a real writer." For a child who was a reluctant writer, I do not think think there is higher praise! I saw my child both become inspired to write and grow in confidence. I recommned Lisa without reservations!
Fang
My child started working with Lisa a few years ago. We felt at that time his school was not able to provide sufficient curriculum and support both for reading and writing. Lisa is very skilled in gaining trust with us and has been really flexible in tailoring the work based on the needs and providing excellent teaching and coaching for my child. He has thrived over the past couple of years in reading comprehension, and has made significant strides in becoming a more confident writer. With Lisa's help, my child was able to attain great results in standardized tests. Thank you, Lisa.
Desiree
My introverted 8 year old found a small group that she could flourish with under Lisa's tutelage. Lisa introduced topics that kept the kids engaged and excited, and my daughter's writing continued long after the class was over. She was so excited about what she had written, she even shared some of her writing from this class with her regular school class! Lisa presents the material in a level appropriate and fun way, encouraging the students to create without fear of mistake, and with gentle guidance to the correct style or form.

Ilona M.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Polish
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Master of Arts ESOL from Florida Atlantic University
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Ilona M.

18 Reviews
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Writing has many components, the most important are vocabulary, sentence structure and grammar. I will teach you how to write in academic format and how to create well design topic sentence.

About Ilona

When I work on any subject I always amend to the student's request adhering to all guidelines and ensure I meet my student's and his/her parents expectations on this and make my student achieve the best grade possible because that is my objective. That is my promise to my students. I am e

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Adriana L.
I am finally learning how to play the violin and read music. Ilona is a great teacher, very patient and friendly.
Viviana
Very detailed oriented, and professional
Bryce G.
I'm sorry, I cannot handle this Instructor for my children. She wasn't me but she's not quite the people person I expected. Her personality is not a good match for a high school tutor. Unfortunately her English is not good enough. Her accent is entirely too strong. Also she does not know enough Geometry to help my kids.
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Bart Y.

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Starting at $44
  • Teaches High School, College
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 14 and up
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Bart Y.

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Award-winning, professional author, specializing in novels, short stories, and personal essays. The ugly truth about writing is that it's hard work. No one starts out as a great writer. Sure, raw talent is helpful, but it only gets you so far. The good news is that writing is a craft that can be learned; the even better news is that an experienced teacher can save you an enormous amount of time and frustration on the road to mastering the craft. I tailor my lessons to fit your individual strengths and weaknesses as a writer; I always try to give you concrete, detailed advice, along with useful exercises to help you become the writer you want to be. Send me a note if you're interested, and we can see if we're a good match.

About Bart

I'm a novelist by trade, and have published five novels. My first novel (LEAVE MYSELF BEHIND) won the Alex award from the American Library Association in 2004, and has recently been translated into Italian. My second novel, THE BROTHERS BISHOP, has been translated into Dutch. I previously taught

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Donovan C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks French, English
  • BA in English and Interdisciplinary Studies from University of Montevallo
  • Teaching since 2015
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Donovan C.

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Alongside working both as a writing center consultant and tutor for years, both paid and volunteer work, I hold a BA in English and Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Montevallo as well as an MA in English from Tulane University. In addition, I hold a CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults) and have some experience teaching pre-intermediate and upper-intermediate English language learners. With learners, I make a point of us working together to see what needs the most improvement for the sake of our shared work in learning. I would be happy to help you improve your English language use!

About Donovan

I am a writer. I graduated from the University of Montevallo with my BA in English and Interdisciplinary Studies in May 2019 and, this past December 2020, received my MA in English from Tulane University. Recently, I received my Cambridge Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languag

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Ben U.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • BM in Music Composition, BA in Classics (Greek & Latin) from Ohio State University
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Awarded 2012 Johnstone Woodwinds Composition Competition -- Audience Favorite Award from Ohio State University
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Ben U.

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It is my grasp of foreign languages that makes me an effective English teacher. For instance, learning the complex grammar of Latin and Greek gave me a thorough understanding of English grammar and the ability to relate to other people’s native languages. I have spent many hours proofreading papers for international students. They find my instruction especially informative because I not only fix mistakes but provide an explanation. When I point out the patterns of grammar, similar mistakes show up less and less, and my students feel more confident that they are writing sentences correctly.

I learned English teaching methods through my tutoring experience. Over a span of four months, I gave a Turkish visiting scholar a systematic overview of English grammar and allowed him to apply it through conversation.

