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Pleasant Hill Reading And Writing Tutors

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  • 13 years in business
  • 322 hires on Thumbtack
Chris V.
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Elite responded quickly and Curtis was sent out the next day to my home, well dressed and educated. Always was nervous about having a stranger in my home but Curtis was very trustworthy. I told the manager that Curtis was one of the most professional people I have met. English writing and Spanish tutoring has never been this easy

Mandarin Tutoring
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Pa C.
Verified review

Fantastic Mandarin teacher. She is great with children of all ages. My kids have improved greatly in their reading, writing and speaking of Mandren. Most importantly they enjoy learning.

  • 4 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Tim was a great teacher for me! He was easy to talk to,understood my questions, and helped me improve my weak points. After working with him for a few months, I was able to understand a lot of the material provided in the SAT test and improve a lot on my practice test. Overall, Tim is a great teacher for learning how to improve your English , especially to prepare for SAT test.

Divya G.
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I had Ms. Miller for U.S. History for a year, and she definitely made the class very exciting. Instead of just reading the textbook, we got to play interactive games like Jeopardy to learn the material and work together on group projects. She is a great teacher, and I knew that I could always go to her for help if I needed it. Ms. Miller is also extremely nice, and she truly does love teaching.

Kyle R.
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Kaitlin was my writing tutor for my college essays. She was very helpful throughout the process. The thing I liked most about working with Kaitlin was she gave me the freedom to devise my own ideas and writing tactics for the essays while she refined and perfected them. Kaitlin not only aided me in constructing well written essays, but also helped me become a better creative writer and learn advanced grammar rules that I could apply to my writing and standardized testing such as the SAT and ACT. She was very helpful and easy to work with.

Kristen Cosby
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Andrew D.
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A wonderful 5 stars. Kristen tutored my 7 year old son in reading and writing during the summer. I thought I would quote Kristen from a few of the updates she emailed us as I feel this aptly captures Kristen’s dedication, quality and professionalism as a tutor: “My hope is to help James feel authority and confidence when he chooses a book. The "quality" of the reading material is less important than the habit. No matter what he reads, he is becoming a better reader as long as he engages with the book… Learning to write is a procedural practice, meaning we wear it into our brains like a groove in a record. The improvement will happen over time. By the end of the week James could read his own writing back to me. At the beginning of the week, he couldn’t. Also he proposed his own writing assignment in lesson three. That self-challenging initiative is a good sign. That means he understands how to utilize tutoring, how to create an idea out of nothing, and how organize his thoughts around that idea. He dictated the piece and then I recited his dictation and assisted with spelling of larger words as he wrote. He clearly wanted to communicate his thoughts on soccer in writing…” My son ended the summer with a book about dinosaurs that he wrote and illustrated with Kristen facilitating the process and discovered a confidence and enthusiasm for reading and writing. We are grateful for Kristen’s help.

Metacognition Press
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Jane F.
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Don has edited several chapters of a novel I am writing. He is meticulous, accurate, insightful, and open-minded.

Statistics Magician
4.3
from 6 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Kenny V.
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I, highly, recommend her for all of your math tutoring needs, but especially for statistics. In my case, I needed to complete a graduate level statistics class, and I hadn't attended a math class in over twenty years, much less a statistics course. Julia was very patient and supportive in assisting me to understand probabilities, hypothesis testing, linear and multiple regressions, and time series forecasting. The outcome of our tutoring sessions together resulted in me achieving an A in the class.

Peter Kupfer
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Nancy M.
    Verified review

    Peter Kupfer is extremely talented in writing engaging selections because of his extensive knowledge about a wide range of subjects, both past and present. He is familiar with meeting English language arts standards to provide students with skills to achieve college and career readiness. His superb communication abilities are apparent in his colorful descriptions and excellent grammar and usage. He has experience expanding academic vocabulary through the use of keywords in text. He shares our goal of increasing student knowledge and interests while developing reading proficiency and comprehension. Peter has also demonstrated he is comfortable with collaborating to achieve the best content, by making suggestions for topics and accepting recommendations for revisions. He is well-organized and meets deadlines conscientiously. Overall, Peter has a spark that demonstrates his interest in the world and the people around him and a desire to engage others in discussing and sharing his knowledge and observations in a respectful and open-minded manner.

