"Certified teacher, tutor with 30+ years experience"
Hello! I look forward to working with you and your child to help you prove how capable you are at the subject that is currently challenging you. I am a full-time French teacher, and have time for a few, select students in the afternoon, evening and on the weekend. I have tutored full or part-time since 1987, run my own tutoring business, and tutored a variety of subjects, including French, Spanish, English (literature, grammar, writing), math (elementary through Algebra 2), science (biolog... ... More
"English, Writing, Proofreading, Literature, and Government Tutor "
Hi! My name's Ben. I'm an English tutor primarily, so I focus on improving writing and proofreading skills, as well as reading skills. I really want to help students who are struggling with going deeper into literary works and appreciating them. I want students to enjoy English literature and language as much as I do, so I want my tutoring sessions to be as fun as they are informative and helpful.
I have done some tutoring work with fellow students as well as some younger students to help... ... More
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"Spanish and French Tutor - all levels"
I am a teacher of Post-AP French Literature. I hold a BA and an MA from the University of Illinois, as well as a Certificate of Advanced Studies from the Sorbonne. ... More
"Author provides support for reluctant and enthusiastic writers"
I am the author of Fighting Gravity, a novel published by Steerforth Press (2001), and a book of short stories, When the Animals Leave, published by Ampersand Press. A second novel is currently represented by The Spieler Agency. I have published essays and articles in The Guardian, The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), and in the Boston Globe Magazine and Book Section. I hold an MA and and MFA in creative writing, have won grants and awards for teaching and writing, and teach writing in universities,high schools, middle schools, hospitals, social service centers and in correc ... More
We have been so pleased with the work Betsy has been doing with our second grader. He has responded positively to her excellent way of helping him understand math and math concepts. Her helpful and caring manner, added to the proficiency of her teaching, makes for an enjoyable and productive learning experience for our seven-year old. We have been so pleased we found her!
Martha W. from Methuen, MA
"Top-Rated Math Tutor - Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Geometry, Pre-Calc Gr3-12"
Algebra is often the turning point where students who once did well in math begin to have trouble. It is a cumulative subject where all the rules of arithmetic come together and need to be applied. I do a good job of simplifying the basic rules of Pre-algebra so that even the more complex problems can be broken down to the basics. Algebra is like a puzzle where you first have to look at the big picture, break down the pieces into "edges and middle pieces" and then the pieces can be systematically put together . ... More
I have had an excellent experience using Robert as a tutor associated with database design and management concepts, techniques, SQL, and related topics. He has provided high quality, very timely, and flexible support to this subject area.
Charles D. from Carlisle, MA
"Enthusiastic Explainer: Physics & Math "
Introductory Algebra is the most important math course most secondary students will take. Not only does it lay the foundation for more advanced courses, it also teaches the student how to take real-life problems and translate them into the language of mathematics where they can be solved by some simple manipulations.
I tutor all secondary level math subjects, and always seem to have one or two that are in Algebra 1. ... More