About Ben

Music Lessons & Tutoring Welcome to my studio, where I will instruct you in your musical and academic endeavors. What sets me apart is that I offer diverse instruction in two different areas. In my music studio, I give lessons in piano, violin, guitar, and composition. In my tutoring center,

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Michael B.
Ben is a very good instructor. Looking forward to next lesson
Benjamin Ryan P.
Are first lesson and Benjamin said it was AWESOME
ZEYAD
First lesson: Very patient, organized, great instructions. Very happy overall!
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Stephenie G.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Stephenie G.

6 Reviews
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Experienced English writing teacher of 3 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of English writing skills. I specialize in academic writing, essay writing, and creative writing such as poems and short fiction and nonfiction. I typically use Practice Makes Perfect books, and also have the following tools available to use during lessons: examples of academic and essay writing, English grammar books and creative writing books. .

About Stephenie

Hi there! My name is Stephenie. I have an extensive history of teaching a variety of subjects throughout my adult life starting in 1992 with violin lessons given in my home. I played classical violin throughout my childhood and early adulthood. I have also taught jewelry making at a local bead

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Alvena
Our 28 year old autistic son came skipping down the stairs with a joy and enthusiasm we haven't seen in a very long time. He told me all about the lesson, then he told me all about Stephanie G. The instruction went so well online he created an earring. Amazing, considering his learning disabilities which include fine motor skill issues.
The statment , " She liked me too. She liked my ideas and said I was doing a good job," will stay in my heart forever.
HIs joy and confidence are absolutlely priceless.
Thank you, Stephanie G. for being an incredibly motivating skilled teacher.
Caroline S.
She was great- sending us information relating to the work we would like to do!
Caroline S.
her method of explaining how solder worked was great and easy to follow!

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Average Cost of Writing Lessons in Charlestown, MA

The average cost of 60-minute writing lessons in Charlestown is $78. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $240 per hour.
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$57 average
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$72 average
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"My child started working with Lisa a few years ago. We felt at that time his school was not able to provide sufficient curriculum and support both for reading and writing. Lisa is very skilled in gaining trust with us and has been really flexible in tailoring the work based on the needs and providing excellent teaching and coaching for my child. He has thrived over the past couple of years in reading comprehension, and has made significant strides in becoming a more confident writer. With Lisa's help, my child was able to attain great results in standardized tests. Thank you, Lisa."
Fang
Took Writing lessons from Lisa F.
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"When it came time to apply to graduate school, I wanted to express every ounce of appreciation for public health – except I struggled with transferring much of that admiration into writing. I could easily call up experiences and memories during conversation, but to fashion them into a fluid essay remained a tall task. This is where Nick really shined. We spent hours talking through these experiences with a focus on harnessing their emotional footprint. It took some open-mindedness, plus the will to resist the inertial tug of old habits, but with Nick’s help I was able to write from a place of passion for the first time in my life."
Omar
Took Writing lessons from Nick P.
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"Dr.Bernard was so helpful with helping me write and revise my resume and cover letter. I am so grateful to have gotten the chance to work with her. This session with her was concise and informative."
Rastafari
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"My son enjoys writing lessons with Steve and has improved writing skills just after 3-4 sessions with Steve. Before he used to hate doing writing at home but now he likes it which is a big change."
Rital
Took Writing lessons from Steve S.
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"Dr. D helped me a lot when I was struggled with writing my personal statement and I totally learned a lot from her!"
Sam
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"Mr Henry helped in improving my son's writing skills. He is a wonderful teacher. My son was struggling with writing. He used to be shy of writing and now he seems to be more confident in writing. Mr. Henry not only taught him different types of writing but also improved his vocabulary skills. I highly recommend him for learning/improving writing skills."
TARUN CHAWLA
Took Writing lessons from Henry M.
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"Nick is amazing. In a very short time he has helped transform my daughter's writing. She has now actually started to enjoy writing, and now writes in a much more methodical and thoughtful way.
He is responsive, gives prompt and excellent feedback, and my daughter enjoys learning from him.
Cant say enough good things about Nick."
Ravi Ramani
Took Writing lessons from Nick P.
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"Nick is helping my kids with reading and writing. He’s very skilled, experienced, patient and thoughtful."
Aydin & Mikah
Took Writing lessons from Nick P.
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"I expressed an interest in having a second opinion/ or set of eyes to get another read on what I was writing. The feedback offered was helpful. Thanks!"
Yolanda
Took Writing lessons from Steve S.
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"Dr. Dianala has been instrumental with helping me develop reporting documents for my church. I was impressed with her help with another church where she helped develop fliers and letters of introduction to organizations to help with the church's soup kitchen initiatives. Overall, it seems to me that Dr. Dianala can develop writing documents for any situation...She is wonderful!"
William
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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