    Ranaly Enterprises
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 8 years in business
    Larissa G.
    Verified review

    Annette has been the main caregiver for our 3 year old twins since they were 4 months old. They adore her and I trust her completely with them. She is caring, conscientious and very loving with them. She is always doing fun activities with them…taking them to the zoo, the park, playdates, crafts, etc. She has also helped the kids to make good friends that they are very close with. We also have a 7 ½ year old that Annette occasionally cares for. She is also wonderful with her, helping her with her reading and homework, giving her individual attention, and making her feel equally important. She also occasionally makes dinner and helps with errands. We have another nanny that would work on Annette’s off days, and they would work together in order to arrange their schedules, switch days, etc. so that I never needed to be concerned about our coverage. We found Annette on care.com and she has been invaluable to our family. It is difficult raising 2.5 children in a household where both parents work full time. We feel very fortunate to have found such a wonderful addition to our family. She is very attached to the kids and has notified us that we are stuck with her until they go to college. :)

    Write to Excel
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Leah C.
    Verified review

    Ms. Halper edited a book-length historical manuscript for me, and was absolutely scrupulous in making sure we got everything right. She was also able to make minor editing suggestions that subtly clarified and improved my work, and she even read the works cited section for errors, which had to be tedious. She was prompt and cheerful and made excellent suggestions, but also asked when she was unsure about any historical fact. She was a pleasure to work with.

    Ottimo International
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Roberta E.
    Verified review

    Les is a great teacher, and he came to our first meeting with great training materials that we could use as a guide. I've enjoyed working with him and am confident my French will improve rapidly!

    ExecuTutor
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 3 years in business
    Robert A.
    Verified review

    Jeffrey provided editing services to our biopharmaceutical company assisting with position profiles and our recruiting/sourcing process. He adeptly edited both marketing and technical writing, thereby greatly enhancing our profile and appeal to new and critical talent. His writing and editing skills are second to none as is his turnaround on time sensitive material. He provided precisely what we did not have the time to complete. Thank you Jeffrey.

    Julia T.
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    Sofia has been working with my daughter since she was 3.5 years old. Now she is 8. My daughter loves working with her. Sofia is a wonderful teacher, very knowledgeable, supportive, super patient, competent, resourceful, result oriented. She has been helping my child with writing, reading, comprehension, math, Russian language. They've been making together beautiful art projects. I'm very pleased with her work and would highly recommend her to other parents.

    Brightbird tutoring
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Bruce P.
      Verified review

      They treated me with honesty and professionalism Allowed me to write ads and they had someone to assist. Every step of the way I felt a part of a team.

      Writing For Success
      5.0
      from 1 review
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      Melissa T.
      Verified review

      Lisa taught me how to write in just a few months. Even though I was a college junior at the time, I never knew how to write until Lisa became my tutor. I am now a successful psychologist who has written several manuscripts. I will always be grateful to Lisa for what she taught me! Dr. Tabin

      • 25 years in business
      About

      Sylvan Learning has been providing after school instruction for over 35 years with a focus on personalized instruction. Our trained and certified teachers follow Sylvan's unique Mastery Learning process making sure each student masters each lesson before moving forward. Success is the outcome.

      About

      I can give lessons of reading, writing, and talking in Spanish, mostly for beginners, but I'm fluent; I can also help other levels because I lived most of my life in Colombia. The price per hour is $17, but I can fix it depending on where it is and on how many hours.

      About

      I tutor K-12 reading and writing, basic use of computers and fluency in Tagalog and basic American Sign Language.

      About

      Because we are small, we are able to offer a far more personalized approach than many large tutoring houses. Yet, we have the tools, training, and know-how of a large academic institution. For each student, we systematically work to identify problems, and then collaboratively create a plan to solve them using innovative curriculum design. Above all else, we are passionate about what we do! We care about genuine knowledge and understanding: we look beyond the numbers. We teach students to set their own goals, not merely jump through the hoops in front of them. We strongly believe that any student can succeed with the right combination of guidance, enthusiasm, and challenge.

      About

      I have 25 years of experience as a professional writer. I have also worked as an English tutor at the college level. I can improve a client's reading and writing skills in English.

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