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About James B.

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Alameda, CA
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About James
I have 20 years of experience as a tutor. I have had my own private tutoring business. My area of expertise is math (basic arithmetic to“ pre-calculus); however, I have tutored in English (grammar and writing), Computer science (Word, Works, Windows OS, and other general computer problems), as well as other subjects. In addition, I also have 15 years of experience working with after school programs both as a tutor and as a recreational instructor. My recreational activities consisted of cheer leading, dance, computer science, graphic design, music (singing), and board games. I have worked with children of all ages.

NOTE: I'm trying to do more online sessions for my students. If you need in-home tutoring please ask before booking and give a the days & hours that work for you. ALSO, I DO NOT DRIVE!!! Please ask about my availabil
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*** Lesson Details ***
Tutoring sessions are 1 hour minimum to 2 hours maximum (depending on subject).

Basic sessions may consist of the following:
Review of current or past trouble spots
Homework help
Test prep and/or review
Extra practice exercises

Single and multiple subject sessions are possible depending on tutor assessment and availability.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Clients should bring any/all textbooks, class work, tests/quizzes, and teacher's note to all sessions.

Additional learning aids (games, worksheets, books) may be added to session if needed.

*** Travel Equipment ***
Clients should bring any/all textbooks, class work, tests/quizzes, and teacher's note to all sessions.

Additional learning aids (games, worksheets, books) may be added to session if needed.

*** Specialties ***
Math (Elementary to High School)
Writing (Creative and Essay)
Music (Voice - Basics)
Computers (Basic Literacy & Various Programs)
Other
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Lulu S. April 25, 2019
· Singing · In home
James is very patient and encouraging. He definitely put me at ease for our first lesson. I can't wait for the second lesson.
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Pia November 10, 2015
· Arithmetic · In studio
James and I worked together for 4 months at an elementary school tutoring 3-5 graders in math and english. James is professional, intelligent, and creative. It was a pleasure working with him. He cares very much for the youth in our community.
We've stayed in touch via email and are developing a friendship I hope lasts a life time. He is good people.
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gregory N. October 30, 2015
· Singing · In home
james is a good voice instructor with many years of experience to share with you to get you to be the best singer you can be.
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About Tara G.

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Springfield, NJ
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About Tara
I am a computer tutor and consultant providing patient, one-on-one computer lessons with a focus on calming your tech-anxieties. My personal approach, understanding and attentiveness to your needs are what set me apart. I'm not just a computer guru, I am able to explain technology in layman's terms to make it easier for you to learn.

With over 20 years' experience, I have developed a strong client base. My specialty is helping beginners, baby boomers and seniors to feel more comfortable and confident using technology. It's never too late!
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Tara G.

Springfield, NJ 07081
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$135 / 60-min

About Daniel F.

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Woodland Hills, CA

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Solid understanding of Word and its uses. Experience using Word in various writing assignments, technical writing reports, and artwork.

About Daniel
I'm a graduate of UCLA School of Engineering with a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering. I have a passion for explaining how the physical world works through math and physics along with 10 years of tutoring experience in those subjects, test prep, and mentorship programs. The teaching strategy I believe in emphasizes subject fundamentals, a powerful and necessary tool for higher problem solving. This strategy has proven effective regardless of the student's educational background or mental ability. Besides being knowledgeable, I am motivating, caring, and patient in guiding your student to academic success!

Executive Functioning is a separate realm that tutoring can assist in. It deals with cognitive processes including organization, time management, and study skills. Much of the difficulty students face in academic subjects can be attribute
d to the lack of executive functioning. They either cannot keep up with the pace and workload that advanced courses demand or haven't figured out the best way to study for themselves. I am able to assess a student's shortcomings and formulate a plan for higher achievement.

