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Lisa F.

3 Reviews
Roslindale, MA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 8 to 65
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Master of Teaching English from Tufts University
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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.

Brittney M.

Swampscott, MA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches High School, College
  • Teaching since 2010
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Brittney M.

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I am an experienced teacher who has taught Chemistry for 7 years. I have worked with students in my Co-Taught, College Prep, Honors and AP Chemistry classes. I am passionate about teaching science! My goal is to help students meet their highest academic potential while increasing their appreciation for the subject.

About Brittney

I love teaching science! I have been doing it for the past 9 years. My students often described me as someone relatable who could explain difficult concepts in a way that is easy to understand. They also appreciated my patience and my positive attitude. Prior to teaching, I earned my Bachelo

Elmos A.

19 Reviews
Cambridge, MA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks French, Italian, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 17 and up
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Elmos A.

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I'm a Certified Holistic Life, Career & Executive Coach, am also an Accounting and QuickBooks Expert and . I have over 18 years of business experience. I pride myself on being clear and to the point. I not only know how to do but I know how to teach. I have mentored colleagues and train QuickBooks to laymen who wanted to get a better understanding how to use QuickBooks. I have also tutored the children of friends in accounting and math subjects. I enjoy teaching and helping others to succeed.
I am an advanced user in QuickBooks. My expert proficiency has enabled me to analyze data quickly and deliver business intelligence in support of operational and strategic decision making.

About Elmos

I am an Accounting, Finance and QuickBooks Expert and I have over 20 years of business experience. I pride myself on being clear and to the point. I not only know how to do but I know how to teach. I have mentored colleagues and train QuickBooks to laymen who wanted to get a better understanding ho

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Cesar G.
Very good teacher !!!!
Carmen S.
Hi to all who read my review,

Elmos is very knowledgeable and explains each step with precise instructions. Elmos asked what I wanted to accomplish with my lessons, and went to the point.

Thank you for your patience and your vast knowledge.

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jeanette
Elmos is a knowledgeable and patient instructor. He showed me the basics of Quickbooks which is what I needed to become comfortable with the program.
I would recommend others that need guidance in Quickbooks online to reach out to Elmos for instruction.

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Catherine D.

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Starting at $20
  • Speaks French, Catalan, Spanish, English
  • B.A. in Spanish Literature and Global Studies from UC Irvine
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Catherine D.

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I am specialized in reading fluency and comprehension and work with a variety of techniques to make reading fun and educational

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I'm a world travel junkie and coffee lover. I grew up in the SF Bay Area in a bilingual household, and continued to explore the world and the diverse and vibrant people who fill it. I studied Spanish and International Studies as an undergrad, and used my language skills to tutor throughout universi

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Allison S.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Middle School, High School, College
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Allison S.

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Students will receive individualized instruction to understand concepts in the way that they learn! Allison has the ability to relate and help you understand not only the basics, as she has taught these concepts successfully to thousands of other students who struggle in math.

About Allison

I love teaching and helping students learn. I have over 10 years of professional teaching and tutoring experience. I majored in Math Education with a minor in Spanish and have a current teaching certificate Math 4-12. I relate well to students and not only have expert knowledge of all high school a

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Amber D.
Allison was prepared, took charge of the lesson as a teacher aught, and was easily understood. She encouraged self discipline in practice and obviously knows her craft well. Amber is eagerly awaiting her next lesson.
Geetha P.
Alison is the wonderful teacher! My daughter loved her so much!!

Cindy F.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English, French
  • Awarded "40 under 40" from Pittsburgh Magazine
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Cindy F.

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I have tutored Math (Elementary through college level) since I was in High School. Kids and adults. I am passionate about math and science and sharing the love for engineering with others, or at the least help find some fun in math to finish up the lesson and course.
Looking forward to helping you.

About Cindy

Cindy is a native Spanish speaker and fluent English speaker. Additionally, she studied French for over 8 years. She is a driven Latina who loves her background and is excited to help others learn and embrace new cultures. She began tutoring 17 years ago (Spanish, French, Math and Science) whil

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William N.
Cindy's extensive knowledge of Spanish was clear from the start. English is her second language but my children couldn't tell. She has an excellent way of breaking down Spanish for children and adults (I listened in and learned a couple of phrases).

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Took ACT Math lessons from Daniel F.
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"Colin is absolutely amazing teacher!
Last time I studied math was 20+ years. I am 40 years old and about to finish my second degree CRJ, and like many others I left math class at the end. Taking the math prep test (which I failed) placed me almost in kindergarten..Lol! and I knew I needed help to re-learn math. I am so happy Colin answered my request (I sent 15 requests, and only 2 teachers answered). I wanted to start eating the study guide provided by CSN and just focus on the topics, but Colin wanted to show me the "why we have numbers, type of numbers, etc" definitely I wanted to fly before I could walk, and I am so grateful he had a different plan............because IT MAKE SENSE!
I mentioned I prefered to have a lobotomy (siks!) instead of facing math in my 40's because I never had a chance to understand math, I just digested the fact I was going to fail and obtain an "s" for grade. I am looking forward to like, learn, and comprehend math with Colin's help so I can graduate in December 2018.
Thanks Colin :)"
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Took Math lessons from Colin S.
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"Very Good instructor... really works through problems and focuses on what you want to do and need."
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"Steven is a great instructor. He is knowledgeable on the subject matter and patient in his teaching style. He encourages open communication and sharing of ideas. The material I've learned I have been able to apply. I am extremely pleased with the experience I had with Steven and would love to take more lessons in the future."
Karen
Took Business lessons from Steven C.
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"Leo is a great tutor. He has helped me to understand my math problems much faster than my teachers could. I defiantly recommend giving him the chance to be your tutor."
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Took ASVAB lessons from Leonardo R.
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Took Calculus lessons from Colin S.
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"Aleksander helped my son prepare for Regents Exams in Math (Algebra, Geometry and Trig.), English and SAT. The results were spectacular. He graduated high school with 98% average in Math and English. He scored above 1500 on the SAT and was accepted into a school of his choice with a scholarship. Aleksander guided us through with college application process, helped fill out FAFSA, and helped my son select a major he is happy with. Great instructor! Great person!"
Marina Grekova
Took SAT lessons from Aleksander R.
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"Colin provided me with tutoring for chemistry, via FaceTime. Over the semester he was very flexible with my off-peak time schedules, and was EXTREMELY patient to my questions. Using Colin for tutoring helped my grades and provided an overall great value. Thanks Colin!"
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Took Chemistry lessons from Colin S.
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Took Phonics lessons from Barbara D.
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