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Steve S.

44 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Japanese, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Steve S.

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I have an advanced degree in education and nearly 20 years of teaching and private tutoring experience.

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I have over 13 years of teaching experience at both the secondary and post-secondary level, and I have lived and taught for nearly 10 years in Japan. I have an undergraduate degree in English with a concentration on writing, and a graduate degree in education with a specialization in TESL/TEFL. I

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Excellent teacher!
Akihiko O.
He teaches not only English pronunciation, grammar, expression and skill but he also teaches me American history, culture and background of them. I can learn a lot from him.
Vilma S.
Steve is excellent teacher
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Natalie G.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $90
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Natalie G.

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Writing remains one of the most important skills everyone needs to succeed in life. I have worked as a professional writer for more than 10 years, with experience as a script writer, copywriter, blogger, and reviewer. Resume writing, cover letters, personal statements, web text, radio ads, and advertisement are my specialties. Additionally, 7 of my scripts to date have been produced as short documentary films and released on DVD. Since writing improvement is a long-term process, I coach how to brainstorm and create an outline for any assignment; balance sentence structure, word usage and conventions to form articulate paragraphs with transitions; practice self-editing; and correctly follow the format of academic writing at any grade level, especially for essays. I mainly use interactive tools and resources to assist students in elementary school, middle school, and high school. For college and university students, I work with them through regular critiques and feedback to help them ...

About Natalie

For more than 11 years, my goal as a tutor has been steadfast: I help students learn more and make progress in their studies. I don't just teach them how to count, read, and write: I show them how to build on their skills and reach their true potential. I know from my own experience how hard it is t

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Andy Dobrov
Excellent teacher
Pu S.
My son has been working with Natalie on SAT practice tests, mainly on the English portion of the SAT. Her style of teaching is to help him thinking through the problems and the ways to tackle them. So at the end of the day, my son is learning the tools to solve a problem/answer a question correctly. When he is doing the tests himself, Natalie’s approach is stuck with him. Overall, his time in Natalie’s class has been well spent. I am also glad to see that with all these remote learning at his school, he is able to get one-on-one attention every week to truly learn something and get him prepared for SAT.
Lynne
My 14 year old daughter worked with Natalie weekly over a 2 month period to prep for the SSAT and HSPT. She did a fabulous job helping my daughter prepare; she was super knowledgeable, patient, and supportive. My daughter has so much confidence going into her tests, thanks to Natalie. We highly recommend her!!!
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Kevin C.

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  • Teaches College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Kevin C.

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I make writing for any occasion accessible, engaging, and fun through an easy, step-by-step process. I’ll teach you to become a confident, creative, and strategic writer. We’ll start with a self-assessment to help you identify your strengths and areas for improvement. We can also address issues of tone, authenticity, and credibility in your writing.

I can help you with academic, business and personal writing.
In additional to my experience teaching composition and business writing at universities and community colleges, I also have years of professional experience writing and reviewing contracts, grants, strategic plans, and mission and vision statements.

Here are some things I can help you to create or improve:

Resumes and Cover Letters
Emails
Memos
Reports
Social media posts
Marketing materials
PowerPoint presentations
Website content
And more!

About Kevin

I currently teach business communication classes, and I love working with students. I’m known for my caring and enthusiastic approach to teaching. I look forward to helping you to find your voice and develop your strength as a writer. Some of the ways I might be able to help you with your

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Linda L.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Hebrew, Spanish, Hebrew, English
  • Associates Degree in Jazz Theory and Composition from Mannes Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School
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Linda L.

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I currently tutor and provide homework help to students in grades K-8.
I enjoy writing, and have an excellent understanding of English grammar, spelling, punctuation, syntax, vocabulary, and writing style.
I also understand and am sympathetic to the various difficulties that students may experience with writing. I am patient, always willing to listen and answer questions, and always eager to help each student express him/herself well in writing.

About Linda

I have been teaching music (guitar, bass guitar, keyboard, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, recorder, music theory, and classes for toddlers, preschoolers, school-aged children, and adults) for over 20 years. I am also a band/show director at the School of Rock! In addition to teaching music, I also tuto

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Nan -.
Linda is great. I left with a big smile on my face!
Dan T.
Linda is awesome. After 3 lessons I'm getting pretty good at a couple of basic rolls and have a song to work on. She is patient and knowledgeable, and has helped me get basic technique going. So far so good.
Megan K.
Linda was really awesome! I’m s complete beginner but she made me feel totally comfortable and at ease. Already working on a song! Looking forward to the next lesson!
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Tamari (Tamara) W.

38 Reviews
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Starting at $47
  • Teaching since 1990
  • MM Piano; Composition; Comparative Literature Music in Film from Indiana University Jacob's School of Music
  • Awarded Merit Prize from Guild of Temple Musicians
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Tamari (Tamara) W.