Math:
• Elementary • Pre-Algebra • Algebra 1 & 2 • Geometry • Pre-Calculus
• Trigonometry • AP Calculus • Applied/Business Calculus • Differential Equations

Physics:
• AP Physics 1 & 2 • College Physics

Test Prep:
• SAT I & II • ACT • ISEE • SSAT • HSPT • GRE • TEAS and more

Computers:
• MS Word • Excel • PowerPoint • Outlook • Adobe Acrobat • Adobe Reader • Google Drive • Skype • General Windows/MAC

Mentorship:
• Grade Monitoring • Teacher Collaboration

Executive Functioning:
• Organization • Time Management • Study Skills • Checking Work

• Completely turned around achievement and self-confidence of mentored students
• Track record of student improvement particularly in math and physics

*Cancellation Policy: At least 24 hours notice or charged for full session
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Courtney July 23, 2019
· Physics · Online
I absolutely loved this tutoring program because it helped me understand how to calculate many different equations and problems dealing with conceptual physics. My tutor was a great help when it came to responding back to me and explaining how to do the problems step by step.
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Nicole June 20, 2019
· GRE · Online
Daniel helped me with GRE math. We worked on problem solving, numeric entry and quantitative comparisons, all areas I really struggled with. I needed to raise my score by a few points, and I'm confident that Daniel's sessions will allow me to achieve that when I take my test next. Sessions were extremely useful and efficient. He used an online whiteboard, along with Skype, so that I had an easy to see breakdown of all of the problems. Not only did he help with problems, but he also gave me multiple resources to use in the future when studying for the GRE (e.g. great websites, formulas, etc.) I recommend him to everyone who needs help in math!
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Eloise June 13, 2019
· ACT Math · In home
Helped me with ACT math and science. Great to work with and good results.
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Daniel F.

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About Joanne T.

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North Versailles, PA
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About Joanne
I have 11 years previous tutoring experience in a variety of subjects such as Algebra I, Algebra II English, SAT, ACT, MS Excel, MS Access, MS word, GRE, Geometry.

Overall, I have been very academically successful myself. I enjoy helping students understand difficult concepts. I am also very patient with my students and won't give up until we've accomplished our goals.

I've achieved such items as valedictorian of my high school class, National Honor Society, Who's Who Among American High School Students, Distinguished Graduate Student of the Year at Robert Morris University, Alpha Chi National Honor Society, Alpha Iota Mu Honor Society, National Dean's List, and a 4.0 GPA at the Bachelor's and Master's level.
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Will G. August 3, 2019
· Microsoft Excel · Online
I really hit JACKPOT with Joanne. Joanne is very technical, yet explains things in a manner to make you understand. I had a great first session with Joanne and look forward to many more, as my budget permits. She helped me with exactly what I needed help with and taught me a few things in the meantime.
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Bhargavi R. July 30, 2019
· Microsoft Excel · Online
Joanne is amazingly helpful and professional. Went above and beyond the scope of what I wanted to learn.
She truly cares for the student, super knowledgeable in Excel and Tableau.
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John S. March 24, 2019
· Microsoft Excel · Online
Joanne goes above and beyond in helping me with my lessons. She is very patient with me and is a excellent teacher
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About Liz S.

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New Hyde Park, NY
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I can get you started on using MS Word, then build your skills to help you provide specific needs for documents.

About Liz
I enjoy helping people learn how to work with computers (Mac or PC). I have been teaching for 15+ years, and work comfortably with beginners, seniors and business clients.

I am often told I am a very patient teacher. I adapt my teaching style to each student and I can provide printed instructions for you to use after our computer lessons. I can help you learn what you need to know to use a computer: for work, for school or for yourself.

I have been teaching QuickBooks at universities, community colleges and small businesses for more than 15 years (QuickBooks for PC, Mac, and QuickBooks Online).

I have taught Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Word (for both Windows and Apple/Mac computers) for many years. I also have quite a bit of experience teaching MS Access, MS Project, MS Visio, MS Publisher, and Adobe InDesign, Adobe Drea
mweaver, HTML for web pages, and Filemaker Pro.

