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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.

*** Travel Equipment ***
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 Julissa F.

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Parkville, MD
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About Julissa
I am a freelance tutor and translator. I have been tutoring for more than 8 years. I am very friendly, patient and professional. I tutor college students and children. I got my Associate in Arts and Sciences - Psychology from Union County College in NJ. On my sessions I apply constructivist teaching techniques which have proven excellent results. I am an avid observer of details which helps me determine the student's strengths. My classes are fun as playing a game! I am also a Therapeutic Mentor in Catholic Charities. In order to be accepted I had to get a full background check because I deal with very special and unique children.
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Noah May 18, 2019
· Spanish · In studio
Off to a wonderful start! My son is looking forward to his next lesson.
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Georgene M. May 8, 2019
· Math · Online
Had our first lesson with Julissa and the experience was painless lol! My daughter was reticent at first but warmed easily. She thought she might not understan Julissa because of her accent but that was not a problem. All in all a great mathematic experience.
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Aaron April 16, 2019
· Spanish · In studio
I love how she started with the Spanish alphabet to build a solid base. I'm looking forward to the future classes.
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Julissa F.

Parkville, MD 21234
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About Dr. Ollie L. J.

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Silver Spring, MD
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About Dr. Ollie L.
Professor of Communication & Theater with incredible experiences performing, producing, directing, and writing stage plays performed at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Publick Playhouse, THEARC Theater, National Children's Museum and over 60 different stages annually. She is the President/Owner and Founder of Timeless Visual Works - the inspirational film, theater, and publishing company. She leads with Christian faith-based principles and extensive knowledge as well as experience training aspiring and professional performers.
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Linda September 9, 2016
· Acting · In studio
It was my daughter's first contact with professional acting.
She has been talking about being an actress for quite a while now, so we decided to let her take a few lessons to see if she likes it.
Ollie was really comprehensive of our needs and made us see the big picture of that world... just what we needed, to start walking into that direction on the right path.
My daughter had a wonderful time with Ollie.
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Kristyl N. March 3, 2016
· Acting · In studio
I booked 4 acting sessions with Ms. Ollie for my daughter. Ms. Ollie did a phenomenal job starting from scratch, coaching my daughter for her up coming audition. My daughter had no acting experience, she was shy, and soft spoken but in just 4 short days, Ms. Ollie turned her into a confident, outspoken young actress. My daughter nailed her audition thanks to Ollie!! I will highly recommend her as your acting coach.
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Leana T. January 13, 2016
· Film and TV Acting · Online
Great person to work with! Cheerful. Listens to what you have to say. Ready to help you improve.
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Dr. Ollie L. J.

Silver Spring, MD 20910
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About Anne L.

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Columbia, MD
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About Anne
Hi! My name is Anne and I am currently an elementary school teacher. Teaching music has been my passion since I started 8 years ago, and I want to share my love for music with people.

I have already gotten my background check through Montgomery County Public Schools, so I am available to teach students under 18.

Besides being able to teach piano, ukulele, violin, I can also teach basic elementary subjects, such as math, reading, and writing.

I am very patient, understanding, and I meet your child where he or she is and we work together to meet our goal.
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Rayane C. September 21, 2015
· Piano · In home
Anne was really good and nice.
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Anne L.

Columbia, MD 21044
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About Mojy (Mozhgan) H.

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Linthicum Heights, MD
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About Mojy (Mozhgan)
Teaching, Translation, and SME Curriculum Developing are my passion and expertise. My students are everything to me. I have been a Farsi and ESL Language instructor and SME(Subject Matter Export) for many years. I know several languages as mentioned above ( Persian Farsi, Dari, MSA Arabic, Iraqi and Persian Gulf Nations Arabic, Tajik,and English veyyyy fluently and some other languages that I know but not fluently). I also know more than 35 Persian dialects . However my primary and native language is Persian Farsi and Dari. My degree is in English-Farsi Translation from an accredited university. I have been DOD/ DLIFLC ( Military and Federal Government Personnel) Farsi Senior Instructor and Tester with the highest score and level of the students' satisfaction. I know how to make learning languages fun and enjoyable. My class is very st
udent-centered. I believe we both are teachers and students. we both learn from each other.A real teacher is always a student.About Background check, I dont need to do any basic Background Check for you, since I carry the Highest Secret Clearance with Full Scope Polygraph from government .
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Ramirez December 3, 2017
· Farsi · In studio
Mojy is BEST INSTRUCTOR EVER, very knowledgeable and passionate about the Persian Languages and teaching. She is very positive and wouldn't let you go to the next step before she makes sure you have learned what you need with fun and enthusiasm. She is very educated and learned about both Persian language and culture. She has a great understanding of the students' needs. Well, She is very pushy, but that is what we need to pass DLPT . I would not have GOTTEN 3/3+ if I would not have had Mojy for my teacher. Go Mojy! ;)
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D June 7, 2017
· Farsi · In studio
Mojy is by far the most qualified and talented language instructor I have ever had. After a week of class it was clear that she was an instructor that was on a completely different level than my instructors in the past. While under her instruction i vastly improved in every facet of my language, both in skill and in confidence. Her class room provides a relaxed but highly focused environment, and she genuinely cares about her student's success. If you give her your attention and effort then you will not be disappointment with the results.
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K May 16, 2017
· Farsi · In studio
After seven years' experience in Farsi I hit a proficiency plateau, but Mojy's customized and attentive instruction got my scores up to an ILR Level 3 in reading and 2+ in listening- my best scores ever! I can't recommend her highly enough. She knows what material works and how to explain complex grammatical concepts effectively. Best teacher ever!
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Mojy (Mozhgan) H.

Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
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About Poonam J.

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Herndon, VA
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About Poonam
I've been tutoring since high school and thoroughly enjoy helping students understand material and become more passionate about learning. I firmly believe that no student is "bad at Math (or any other subject for that matter) they just need to have the material presented differently.
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Margarita March 29, 2018
· Accounting · Online
Poonam was a wonderful instructor who got me through the class I needed most. I actually learned something in a subject I never thought I would understand.
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Poonam J.

Herndon, VA 20171
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$15 / 30-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 Megan M.

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Silver Spring, MD
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About Megan
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

About Jordy D.

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Bethesda, MD
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About Jordy
I am a current Political Science major in college with tons of experience in local and national politics. I am also very passionate about history and have taken many history classes throught college. I have interned and volunteered for Senators in annapolis and for local grassroot political groups. So I know what is impacting our communities. I am very excited to meet new people and to help share knowledge with other fellow students.
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Jordy D.

Bethesda, MD 20814
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$34 / 30-min

About Gulrukh K.

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Herndon, VA
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About Gulrukh
I’m twenty three years old. I work as nurse, I’m outgoing and fun have a great personality too! I was brought speaking Pashto my parents are from Pakistan. All of my siblings were brought up speaking Pashto so I know the language like the back of my hand!
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Gulrukh K.

Herndon, VA 20170
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$84 / 30-min

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