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Club Z! In-Home Tutoring
from 6 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Carl D.
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I contacted Club Z based on a referral for my son for whom I was seeking a ACT tutor. I was very happy with the service provided by Laura Keske and the two tutors she assigned for my son. Laura did a phenomenal job with presenting the information to us, coaching and advising my son during the process and most importantly, finding an excellent tutor match for my son. I highly recommend Club Z to parents seeking the best educational help for their child. Thank you Club Z!

Connie's Tutoring
from 3 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Tihomra M.
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Mrs Connie tutor my daughter in reading and math and we are very happy with the results,my daughter went up 3 reading levels in just 3 months.I would highly recommend Mrs Connie.

Strategic Tutoring
from 1 review
  • 18 years in business
Lynn M.
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I highly recommend Strategic Tutoring by Mrs. Mack. Financially I am struggling to make ends me but wanted to help my children succeed in school. Since my good friend also had children that needed extra help, Mrs. combined the kids into 2 small groups which gave them the support the needed and kept the hourly fee down. Instead if paying $45 an hour my girlfriend and I spent $28 an hour which was manageable. Mrs. Mack tutored my 9th grade son and my friend's 10th grade daughter together at the Geneva library. She selected reading, writing, and science topics materials that were intetesting to the kids and also pertinent to what they were studying at school. She took the time to talk to the teachers and even was involved in a conference at the school. The kids were very eager to see Mrs. Mack each week so we actually increased the time to 90 minutes a week and I am happy to say after a few sessions the classroom teachers noticed significant improvement in their reading fluency and comprehension even in biology and modern world social studies and this was reflected in their grades and attitude. My younger son in 3rd grade was tutored with my friend's 2nd grade daughter. Mrs. Mack took time journal writing back and forth with both of them secretly working on writing skills which did help to improve their essay and creative writing skills. Her positive attitude and friendly demeanor created a spark in the kids and after about a month they made significant progress in decoding words more automatically, understanding what was being read, increased rate of math computation, and improved writing structure and creativity. The kids actually understand and know how to apply various strategies that Mrs. Mack taught. She spent time with me explaining these strategies and providing me with a "strategy cheat sheet" so that we all ( teachers, parents, tutor) used a common language when guiding or reminding the kids how to solve a problem with reading, writing, or math. Mrs. Mack went beyond what I ever expected in a tutor and her experience with ESL, Special Education, Behavior Disordered, and Gifted students was apparent wben she took initiative to set up some enrichment activites for my 5th grader on her own time!


I'm really good at English and reading as well as participating in a band. My highest score on both my ACT and SAT scores in high school was in reading and writing.


Hello, I tutor math, and I am currently working at Gateway Technical College (Elkhorn) as a math tutor. I love to work with people and help them get back on track when it comes to math. I understand that math is something that is easily forgotten, because most of us rarely use it. I can help you with math, from the basics to intermediate levels. So if you're struggling with math a bit, feel free to contact me, and I will be glad to help!

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack

I am a former high school teacher and have extensive teaching experience in both the public and private sector. I have taught all levels of Math, English, Science and ACT Prep.

  • 15 years in business

I love to help students who are struggling with Physics and Maths. Being a teacher gives me the opportunity to interact with students a lot which will help me to understand their strong points and weak points. By understanding that I can tailor my teaching to each individual more effectively . At the end of the day I am helping people when they encounter difficulty situations, for me that is really fulfilling!


Are you having trouble with math? I am a Dekalb based math tutor who enjoys helping people reach their goals.


I am a Spanish tutor. Spanish is my first language. My English level is advanced (TOEFL 90). I also have a business administration degree.


I offer assistance with high school or college writing assignments, literature studies, research papers, creative writing, and proofreading and editing of academic writing in any subject.

  • 4 years in business

I have a vast level of experience, especially tutoring older children and adults. My specialties are science, history/social studies and English. I'm also good at helping students do better at taking tests and writing papers. If you want to improve your grades, I can tell you what help you will need to attain that goal. I will help you. I would also like to help you read better so that all your classwork can become easier for you. Look me up on LinkedIn.


I have a teaching certificate and degree in English as well as a middle school endorsement in Spanish and Social Studies. I have also proctored many tests including ACT and SAT.


I teach outside the box, tapping into the specific learning style of the student. Books alone are boring, that's why I utilize fun and creative ideas to help the students understand concepts of subject matter. No one sleeps when I teach.


I provide tutoring services that engage the mind, body and soul through movement, music, drawing and alternative expression using a client's strength to get through the challenges.


I enjoy tutoring kids, looking after dogs, or doing housekeeping. Please give me a chance to prove my work in your home.


I was a full-time math teacher at the middle school level for thirty one years. Since retiring in 1991, I have served as a substitute teacher for the past twenty three years.


Retired elementary teacher for after school tutoring this Fall 2018.


I am a skilled mathematics instructor and Illinois state-certified in middle school mathematics. Tutoring from elementary through Algebra is available. Other tutoring services offered.


