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About Matthew H.

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Cleveland, OH

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About Matthew
Dear Parents and Students,

May I be a personal tutor for you or your child? I have been successfully tutoring for over 12 years. I have great references, and I am one of the top tutors because I am so easy to work with. I teach in person, or via TakeLessons classroom, telephone, Skype, FaceTime, Google Hangouts, Join.me, Appear.in, Screenhero (remote desktop, screen sharing) interactive whiteboards, as well as email attachments (PDF, Word, Excel, etc.) I graduated with honors, Summa Cum Laude from Case Western Reserve University, where I made the Dean's List. I also earned a Provost Academic Scholarship for my excellent test scores, including 34 in ACT mathematics and 780 in SAT mathematics.

In addition to teaching for Cleveland schools, I currently teach 20 private sessions each week, 1st through 12th grade, as well as college stud
ents and business professionals. I have also served on the faculty at Cuyahoga Community College.

I am patient, friendly and many students tell me that I explain concepts more effectively than their teachers. I am available weekdays or weekends, days or nights, throughout the entire year. I would be happy to answer any questions you might have regarding my experience and teaching methods. While it should go without saying, I have a clean background that has been verified by the FBI and BCII. Let me know if you would like to set up an introductory lesson to design a customized strategy. There is no obligation to continue unless a customer is 100% satisfied.

I am one of the Top Five Tutors for:
1. most diverse subject matter
2. widest student age range
3. farthest geographical regions
4. largest client base
5. most hours taught monthly

Please note: I have set up my billing in thirty minute increments. Thus, I am able to offer lessons of varying lengths. However, I would appreciate longer sessions. I thank you for your time and consideration and look forward to being at your service!

My subjects include:
ACT, SAT, PSAT, NMSQT - undergraduate admissions
GMAT, GRE - graduate admissions
ISEE, HSPT, SSAT, TACHS, COOP - high school admissions
ASVAB, AFQT, ASTB-E, OAR - armed forces placement
TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC - English as a Second Language
PARCC, AIR AST, OAA, OGT, ITBS, STAAR, GED, HiSET, TABE - proficiency
HESI-A2, ATI TEAS V, NLN-PAX-RN, C-NET-RN, NET, DAT - nursing and dental

Mathematics: algebra I and II, geometry, trigonometry, pre-algebra, elementary
English: grammar, vocabulary, spelling, reading, writing, listening, speaking, pronunciation, ESL, ESOL
Research Papers: editing, proofreading, outlining, analyzing, citations
Computer: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, QuickBooks
Special Needs: ADHD, Dyslexia, Autism, Asperger's, study skills
Music: theory, ear training, sight singing, improvisation, saxophone
Job Seeking: resume writing, cover letters, T-Letters, LinkedIn, job search techniques
Professional Services: bookkeeping, AP/AR, property management, office automation

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Microsoft Windows and Macintosh Laptops

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Microsoft Windows and Macintosh Laptops
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Carroll September 1, 2019
· SAT · Online
Matthew explained his approach to coaching and the plan so we were able to make an educated choice on the best tutor for our son. Matthew was responsive, organized and worked very well with our son. He communicated directly with our son and cc:ed me so that I was aware of the plan and f/u. His scores did improve on the SAT and we were pleased with the investment.
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Gaetano July 18, 2019
· Elementary Math · In home
Matt has been awesome for my student. His math skills have improved greatly, and his  writing has come from illegible to what can now be described as neat and readable.  Matt has been very patient and deliberate with our son and has taken the time to really  explain things to Jake in a way he can understand. We would recommend this tutor to  any parent looking for a tutor for their grammar school student! Matt is also reliable and  prompt and showed up when expected which was helpful with our very busy schedules.
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Cindy July 10, 2019
· Algebra 2 · Online
Matt has been awesome working with my sixteen year-old daughter and her algebra. She was hesitant about Skype and tutoring online but it has been so great working with Matt. He is very professional and organized and took the time to review her tests and homework prior to the scheduled session. He knew exactly what she needed to work on and after just a few sessions, she is feeling confident and has a better idea what and how to study! We highly recommend online tutoring and especially working with Matt!
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Cleveland, OH 44114
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About Natanya S.

