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Diana G.

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Nyack, NY
Starting at $42
  • Speaks French, Italian
  • Journalism from Boston University
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Diana G.

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My specialty is Shakespeare and classical texts as I have been working with them all my life. I have directed and produced over 90 Shakespeare plays and others including Moliere, Middleton and modern authors as well. Are you having a hard time deciphering the language and following the story, even though classroom teachers have presented the material? Often there are clues that are missed in a quick read in the classroom that will open the doors to a much clearer grasp of these works. I can help unravel the mysteries of Shakespeare and make it fun and exciting. I am an enthusiastic and engaging teacher and I'd love to help you love these texts as I do.

About Diana

I am a director, actor, producer and playwright who founded my own company 21 years ago. I have personally directed over 65 plays by Shakespeare, Moliere, Stoppard, Shaw and others, and have produced over 95. I LOVE theater! It's everything that I think is great about the world - sharing stories to

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Annmarie
Diana is a skilled and knowledgeable acting teacher. She helped my shy son find his voice and become the confident young man he is today. Personally, Diana helped me as an adult to overcome stage fright. Once I told Diana of my issue, she encouraged me to join one of her productions, and she nurtured me through the whole experience. Her skillful techniques and her caring, nurturing nature is a perfect combination for an amazing acting coach.
Carol
My daughter has worked with Diana in CST for 8 years. It is truly remarkable what she does for these kids, and what she gets out of them. By providing a safe space where they can learn, question, and have fun with the material, they become comfortable performing, and sharing their gifts with the public. Not only that, but they are learning Shakespeare, which has huge effect on their understanding of literature and global history. Diana makes all this FUN for the kids. They are there because they want to be, and from the youngest to the oldest they put their all into their performances while always supporting each other.
Olga
Diana’s teaching style must be a lot of fun, because my son has been studying acting with her for more than 3 years! He is always looking forward to the next learning / practice session!

Matthew S.

Yonkers, NY
Starting at $70
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Matthew S.

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I use official practice tests and the official online SAT practice system on KhanAcademy to prep students. I tutor in bite-size chunks that are easily digestible for all kinds of students. I have been tutoring and teaching the SAT for the past 10 years.

About Matthew

I have been tutoring SAT math for 10 years. I have helped many students raise their SAT score by 300-400 points. I have also taught SAT & SAT Math Subject Test courses at a test prep center for 3 years. To help make a difference, I created a YouTube channel that now has 200 math videos. It includes

Sarah D.

New Canaan, CT
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Creative Writing, Spanish from Sarah Lawrence College
  • Teaching since 2020
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Sarah D.

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I provide editing for high school and college students for their writing assignments, be it college application essays, research papers, or even just getting your ideas off the ground and into an rough draft.

Writing doesn’t come easily for everyone. Whether you need a look over for content or a deeper dive to get your writing to reflect your ideas, I can help. I’ll work with you to nail down your thesis statement, make your writing flow, and reflect your own voice. Throughout this process, I’ll help develop your writing skills for future assignments.

I am a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College (an extremely writing-heavy school) where I focused on creative writing in many forms. I come from a long line of editors in my family and have written a YA Fantasy novel that I'm currently querying for publishing.

About Sarah

I am a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and have been a writer since...essentially since I could hold a pen. I come from a long line of editors and writers in my family and have always loved not just writing, but helping others improve their works as well. Writing doesn't come easily for everyo

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Margo L.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $39
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Classical Voice and Piano from VanderCook College of Music
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Margo L.

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Whether you are terrified of speaking in front of others or you are a pro, I can help you overcome your fear and be a natural on stage!

About Margo

Are you ready to fall in love with your voice? Are you ready for something different? If your voice isn’t becoming to you, YOU should be coming to ME! I know what it's like to be frustrated with boring exercises and processes that seem to take a lot of time but yield no results. That's why I d

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Jaelyn W.
Margo is amazingly gifted!!
Kelsey F.
My daughter said she has a beautiful voice and very patient and encouraging instructor.
Tina S.
Margo is so talented, she is knowledgeable in techniques and has a special ability to know exactly
how to taylor your needs.

