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 Thornwood 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
"Certified Math Teacher"
My name is Christina! I am an experienced math tutor. I have been teaching in a middle school for the last 4 years. I teach 7th grade math at a public school in Stamford, CT. I have been tutoring students from 6th grade - 11th grade in math for the last 4 years. I am very familiar with NY Common Core and Regents exams.
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From the moment we discovered Ginny on the website, till she completed the first lesson, everything went perfectly. She has an astounding expertise in Photoshop and graphics, a pleasant personality, a sense of humor and displayed great patience in explaining and working through the solution to the problems presented to her, all of which she solved.
Amazing, that through WyzAnt we were able to discover just the help we needed, right in our own town!
Adela E. from Katonah, NY
"Digital Arts Professional"
I have a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Design and five years of experience working with video production software. One of the video production software applications I work with is iMovie. iMovie is a Mac OS X software component of the iLife suite. iMovie helps you create video footage from artwork, photo files or digital camera recordings. With the softwareâ€™s editing tools you can edit your video clips and enhance the footage with color correction, titles, speech, music, sound effects and transition slides. The video you create can then be exported to YouTube or embedded into a websit ... More
Very patient and personable with my son. Saw an immediate difference in study habits. He knows how to engage and keep his interest. My son's confidence is elevated and he really enjoys working with Tapi. I highly recommend!
Trecia R. from Somerville, MA
"Expert Tutoring in Advanced Math"
I have helped dozens of students complete their General Education Development tests including Math, Science and the other subjects. My approach is tailored to each individual so that more time is spent on areas of weakness and less on areas of strength, although we do consolidate these by continuous practice.
Most students I've worked with have limited time so my solution is to cut straight to the chase, give them the exact data they need and build the skills necessary to pass the test. Extraneous material is avoided at all costs.
I feel fortunate to have found a great tutor in Sam. He is very professional and flexible. Most importantly, Sam is able to understand the student's needs, prepare the right material, and encourage the student's improvement. I would recommend Sam to any prospective student.
Renata V. from Greenwich, CT
"Expert SAT/ACT Tutor, plus Latin, College Essays, English, and Writing"
Hello, and thank you for your interest! Let me introduce myself, starting with my educational background. I am an alumnus of the University of Southern California, graduating in 2011 with a bachelorâ€™s in philosophy. Following my undergraduate degree, I spent 3 years working in a psychology/neuroscience research lab at Columbia University, producing multiple conference presentations/symposia, as well as co-authoring two papers currently under review in scientific journals.
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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
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