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Buzzards Bay, MA
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READY TO UP LEVEL YOUR LIFE THROUGH THE INNER WORK OF MEDITATION, YOGA, BREATHWORK, MANTRA & MORE?

Hi! I'm Natanya Ruth, M.A. Ed.(E-RYT, YACEP, The Clearing Yoga), and I spent most of my life listening to my inner critic and punishing thoughts about my body, my appearance, and where I was in my life. These negative thinking patterns were addictive, and manifested themselves in unhealthy relationship patterns with partners, food and substances.

In 2013, everything changed when I invested in regular Yoga, Meditation, Kundalini Yoga, Breathwork and Nutrition. I could hear my heart's true voice, and was no longer going to hide in a job, relationship or situation that wasn't in alignment with my calling. So, I quit my classroom teaching job, created original theater productions in NYC, traveled the world learning and teaching Yoga in In
dia, Thailand, Bali and beyond, and came back to my home state to open The Clearing Yoga Studio and be with the love of my life. The inner work brought me out into the world, and I'm committed to that authentic, healthy expression every day!

If you're seeking the tools to bring about transformation in your life, or simply want to feel a strong sense of direction with steadfast and loving guidance from someone who lives the inner practices to bring about transformation, I'm now offering personalized Yoga, Meditation and Transformational Coaching Sessions!

I guide Yoga and Meditation practitioners of all ages, genders and ability levels, as well as Wellness Professionals, Yoga Instructors & Soulful Women to experience true Yoga, Meditation, Breathing practices and the resulting SELF LOVE, CONFIDENCE, Focus & Daily Joy that results from investing in these powerful practices! I can't wait to share these life-changing practices with you!
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Natanya S.

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About Maryna A.

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About Maryna
Hi, my name is Maryna!
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I'm from Crimea. I've been living in the USA for over 10 years, which helped me develop a near-native proficiency in English.
This is very helpful when it comes to grammar explanations and helping my students understand the subtleties of meaning.
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I'm a full-time educator. I learn about latest language-learning tools and methodologies on a daily basis. I have a degree in teaching foreign languages, and I started teaching over a decade ago. I have taught intensive professional courses and I have developed textbooks.
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I specialize in adult learners of Russian and English, as well as my 5 year-old son, who is learning both:)
I study several foreign languages myself, so I have endless empathy for my students' efforts and successes.
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I will taylor our classes to your needs and interests.
You can sign
up for 30-, 45-, 60-, and 90-minute lessons.
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30-minute sessions are a new option.
Here is why I added this option:
- They could be done in the chitchat format to maintaint and improve your conversational skills.
- They could be conducted in a Q&A format, if you need specific questions answered.
- They are essencial if you need help with a self-study plan and periodical feedback on your self-study progress.
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Please, feel free to send me a message if you have any questions. I'm looking forward to working with you!
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Maryna

