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Yanfen D. Near Oakland, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Yanfen D.
19/hour

Near Oakland, CA

Professional Chinese Teacher for Kids and Everyone. Easy and Fun!

I can design individualized curriculum or courses based on your interests , goals and personalities. I'm passionate about teaching. I always adapt myself and my lessons to my students. I love gardening, cooking, history, economics ,psychology and philosophy. If you or your kid(s) want to take formal but... See Yanfen's full profile

19/hour
5.0 (3)
5 hours tutoring
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I can design individualized curriculum or courses based on your interests , goals and personalities. I'm passionate about teaching. I always adapt myself and my lessons to my students. I love gardening, cooking, history, economics ,psychology and philosophy. If you or your kid(s) want to take formal but... See Yanfen's full profile

Amber M. Oakland, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Amber M.
35/hour

Oakland, CA

Experienced Tutor Specializing in Literacy and Test Prep

Overview: I received my Master of Arts in Teaching from Brandeis University while teaching 3rd grade at a suburban school in Massachusetts. During that time, I earned an additional certification to work with students with moderate disabilities. I then taught a combined 4th/5th grade class at a rural school in Arizona,... See Amber's full profile

35/hour
5.0 (3)
11 hours tutoring
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Overview: I received my Master of Arts in Teaching from Brandeis University while teaching 3rd grade at a suburban school in Massachusetts. During that time, I earned an additional certification to work with students with moderate disabilities. I then taught a combined 4th/5th grade class at a rural school in Arizona,... See Amber's full profile

Julian B. Near Oakland, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Julian B.
35/hour

Near Oakland, CA

Tutor Specializing in Natural History, Ecology, & Museum Studies

Hello. I am an undergraduate at UC Santa Cruz studying ecology and evolution, I have more than 7 years experience working at Zoos and Natural History museums and am currently working as a curator. I grew up going through special education pathways in primary school and have learned and mastered many different... See Julian's full profile

35/hour
4.7 (6)
12 hours tutoring
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Hello. I am an undergraduate at UC Santa Cruz studying ecology and evolution, I have more than 7 years experience working at Zoos and Natural History museums and am currently working as a curator. I grew up going through special education pathways in primary school and have learned and mastered many different... See Julian's full profile

Michael G. Near Oakland, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Michael G.
45/hour

Near Oakland, CA

I'm a lifetime learner eager to help others learn

At Diablo Valley College, I completed IGETC requirements and an A.S. degree. My cumulative GPA is 3.75. I have taken several courses in English, including critical thinking and public speaking. Other classes include U.S. History, History of Western Civilization, environmental science, marine biology,... See Michael's full profile

45/hour
5.0 (4)
16 hours tutoring
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At Diablo Valley College, I completed IGETC requirements and an A.S. degree. My cumulative GPA is 3.75. I have taken several courses in English, including critical thinking and public speaking. Other classes include U.S. History, History of Western Civilization, environmental science, marine biology,... See Michael's full profile

Stephen B. Near Oakland, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Stephen B.
45/hour

Near Oakland, CA

Effective, Student-Centered English Tutor

Greetings! I proudly educate as a tutor, teacher, and school administrator with state credentials. I am UC Berkeley grad with my BA in English and my MA in Educational Leadership (Principal Leadership Institute). I earned my teaching credential with Tulane University. Even though I retired early to write, I keep... See Stephen's full profile

45/hour
5.0 (85)
721 hours tutoring
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Greetings! I proudly educate as a tutor, teacher, and school administrator with state credentials. I am UC Berkeley grad with my BA in English and my MA in Educational Leadership (Principal Leadership Institute). I earned my teaching credential with Tulane University. Even though I retired early to write, I keep... See Stephen's full profile

Bob B. Near Oakland, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Bob B.
45/hour

Near Oakland, CA

Experienced Spanish/ESL Instructor

I have taught American History and California History in both the high school and college arenas. I have an MA in US History from USF(1973) and have guided several high school and college students in doing papers, studying for finals, etc. See Bob's full profile

45/hour
4.8 (60)
166 hours tutoring
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I have taught American History and California History in both the high school and college arenas. I have an MA in US History from USF(1973) and have guided several high school and college students in doing papers, studying for finals, etc. See Bob's full profile

David M. Near Oakland, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
David M.
45/hour

