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Tim K.

Schertz, TX
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Julie L.

Hermitage, TN
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Florissant, MO
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Tim K.

Schertz, TX

I received six hours of college credit in English from Trinity University based upon my entrance exam scores. As a substitute teacher I have taught English and Language Arts at all levels from kindergarten through high school. I have tutored students in English and Language Arts at all levels. My daughter was diagnosed with expressive language disorder. I tutored her extensively in English throughout elementary school, middle school, high and college. She graduated from Texas Lutheran University with degrees in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration in 2010.

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Rebekah K. May 12, 2016
Piano · In home
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He was experienced and very caring for my daughter to feel comfortable.
It was a first piano lesson for my 7 year old and she bragged about how she enjoyed the class. I am so glad that we found him!
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Brandi B. April 6, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Tim is an excellent teacher. He is great with my 9 year old daughter in her piano lessons. He is very patient, and quite passionate about music. He takes the time to answer my daughter's many questions, and has helped to further her passion for piano playing. She has been taking lessons with him for almost a year now, and has enjoyed and benefited from every minute. I couldn't ask for a better piano teacher!
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Jarrett T. February 22, 2016
Piano · In home
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This teacher let me 9 year old struggle through piano pieces he hadn't played in month during his first lesson, although I made sure to let him know that my son hadn't played in over half a year. The teacher sat there in silence as my child struggled through the pieces. He didn't give any positive or constructive feedback as my child sat there in silence struggling. He took a phone call during our 30 minute lesson and wrote comments in his notebook, visible to my child such as "rusty" "needs improvement". I was tempted to rescue my son after 15 minutes, but hoped that some instruction would soon take place, it didn't. Not suitable for young children in my opinion. Definitely will not return.
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Julie L.

Hermitage, TN

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Josh and Stacy R. May 28, 2016
Singing · In studio
I highly recommend Julie to anyone. She is a fantastic teacher and an even better friend. She just knows how to bring the best out in you.
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Rebecca M. May 11, 2016
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
I've only had one lesson but so far she is great. Very positive and enthusiastic. I'm a novice singer and she is terrific, I felt very much at ease.
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Matt H. April 29, 2016
Piano · In studio
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I would give Mrs. Julie more than five stars if possible! She is great!!!
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Daniel B.

Florissant, MO

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Camren D. September 9, 2015
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Very patient & makes the lessons fun
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Sherri H. August 26, 2015
GED Test Prep · In studio
Verified Student
Daniel was the perfect tutor for my son's prep for the GED. He was patient, prepared to help with test taking skills along with the actual content of the tests, and made himself available on a very short notice. In addition, Daniel is just a nice, respectful person that was a pleasure to interact with. I can not say enough. Highly recommend him!

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Saint Peters, MO
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Brooklyn, NY
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Chicago, IL
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Becky D.

Saint Peters, MO

I help students who are first learning the English language. I'll help you develop your spoken English as well as then help you improve written English. I teach English by immersion - words are not taught out of context. Rather we will have conversations in English. This will help you learn the English syntax as well as the proper use of English words.

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Charis C.

Brooklyn, NY

My approach to teaching and coaching language learners comes from decades of teaching New York City students from all over the world, and the fact that my ancestors have been speaking English for over 1,000 years. I also spent my childhood tutoring a younger brother for whom the language arts were difficult, and with great success: he is now a voracious reader and a history scholar who writes every day. Along with teaching, I’m an award-winning, published writer and spent twenty years editing and coaching some of the world’s most respected writers, along with students of all ages. Along with traditional approaches to language teaching, I also incorporate customized counseling methods that give students a confidence in their abilities and an enthusiasm for English that will set them free.

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Presley May 27, 2016
Cartooning · Online
Verified Student
Loved my first lesson. Very happy with Charis and her style!
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Katherine April 13, 2016
Drawing · In studio
I love my drawing lesson with Charis and look forward to a lessons each week. She gives thoughtful comments that have helped me develop my drawing skills and personal creative style.
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Adrian September 22, 2015
Charis is brilliant. Her marvelous sense of humor, curiosity, and expertise with language, literature and the making of beautiful things, would make learning anything with her a pure delight, as well as a privilege. As it happens, she is a masterful writer, editor and expediter of creative dreams -in a genuinely original, even magical way- every time I see her, I find I've got five new ideas and my sense of reality feels enlivened and enlarged.
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Celeste C.

Chicago, IL

The public school system of today requires individuals to function as a different kind of educator. They need teachers who will not only teach, but will also inspire and lead. Moreover, they need administrators who understand the different relationships between students, parents, and schools. As an administrator, I oversaw the successful deployment of several tutoring programs and worked to ensure the longevity of these initiatives. I have a wealth of experience and knowledge to contribute.

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John B. August 25, 2015
French · In studio
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Celeste is very easy to work with and we got a lot done. I really enjoyed having lessons with her.
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Peg sandstrom July 28, 2015
Geometry · In home
Great tutor. Organized, proactive. Very patient and fun with my 15 yr old son. Best tutor we have ever had.
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Heather M. July 19, 2015
Spanish · In studio
Verified Student
Celeste is very patient and willing to work on problem areas tailored to the student. I look forward to working with her and building skills I can use for a lifetime.

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