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Margaret R.

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Catonsville, MD
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Margaret R.

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Paper is an exciting medium anybody can learn and I love teaching all the ways one can work with it, including origami.

About Margaret

Well Hello! I am an artist and teacher with 15 years experience, trained in many artistic mediums teaching to both children and adults from a wide range of diverse backgrounds or experience levels. Tell me what you want to learn to do, and I will customize your time in my art studio so that

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Barbara G.
I took painting lessons about 10 years ago and haven’t done anything since. I brought a 1/2 finished painting. Maggie was great helping me set up and seeing where I was and what I remembered. Then showed me some techniques to help get me going. I’m looking forward to our next lesson.
Steve K.
Maggie is a talented instructor. Helped me tremendously with oil paint color mixing and matching.
Melissa R
Maggie is an exceptional teacher who has her classroom management skills down to a tee. It’s amazing to watch her command a classroom full of children while remaining sweet and never losing her cool. She was a great mentor and I learned a lot about art education from her!
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Siddharth G.

62 Reviews
Clarksburg, MD
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati
  • Teaches students 5 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Siddharth G.

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I have been teaching chess for 3 years and my students have gone on to tournament level and won competitions. Within the first few lessons, my students have developed a deeper understanding of chess strategies As the progressed further in their lessons they have developed special moves to win the chess games. I take pride in my students' success and love working with them. I do provide tournament chess boards for my students.

About Siddharth

Hi there, my name is Siddharth and I have been teaching chess in public and private schools, including private lessons, over the last three years. I love to see students grow with each lesson and accomplish their goals. Under my tutelage, I have helped students advance from beginner level to tou

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Bodhi B.
Siddharth was very patient with my 6 year old son. He really managed to engage him.
Gary Lilienfield
Siddharth is very pleasant, patient, and knowledgeable. Glad I got the lessons.
Antony T.
My son has improved a lot after he started taking chess lessons from Mr. Siddharth. He has learnt a lot of new techniques and is excited to use them in games.
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Mya Mya Seinn T.

55 Reviews
Alexandria, VA
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Burmese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Master of Arts in Geology from The City College of New York, CUNY
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Mya Mya Seinn T.

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Personalized sewing lessons!!!

- Making clothes
- Reading pattern
- Hand sewing & hand embroidery
- Bags & accessories ... etc.

Openings for new students.
Lessons are offered in my studio.
Fun and friendly learning environment.
Look forward to guiding you on your educational journey!

About Mya Mya Seinn

Hello there! My name is Mya and I am a very patient instructor and understand that students learn at a different pace, after all everyone is an individual! Availability changes every week and please contact me for availability. I received my degree in Geology from Yangon University in Yang

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Nikita
She is a great Teacher!!
Joan S.
I re-upped more lessons with Mya! Always encouraging, friendly, patient and very knowledgeable. Anyone will only want to continue whatever craft she is teaching! Looking forward to learning more from Mya! :-)
Mixi G.
Very nice she help me a lot

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John S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2000
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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.

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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Kyle B.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
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Kyle B.

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I'm a passionate chess player with an extensive knowledge of chess theory who specializes in teaching beginner/intermediate (up to ~1600 USCF) players of all ages. Lessons will be personalized to focus on student's weaknesses and areas of needed improvement, as well as generalized chess instruction. Chess is a great platform to improve critical thinking skills and one's ability to focus, as well as a great way to have fun. My lessons will help you or your children gain an understanding of the art of chess and improve your confidence and ability to play the game.

About Kyle

I'm a class B (almost class A) player who has been playing chess seriously for just over a year, though I've been playing the game since I was a child. I regularly play in competitive over-the-board tournaments, as well as playing daily online. I have an International Master as a coach, so I am con

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Zelman Z.
Wonderful experience. My eight year old son loves his class.
Tracy
Your always ready.-Zelman Zhang
Mo Aimaq
This guy is awesome! Really patient.

Karl K.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Norwegian, English, German
  • Awarded Prize-winner from American Horn Competition
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Karl K.

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Will travel further than listed by special arrangement (call take lessons to inquire) - especially via easy public transit. Professional internationally touring musician for 20+ years, Classical, Broadway, Experimental, Early music. Bachelor of Music; Norwegian State Academy, Master's of Music; M

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Susan
Excellent experience. Persistent getting through technology challenges. Enjoyable lessons. Great teacher.
Denise G.
As others have stated Karl is very patient with a new learner. His explanations are thorough and understandable. I make progress from lesson to lesson (for the most part) and look forward to the next lesson.
LYNN
Karl explained everything. It was great.

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"I really enjoy taking lessons with Lorena , she is a good teacher very professional and knows a lot about sewing. I made a skit from scratch and I enjoy every step, I will recommend her as a teacher for anyone how is serious about sewing."
- Albertina
Took Sewing lessons from Lorena G.
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"She was easy to work with and understood what I wanted to learn. I am looking forward to our next lesson."
- Lynda
Took Sewing lessons from Kaneshia A.
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"I really enjoyed my first lesson with Jane! She is really nice passionate about what she does! Can’t wait the next lesson!"
- Valeria Gilardoni
Took Knitting lessons from Jane H.
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"A very patient and friendly teacher, both my kids have enjoyed learning how to play chess!.

Thanks You!"
- Kavitha
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"I had a great session with Kyle. He helped me better understand decision making in the opening of the game, and talked me through different ways on how to focus on other aspects of the game. Meeting up with him was easy. I enjoyed my lesson, and he seems like an overall cool dude."
- Alex
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"Alexandra was professional and kind. She very patiently helped me through some technical problems with the camera on my laptop. She immediately recognized the problems I was having on my crocheting project and got me on the right track. She’s friendly and put me at ease right away. A very pleasant and informative session."
- Shellie
Took Crocheting lessons from Alexandra A.
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"Sabrina taught my daughter in-home, she was always on time despite the distance and was very patient and respectful. We have a few other children and she was extremely welcoming to the little ones looking in on the lesson. She taught my daughter how to use a store-bought pattern and some sewing basics."
- Mirabelle
Took Sewing lessons from Sabrina Jacqui L.
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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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"Victoria was very knowledgable and friendly. She guided my daughter and I through the process of understanding the basics of starting a sewing project. We learned how to use a pattern to make a pair of pants and as a result discovered what works and what doesn't.

We were excited to have someone who understood our needs and was able to answer all of our questions."
- Veronica
Took Sewing lessons from Victoria M.
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"George was great! Fun guy, smart pool player, good teacher. We had a good time learning from him and definitely came away as better pool players. Would recommend!"
- Ryan
Took Billiards lessons from George D.
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