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John S.

Somerville, MA
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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John S.

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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.

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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 e

Shonda W.

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  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Shonda W.

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Critical thinking- strategy and confidence are key to being great in the game of chess- as well as in life. My unique training techniques build life skills that will be used on and off the chess board.

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Summary ● Highly qualified educator and activist with experience teaching K-12; public and charter, including five years teaching with National Heritage Academies schools and three years at Reelworks Teen film-making. ● Extensive grant-writing and fundraising experience with strong management ab

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Omar J.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • BA- Criminology, Law, and Justice from University of Illinois in Chicago- UIC
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Omar J.

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As far as chess goes, anyone can learn how to move a piece, control the board, or utilize move patterns. The thing that separates the average from the adept is the understanding of the multiple levels of "playing". Starting with your mind set, moving on to the game board, and ultimately defeating the opponent sitting across from you...

Defeating your opponent is literally the goal of chess. So, it is important to remember to have fun while being competitive.

I am a Chess Player, and have been since elementary school where I joined the chess club and became addicted to the game. That's when found out my younger brother was cheating when he taught me how to play a few weeks before. Needless to say he cant win against me anymore...OK fine, he gets lucky sometimes...at the end of the day we supported each other and our friends at a bunch of chess tournaments!

Now, at this point in my life, it is time to share some chess knowledge and support someone who is looking for that ...

About Omar

As with anything else I teach It is important to understand the fundamentals and then gain knowledge from those experiences onward. Learning and enjoying anything depends on practice experience as well as separate tactics that cause you to be unique and create an advantage only you have.

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Sairam M.
Omar is an awesome instructor to teach on Method Acting.He understands the student aspiration and train accordingly.he motivates the actor with his excellent advises and provide inspirational thoughts to the actor.I am sure he can make best actors/actresses/artists through his own specific ways of method acting skills.thank you Director:).
Craig
When I first began my search for an acting coach I was stressed out because I knew I needed help but I didn't know how to start. Luckily I found the Director, Omar. The Director began by interviewing me to see what my goals and potential were. He then developed a specific lesson plan designed around what he called "The Fundamentals" and I progressed since then. Now after a few months of the Directors support, I know confidently that I am an Actor. I learned things about human behavior and method acting that I couldn't find in any video or online source. The Director somehow made things simple to understand and I'm glad for it. I am not done with the lessons, but since he has supported me and shared his knowledge, the least I can do is share my experience. Thank you Director!

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Lisa H.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Psychology - Human Services from Touro University Worldwide
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lisa H.

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Hey all, my name is Lisa and I’ve been crocheting since I was 5 years old. I’ve found that crochet has been like therapy for me when I’m highly stressed and I would like to share my knowledge and experience with others who are looking for a new hobby or a form of mental healing. With me as your teacher, you’ll learn everything from the basics of crochet to reading advanced patterns that will have you feeling like an expert crocheter.

About Lisa

I've been crocheting and crafting overall since I was 5 years old. I'm currently a student at Touro University Worldwide and I study Psychology with a concentration in human services. I have a small business on Etsy selling my crocheted items. My goal is to combine my love of crocheting and psychol

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Kelsi
I tried crocheting before but Lisa was able to help understand concepts and techniques that used to go over my head. 12/10 continuing lessons in the future.
Samia
Lisa was very patient and very thorough! When she saw that I was struggling with my double crochet, we started over and she taught me the proper way to do it. Her instructions were very clear and I was making a decent Granny Square (stitch pattern) after just one lesson.

Nikki S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students Male: 13 and up; Female: 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2018
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Nikki S.

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I teach beading and wire ring jewelry making classes. Come have fun and learn a new and exciting craft to add to your creativity. Now if you don’t like having fun this may not be your speed. If you enjoy creative and colorful bead work then I’m your girl.

About Nikki

My name is Nikki Solomon and I’ve been making jewelry about 10 years which I self taught myself. It started off as a hobby until I realized other people liked my work. I’ve sold my work online as well as craft sites like Etsy, craft shows, also in my own clothing boutique. I would love to teach you

Rob R.

22 Reviews
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  • BS Exceptional Student Education from St. Petersburg College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rob R.

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I have played billiards for over 20 years, with success at many levels. I am a certified educator who also enjoys teaching the art of pool. I have helped many players along the way and I am adept at incorporating useful practice techniques to help my students achieve their goals.

About Rob

I am an easy going, knowledgable and creative teacher. I strive to put the students and their personal needs first. I'm very aware that each student/person learns differently and I incorporate various strategies of learning into my lessons. There is a lot of humor and dialogue with my lessons, al

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Was absolutely perfect for my needs. Rob is super friend, has a keen eye for instruction and was able to tailor things to suit my needs. Would highly recommend him for anyone considering lessons. Much appreciated !
Sharon Bailey
Rob is an amazing teacher! My 6 year old daughter is very energetic, and has challenges staying on task. Rob makes every class fun, and adjusts his style or plan to keep her interested in the guitar lesson. I feel like she has learned a lot in a short period of time. I highly recommend Rob!

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"Jessica helped me with tailoring & alteration challenges, answered all my questions and provided excellent tips for improving my techniques. Now I know how to achieve the looks I’m going for, and I’m excited to continue sewing. Thank you Jessica!"
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Took Sewing lessons from Jessica B.
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"The first lesson was just what my son and I were looking for! We look forward to more."
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"Laura helped me create my own pattern/garment from a tunic I already had. I had never taken an online- class before so I was concerned how effective it would be.
I was very impressed with Laura’s patience and instruction. She walked me through step by step and provided me with additional tips and videos that really helped me throughout the project
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Took Sewing lessons from Laura P.
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"If you’re a first time knitter like me....you’ll want your Jane for a teacher! Jane is so patient, understanding, kind & encouraging. Love her British accent☺️"
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Took Knitting lessons from Jane H.
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