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Привет, меня зовут Марина!
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Я из Крыма. Я живу в США уже больше 10 лет, и за это время мне удалось заговорить по-английски почти в совершенстве. Это очень облегчает объяснения грамматики и нюансов в значении слов.
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Я постоянно вращаюсь в сфере образования и стараюсь одной из первых узнавать о новых инструментах и методологиях преподавания. У меня красный диплом и больше 10 лет опыта в области изучения и преподавания иностранных языков. Я преподавала профессиональные курсы и разрабатывала учебники.
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Сейчас я специализируюсь на преподавании русского и английского языков взрослым, а так же моему пятилетнему сыну, который учит оба языка:)
Также я сама изучаю несколько иностранных языков, поэтому ратую и радуюсь за успехи своих студентов, как за свои собственные.
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Я разработаю программу для вас на основе ваших нужд и интересов.
Вы можете выбрать уроки по 30, 45, 60 или 90 минут.
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Я недавно добавила 30-минутные уроки. И вот почему:
- Они могут проводиться в формате непринуждённой беседы, если вы хотите поддерживать и постепенно повышать свои разговорные навыки.
- Они могут иметь формат "вопрос-ответ", если вы ищите ответы на конкретные вопросы.
- Они могут быть полезны, если вам нужна помощь, чтобы правильно организовать своё самообучение и получать периодическую оценку своего прогресса и рекомендации преподавателя.
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Не стесняйтесь написать мне, если у вас есть какие-либо вопросы. С нетерпением жду ваших сообщений!
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Марина
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Olga April 1, 2019
· English · Online
Марина, Вы прекрасный учитель! С вами очень приятно работать! Потому что Вы очень хороший человек , и я многому с вами учусь, особенно по урокам в Скайпе! 😃
Рада быть в вашей команде 😀
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Daniel March 31, 2019
· Russian · Online
Maryna is an outstanding and talented professional, with an extraordinary ability for teaching and communicating with her pupils. She owns a vast culture -apart from being a consummated polyglot -which allows her to talk and explain all kind of subjects and to be easily understood by her pupils. I have been studying Russian with her, and I must admit that my level improved significantly since I met her. I highly recommend her to all those who wish to learn or improve their English or Russian. You will not regret it!
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Mark March 31, 2019
· Russian · Online
I have had numerous skype video Russian lessons from Maryna she tries to teach people a language the way they might naturally learn one as a native speaker , via conversation intersperesed with discussion of grammar rules when appropriate. I Also like her WhatsApp group which combines native Russian speakers learning English with English ( an interesting variety including native and. Non-native speakers from various spots on the globe) speakers learning Russian so that all can learn from each other. Maryna has a lot of experience learning various languages and teaching and this knowledge of the language learning process manifests itself in her teaching style.
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Maryna A.

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About Angela S.

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Beachwood, OH
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About Angela
I was born and raised in Dresden(Germany),a beautiful hisorical city rich in architecture and art. After reciving my Bechelors of Education I was a teacher for the German language , mathematics and art for over 20 years.
In 2014 we moved to the United States to be closer to our daughter `s family.
Since this time I`m successful teaching private students (5-36 years ) in german and working as an art instructor.
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john May 17, 2019
· German · Online
Angela is an excellent teacher!
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Katarina September 5, 2018
· German · Online
Angela is such a breath of fresh air!! She was able to immediately connect with my daughter, at her level. My daughter ended the lesson so positive & excited ... she was eager for the next lesson. I could not speak more highly of Angela. Excellent!!!!
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Birgit and Stefan July 28, 2018
· German · In home
We had a great experience and our son loved Angela!
Angela had a very nice way to always motivate Eric even when doing extra German lessons after a long school day! Thanks for all the support Angela
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Angela S.

Beachwood, OH 44122
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About Soni C.

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Cleveland, OH
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About Soni
Hi there!

My name is Soni Krzyzanowski and I'm from Cleveland, Ohio. I have a Masters of Business Administration(MBA) in International Management and CELTA certification from The University of Cambridge via The International House of Prague. Most of my work experience has been in the field of education and of entrepreneurial business .

I have taught English to high status professional international students at Case Western Reserve University. I've taught Business English to professionals in Poland and adult students at the elite Cleveland Public Library System. I have also taught English online with The Alliance for International Women's Rights. My most recent work was at Woosong University and Solbridge International School of Business from which I have obtained my current recommendation letters.

My International work experie
nce includes Korea, Czech Republic, Poland and Germany. I've also taught English as a second language to women in Pakistan and other Asian countries via Skype.