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Together with supplementary books, materials, and free-association, I guide the student through his or her own mental process to facilitate the expression of an idea; concept or theses. In addition to assigning homework or improvements for the student to work on his/her own piece offline, I help him/her revisit the manuscript with fresh eyes and rework the draft into a presentable, well reasoned document. In the case of a scholarly work, I help with the appropriate form for citations and asterisks. Lessons of one hour to 90 minutes in length are recommended.

About Tamari (Tamara)

Hi, there! I'm TamarI and I can't wait to meet you! We all learn in different ways; some are more visual; others, auditory; some, kinesthetic--I combine a number of different modalities in my teaching, including direct feedback-teaching--once you learn a concept or skill, teach it, as soon as you p

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Janet Booth
I've done Silver Sneakers full-body workout sessions with Tamari. She brings her cheery, delightful and upbeat personality to her classes. She inspires and leads, without being pushy. Her technical training combines with her creativity to keep class interesting and engaging. I always enjoy her choice of music, too. (No wonder, because she's an accomplished musician, too.) I highly recommend her as a fitness teacher!!
Lise
I have had a wonderful experience studying piano with Tamari. She is an enthusiastic teacher making the lesson not only rewarding but also joyful. We had to go virtual because of Covid-19 and Tamari spent a lot of time getting all of us familiarized with virtual lessons. She is very dedicated, patient, caring, has a warm personality and she really enjoys teaching.
Ralph
Hi Everyone,
I’d like to tell all about what a wonderful experience I’m having with Tamari as my piano teacher.
First about me. I’m a 70 year old male with virtually no hands-on music experience or knowledge (other than listening). My parents forced me to take piano music lessons 60+ years ago which I totally resisted. Playing piano was a sissy thing and after a few months they gave up.
For the past 50 years I regretted my youthful error. So when I had the chance to take a piano/keyboard class from Tamari, through OLLI at Uconn I jumped at the chance.
Tamari started the first class totally prepared. Not only did she have startup handouts geared to beginner level students. She also came with extension cords and power outlet strips so all could set up comfortably. Right away we (9) were playing notes and learning. Tamari gave us terrific learning tips (beyond Every Good Boy Does Fine) to make grasping lessons much easier.
Sadly, the Virus hit, and self-isolation became the norm. So Tamari set up her classes through the ZOOM video conferencing software. Wonderfully, a fun learning experience.
One example from yesterday. Tamari helped me learn that just playing the notes , G A G C B by pecking at the keys isn’t music. There’s a certain rhythm needed to make the sound correct and enjoyable. And after, patiently, staying with me, turn after turn, I got it right. Bravo to her and me.
Let me wrap this up by saying, I couldn’t be happier or more satisfied with Tamari as my Piano teacher.
Ralph A Famiglietti.
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Sofia W.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaching since 2018
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Sofia W.

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I am a recent Occidental College graduate with a degree in English and Creative Writing. I am qualified to help students with all things related to writing.

About Sofia

My name is Sofia and I'm a recent Occidental College graduate with a degree in English and Creative Writing. I have been a professional singer-songwriter since I was in high school, touring both the US and the UK. I have a passion for teaching students of any age and working to design a personalized

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The average cost of 60-minute writing lessons in Pittsburgh is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $110 per hour.
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"Natalie is by far the best and most capable tutor I have ever worked with. I am so confident in her ability to help in any subject that I plan to reach out to her during my next class. She is really that good and I'm thankful I found her!"
Tom
Took Writing lessons from Natalie G.
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"Natalie knows how to write. More importantly, she truly knows how to teach you to write. She is patient, knowledgeable and encouraging. A great experience with a FABULOUS tutor! 😊"
Jez
Took Writing lessons from Natalie G.
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"Quick and precise hints for better writing. We made a great plan for future lessons. Alexandra doesn't waste words, but uses the available time optimal."
Jørgen
Took Writing lessons from Alexandra W.
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"Nick is amazing. In a very short time he has helped transform my daughter's writing. She has now actually started to enjoy writing, and now writes in a much more methodical and thoughtful way.
He is responsive, gives prompt and excellent feedback, and my daughter enjoys learning from him.
Cant say enough good things about Nick."
Ravi Ramani
Took Writing lessons from Nick P.
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"Nick worked absolutely miracles with my very-reluctant-to-learn 13 year old boy. He kept him engaged and built a real relationship of trust - and helped my son grow as a writer, reader, and editor. I absolutely recommend Nick as a fantastic teacher and tutor."
April Stace
Took Writing lessons from Nick P.
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"I love my experience with Dr. B!"
Rasheedah
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"I expressed an interest in having a second opinion/ or set of eyes to get another read on what I was writing. The feedback offered was helpful. Thanks!"
Yolanda
Took Writing lessons from Steve S.
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"I found great teacher in the world she is amazing teacher and coach tutor in the writing I learned a lot of stuff from dr Bernard i just say thank you so much my lovely teacher"
Mehmet
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"Nick is a great teacher for two of my teenage boys. He showed them step-by-step writing techniques. Highly recommended!"
Ke
Took Writing lessons from Nick P.
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"She is the best teacher!"
Xiuli
Took Writing lessons from Cathryn K.
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