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Stephen S. Albany CA.
Reading and Writing Specialist: phonics, ESL, essays, and SATs
I specialize in one-on-one and small group tutoring to help students read and write more effectively, acquire and refine English or Spanish language skills, prepare for standardized tests, or understand and write about history and science. I am also a professional editor available to help you plan, draft, revise, and edit work of any length. I earned Bachelor?s and Master?s degrees in History from UC-Berkeley and UCLA and was a National Merit Scholar. When I started teaching high school soc... Read more
Vocabulary, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spanish, Writing, English, World History
Howard Z. Sunnyvale CA.
Passionate Physics Tutor
I help high school students improve their grades in physics classes (regular / honors / APs) and prepare for standardized tests (APs and SAT subject). I am very familiar with course materials from Monta Vista High Gunn High Palo Alto High Bellarmine College Preparatory What separates me from many other tutors is that I only tutor physics. I can qualify for many more subjects on Wyzant, but I choose to concentrate on physics. Teaching and explaining physics is a hard task, so I want to devot... Read more
Isaac D. Ankeny IA.
A former engineer that can cover a variety of math topics
Hello my name is Isaac. My educational background includes a bachelor's in Construction Engineering and master's in Civil Engineering at Iowa State University (ISU). Upon graduation I entered the workforce as a geotechnical engineer and have 11.5 years field experience which requires high-level math and science. Currently, I hold a professional engineer license in the State of Iowa. As I reflect upon my education, I have the fondest memories of those teachers that had a passion for what they ... Read more
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Trigonometry, Elementary Math, Civil Engineering
Benjamin F. Albany CA.
LSAT Tutor Specializing in Logic Games - 177 Score (99th percentile)
I've helped many students improve their LSAT score and can help you too. I took the LSAT in 2015 and scored a 177 - four points higher than the median Harvard and Yale scores and two points lower than Elle Woods. I will teach you the same test-taking strategies that got me into top law schools across the country and a full ride scholarship at Columbia Law School. In tutoring sessions, we will identify the types of questions that are most challenging to you and work to develop strategies to q... Read more
John G. Stony Brook NY.
JG - All Elem subjects - Math - Reading - Accounting
I am a certified, tenured teacher who worked for the Board of Education in NYC. I am also an Accountant who has spent over 20 years working for Professional Service, Public and Mfg. Companies. I am a "People" person who enjoys helping students. I believe in Service, dedication and finding the words and concepts that will help my student achieve his goals. I am an excellent listener, with patience. ... Read more
Microsoft Excel, Managerial Accounting, Financial Accounting, Elementary (K-6th), Study Skills, QuickBooks, Vocabulary, Grammar
Albert B. West Nyack NY.
Guitar Instructor & Music Theory
I love to play and teach guitar! 35+ years playing. (See Video!) I get tremendous satisfaction from teaching students and in sharing my knowledge. My specialty is in educating students the theory behind creating songs and in constructing musical notes into chords of various genre from scratch. I have a personal library of written instructional documentation to copy and share with each student. The student will gain a thorough understanding of music and the guitar instrument under my dir... Read more
Music Theory, General Music, Guitar
Laura L. Nyack NY.
Ivy-League Educated Writing Tutor with Journalism Background
Hello, I?m Laura! Thank you for visiting my page! Everyone can learn to write well, but it?s a skill that takes practice. Before I begin with any tutoring assignment, I like to assess where the student needs to focus--I can do that in a phone call or by looking at an example of current written work. Some students need to concentrate on their mechanics; others need to work on their organization and clarity. Whatever the challenge, we?ll figure out the best way to tackle it and try to take the ... Read more
Vocabulary, Reading, Writing, Literature
Johanna Maria R. Nyack NY.
Pronunciation and Accent Reduction for Listener-Friendly English!
Do people have trouble understanding you when you speak English? Does this cause problems communicating? Do you feel anxious when you need to speak at your business or school, or with your kids' teachers? Is public speaking a challenge? I love helping people improve their ability to communicate in English. My specialty is coaching the pronunciation of English sounds and the rhythm and intonation of spoken English. When you learn to speak with the natural rhythm and melody of English, you will... Read more
Vocabulary, Grammar, Writing, English, ESL/ESOL, Proofreading
Wayne H. Albany NY.
Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
I make QuickBooks sing and dance for you! As an independent Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor I've helped hundreds of Capital Region businesses and nonprofits in the last 20 years. I teach the QuickBooks software with a focus on the basics of accounting, bookkeeping and payroll...we can start by setting up a lemonade stand for a simple, fun understanding of the accounting process. I have worked primarily with software users either setting up or cleaning up an existing business. However, if yo... Read more
Ben M. Sunnyvale CA.
Manga translator, BA in Japanese Studies
I first learned Japanese coming into high school in 2010, starting me on a journey I've been on ever since. I picked up the language quickly, and enjoyed it so much that I decided to pursue a career in it, majoring in it in college and also studying abroad. I love helping people with Japanese, and I hope to share my passion for the language with you as well! I have 10 years of language learning experience, and have lived in Japan for a year and a half. I graduated in Spring 2018 with a BA in... Read more