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The Best Reading Tutors in Philadelphia, PA

197 Philadelphia private Reading tutors / Find the best local Reading tutor in Philadelphia

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Sara H.
45/hour

Philadelphia, PA

Archaeologist who tutors Science, Reading, Writing, and Study Skills.

I have assisted students with learning disabilities and students who are simply trying to increase their reading skills. I have worked with students who have English as a second language as well as native speakers. I am familiar with study skills as they apply to teaching dyslexics and other reading related... read more

45/hour
4.8 (4)
34 hours tutoring
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I have assisted students with learning disabilities and students who are simply trying to increase their reading skills. I have worked with students who have English as a second language as well as native speakers. I am familiar with study skills as they apply to teaching dyslexics and other reading related... read more

Jake A.
45/hour

Philadelphia, PA

Writer and Expert Writing Tutor

I don't believe that teaching writing is all about five-paragraph essays or telling a teacher what they want to hear. Writing instruction is, for me, a process of helping students to read closely and to think critically before they try to communicate their thoughts on paper. Writing instruction is as much... read more

45/hour
5.0 (2)
5 hours tutoring
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I don't believe that teaching writing is all about five-paragraph essays or telling a teacher what they want to hear. Writing instruction is, for me, a process of helping students to read closely and to think critically before they try to communicate their thoughts on paper. Writing instruction is as much... read more

Lily A.
40/hour

Philadelphia, PA

Patient and personable tutor for reading, writing, and ESL!

I firmly believe in the power that one-on-one tutoring can have to boost learner confidence and accomplish tasks that used to seem impossible. My largest areas of expertise are in and around reading and the kinds of analysis, synthesis and editing that lead to great critical and creative writing, and I feel... read more

40/hour
5.0 (9)
9 hours tutoring
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I firmly believe in the power that one-on-one tutoring can have to boost learner confidence and accomplish tasks that used to seem impossible. My largest areas of expertise are in and around reading and the kinds of analysis, synthesis and editing that lead to great critical and creative writing, and I feel... read more

Graeme S.
35/hour

Philadelphia, PA

Tutoring Tailored to You - ELA and ESL

I'm a professional writer and that includes lots and lots of reading. I've taught at the high school and university level. Reading is one of the primary ways we learn new vocabulary but it has to be taught in a very specific way. I also believe in a fun and encouraging environment that makes... read more

35/hour
5.0 (21)
19 hours tutoring
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I'm a professional writer and that includes lots and lots of reading. I've taught at the high school and university level. Reading is one of the primary ways we learn new vocabulary but it has to be taught in a very specific way. I also believe in a fun and encouraging environment that makes... read more

Sarah V.
40/hour

Philadelphia, PA

Experienced with English.

Learning is my passion, and it is my goal to help others learn and thrive for success academically and in a real life setting. I always encourage that English and reading are not always just for academic purposes. English and reading are critically important to future jobs, daily life, and communication. I... read more

40/hour
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Learning is my passion, and it is my goal to help others learn and thrive for success academically and in a real life setting. I always encourage that English and reading are not always just for academic purposes. English and reading are critically important to future jobs, daily life, and communication. I... read more

Jason C.
68/hour

Philadelphia, PA

Highly Effective Teacher Specializing in SAT and ACT Prep

I have almost 2 years experience as an ACT tutor. I have worked with dozens of students and many have scored 31 - 36 in ACT reading. Improving your score in ACT reading really depends on understanding the test and finding the strategy that works best for you. I will help you develop strategies to become a... read more

68/hour
4.7 (16)
47 hours tutoring
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I have almost 2 years experience as an ACT tutor. I have worked with dozens of students and many have scored 31 - 36 in ACT reading. Improving your score in ACT reading really depends on understanding the test and finding the strategy that works best for you. I will help you develop strategies to become a... read more

Emily D.
45/hour

Philadelphia, PA

Experienced Writing Consultant here to Help with your Essays

I graduated with honors with my bachelor's degree in Anthropology and American Ethnic Studies in 2011, earned my master's in Education Policy from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 2017, and recently completed a pre-medical post-baccalaureate program. I love reading and writing and helping... read more

45/hour
5.0 (8)
14 hours tutoring
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I graduated with honors with my bachelor's degree in Anthropology and American Ethnic Studies in 2011, earned my master's in Education Policy from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 2017, and recently completed a pre-medical post-baccalaureate program. I love reading and writing and helping... read more

Saavan M.
40/hour

Philadelphia, PA

Economics Student at UPenn

Hi I'm Saavan. I have a deep love for anything and everything STEM and would love to work with you. I have spent most of my time in high school helping other students whether that be simply working a friend through a problem or working as a tutor through the clubs I was involved in. I love working with students and... read more

40/hour
5.0 (19)
52 hours tutoring
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Hi I'm Saavan. I have a deep love for anything and everything STEM and would love to work with you. I have spent most of my time in high school helping other students whether that be simply working a friend through a problem or working as a tutor through the clubs I was involved in. I love working with students and... read more

Ayaka H.
45/hour

Philadelphia, PA

NYU Grad for Japanese Tutoring & K-6 Tutoring

Hello! My name is Ayaka. I was born in Japan and raised in the States. I went to New York University, majoring in Childhood Education/Special Education and minoring in East Asian Studies with a concentration in Japanese. I am bilingual and speak Japanese fluently. I currently teach English to Japanese students (both... read more

45/hour
5.0 (10)
40 hours tutoring
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Hello! My name is Ayaka. I was born in Japan and raised in the States. I went to New York University, majoring in Childhood Education/Special Education and minoring in East Asian Studies with a concentration in Japanese. I am bilingual and speak Japanese fluently. I currently teach English to Japanese students (both... read more

David M.
45/hour

Philadelphia, PA

English and Spanish Tutor / Architecture tutor (theory) / AutoCAD

I am very proficient (speaking, writing and reading) in the Spanish language. For over 10 years I served in the United States Air Force and was assigned to teach Spanish to many of my colleagues in service. I love to add value to people through education. read more

45/hour
5.0 (14)
40 hours tutoring
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I am very proficient (speaking, writing and reading) in the Spanish language. For over 10 years I served in the United States Air Force and was assigned to teach Spanish to many of my colleagues in service. I love to add value to people through education. read more

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