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New Way Language Learning
5.0
from 50 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kathy K.
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Alejandro has been great! He is very efficient and organized, and most importantly he is very patient. I would highly recommend him as a Spanish tutor.

  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Mark G.
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Outstanding tutors, outstanding prices. Outstanding service!

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Global Connections
4.8
from 24 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
John M.
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Ms. Senters was friendly, upbeat and determined to organize the instruction around my capacity and objectives. I am delighted and looking forward to our next session.

  • 18 years in business
  • 88 hires on Thumbtack
Joanne G.
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I will hire Oliver again in a minute and plan to as long as he tutors. He made the difference between my grandson failing 8th grade math and making it to 9th grade. Who could ask for more? Quality = 100%!

  • 4 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
Elizabeth B.
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Working with Patrick from Bootstrap Tutors was an exceptional experience. Patrick was professional, intelligent, reliable and punctual, and taught and explained the material clearly. It was a pleasure working with Patrick and Bootstrap Tutors.

Grasso Math Tutoring
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
Penny W.
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Michelle has been a godsend for Camron with his Precalculus. He understands now and she is so patient when he gets confused. She is super friendly and very professional. She actually cares about the people that she tutors. We are going to keep her through college!! We highly recommend this lady to anyone who needs help. She knows what she is doing and does it in a way that makes learning fun. Always on time and just a true joy to work with!!

Samantha's French Lesson
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Nina A.
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Bonjour! Samantha is exactly what we had hoped to find in a French tutor. Samantha is positive, experienced, engaging, knowledgeable and approachable. We love that our 8 and 11 year old kids get to learn French from a native speaker while also learning all the grammar rules. Our kids enjoy learning from Samantha and have acquired a sense of pride now that they can try to understand and communicate in French. Samantha is flexible in her teaching methods and you can tell she is an experienced teacher. We already have friends looking to hire her! We highly recommend her!

Quantum Prep, LLC
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Irene P.
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The job was tutoring university statistics very late in the game (4 weeks prior to exam, if that). The tutor, Ken, was outstanding, giving as much time as was needed (a lot of time was needed) and beyond that bolstering spirits and showing belief in the student - which was invaluable. The student passed the course, which at no time seemed certain. Quantum Prep was upfront about the possibility of not passing, which was appreciated, and actually gave more incentive to go "full steam ahead" with intensive hours to achieve the goal. The Quantum Prep team was responsive to issues which cropped up, such as problems with the online textbook, and scheduling snafus as well. They gave periodic updates which were enormously appreciated. They will be my first call for all tutoring in the future.

Professor Glyn Holton
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Justin R.
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Prof. Holton has been a great tutor for my son. He is very adept at presenting the material in an accessible way. I would highly recommend his services to anyone looking for support in mathematics!

Bt Associates
4.5
from 12 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Dorothy M.
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My daughter was failing math. After just a few sessions shes not only getting A's but shes learning math at a higher grade level. He is really good at evaluating what it is the student is not understanding and presenting it to the student in a way that they do understand. Great tutor.

  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Guo J.
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English tutor for my daughter. Sophia and Selena. They like her class very much and learned a lot English

Heather Morton Tutoring
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Anne D.
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Some tutors are very knowledgeable. Some have a lot of experience. Heather is a rare combination of off-the-charts smarts, tons of experience, highly credentialed AND super warm, personable, patient and intuitive. She's been a great source of help and support for my son over the past couple of months as he prepared to take the SSAT. They worked hard and they had a lot of laughs together. He took a diagnostic test in September. After preparing with Heather he sat for the real SSAT in November and his score doubled. (I am not exaggerating.) If you hire her you will be more than satisfied.

  • 1 year in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica S.
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Jillian is amazing! She frequently helps me with essay writing. She is very patient, encouraging, and an amazing writer. I would highlight recommend her services.

Martin Epstein
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Pam P.
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My son Jake is an incoming sophomore in college taking a statistics class this summer. He needed tutoring before an exam and found Martin helpful reviewing his notes and working on problems. He said he liked that he showed him different tricks to work thru problems and felt he was very patient with him with things he didn’t know. We will be hiring him again and highly recommend him!

StudentCircle Boston
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 3 years in business
Angela M.
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“Our tutor has been flexible, attentive, open, and completely willing to tailor his curriculum and focus on our kids' writing needs. I am impressed by Sean's dedication to help our kids become excellent writers, and have confidence in his well-developed curriculum. He has been extremely open to feedback and a delight to work with. I highly recommend anyone from Student Circle as I am sure your sessions will be a great success!”

Language Jazz
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Jen C.
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The best spanish tutor I have ever worked with! Class was fun and included a song and fun props. I didn’t realize how much I already knew and am looking forward to booking multiple classes a week. Excellent.

Sonshine Education Services
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Melissa C.
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Kendra is a great tutor. My son enjoys working with her.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Becky C.
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Mrs. M worked with our school for several months as a substitute literacy teacher. She is excellent: Gets along well with students, very knowledgeable about literacy supports and interventions, conscientious and detail oriented. Highly recommend her!

Lowden Tutoring
4.5
from 2 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Erin W.
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We had a positive experience working with Lowden Tutoring. The only thing that would have made it better for me was location, but that is on me. Erika is very kind and patient.

Monique's Math Tutoring
5.0
from 1 review
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Marissa B.
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So great!! Monique's dedication to teaching And making sure they know exactly what they're doing in every step is what I wish all teachers would have done in the past with my son hes come so far in just 5 weeks

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Edward M. P.
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To Whom it may Concern, Anna has a very good experience. She was born in Russia and has a very good backing in the Russian language and the English language. In the 1990's she helped me through the translation of my work in Russian. Along the same lines, she helped translate the Russian documents that I retrieved from the KGB archives. I did all of the leg work of visiting the sites, archives, and locations in Russia (over 22 times) in which I visited locations that my relative was sent to in Russia in the 1920's. I had guides and interpreters in Russia to assist me. I have the desire to learn the language (Russian). It is a hard language. Anna has guided me through many lessons. I can read and translate a lot of the work in the lessons. I reviewed many document from the Archives in America, Russia, Finland. I met with additional people in Russia to uncover the story of my relative. I have met Anna's father and mother several times in Moscow. I met many other Russians and as they became familiar with my effort, they noted that I had been to more places in Russia then most Russians. Interesting, I was honored with a "Honorable Professor" certificate from the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences Section of Military History , culture and law for my work in 1999. they noted that I was the only American to receive the honor and only 47 Russians had received. I enjoyed talking with young children. They want to learn English, and I wanted to learn Russian. In one time, I was asked to talk to a class. Questions where directed to me and from me to the class. I did need an interpreter at the time. I could go on forever about my experiences. But, Anna would have me tell stories at the beginning of every class. I she would help me, correct me, and go on. Every class produced many new words. I had trouble remembering everything. But, little by little, I developed my Russian skills. I am still receiving lessons from Anna. I will admit that this is more about me then Anna. But, Anna is an excellent teacher of the Russian language (and French, Spanish, and Hebrew). She has been there In teaching me the language, the culture, and the many things about Russia. Sincerely, Edward M. Perdue email: perdue711@verizon.net Home Telephone: 1- 410-742-0480 Cell Phone: 1-443-754-1860 530 Riverside Drive Suite 202 Salisbury, Maryland, 21801, USA

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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 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.

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.

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