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About Benjamin P.

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Parkville, MD
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About Benjamin
I discovered music sifting through my Dad's record collection and soon decided that I wanted to play guitar. As a teenager I began taking lessons and building confidence in my abilities. I played in different types of bands ranging from rock, country, blues, and jazz. After completing College in 2004, I realized music was not just going to be a hobby, but a career. At age 37, I have been teaching and playing guitar professionally for the last 13 years. I believe that anybody can learn to play as long as they are patient and understand that anything worthwhile takes time and sustained effort to achieve. You also need a good teacher who understands how to take you where you want to go musically. I have taught hundreds of different students of all ages and abilities. I have seen many of them grow musically and gain confidence in other
areas of their lives as a result. I aim to inspire every student to find their way to a rewarding life through music.

*** Lesson Details ***
My lesson plans are developed on an individual basis. I want you to learn the music that inspires your passion. If the guitar is new to you, the first lessons are devoted to basic playing skills and techniques. It is important to develop a strong understanding of music fundamentals to ensure that the student is attaining the skills they need to be a complete musician. I emphasize technique with drills designed to raise my students' skills evenly across a wide range of categories, like picking, fretting, scale patterns, chord shapes, rhythm training, and ear training. I have had success with many students using this approach and most are playing songs within a couple months. For the more serious student, music theory is an important tool to understand songwriting and music in general. I am always open to discuss what we do during a lesson. I believe it is my job to balance what you want to do with what you need to do in order to succeed.

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I have amps, guitars, 1/4 inch cables, tuners, metronomes, paper and pens.
Would like students to have all these things but can accommodate based on need.

*** Specialties ***
Rock, Pop, Blues, Country, flat-picking, finger-style
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Cullen October 22, 2017
· Guitar · In studio
First lesson with Benjamin was great - would definitely recommend him.
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Ryan June 23, 2017
· Guitar · In studio
Great instructor! Very patient and knowledgeable. Great choice for anyone wanting to learn or just improve their guitar playing.
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Keith M. March 25, 2016
· Guitar · In studio
I must say that Benjamin was great. I come from no musical background and had zero knowledge. Benjamin made me feel relaxed and broke down the sessions in an easy way so that I could understand the concept of what we were trying to accomplish. I look forward to future lessons and learning how to play the guitar
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Benjamin P.

Baltimore, MD 21218
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About Eric B.

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Washington, DC
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About Eric
My name is Eric Matthew Brown I am a tutor with a four year college degree (B.A.) in math and philosophy and a sum total of thirteen years experience in professional tutoring. I love to tutor math and see students gain the knowledge necessary to succeed in their math courses and standardized tests. I put emphasis on theoretical comprehension and in tutoring I exhibit precision, clarity, and most of all patience. Frequent repetition and further explanation of theorems and definitions are necessary. I also have the ability to tutor logic, politics, and civics (American government).
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Michael P. December 8, 2015
· Algebra 1 · In studio
My son Michael is very impressed about Mr Brown first day of tutoring he can't wait to see him again next week, I am also happy πŸ‘ŒπŸ˜ƒ
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Marie C. December 5, 2014
· Calculus · In studio
Excellent instructor! Clear and very helpful. He makes a difficult subject understandable. Wish we'd found him sooner.
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Eric B.

Washington, DC 20064
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$25 / 30-min

About peggi L.

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Upper Marlboro, MD
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About peggi
I have been tutoring elementary school students in reading comprehension & math for over 4 years one on one. I've helped students improve grades from failing to B's. I identify the needs of learners and adapt course content and delivery style to meet the students needs. Review materials assigned by the students' teachers and helped students complete homework. Communicated with parents, teachers regarding students' progress.

I like to use hands on learning. By 'doing' helps them to gain a better understanding of the material.

Learning can be fun! Don't let your child fall behind in learning.
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peggi L.

Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
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$54 / 60-min

About Consuelo C.

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Waldorf, MD

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About Consuelo
Hi, there! My name is Consuelo C. and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching mathematics classes since 19994 and have loved helping my students improve and advance to higher levels. I went to Fluminense Federal University and earned a BS degree in mathematics in 1998.
I'm a patient, committed and dependable teacher and my teaching style is encouraging, precise and meticulous. I look forward to helping you reach your goals.
When a student do not understand a mathematical concept I bring real life situations that can help the student better visualize and understand the mathematical concepts and make the problem simple.
For me there is no student who can not become better. I truly believe that all students can greatly improve and become a better. I am here to support and encourage you and help you to understand mathe
matics.
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Christina March 23, 2019
· Elementary Math · In studio
Ms. Consuelo was very kind and patient with my daughter and helped her to understand concepts I was not able to help her with. She prepares assignments in advance to prepare the student and takes her time in explaining it in a way that they can really understand the math problems at the core. Thank you so much for helping my daughter again, Consuelo! We look forward to working with you again in the near future!!
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Vanessa Rubi March 23, 2019
· Elementary Math · In studio
Consuelo is objetive and determined to help others to learn and overcome their challenges.
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Vanessa March 23, 2019
· Math · In home
Friendly e compentent.
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Consuelo C.

Waldorf, MD 20603
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$25 / 30-min

About Jayla E.