Near Oakland, CA

Certified English Teacher and Writing Coach

Hello! My name is David and helping students succeed in school is my passion. I have extensive experience teaching and tutoring English to middle school, high school, and college students. My career began in 2011 as a volunteer tutor for Reading Partners, a non-profit organization that provided tutoring for students... See David's full profile

45/hour
4.9 (746)
2,456 hours tutoring
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Hello! My name is David and helping students succeed in school is my passion. I have extensive experience teaching and tutoring English to middle school, high school, and college students. My career began in 2011 as a volunteer tutor for Reading Partners, a non-profit organization that provided tutoring for students... See David's full profile

Peter F. Near Oakland, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Peter F.
45/hour

Near Oakland, CA

K-12 American History Teacher; 17 Years' Teaching Experience

Turning back the clock even further, I can also tutor units on the American Revolution, along with tutoring students on how to research and complete long-term projects and term papers pertaining to human figures and their corresponding timelines in and relevant to American history also being right up my alley.... See Peter's full profile

45/hour
4.8 (361)
2,039 hours tutoring
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Turning back the clock even further, I can also tutor units on the American Revolution, along with tutoring students on how to research and complete long-term projects and term papers pertaining to human figures and their corresponding timelines in and relevant to American history also being right up my alley.... See Peter's full profile

Mary L. Oakland, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Mary L.
50/hour

Oakland, CA

Architecture + Design Software Tutor

I have my Master's degree in architecture from Tulane University. I have taken around a hundred credit hours relating to architecture in courses covering all aspects of architecture. Areas studied included history, theory, philosophy, design, technical systems, building information modeling, digital media,... See Mary's full profile

50/hour
4.9 (74)
393 hours tutoring
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I have my Master's degree in architecture from Tulane University. I have taken around a hundred credit hours relating to architecture in courses covering all aspects of architecture. Areas studied included history, theory, philosophy, design, technical systems, building information modeling, digital media,... See Mary's full profile

Gaius S. Near Oakland, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Gaius S.
50/hour

Near Oakland, CA

Latin, Greek, History prof happy to tutor

I have a Ph.D. in Greek and Roman History from UC Berkeley. For the last ten years I have been teaching history at UC Berkeley, UC Berkeley Extension, CAL State SJSU, SFSU, and East Bay - including World History, US History, Western Civilization A-B-C, Military History, and Ancient... See Gaius's full profile

50/hour
4.9 (31)
103 hours tutoring
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I have a Ph.D. in Greek and Roman History from UC Berkeley. For the last ten years I have been teaching history at UC Berkeley, UC Berkeley Extension, CAL State SJSU, SFSU, and East Bay - including World History, US History, Western Civilization A-B-C, Military History, and Ancient... See Gaius's full profile

Steven S. Oakland, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Steven S.
60/hour

Oakland, CA

Steve is a Video Producer available for tutoring

I have been a filmmaker for 35 years, starting out shooting and editing 16mm film, working in videotape, and now fully at ease in the digital realm. I am a director, producer, cameraman, and editor. I also have a detailed knowledge of world cinema, and the history of film. See Steven's full profile

60/hour
4.8 (15)
28 hours tutoring
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I have been a filmmaker for 35 years, starting out shooting and editing 16mm film, working in videotape, and now fully at ease in the digital realm. I am a director, producer, cameraman, and editor. I also have a detailed knowledge of world cinema, and the history of film. See Steven's full profile

Dudley B. Near Oakland, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Dudley B.
60/hour

Near Oakland, CA

Friendly, patient, UNDERSTANDABLE Logic tutor since 1980

...argument but to all of mathematics and ... well, EVERYTHING! In the 20th century this led to some of the profoundest and most startling results in the entire history of human thought ... including proving what things mathematics (and computers) CANNOT do! You may be studying the elementary laws of correct arguing, or you... See Dudley's full profile

60/hour
4.7 (31)
103 hours tutoring
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...argument but to all of mathematics and ... well, EVERYTHING! In the 20th century this led to some of the profoundest and most startling results in the entire history of human thought ... including proving what things mathematics (and computers) CANNOT do! You may be studying the elementary laws of correct arguing, or you... See Dudley's full profile

Larry T. Near Oakland, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Larry T.
65/hour

Near Oakland, CA

Piano, Voice and Songwriting Teacher

I studied music history in college and was part of the beginning Rock and Roll as we know it. I was in a Rock and Roll band who released 5 commercially released record albums, two of which were produced by Todd Rundgren. I was on tour and been part of many shows with such artists as Santana, Blood, Sweat and... See Larry's full profile

