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Linda S.

4 Reviews
Aston, PA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1982
  • Awarded Simplicity Pattern Company Sewing Award from Simplicity Pattern Company
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Linda S.

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Currently I am offering individual and group instruction classes in sewing, cooking, jewelry making, mosaics, furniture refinishing, polymer clay and origami in Aston, PA. I love to teach others what I know and I am willing to share my knowledge and expertise.

About Linda

Independent Arts and Crafts Professional with over 40 years experience who loves to make beautiful things. Love helping others embrace their creativity. I have 5 sewing machines and you can use one of mine or bring your own. While most of my students are sewing students I love to incorporate jew

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Sarah
Great first sewing lesson for my daughter!
William-Wesley T.
Awesome teacher, very knowledgeable, skillful and has a lot of patience. Looking forward to future lessons and I would highly recommend her as a teacher.
Teresa
She was fabulous! Very accommodating, didn't rush, taught little tricks of the know and was GREAT with my mature 6 year old daughter. Patient and sought to involve her as much as possible

Lawrence B.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lawrence B.

26 Reviews
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I teach beginners, intermediate, and advanced players.

Advance players are those who play in tournaments and have a USCF (United States Chess Federation) rating between 1000-1799.

For advance players I offer a special package which includes a longer session, PGN (Portable Games Notation) of master level games and access to a chess Share drive.

About Lawrence

I have worked independently as a chess teacher for over 14 years. I play in National tournaments and I have an online chess profile. I have worked with two of the largest chess instruction companies in the U.S., Silver Knights and Chess Wizards. My primary focus is with students who play in t

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Rachel L.
Lawrence is fantastic! Patient with me (a beginner!) and he makes it fun. Thanks!!
Dominique K.
Great instructor! Very knowledgeable and patient. He expands on any question you might have so you walk away from the lesson with a true understanding of the exercises.
Andre K.
Great Instructor, very knowledgeable, very positive experience as my chess teacher, extremely patient.
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Eric R.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2019
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Eric R.

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Whether you have never touched a chess piece in your life or you have already beaten everyone who will play with you I would be thrilled to help you plan your next move. A typical first lesson would likely involve playing a game and analyzing it for mistakes, but if that isn’t your speed I will happily provide you with tactical puzzles or lessons on notation or work with you on a particular phase of the game you want to focus on. Let me help you take things to the next level while having fun along the way.

About Eric

My students have described me as patient and engaging. It is important to me that you have fun on your journey towards mastery. That doesn't mean it will be easy. Improvement requires consistent effort over time. Let me show you some of the tools that have helped me in my efforts, and help you avoi

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Tim B.
Relaxed, no stress lesson. Eric is very encouraging with a complete novice.
Ramon L.
right on target and clear.
John
Eric did a great job allowing me to ask questions and get a clear understanding of what I needed to do. He did a great job instructing and cant wait to continue on with the lessons!

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Cheryl I.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 4 to 50
  • Awarded TESOL Advanced and TESOL Foundational Certifications from VipKid
  • Bachelor's in Elementary Education with Kindergarten Endorsement from Bethel University
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Cheryl I.

4 Reviews
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In this lesson, students can expect to learn how to plant flowers, peppers, and tomato plants in nice rich soil and pots. We will use seeds for the flowers, pepper plants, and tomato plants. We will start with paper cups and soil. By the end of May, we will transfer our flowers and vegetables to a garden. They will learn what plant food they can use and how much water they will need to make it grow. They will also learn how to weed their plants and clip off any dead part of the plant. I will start this lesson in mid-April and go through the end of May so we can see progress and growth of the plants.

About Cheryl

This is a great time to sign up with me to learn online. I am available to help with your educational needs while schools are taking a break. My name is Cheryl. My talents are to help students with their resumes and interview techniques, basic math skills, writing skills, and reading skills. I

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Candace
This was a first for us completing online cheer training to keep my daughter engaged throughout COVID lockdown. Cheryl was kind and supportive of my daughter as she tried new cheers and movements.
Her daughter was also a great co-teacher!
Looking forward to week 2.
Kristiana B.
Cheryl was great!! She was very knowledgeable and patient. My daughter was able to learn what we would consider a lot on the very first lesson. Despite the technical difficulties we were having with our personal equipment Cheryl was able to work through those issues with us and continue a lesson. She was friendly kind and reassuring to my daughter who doesn’t always have the most confidence in herself. She is helping her learn something that she really wants to do And helping her with her self-confidence as well! Couldn’t ask for anything more! Thank you so much take lessons and Cheryl
Lisa
I was so nervous waiting to get my evaluation, but Cheryl put me at ease. She was so helpful and I am truly grateful. Thank you so much Cheryl.
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Atousa P.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Farsi, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Atousa P.