I will prepare lessons and activities that are tailor made for you and your interests . With my students we will set goals and milestones so that we can clearly identify your progress. I can't wait to meet you and begin your English study journey.
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Gio September 6, 2018
· Essay Writing · Online
Great!
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Tatyana September 6, 2018
· Essay Writing · Online
She is very nice understanding and friendly. Thanks to her
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Sonny September 6, 2018
· ESL · In studio
The best teacher! Thank you.
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Soni C.

Cleveland, OH 44121
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About Bartosz W.

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Chicago, IL

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About Bartosz
I have extensive experience playing as part of orchestras and ensembles and also pursued music pedagogy, and during my many years of teaching instrumental  music, I was able to further develop my own skill as a performance musician. Furthermore, I had the privilege to lead two different orchestras as a conductor, I composed music for a  theatrical production, and also recorded several albums including klezmer music, smooth  jazz, musical poetry, and music for healing and meditation.
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Bartosz W.

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$34 / 30-min

About Kayla M.

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About Kayla
Hi! My name is Kayla. I’m born and raised in New York. I currently work as a Quality Specialist at a manufacturing plant. No I do not use my passion for work, however I still play every chance I get. I’m currently looking for an jazz ensemble to join, in the mean time teaching will help me play with more reason, so help me out!

I began playing in elementary school and continued to play as I found it to be therapeutic. Since I learned in school, I can read notes. I also can improv. Jazz music is my speciality.

I’ve played in numerous ensembles and concert bands. I can play all saxophones, so all are welcomed.
If you’re looking for a laid back, play for fun, or play to just find a new hobby, I’m the teacher you’re looking for!
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Kayla M.

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About Deborah M.

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About Deborah
Hello!

I am a lifelong language learner. My early fascination with words and sounds led me to constantly seek out new ways to learn language and perfect my language skills. I moved to Italy after I graduated from college. There, I not only became bilingual in Italian and fluent in other European languages, I made friends with people all over Europe and those friendships are with me to this day.

The best part of learning a language (at least in my opinion) is being able to connect to people in a real way. Sometimes I'll be on a plane going to Europe and people will be speaking all kinds of different languages and I understand all of them. It's an amazing feeling. It's also amazing to be able to read books, or listen to music, in the original language because it really isn't the same!

I am a Joseph Campbell buff. I believe that all of l
ife is a hero's journey and the challenges we meet make us stronger and wiser. The choices we make on that journey can open doors to new journeys and learning a language can open even more doors.

I am a brown belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. My martial arts training has helped me tremendously in my teaching because it has proven to me the value of repetition and drilling in learning any subject.

Anytime you learn something, you are growing, and you are becoming able to connect with more and more people, and I feel like connection is what it's all about. At the same time, teaching has introduced me to some of my favorite people in the world and those people have helped me grow both as a teacher and as a person.

Thank you for your interest!
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Deborah M.

Kent, OH 44240
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$34 / 30-min

About Rachel

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Willoughby, OH
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About Rachel
Hello! I have a deep desire to share my passion with foreign languages with as many people as possible! Spanish and Greek are languages that are incredibly close to my heart, and I can help you get speaking with practical and useful lessons. I've been teaching languages for many years and am willing to help people of all skill levels. I have spent so much time immersed in Spanish and Greek culture, and have unique perspective and knowledge. My grandfather was an immigrant from Greece, so the language means a great deal to me. Whether Spanish or Greek, I can assure you that you will be speaking the language if you want to!
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Austin August 25, 2019
· Spanish · In studio
Rachel is an incredibly gifted teacher. She is a master of the Spanish language. She has helped me be able to speak Spanish, and now I can have meaningful communication and understand native Spanish speakers! Muchísimas gracias por todo que has hecho para mí!
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Rachel

Willoughby, OH 44094
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About Clara M.

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Chula Vista, CA
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I am a 27 year old Lebanese woman. I am passionate about teaching my language and have years of tutoring and cultural experience!
I am a military spouse and that gave me the oportunity to teach my husband and some of his friends Arabic.
I am happy to help you learn about the middle east as a culture as well!
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Clara M.

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