Please note: Students in Manhattan and some other New York City locations, suburbs and New Jersey, I am willing to travel farther with an added amount for bridge and tunnel fees. Please use the "Ask Liz a Question" button to send me a message, so we can discuss your location, and the price required for me to travel out to you.
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George June 20, 2019
· QuickBooks · Online
Enjoyed our first lesson. Feel very comfortable moving forward with my next lessons
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Lana April 23, 2019
· QuickBooks · Online
Worst experience, complete waste of my money. I could write several paragraphs detailing all the things that occurred that frustrated me, but I will just list a few facts: Could not answer most of my process questions. Very frustrating, but Liz said she would get back to me on the 3 specific questions that I very much needed. I made sure to review the still open questions 2-3 times before the end of our waste of time session. She never got back to me, even after several follow-up requests.

No worries, TakeLessons has a Satisfaction guarantee, right? WRONG. Come to find out they will refund any unspent money. Because Liz demanded to get paid for her time, tho, I was 100% unhappy, TakeLessons refunded the $12 booking fee.

I tried and tried to get satisfaction from both Liz and TakeLessons before resorting to writing this review. I guess TakeLessona thinks it is OK for their instructors to not perform and still get paid. So disappointed in both.
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Antonio T. March 17, 2019
· QuickBooks · Online
As we had just started with quickbooks, Liz is a very informative instructor with a great deal of knowledge towards the program. She has an answer to any question you may ask and is very clear with her response.
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Liz S.

New Hyde Park, NY 11042
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About Prefeti A.

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I can help students understand how to use word and make them well versed in this tool so that they start using it in very often as needed

About Prefeti
Hi, This is Prefeti, have been teaching students of all ages since 2005. I am originally from Jaipur in India and am fun loving easy going no frill simple person.I like teaching children and have taught elementary subjects to many students - especially science and math's apart from Hindi and Cooking to students of all ages.
Hindi is the language that we speak at home . I can help kid/adults learn Hindi both writing and conversational.
At the same time I can also teach you about Indian Culture, Style, kind of Tourist guide if you are interested.

Cooking is one of my passion as well and I have deep interest in cooking and teach healthy vegetarian Indian food in a very hygienic method.
I teach Math as well as it is my favorite subject and I prefer teaching elementary math and science subjects until K- 5. I also teach Microsoft tool
s - Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Windows.
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Shalini A. May 31, 2019
· Hindi · Online
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Stella January 29, 2019
· Hindi · Online
Preethi is a good teacher. She was flexible with my goals and interests and helped me to talk about my unique experiences and interests in Hindi.
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Haley U. January 10, 2019
· Hindi · Online
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About Mathew M.

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Norristown, PA

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I have been using word since high school and college and even at home and at my current job as well. I can show you the functions step-by-step on how to use Word to your full advantage.

About Mathew
I have been coaching chess for years. I have been passionately studying the game of chess for 13 years. I am currently a 1987 USCF player (Class A player). My highest rating was 2121 for chess.com blitz rating. But I am committed to go to 2200+ USCF player (National Master player). I have won several chess tournaments as well. I recently won the 2018 Philadelphia Open Chess Tournament.

I am currently coaching several students to go above and beyond their expectations. If you hire me as your coach, I will take you above and beyond your expectations in the game of chess. My coaching style is hands on, which means that I provide move by move feedback. My coaching philosophy is grounded in encouragement and meticulous game review. My one student that I have been coaching for 2 years went from never playing chess to a 1350 USCF chess rating
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I graduated from Kutztown University of PA in 2013 with a B.S. in Biology: Molecular/Micro/Cell with two Minors in Mathematics and Biochemistry. I have such a passion for math, science, and chess. And I try to live with that passion everyday and show that passion to people everyday.
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John G January 14, 2019
· Chess · In home
I was stuck in a rut and unsure about how to improve my chess game. After a few lesson with Matt I feel a lot better about where I am at, and have been steadily improving over the last few weeks. Matt was able to figuring out why I was stuck, and what I needed to work on to get my chess abilities to the next level. Would highly recommend him for anyone who is looking to improve their game!
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Emmit November 23, 2018
· Chess ·
Matt is a good teacher and a personable guy. Lessons are explained very well. Would highly recommend to anyone looking to advance their game !!!👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
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Leo November 20, 2018
· Chess · Online
Mathew is an excellent teacher. He's patient, understanding, and knowledgable.
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Mathew M.