65/hour
5.0 (8)
72 hours tutoring
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I studied music history in college and was part of the beginning Rock and Roll as we know it. I was in a Rock and Roll band who released 5 commercially released record albums, two of which were produced by Todd Rundgren. I was on tour and been part of many shows with such artists as Santana, Blood, Sweat and... See Larry's full profile

Francesca P. Near Oakland, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Francesca P.
70/hour

Near Oakland, CA

College and High School Physics and Math

Tutoring is an act of observation. It succeeds where normal instruction fails because it is geared toward a student's particular strengths. My best experiences as a tutor have been with the students who needed me most, learning how they needed to learn. I have been a tutor in one setting or another since childhood.... See Francesca's full profile

70/hour
4.9 (1016)
5,514 hours tutoring
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Tutoring is an act of observation. It succeeds where normal instruction fails because it is geared toward a student's particular strengths. My best experiences as a tutor have been with the students who needed me most, learning how they needed to learn. I have been a tutor in one setting or another since childhood.... See Francesca's full profile

Thurston N. Near Oakland, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Thurston N.
73/hour

Near Oakland, CA

Silicon Valley professional software engineer/tutor - great explainer

I have 15+ years experience as an active software professional in the Bay Area, working on the full stack (from the front end to the back end to the database), in addition to building/hiring software teams and providing recruiting consulting services, so I know what software companies look for and how decisions get made.... See Thurston's full profile

73/hour
4.8 (97)
646 hours tutoring
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I have 15+ years experience as an active software professional in the Bay Area, working on the full stack (from the front end to the back end to the database), in addition to building/hiring software teams and providing recruiting consulting services, so I know what software companies look for and how decisions get made.... See Thurston's full profile

Sudeshna S. Near Oakland, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Sudeshna S.
75/hour

Near Oakland, CA

Design and BIM Tutor

I can aid in design review, programmatic schemes, code review, rendering and feedback for projects. I can direct the students to appropriate resources they need help with (history, current trends, building systems, general structures concepts, etc). Further more, I am accredited as LEED GA, so I have knowledge of... See Sudeshna's full profile

75/hour
4.9 (43)
104 hours tutoring
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I can aid in design review, programmatic schemes, code review, rendering and feedback for projects. I can direct the students to appropriate resources they need help with (history, current trends, building systems, general structures concepts, etc). Further more, I am accredited as LEED GA, so I have knowledge of... See Sudeshna's full profile

Ellie S. Near Oakland, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Ellie S.
75/hour

Near Oakland, CA

Very Experienced SAT Tutor

I have a Ph.D. in Intellectual History from U.C. Berkeley, and have been teaching at the university level for more than 20 years. In addition, I am a published writer. I have been teaching the reading and writing sections of the SAT for many years, and my students usually get very high scores and are accepted into... See Ellie's full profile

75/hour
5.0 (39)
247 hours tutoring
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I have a Ph.D. in Intellectual History from U.C. Berkeley, and have been teaching at the university level for more than 20 years. In addition, I am a published writer. I have been teaching the reading and writing sections of the SAT for many years, and my students usually get very high scores and are accepted into... See Ellie's full profile

Yuki Nathalie K. Near Oakland, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Yuki Nathalie K.
75/hour

Near Oakland, CA

Latin, French, Japanese Teacher (Native FR & JP)

I have studied Latin at school for 11 years (6th grade to College), and have obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Japanese, Ancient Roman History, and Latin at the University of Geneva (Switzerland). See Yuki Nathalie's full profile

75/hour
5.0 (176)
313 hours tutoring
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I have studied Latin at school for 11 years (6th grade to College), and have obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Japanese, Ancient Roman History, and Latin at the University of Geneva (Switzerland). See Yuki Nathalie's full profile

Robert M. Near Oakland, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Robert M.
85/hour

Near Oakland, CA

5-year world history teacher and global affairs geek

I teach all regions and periods of history and follow world affairs every day. So I won't just help you memorize kings and battles; I'll help you connect the dots and see why world history is relevant to practically every aspect of our lives. See Robert's full profile

85/hour
4.6 (19)
55 hours tutoring
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I teach all regions and periods of history and follow world affairs every day. So I won't just help you memorize kings and battles; I'll help you connect the dots and see why world history is relevant to practically every aspect of our lives. See Robert's full profile

Donna H. Near Oakland, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Donna H.
90/hour

Near Oakland, CA

Friendly Ivy League tutor with expertise in reading and writing.