Katherine V.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Katherine V.

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Reading has always been one of my favorite things. It can take you to different worlds and through time. It can open the doors to learning and introduce you to characters that soon feel almost real, like new friends. I look forward to teaching you how to read and enjoy it as I do.

About Katherine

I look forward to tutoring you. I teach Graphic Design, Adobe Creative Suite, Drawing, PowerPoint and more. I graduated from the Art Center College of Design, in Pasadena, CA. and later took some additional classes at UCLA. I taught graphic design and illustration at Woodbury University. I've w

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I had a great time with Katherine learning different drawing techniques. She was very knowledgeable and was able to adapt each lesson to what I needed to know that week. I really enjoyed our lessons last semester. :)
Elizabeth
Katherine is great!

Emily B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • B.A. Communication from Oregon State University
  • Teaching since 2015
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Emily B.

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It's normal to struggle with public speaking. It can bring up anxiety for some of us, especially when we are meant to speak to a large number of people - even if we know what we have to say is important, or have a script. It takes practice to become comfortable and skilled at public speaking.

I know it can be scary, but I would love to share my tips and tricks to help you improve, feel confident, and actually have fun writing and delivering your speeches! I can't wait to share these with you and help you become an amazing public speaker, no matter the size of the audience.

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Emily

About Emily

Hi there! I'm Emily. I am enthusiastic, down-to-earth, and I like to spend my time helping others. My teaching style is to be positive, encouraging, patient, and empathetic. Sometimes we are given assignments in life which we don't feel inspired by or cut out for, but I believe that those are oppo

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Took Common Core English lessons from Tom S.
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Having read Christopher's bio, I sensed that there was something special about him, and that he was the right one for our son who has some learning challenges, particularly in the area of Math. I believe it is very important a tutor connects not only on an academic level but also where there can be some light hearted conversation. Christopher arrived punctually for our first meeting and his assessment of our son. In advance of that meeting I had explained to Christopher what the challenges are and what our collective objectives are. As soon as I saw him, he appeared to relaxed but confident. After an initial introduction, I stepped away to let Christopher and our son become acquainted and he immediately set about establishing some common ground which happened to be a particular sport. No more than Christopher, our son is also very perceptive and despite the fact that he initially resisted the idea of any tutor, his words after this first meeting were "I can work with him"! Its obviously early days yet, but so far so good!"
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Took Algebra lessons from Christopher A.
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"Colin is amazing. I was preparing to take the AFOQTS and my first score was 70... I scheduled lessons with Colin and 2 weeks later I scored a 98 on the actual test! Colin was extremely good at communicating with me, being flexible in our lessons and adopting what he was teaching to exactly what I needed. Like me he had to "relearn" math as an adult and because of that he is able to explain things so that they make sense logically rather than give formulas to memorize like my horrible public school teachers.

I really cannot recommend him enough, thank you for all your help Colin!"
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Took Basic Math lessons from Morgan L.
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"Had so much problem with my basics. Akib has been patient and helped me clear things out. thanks a bunch!"
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Took Math lessons from Akib A.
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"Milka is extremely patient and knowledgeable. She is, hands down, the best tutor I've ever had. And she's an incredible person. I'm so thankful to have found her and I'm even more thankful that I'm finally starting to understand Organic Chemistry and general chemistry!"
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"Best math tutor you will EVER have! I have become a mathlete in the areas of Algebra and Calculus. Daniel is AMAZING and extremely patient and understanding when it comes to teaching. He really has a gift. I love math now because he has explained it in a way that is relatable to life. I recommend him for any age and any level."
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Took Algebra lessons from Daniel F.
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"My daughter really enjoyed her lesson and said it she learned more in that 45 mins with Clare than she has all year with her teacher at school. Would HIGHLY recommend Clare to anyone needing some help."
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Took Pre Algebra lessons from Clare O.
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"My son had a wonderful fist lesson with Lauren.
She had interactive reading material prepared for his learning level prior to the lesson, and all went very well.
We will request weekly lessons with her this summer!"
Dean
Took Reading lessons from Lauren W.
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