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Math and Physics Tutoring
4.9
from 23 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Andrea B.
Verified review

Tom is tutoring my son in math. My son said, after both sessions they've had so far, that he learned more in the one hour than he did in weeks in class. He used to say "I'm just bad at math" and now he feels like math is something he can tackle. Tom is professional and a pleasure to work with!

Maso Tutoring
4.9
from 18 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Jeremiah T.
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Alex has been a life saver. As a 33 year old professional I have always been held back do to math. I went to college twice and both times failed do to my weak math skills.. 3 years of college and nothing to show for it. I tried several tutors over the years who could not teach me. They would just look at me and say "I don't understand how to teach you." I could not even do fractions. As a right brain learner I began to feel hopeless... After a month with Alex I am through fractions and have begun algerbra! I'm going to attend penn state where Calculus is required and I know with the help of Alex I can do it. I'm actually starting to enjoy math! Very strange for me haha Why I reccomended alex: He uses many different approaches to teaching He creates a relaxed environment He can read body language to see if you comprehend Plus more If your a right brained learner or your child is and you feel hopeless you really should give him a chance. It has already changed my outlook and believe will save my life!

Cornerstone Learning
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Vishnu G.
Verified review

Great teacher, my kids love him. He is on time and flexible with schedules. Follows clear guidelines for the courses and updates parents with progress.

Guide on the Side
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Wendy M.
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I'm so glad I reached out to Guide on the Side for help with my two teens! I'll admit up front that I'm a rather "picky" mom--I have high expectations and I'm careful about who I allow my kids to spend time with. Ms. Karmiller did not disappoint!  All of our interactions were professional and so, so supportive. Ms. Karmiller is a compassionate, patient teacher, Her developmental and educational expertise is evident. After spending a little time with each child, she seemed to have an intuitive feel for how to best tackle each child's unique needs.  She clearly has a knack for developing supportive and instructional relationships with children. Both of my children felt cared for and respected. Their time with her was "fun" and did not seem like work, even though they got a lot done. One teen was struggling with a high school AP class, and over a period of several months, Ms. Karmiller provided direct tutoring as well as instruction on specific study strategies tailored to my child's learning style. That child raised her class grade by two letter grades! It is such a joy to see her feeling more independent and confident now. I think she's even got the courage to try other AP classes in the future.  My other child needed assistance during the transition between high school and college. Ms. Karmiller provided life skills training (guidance on financial budgeting and developing routines) and job search assistance (resume building, job applications, and networking/interview coaching). These are things I'd normally try to help my child with myself, but as is typical of this age, the child wanted to be independent and do these things by himself. It was a great comfort to me as a parent to know that he had another trusted, knowledgeable adult to turn to with questions. He got to feel independent, and I got the security of knowing my child was adapting well during the transition. In addition to meeting with him as scheduled, Ms. Karmiller went above and beyond, checking in with him regularly to inquire about his progress. She also updated me so I stayed "in the loop." I highly recommend Guide on the Side to other parents who want to help their children with school or emerging adult skills.

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TAG Tutoring
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Amy H.
Verified review

We have been so pleased with our tutoring. My daughter has become more confident. I like how the tutoring can be changed to a different way of explaining so my daughter can understand a difficult concept.

  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Karen C.
Verified review

They help with all academic subjects and are tip-top. Arbor Tutors is a world-class company.

High Peak Tutors
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Sunny D.
Verified review

He is a great tutor, honestly the best experience I have ever had with a person. Hire him and you will not regret it.

English in Portland
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Helen Z.
Verified review

Beth was my daughter Abby’s English tutor 3 years ago when we just moved to US. English is the 2nd language and Abby passed ESL level 5 within 1.5 years. This is the 2nd time Beth tutoring Abby, but for SAT prep. specifically . Beth is always well prepared and communicates with me the learning target, provides effective feedback to keep me updated on Abby’s progress. Abby is also pleasant to learn from Beth and becomes more confident. It is very important that your kid accept his/her tutor, that makes learning become more interesting and productive. Beth is definitely a great tutor to work with, highly recommended!

Tutoring By Ellie
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Gabriella T.
Verified review

Ellie was great. She had my 13 year old son engaged the whole time. When she asked if he wanted to continue after an hour and do an hour and a half he was eager to continue. I'm very glad I found her.

StudentCircle Portland
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

Our tutor is awesome and meets us in person. The company is organized, reasonably priced, and flexible. There's no long-term commitment and we were matched with a tutor who could assist with multiple subjects. Student Circle is outstanding.

Elissa Hare
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Vicki H.
Verified review

Elissa is excellent with my 14-year-old granddaughter who had become discouraged with her online high school French class. Elissa is encouraging, tells interesting stories, is very attentive, is firm and helps move along with the lessons. I see the excitement in my granddaughter, she looks forward to going to the tutoring sessions.

Allan Wilson
5.0
from 4 reviews
    Lisa S.
    Verified review

    Allan is my go-to source for any language questions. He's also been a collaborator on many editing and writing projects, and his work is impeccable. He's taught me different skills related to editing and computer music software, and I'd highly recommend him as a tutor.

    Pierce Bertschy Tutoring
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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    I am personable, thoughtful and have experience in a wide range of editorial environments. Chances are that I have worked in the area in which you need writing or editing help!

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    I strongly believe that every individual, when given the right tools, can be victorious. I am a creative teacher and work hard to find the methods.

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    I am a Spanish teacher, and I give services to businesses. I can teach in bilingual Spanish science, biology, chemistry, general science, and physics. I also teach world history and offer special education to students with a learning disability.

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    It's a great way to learn about Math and making people learn the dynamics of how successful it can make you.

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    I am a college student majoring in biology and interested in teaching. I am starting this tutoring business to help struggling students with math and science and explore my passion for teaching.

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    Triumph Tutoring has been in the business over 8 years. Through the years, he has gained experience in tutoring and have a great deal of understanding when it comes to working with parents, students and tutors. During grade report periods, the need for flexibility in scheduling is very important. Lee has a degree in Mathematics with specialization in Statistics and applied Mathematics. We look forward to working with you. SUBJECTS: Beginning Math, Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus

    • 3 years in business
    About

    I am a retired lawyer, formerly Mary K. Hickman, attorney-at-law. I practiced for 30 years as a lawyer in business planning, estate planning, taxation and real estate. My other love is teaching because I taught at the University of Phoenix for six years and at various paralegal schools for five years. I have tutored law students at Lewis and Clark Law in evidence and can tutor students nine different subjects. I would love to tutor more students for you.

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    Tutor Blast carefully handpicks, mentors and trains the best university students and graduates as our tutors. We have slowly grown over several years and perfected our system to give you the best results possible. We strive to help every student be successful.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    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.

    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.
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