I currently work with a wide range of students from diverse backgrounds as they are working towards their goals. As a student of religion and history since my teens, I feel that so much about ourselves as civilization can be understood through these disciplines. Finding meaningful ways to engage and understand... See Donna's full profile

90/hour
5.0 (44)
114 hours tutoring
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I currently work with a wide range of students from diverse backgrounds as they are working towards their goals. As a student of religion and history since my teens, I feel that so much about ourselves as civilization can be understood through these disciplines. Finding meaningful ways to engage and understand... See Donna's full profile

David S. Near Oakland, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
David S.
100/hour

Near Oakland, CA

PhD Historian with 20+ years of teaching in World History

I'm a Ph.D. in Modern European History with more than 20 years of teaching World and European history in colleges and independent schools. I taught A.P. World History for eight years, with a very high pass rate for my students. I can help you to understand the major trends in Ancient, Medieval,... See David's full profile

100/hour
23 hours tutoring
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I'm a Ph.D. in Modern European History with more than 20 years of teaching World and European history in colleges and independent schools. I taught A.P. World History for eight years, with a very high pass rate for my students. I can help you to understand the major trends in Ancient, Medieval,... See David's full profile

Charles T. Near Oakland, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Charles T.
100/hour

Near Oakland, CA

Creative Math - ADHD Students

When I began tutoring a few years ago, I firmly believed that anyone could do well in mathematics, all the way through Calculus, provided you are relatively fluent in a few formulas and make time for regular problem sets. My experience over that time has only confirmed my suspicions, and its has been a great pleasure to... See Charles's full profile

100/hour
5.0 (442)
1,440 hours tutoring
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When I began tutoring a few years ago, I firmly believed that anyone could do well in mathematics, all the way through Calculus, provided you are relatively fluent in a few formulas and make time for regular problem sets. My experience over that time has only confirmed my suspicions, and its has been a great pleasure to... See Charles's full profile

Anna L. Near Oakland, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Anna L.
100/hour

Near Oakland, CA

College and Prep School Essay Writing Coach, Northwestern/Exeter Grad

For 7 years now, I've been a leading college and prep school application coach in Chicago, providing services in college essay writing, test prep, and counseling. I graduated summa cum laude from Northwestern University and am an alumna of Phillips Exeter Academy. I've tutored some of America's brightest young students... See Anna's full profile

100/hour
5.0 (167)
419 hours tutoring
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For 7 years now, I've been a leading college and prep school application coach in Chicago, providing services in college essay writing, test prep, and counseling. I graduated summa cum laude from Northwestern University and am an alumna of Phillips Exeter Academy. I've tutored some of America's brightest young students... See Anna's full profile

Sarrita A. Oakland, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Sarrita A.
120/hour

Oakland, CA

University of Cambridge Graduate with PhD in Biochemistry

I attended the University of Cambridge and graduated with a PhD in Biochemistry. I have experience tutoring children and young people of ages for a variety of subjects including humanities and sciences. I have experience working with individuals with special educational needs such as dyslexia, ADHD and autism... See Sarrita's full profile

120/hour
5.0 (2)
28 hours tutoring
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I attended the University of Cambridge and graduated with a PhD in Biochemistry. I have experience tutoring children and young people of ages for a variety of subjects including humanities and sciences. I have experience working with individuals with special educational needs such as dyslexia, ADHD and autism... See Sarrita's full profile

Austin C. Near Oakland, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Austin C.
200/hour

Near Oakland, CA

DoorDash and Adobe engineer, Stanford AI, and experienced tutor

Previously, I've also worked at DoorDash and Adobe and performed machine learning research at Stanford's self-driving car lab. I also minored in history and have studied abroad at Oxford University and the Imperial College in London. I have extensive experience teaching students of all ages: I taught... See Austin's full profile

200/hour
5.0 (27)
54 hours tutoring
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Previously, I've also worked at DoorDash and Adobe and performed machine learning research at Stanford's self-driving car lab. I also minored in history and have studied abroad at Oxford University and the Imperial College in London. I have extensive experience teaching students of all ages: I taught... See Austin's full profile

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