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Baltimore, MD
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About Jayla
Welcome :)

When I was young, I was a fairly shy child. When I was introduced to art, it helped me out of my shell and allowed me to blossom into the person I am today. As I grew, I've learned a wide variety ort mediums to help me express my emotions in different ways. Soon becoming advance in, drawing, painting, animation, realism, writing (spoken word, poetry, rap etc), and proficient in digital design and multimedia. By the time I was 13, I had begun my journey of giving back by helping others learn to express themselves through different forms of art. Holding classes at summer camps and various branches of libraries in the DMV Area.
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Donte March 21, 2019
· Drawing · In studio
She nice and had a lot of good feedback.
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David February 16, 2019
· Drawing · In studio
I appreciate your patience, Jayla. Remarkable young lady.
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John January 27, 2019
· Cartooning · Online
I was having difficulty with my laptop. It ended up occurring throughout my lesson. She was so kind and patient, she even allowed for me to make up the lesson without changing me again. Real sweet girl.
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Jayla E.

Baltimore, MD 21251
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About Asma E.

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Springfield, VA
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About Asma
I am a very engaging and fun teacher, love what I do and ready to share it with you. I can tailored lessons based on your needs, time and engagement to learn. I am here to bring something fun and to help you successfully achieve your goals. We are in it together.
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Asma E.

Springfield, VA 22152
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$50 / 60-min

About Tyrell J.

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Baltimore, MD
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I'm a young Realtor and entrepreneur with a deep passion for learning and math. Throughout all my schooling I've excel at math taking courses with students a grade level higher than my own. I graduated from Paul Laurence Dunbar Highschool and still tend to go back to the school to help students better and understand and learn to love math the way that I do.

I am very comfortable and experienced working with children. My mother has been running her home daycare service since before I can remember. Due to this I found myself as a huge help to the business by assisting the school aged kids with homework each day.

I am excited for us to get to know one another and to lend a hand to someone who needs help!
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Tyrell J.

Baltimore, MD 21214
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$25 / 30-min

About Sheralee T.

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Sykesville, MD
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About Sheralee
Hello! My name is Sheralee. So happy that you are looking to learn something new. I would be so pleased to help you learn and grow and gain a new skill which is so cool! Let's have a chat and find out if we'd get along - I know we will.
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Olivia April 4, 2019
· Music Theory · In studio
Sheralee taught my daughter recorder. My husband decided to join her. Her lessons were reasonably priced, and they both made great progress under her professional and encouraging guidance.
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Alejandra April 2, 2019
· Piano · In studio
Both of my kids started taking lessons with Mrs. Sheralee. My son was 6 and daughter was 5 when they started. I'm so Thankful to Sheralee for instilling the love for piano. They both looked forward to their piano lessons each week. I just love Sheralee's energy, her spirit, her kindness, her patience and her method. Sheralee is amazing with children and she creates an environment that is friendly and inspiring.
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Michelle April 2, 2019
· Piano · In studio
Sheralee has taught piano to both of my daughters. One has taken lessons for the past 5 years, the other for 2 years (both started when they were 6 years old). She teaches them from a variety of books each week, covering theory, finger exercises, John Schaum Piano Course, and hymns. As a Christian, Sheralee prays with them before each lesson, and inspires them to use their talent and abilities for the Lord. She does this by encouraging and preparing them to play for others (church, recitals, assisted care facilities, etc.). We have been very pleased with her kind and gentle, yet persistent manner. My daughters really like her and have truly blossomed under her direction!
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Sheralee T.

Sykesville, MD 21784
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About Patrick R.

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Baltimore, MD
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I am an experienced one-on-one tutor and teacher of American History and Law/Legal History. What I uniquely provide my students is a "passion for rich context"...my background is in history, philosophy, literature, politics and law (I am a licensed environmental attorney by profession). For example, when we cover the period of the early American republic (1783-1800), we won't just memorize names and dates, but we will understand the richness of the age of 1780s Philadelphia and Boston, Pennsylvania and Virginia, the growers, merchants. Puritans and Quakers, their religions and philosophies and private and social/political interests, what led to the Whiskey Rebellion and the Alien and Sedition Acts, what the newly independent Americans wanted from their government, how they rebelled against the imposition of new restraints, and how 1800 re
presented a second revolution. All the great periods of American History will similarly come alive in a fun, engaging, and therefore memorable way for you!
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Patrick R.

Baltimore, MD 21201
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$67 / 60-min

About Megan M.

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Silver Spring, MD
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I graduated from University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) with a Bachelors of Psychology. I will going off to Physician Assistant School next year. I have always had a passion for math!

Math takes patience and practice but I love watching students get their AH-HA moments when they final understand a problem. I am willing to work through any math problem until a student understands it. I tutored Math all through my high school career as well as college because of my love for numbers.

Math is a universal language and doesn't changed based on dialectic or actual linguistics. Numbers maybe written differently, but still operate the same.

Some of my hobbies include reading and listening to music. I was also an athlete all through school so I understand how difficult juggling homework and extracurriculars can be so hours are definite
ly flexible. I look forward to meeting you and helping you to become a better mathematician!
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Megan M.

Silver Spring, MD 20910
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$25 / 30-min

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