When you are struggling to make the grade it is easy to feel like just giving up and throwing in the towel. However, with the help of an experienced tutor you could be well on your way to achieving not just a passing grade, but a truly impressive one! There are Cold Spring tutors available now to guide you through your course work and offer support on homework and assignments. So whether you are looking for someone to help you pass a particularly challenging class, or for someone to help prep you for an upcoming exam, check out local tutor listings now and put yourself on the road to success'i.
There have been four lessons so far, and I can already see improvement. Cecilia has shown great patience and a fine sense of humor as she attempts to teach not only the Italian language but also the culture and spirit of Italy. I highly recommend her.
Bill M. from Cortlandt Manor, NY
My profile title should give you a pretty good idea of what I like about my Country (Italy, obviously).
My most recent tutoring experiences included
- an ex-police officer, now bodyguard for a VIP in New York City. His love for Italy included cars, dogs and food (he end up going to Bologna, my hometown, for a 1 month course to learn how to cook, and indeed he did, just ask his wife!),
- a female firefighter (high ranking) in love with Italian Art, small Italian towns, good wine and Itali... ... More
"Learning should be fun."
I have a PhD in Economics from University of Arizona. My advisor received the Nobel Prize in Economics and I have learned directly from him how to explain its basic principles in a clear, down-to-earth fashion. I have a degree in Business from Southwestern College.
I started teaching and tutoring during my last years in high school. I was a Calculus tutor in college, and a computer programming and economics teaching assistant during graduate school. Since then I have taught IT, Business, a... ... More
Peter is an exceptional French tutor! He has the ability to structure a great learning environment, from young kids to very advanced students.
Lucia B. from Carmel, NY
"Peter - French and German Language Teacher / Tutor"
I am a retired French/German teacher. I retired from Beacon City Schools in 1998 and have since substituted and tutored privately wherever my services were required and I was able to oblige.
A native German I came to the US in 1957 and attended Marist college from 1962 to 1966. I spent my first year away in Glasgow, Scotland, teaching French at St. Mungo's Academy. Returned to US to accept the French position at Beacon CS and taught there (7-12) until my retirement. Our courses ranged from B... ... More
I think Stephen works well for my child and I am happy it is working out for both of them. We are happy we found Stephen.
Leteesha F. from Beacon, NY
"Patient algebra, geometry, math in GED/ASVAB, history, pol.sci. tutor"
My tutoring work and experience extends into Algebra 2. While I need to brush up on logarithms when I tutor students in this subject, all other areas I find easy and enjoyable. I have found it's easy to help students advance through much of algebra 2 with only one on one attention. I went through four years of high school mathematics myself which included trig and pre-calculus. I also completed a year of calculus in college. While I'm comfortable with all we covered in high school, I don't tutor in calculus. ... More
Mrs. Gilbert has helped our son a lot with improving his reading and writing skills. She is very dedicated, dependable and readily available through e-mail. She provides helpful written information and instructions and teaches valuable study skills. She is positive, patient and has a good sense of humor. I strongly recommend her.
Simona A. from Wappingers Falls, NY
"Professional writer, editor, educator - expert writing, study coach"
Expert Writing Coach, English Tutor: NYU Educ MA; Author & Editor
With a Master's degree from New York University School of Education, I have professional publications credits including 30 nonfiction books, and offer experience as educator for students of all levels and backgrounds in workshops and classrooms.
My books include guides to study skills, test-success, classroom tactics, and online learning, as well as life- and time-management.
Practical Approach to Clear Communication:
In b... ... More
"Learning a new language can be fun and rewarding"
Initially, languages did not come easily to me. My first year of middle-school Spanish, I was boggled by the idea that verbs conjugated and, once I started studying Latin, that nouns declined. It all seemed so...foreign to me.
But with the help of a very patient host family while on a ninth-grade exchange program in Mexico, I realized not only how useful speaking and understanding a foreign language could be, but how beautifully that language could express feelings English could not.
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