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The Best Writing Tutors in Portola Valley, CA

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DAVID S.
75/hour

Near Portola Valley, CA

BOOMERANG! creator teaches writing

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75/hour
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Leon B.
150/hour

Near Portola Valley, CA

International Music Producer & Artist

As a touring Musical Artist, I've had the pleasure of performing in 56 countries around the world! I write my own songs and produce tracks for other artists, so I'm comfortable with with a number of different styles and trying to help *you* find and develop your own voice as an artist. read more

150/hour
5.0 (11)
2 hours tutoring Writing out of 17 hours
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As a touring Musical Artist, I've had the pleasure of performing in 56 countries around the world! I write my own songs and produce tracks for other artists, so I'm comfortable with with a number of different styles and trying to help *you* find and develop your own voice as an artist. read more

Joseph P.
60/hour

Near Portola Valley, CA

Bella Italia! Italian language and culture tutoring for adults.

I have been engaged in serious academic writing for the past twenty years. I have published many articles in my field, and I love the art of expressing myself and communicating with others through writing. I am passionate about language and style, aware that the primary goal of writing is to be... read more

60/hour
5.0 (16)
3 hours tutoring Writing out of 67 hours
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I have been engaged in serious academic writing for the past twenty years. I have published many articles in my field, and I love the art of expressing myself and communicating with others through writing. I am passionate about language and style, aware that the primary goal of writing is to be... read more

Colleen P.
50/hour

Near Portola Valley, CA

Experienced English tutor for adults: conversation, grammar, writing

I have a passion for helping internationals improve their English, and have been tutoring ESL/ESOL for over five years. My students have come from Japan, China, Korea, and Brazil, and I enjoy learning about each culture. I have a PhD in History from Stanford University, and have studied French, Italian, German, and... read more

50/hour
4.9 (115)
338 hours tutoring
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I have a passion for helping internationals improve their English, and have been tutoring ESL/ESOL for over five years. My students have come from Japan, China, Korea, and Brazil, and I enjoy learning about each culture. I have a PhD in History from Stanford University, and have studied French, Italian, German, and... read more

Ludka K.
90/hour

Near Portola Valley, CA

Double-Masters, Effective, Multi-Subject Tutor

I also took a creative writing course at Smith College and taught expository, analytical, and creative writing while teaching 12th grade English last year. During that time, I also tutored a large number of high school students in essay writing. In addition, a number of times I tutored 6th grade... read more

90/hour
4.8 (49)
20 hours tutoring Writing out of 163 hours
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I also took a creative writing course at Smith College and taught expository, analytical, and creative writing while teaching 12th grade English last year. During that time, I also tutored a large number of high school students in essay writing. In addition, a number of times I tutored 6th grade... read more

Purvi G.
60/hour

Near Portola Valley, CA

Elem School Teacher (13 years) Math/Reading/Working w/Special Needs

Hello, I'm Purvi! I have been teaching 1-on-1 for 13 years in elementary and middle school settings. I am very passionate about teaching and that has allowed me to achieve success in working with students in general education and with students who have special needs. I have experience teaching students diagnosed with... read more

60/hour
4.5 (2)
13 hours tutoring
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Hello, I'm Purvi! I have been teaching 1-on-1 for 13 years in elementary and middle school settings. I am very passionate about teaching and that has allowed me to achieve success in working with students in general education and with students who have special needs. I have experience teaching students diagnosed with... read more

Rima V.
40/hour

Near Portola Valley, CA

Patient and Engaging K-12 tutor

I am very big on practice problems because chemistry is not a subject you can get away with memorizing. I have scored the top percentile in the nation for reading and writing on the ACT. I believe English and reading are two of the most important subjects in school right now, especially in this day and age.... read more

40/hour
5.0 (48)
430 hours tutoring
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I am very big on practice problems because chemistry is not a subject you can get away with memorizing. I have scored the top percentile in the nation for reading and writing on the ACT. I believe English and reading are two of the most important subjects in school right now, especially in this day and age.... read more

Rick H.
50/hour

Near Portola Valley, CA

Use Proper English, Humor, Good Diction & Storytelling to Communicate!

I have decades of experience as an actor and voice artist and have helped students of all ages from around the world to be better understood, overcome speech impediments and gain confidence with expressing their own personal voice in both speaking and writing Standard American English. read more

50/hour
5.0 (86)
14 hours tutoring Writing out of 185 hours
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I have decades of experience as an actor and voice artist and have helped students of all ages from around the world to be better understood, overcome speech impediments and gain confidence with expressing their own personal voice in both speaking and writing Standard American English. read more

Beatriz A.
200/hour

Near Portola Valley, CA

Stanford Engineering PhD with 8 Years of STEM Teaching Experience

I have two years of experience working specifically with K-6th graders. I have expertise in diverse subjects including math, science, writing, reading, and social studies. My goal is to inspire young students to embrace learning, form a solid foundation of literacy and numeracy skills, and develop strong... read more

200/hour
5.0 (20)
1 hours tutoring Writing out of 43 hours
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I have two years of experience working specifically with K-6th graders. I have expertise in diverse subjects including math, science, writing, reading, and social studies. My goal is to inspire young students to embrace learning, form a solid foundation of literacy and numeracy skills, and develop strong... read more

Alan W.
145/hour

Near Portola Valley, CA

Experienced Teacher Ready to Help You Achieve Academic Excellence

I have a lot of experience writing and helping college and high school students improve their writing. I'm the author of a book (Argon Desaki's Report from Earth) and of various articles, especially on topics related to the future of humanity. read more

145/hour
5.0 (96)
146 hours tutoring
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I have a lot of experience writing and helping college and high school students improve their writing. I'm the author of a book (Argon Desaki's Report from Earth) and of various articles, especially on topics related to the future of humanity. read more

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