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Learn Chess from a Woman Chess Grand Master!

She's been teaching chess from beginner to advanced level for more than 10 years.
She's been playing chess professionally Since 1996.

About Atousa

Becoming the world youth champion at 12 and chess Grand Master at 20, would have never been possible without receiving the best chess lessons from my trainers and coaches. Everyone needs guidance in chess, I’m here to share my knowledge with you. Despite being a professional chess player since I

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Andy M.
I actually learned more in one hour more than I have from spending hours trying to teach myself!
Tai
Great lesson! Will definitely be doing more!
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Cory H.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Outstanding Vocal Percussion from Varsity Vocals
  • Teaching since 2011
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Cory H.

28 Reviews
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Playing a variety of video games, discussing strategies, and learning new games.

About Cory

I am a professional singer, beatboxer, audio engineer, and music director who specializes in contemporary a cappella music! I graduated from the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College with a Bachelor of Arts in vocal music. I’m also an experienced actor; I can help build confidence in your

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Annia
Annia was very happy
Elizabeth H.
Cory has been working with my 12 year old. He taught her to sight read and is helping her widen her vocal range. She has made so much progress since she started working with him. We are very pleased. I highly recommend him!
Alexis K.
Cory is masterful at what he does. We love how he has catered his lessons to our son's level of experience. He has also inspired such confidence in our son's performances. Cory is a music talent we feel so fortunate to have found. Our 10-year old son always so excited for his lessons and his "homework." They definitely have a special musical connection that we hope continues to grow.

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"Great first sewing lesson for my daughter!"
Sarah
Took Sewing lessons from Linda S.
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"Johnathan said he thought he was a good player before his first class. 😂 He learned a lot and is excited about getting better."
Johnathan
Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
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"Matt is very good instructor. He works with the pace of the student at the same teaching new techniques. Would recommend to anyone learning chess at any level"
Mallik
Took Chess lessons from Mathew M.
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"Omg such a pleasure to work with. Great personality and very patient. Love her teaching. Will def. Request her again."
Shirley
Took Embroidery lessons from Lily Q.
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"Ok I literally just ended my lesson with Trivia and I wanted to make sure I wrote this review before I forgot. She is AMAZING. Her personality is so fun to start. No question is stupid and she REALLY knows her stuff. I had a project in mind that I've been wanting to work on for cosplay but I just had no idea how to approach the concept. I had messaged Trivia in advance to see if that was something she could help me with since this wasn't exactly a typical sewing lesson. She responded incredibly quick and said it was something we could do. She was able to fit me into a short notice class and broke everything down for me making what I thought would be an overwhelming project seem so much more simple now. I can't wait to start and I will definitely be in touch with her again the further I progress.
And just one other cool tidbit. I am in California and she is in Texas which I thought just added a little something more special to the lesson.
Thank you Trivia! Can't wait to talk again soon."
Ramona
Took Sewing lessons from Trivia D.
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"Melisa is extremely kind and helpful! She is patient and really takes her time to make sure you understand her directions. I successfully finished a sweater with her help. I highly recommend her!"
Stephanie
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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"At 34 years old I never expected to be taking chess lessons from a young prodigy who is 15 years younger than me. But I am so happy I took the chance. Danial has not only shown me the beauty in the game, but taught me life lessons that I have even used in my professional career. Each lesson really is specified to what I need to work on, and he can answer any single question I ask on the topic. The best teacher I have had in a very long time, and I would recommend him extremely highly. A diamond in the rough."
Jordan
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"Was referred to Athan by a friend- Alot of fun to work with- a patient teacher that knows how to build your strenghts. A pleasure to work with."
Michael
Took Poker lessons from Athan S.
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"Karl was just great. Soft spoken yet very clear about the culture and mechanics of the game.
I have a much better understanding of both."
Patsy
Took Bridge lessons from Karl K.
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"i like kyle so mutch put him on super bowl add"
Arwa
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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