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Ray Matlak, Math Tutor
4.8
from 31 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
Kathy P.
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I am not one to leave a ton of reviews for services and I have had mixed success with Thumbtack, but I think this man is an unsung hero!!! My daughter has struggled in math for years, since grammar school, and is now in 8th grade. She continued to struggle with a different tutor. We have been working once a week with Mr. Matlak now for about six weeks and the difference is simply amazing. She just got her first "A" in a math quiz since grammar school and we both nearly cried in relief and joy. The two most important things about him - he KNOWS the concepts cold (some tutors DON'T), and he is PATIENT. I came to the conclusion that my daughter simply would not get the pace of learning or individualized attention in the public school setting that she needs for this particular topic. She is doing well in other topics but math is her Achilles heel. I didn't have the patience (or the knowledge) to help much and it became a source of frustration for both of us. It is such a RELIEF to see her more confident and not stressed about math now!! I can't say enough good things about Mr. Matlak. He promptly answered my inquiries, quickly provided two references who gave glowing reviews, and we are so happy to have him. We didn't want to go the Sylvan or other company routes - Mr. Matlak comes to your home, sits down with your student, and gets to work. I can't believe I did not invest in my child's future earlier in her school career - it is well worth it. We do an hour a week and it has made a VAST difference. I have no relation to Mr. Matlak (other than to sing his praises) and I would be happy to provide anyone interested with additional comments. Update April 22, 2015: Our daughter continues to work with Ray weekly and is now pulling a "B" average, coming up from the "D" average she was pulling when we started. Not struggling and spending so much time on math has allowed her to focus on her other classes and encouraged her to bring her other grades up as well as she prepares to enter high school. We couldn't be more pleased to see our daughter's confidence growing with respect to math. We'll keep him through COLLEGE if he's willing!! All kidding aside, Ray is well worth the investment, even if your budget calls for less frequent tutoring sessions.

Arliss Wolf
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Chris C.
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She is punctual, professional, works really well with kids, and brought my Son's Math grade from danger zone to B... in fact, he aced his final exam with her help :)

  • 9 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Oran F.
Verified review

They were flexible to my needs and strived to provide me with the best service. They actually taught me how to do the work instead of other tutors who basically do the work for you. Would highly reccomend brought my grade from an F to a B in four weeks

Joanna the Traveling Tutor
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Kathy S.
Verified review

Joanna was punctual, professional and very friendly. we appreciated her taking the time to do an assessment of our daughter's skills & also staying to tutor for an additional hour. she seems flexible and we look forward to discovering more of her skills and experience as a tutor.

Inland Tutors
5.0
from 1 review
  • New on Thumbtack
Barbara N.
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Deryk tutored my high school senior daughter in preparation for the SAT exam. She raised her score by 600 points which really helped out with scholarships and grants for college! Thank you so much! B. Nichols

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I help kids who have trouble with mathematics. It could be from math up to Algebra II. I use tutorials to help the child understand what they are having trouble with.

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I will provide individual lessons, including conversation, reading, grammar, etc. in your home or at a coffee shop. I can help you with your homework. The best is a real French here in PS, CA. For a small fee, you will speak, read and understand the French cultural expression in just a few days.

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I can assist in accounting work and am a great math tutor who can teach any high school math to anyone.

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I assist students from Elementary to Middle school. I work hard to better your child's education and future.

  • 12 years in business
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Elaine Eisenbeisz is a professional statistician and owner of Omega Statistics, a private practice consultancy located in Murrieta, CA. She currently tutors students from her home in Murrieta. Elaine has over 30 years of experience working with mathematics and statistics, and tutors students at all levels from basic math through calculus.

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In today’s ever-changing educational landscape, it is vital that a teacher possess a multitude of pedagogical skills as well as the ability to engage learners with a great diversity of cultural backgrounds. My experience and background can provide that. I have been teaching English and writing for eleven years and I have a MA in English/Composition. I have the ability to build an excellent rapport with people; thus, building the trust I need to help them succeed. I thrive when I teach one on one. I engage students with a fair, firm, and friendly attitude that demonstrates respect for students and their educational goals and always strive to make the learning applicable to students’ lives.

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I just love what I do, and I just like sharing what I know. I like explaining things that a teacher might ignore. It's easy and fun.

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I offer customized math tutoring sessions at a high level of quality. I have been tutoring students since 2000. I am an instructional coach for mathematics (which means that I train other teachers how to be good math teachers).

  • 5 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
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I am compassionate not only about the student course material,but also about their feelings about themselves. I am a certified facilitator from Pacific Institute program Student Success. It more than just books. I give assessments quickly and will follow up to see how the progress is moving forward.

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I'm good at math and be able to speak, read and write Chinese very well. I'm also a math tutor in college.

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I am an experienced High school Biology Teacher. My hourly rate is between $30-$40 Please refer to my resume below for my education and past experience. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Science/Substitute Teacher, Dec 2002 - Present Unified School Districts, Orange and Los Angeles Counties, CA • Taught science and math classes. • Developed and implemented lessons aligned with students' individual needs interests, and learning styles. • Implemented a variety of teaching strategies to promote critical thinking. • Utilized audio-visual aids to enhance student learning. Laboratory Associate II, Feb2002 - Dec 2002 Quest Diagnostics Inc., San Juan Capistrano, CA • Matched human chromosome images using a karyotyping software. • Accurately processed 20 cases per day. • Demonstrated knowledge of ideograms and band levels. • Calibrated light microscopes. • Recorded and compiled karyotping tests results. Administrative Assistant, Sept 2000 - Feb 2001 Facility Department UCLA, Los Angeles, CA • Helped resolve complaints. • Established filing systems. • Received work orders over the phone. • Generated invoices. • Entered data on excel and answered phones. Biology Teacher, Sept 1999 - June 2000 Vefa Anatolian High School, Istanbul, Turkey • Taught Biology and English lessons. • Counseled students’ science club. • Implemented a variety of assessment tools to evaluate students' learning. • Introduced audio-visual aids to enhance student learning. • Mentored students to develop and maintain positive self-esteem. EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION Bachelor of Science Degree in Teaching Biology Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey Professional Designation in Marketing UCLA Extension, Los Angeles, CA PROFESSIONAL TRAININGS/ MEMBERSHIPS Complex Instructions, Computer User Educators, Specially Designed Academic Instruction in English Former Board of Director, Orange County Turkish American Association Former Debate Club Member, Marmara University

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I don't consider what I do as especially better than others who render the same service(s). I've been tutoring for over 30 years. I love being able to help clients reach a level of understanding of the subject matter. I love working one-on-one and love helping the best I can. I love working with students/adults!

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I am a student studying toward my master's degree in creative writing. I have my bachelor's in English with a minor in writing studies. I have previous experience working with children in a tutoring setting.

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I am a graduate from the University of California, San Diego. With a bachelor of science in human biology and a minor in business, I have extensive experience in the sciences. More specifically, I am proficient in biology, chemistry, physics, and math. In addition, I have scored in the 95th percentile in the biological and physical science sections on the MCAT.

  • 4 years in business
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I have had extensive education in mathematics and will tutor those who wish to improve their skills and understanding of mathematics and problem solving.

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