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Priscilla D.

51 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
  • B.F.A. in Fine Art Photography from Corcoran College of Art + Design
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Priscilla D.

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I will encourage you to creatively and philosophically the ways in which applied visual art practice and reflective assessment of culture interrelate. Your art knowledge will not only be enhanced by understanding contemporary artistic developments but your understanding of what is art in society will most absolutely be enriched.

About Priscilla

Hello, I'm here to inspire creativity while guiding the students through interactive technique and skills so that they may find their own voice and be motivated to express it through the arts. I am originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and I was raised in a community here in the states infused wi

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Priscilla (Ms. P) is a wonderful instructor. She is fun, engaging and enthusiastic; but also a serious motivator for my preteen. I especially appreciate the weekly lesson summary provided by Ms. P that detail what was accomplished in the lesson and emphasizing what was performed particularly well by my student. I highly recommend Ms. P to anyone interested.
Debbie
Great fund of knowledge, enthusiastic, makes it fun to learn, and meets you where you are musically with encouragement to practice and make progress towards your goal. Really appreciate her unique approach to settle and center initially to make for a better experience during the lesson. Highly recommend.
Emily Y.
Emily enjoyed the lesson and learned a lot
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Jillian V.

66 Reviews
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Starting at $90
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Awarded Hands on Assistance in Yoga, Advance Training from Yoga Haven
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Jillian V.

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Ever since I was a child, I absolutely loved to write. During my sessions as creative writing tutor, I hope to foster that same love for writing. My students are challenged to stay true to their own voice while simultaneously considering craft, style, syntax, structure, and the myriad elements of engaging, successful writing. My sessions can be catered to a specific goal (standardized testing), or can be an open-ended experience invaluable to academic success.

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I have a Master's degree in Music Therapy, am a nationally board certified music therapist (MT-BC); performer and vocal instructor (Bachelor's in Classical Voice); certified yoga instructor and meditation guide (200+); certified and attuned Reiki master; professional writer and editor. ...I fin

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Julie
5 stars for best instructor ever
Steven F.
Great first day.
Angie M.
Jillian taught our two 6 year-old daughters how to play the guitar! Jillian is always so patient, encouraging, and always takes the time to foster a caring friendship with each of them. Our girls adore her, and we’re sure everyone who knows her does as well. If you want a stress-free and happy learning experience with the guitar, look no further than Jillian!
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Colin S.

94 Reviews
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Starting at $250
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2014
  • B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from University of California, Berkeley
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Colin S.

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Linear algebra takes a big leap into the abstract, and this can be a bit challenging after spending years doing analytical geometry. I once had a professor tell me that linear algebra didn't really have application to the real world, and that it didn't need to, because it was beautiful in and of itself. That's a nice sentiment, but it's not true, actually. Linear algebra is vital in engineering and the sciences precisely because it has some very real applications in regards to systems and their stability. I understand this, and I can help you form a solid understanding of linear algebra as well.

About Colin

Hello there! My name is Colin, and I have five years of experience tutoring math and science. I am a PhD student in the UC Berkeley-UC San Fransisco joint bioengineering program. My strong background in STEM qualifies me to tutor math and science up through lower-division college courses. Aside fro

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Ritam R.
Colin is very knowledgeable and my son is learning with Colin. He is flexible and adjusted time due to a conflict with my son schedule.
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Liam S.
My son said he showed him a new approach to algebra that really helped him understand. My 14 year old said it was very helpful.
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Yasemin A.

8 Reviews
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  • Speaks Turkish, English
  • Teaches High School, College
  • Awarded Young Society Leader (YSL) from American Turkish Society
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Yasemin A.

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I am an expert on existentialism for more than ten years. I did my Ph.D. on Soren Kierkegaard's Concept of Anxiety. I published my Ph.D. thesis in 2015. I have several works on Albert Camus, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Ingmar Bergman.
I look forward to talking about meaning of existence with you!

About Yasemin

I am a professor of philosophy with a Ph.D. degree. I have been teaching more than eight years. Turkish is my native language. I can teach all level Turkish.

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Stephanie G.
Yasemin has a friendly disposition and seems to have a comprehensive approach, including culture, and history. I'm glad I picked her!!
Nada H.
my teacher is wonderful
Julie
The class goes by too quickly. Love every minute!
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Joshua F.

50 Reviews
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  • Speaks Mandarin, Spanish
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • BS, BA from Rutgers University
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Joshua F.

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My undergraduate BS, with specialties in physical anthropology and lithics.

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Hello, my name is Joshua. I have years of experience in teaching children, in music and many other subjects---including work with special needs children. I have been in professional bands, composed electronic music for video games and YouTube videos, and written and contributed to textbooks on m

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Joshua is great my 6 years old seems very interested to continue learning
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excellent !!
Randy
Excellent introduction to harmonica. Taught notes and scales. Basics presented clearly.
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Luisa I.

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  • Speaks Italian, Catalan, Spanish
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Awarded Best Spanish Tutor from Lessons.com
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Luisa I.

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Art History is just my passion. I've been traveling around the world to be able to understand every culture.

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Hola! This is Luisa, I am from Spain and living in LA for more than 5 years in which I've tutoring Spanish. I coursed Linguistic Degree in the University of Valencia, languages and Spanish in particular are my passion. I've been teaching Spanish to all kind of ages, from kids to adults for 5 year

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Nora S.
Very pleasant young lady. Enthusiastic and talented teacher. I’m so glad to have a teacher from Spain. I am interested in Spanish culture and she incorporates into her lessons in way that enriches the lessons.
Sue M.
Luisa was fabulous - so relaxed and flexible to fit in with your level, needs and objectives. I'd highly recommended her to anyone. Sue

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