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 Somers 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.
"Patient and Enthusiastic Harvard grad specializing in English, Writing"
My goal is to make learning English or mastering any other subject area as fun and meaningful as possible. I have lived and taught in Japan, where I taught ESL in a private English school and won two teaching awards: Best Instructor for July and October 2014. I am a Harvard graduate who has studied Japanese formally for six years and can tutor students in beginning and intermediate Japanese as well as English. For the SAT Verbal, I scored in the 99th percentile and am an experienced writer an... ... More
I came to Frances knowing nothing about painting. I was also very apprehensive about whether or not I could be taught how to paint. After our first lesson I not only realized I could learn how to paint but with Francesâ€™s guidance I could also expand my mind in ways I dared not consider. Frances is such a unique teacher. Aside from being a brilliant painter, she has an impressive resume of experience and knowledge in many fields. Over the course of our time together, she has managed to teach me about painting in a personalized way that has helped me to not only build upon my existing field of expertise but surprisingly to learn more about the world around me. I find myself contemplating our painting conversations frequently and at times when I am not only thinking about art. I always look forward to meeting with Frances and applying her knowledge to the things in life that interest me.
As an art professional myself, a working NYC artist who exhibits widely, I was pleasantly surprised to discover that Frances knows as much about contemporary art as she does about the old Masters. Her wealth of knowledge is astounding which gives her an ability to cater her lessons to your own personal needs in a manner that has your best interests in mind rather than a prescribed teaching approach. Frances is also wonderful at helping you build upon your strengths in order to get you to the necessary next stage. Not only does this foster self-confidence but it enables the skill and information to click in a way that helps the process to move faster as you continue to study and learn. She is by far the best art teacher I have ever had and I can confidently recommend her. It is a rare thing to find a teacher so well versed in painting, design, textiles, psychology and children. I am happy that she can teach me and soon, when my son is a bit older, I hope that she can teach him too. She is a true gift!
Stuart H. from New York, NY
"Classical Art Techniques and Creative Self-Expression for Any Age"
As an Undergraduate I exceeded the requirements for a minor in Art History, maintaining a 4.0 grade point average across 42 credit hours of Art History.
Additionally, I have direct experience from working in 3 major Fine Art museums, as follows:
1. My first Masters Degree if from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. As a teaching assistant I facilitated the inclusion of children with Autism into enrichment programs. This work included taking trips with the children into the AIC Museum Collections. After graduation, I was hired to continue this work as an adjunct professor.
2. In the ... More
"Looking to enhance learner in acheiving his or her goals"
As a special education teacher of thirty four years I've had the opportunity to teach through a variety of different subjects. I've taught self contained and as an inclusion teacher, providing students with the philosophy that they can obtain whatever they set their mind to, by believing in themselves and taking the necessary steps in accomplishing their goals. Students should be organized and value the opportunity to seek answers they are searching for through a multimedia approach. This sho... ... More
"Carolyn - Mathematics Tutor - Grades K-10"
I am a teacher and a tutor with many years of experience. I taught in elementary school, middle school and a community college.
I teach using all the basic methods. I go back to the rules of numbers and how they work. I try to build a strong foundation so that the student can "understand" their work and not just memorize it. I am very patient with all my students. If they do not understand a concept I will repeat it many times until it is understood.... ... More
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
I am very impressed with Julia's tutoring ability and her way of working with the student. She has a positive teaching style that keeps the sessions challenging and useful.
Laura T. from Danbury, CT
I specialize in tutoring Spanish from introductory through college level. I have ten years of experience tutoring children (as young as preschool) and adults. I have taught both Spanish individual and group classes in a variety of locations throughout NY and CT. My native language is English, however I have lived and studied in Spain and Ecuador. I am passionate about all things Spanish (language, music, dance, food, culture).
My methods are successful and holistic, encompassing all le... ... More
Find Tutors Near Somers New York