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About Ashwini S.

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Cupertino, CA
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I am well worse in Microsoft office, and interested to teach the needy people

About Ashwini
Hindi being a National Language Of India. Most of the parents in the USA are willing to make their children Hindi literate along with communication.
I take the privilege to help them to reach their goal.
As Hindi is a foreign language, it will certainly help high schoolers to raise their credits.

Hindi is taught from the basics
1)Vowels and consonants
2) bharakhadi
3) samyukta vyanjan
4) simple words and sentences
5) with in 6 classes students will be able to read and write simple words and sentences
6) then first grade CBSE textbook will be started, by giving word meanings followed by question and answer, fill in the blanks
7) after the completion of portions upto 25 marks, one work sheet the same pattern of test paper will be given followed by the test
8) after 4 tests one annual exam for 100 marks will be conducted. All your s
cores will be registered
9) Hindi Grammar will be taught as and when needed
10) all communication will be purely in Hindi
11) textbooks are available upto 5 grade
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Tania A. July 24, 2019
· Basic Math · Online
Was good !!
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Ganesh July 13, 2019
· Hindi · Online
Excellent and engaging. Had fun.
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Caitlin July 1, 2019
· Hindi · In studio
Ashwini assumed that I was married upon meeting her, and asked me when I was getting married as soon as she learned I wasn't married. She also asked where I was getting married, even though at the time I wasn't engaged. Even when I made it apparent I wasn't engaged, she continued to refer to my boyfriend as my fiance.

She would send me political things going on in India, even though I have no interest, and it has nothing to do with the lessons I was taking from her. She asked me if my boyfriend was voting, and many personal things that shouldn't be asked of a student learning Hindi.

She often moved my scheduled time around without asking, which meant that I needed to move my schedule around in order to attend her sessions.

As a teacher she was pretty good, but some things disappointed me there too. For instance, I made a sentence in which a jeweler was a woman, and she stated that can't be correct, because there are no woman jewelers. I'm a woman engineer, and it's really sad to see such a sexist thing. Even when I attempted to ask about how you would say something about a woman jeweler, she said it was impossible. Later she said nurses could only be woman.
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About Tina W.

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I am an experienced teacher who loves to teach basic computer skills. I will help you learn Microsoft Word step-by-step. Lessons are customized to meet the needs/goals of each student. I look forward to working with you.

About Tina
I currently teach basic computer skills to older adults at a community center.
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Tina W.

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About Kacie F.

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Learning how to easily navigate through Microsoft Word and create your own awesome documents!

About Kacie
Hi! My name is Kacie and I am an enthusiastic and open-minded educator.

I hold a Bachelor of Education in Elementary Education and a Master of Education in Curriculum Studies STEMS^2 (science, technology, engineering, mathematics, social sciences, sense of place for grades K-12). 

I have experience:
- Teaching abroad in secondary education
- Substitute teaching secondary and elementary level classes
- Teaching in an elementary school (K and 3rd)
- Customizing and instructing an elementary math intervention program
- Teaching performing arts (dance)
- Private tutoring
- Working with place-, project-, and cultural-based education on a non-profit farm that molds high school students for college readiness and assists college students with sense of place, environmental education, and transferable soft skills

I am eager to meet you and wi
ll do my very best to assist you! Please do not hesitate to ask me any questions or voice any concerns. I am here to accommodate you and help you reach your goals!
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Kacie F.

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$42 / 30-min

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