* Promoting peaceful, comforting and safe environment * Provide attention to details * Customer satisfaction * Set clear goals and work to successfully meet goals * Promote and take extra time to Work with Parents and Students * Seeking to meet and exceed St. Charles curriculums standards * Help giving strong Foundation and Long term Benefits to help in life long challenges * Adding and Help values in the community * Working with young minds


Most tutoring services tend to center around many subject areas. Frank's Math Lab is strictly for Math only. Clients get the personal and undivided attention that they seek. I have a deep passion for math, and I love to see the faces of my clients when they finally get an understanding of a concept.


I offer tutoring. I help with reading and writing as well as teaching study skills from kindergarten through high school.

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How do you find a good math tutor?

Math home tutors are available for any age student, from elementary school to postgraduate studies. Rates will vary based on the tutor’s background, education and experience. To find a good math tutor, first determine your learning goals. Do you need help understanding and completing homework assignments? Are you preparing for the math portion of a standardized test? Next, read reviews from current and former students. Find someone with proven success helping students achieve their goals. If you want help on an ongoing basis, decide what your budget is and identify the tutors who fall within your range. Ask if there are additional fees for travel, as some home math tutors include travel costs in their rates and others charge extra. Ask about session length and the tutor’s teaching style, and whether they also offer online sessions or group sessions. Finally, schedule a single session with each of the math tutors you think are best to see who is the best fit.

What does a Spanish tutor do?

The goal of a Spanish tutor is to help students improve their Spanish reading, writing, comprehension, and conversation skills. The tutor’s approaches may vary, depending on whether the instruction is individual or a group class. Many Spanish tutors practice immersion — meaning they will speak only Spanish with their pupils. For students with little to no Spanish experience, the Spanish tutor may use a mix of Spanish and English to accustom their students to speaking the language.

A Spanish tutor can offer a wide range of services to their students. For students currently enrolled in a Spanish class through their middle school or high school, a Spanish tutor can help them with homework and language practice, as well as expanding their understanding of their current school curriculum. For adults, Spanish tutors will have different approaches based on that student’s need. Academics and those seeking high-level professional development for their career will often have more intensive and targeted lessons, drills, and interactive speaking tests. For adults who wish to learn conversational Spanish for fun or for travel, lessons may revolve around learning commonly used phrases and practicing speaking in relaxed settings.

How much do math tutors cost?

Math is a subject that’s challenging for many students. Fortunately, home math tutors can help students excel in math by working with them in focused one-on-one tutoring sessions. The cost for math tutors varies based on the type of math, the expertise and experience of the tutor, and geographic location. Pricing may range between $40 and $100 per hour, depending on the math subject. As a rule, the more complex the subject matter, the more the math tutor will charge for the lessons. The cost reflects the math tutor’s advanced studies and the work required for them to be able to teach on the subject. Frequency can also affect costs. Students can buy packages of lessons for a lower cost per session than buying individually. Nationally, the average hourly rate for a geometry home tutor is $50-$60. The national average rate for an algebra home tutor is $40-$50 per hour. For generalized math tutors, the national average ranges between $40 and $50 per hour. More intensive standardized test prep studies and math tutoring average $70-$100 per hour.

How much do Spanish tutors charge?

Nationally, the average cost for a Spanish tutor ranges from $30 to $40 per hour. The cost for a Spanish tutor can vary depending on whether you choose private instruction or group lessons. Geographic location can affect cost; tutors in expensive cities and pricier regions command higher rates than in rural areas and small towns. The experience and education of the Spanish tutor will also affect their rates. For adult education, many people learning Spanish choose to join a Spanish school with tutors who teach group classes and also offer private tutoring for students. Typically these schools charge a monthly tuition that gives students access to a set number of classes per week, with private tutoring available at an additional cost. One example of an average cost is a monthly tuition of $200, which includes five 90-minute group lessons per month. Monthly tuition can vary depending on the school and the teachers. Short-term workshops are also a way to learn Spanish. Students may work with a Spanish tutor and group of other students at their skill level for a short period of time. One example of an average price is $100 for an eight-week course, with one 60-minute group class per week.

How much does home tutoring cost?

Investing in home tutoring is an investment in your child’s future. Home tutors work one on one with your child to address their challenge areas and provide room for intellectual growth that may not happen in a busy classroom. The cost of home tutors depends on multiple factors including where you live, the tutor’s background and education, the subject matter, and how often the tutor comes. Test prep home tutoring is typically more expensive than single-subject tutoring. Here are some examples of average tutoring costs:

  • National average cost for an algebra home tutor: $40-$50 per hour.
  • National average cost for a French home tutor: $30-$50 per hour.
  • National average cost for a geometry home tutor: $50-$60 per hour.
  • National average cost for a math home tutor: $40-$50 per hour.
  • National average cost for reading and writing home tutor: $40-$60 per hour.
  • National average cost for an SAT home tutor: $70 per hour.
  • National average cost for an ACT home tutor: $70-$100 per hour.
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