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Melissa P.
55/hour

Tacoma, WA

Certified teacher- creative, kind, and adaptive teaching style.

Hello! I am a certificated teacher with a background in art. I love working with students of all ages, but my specialty is elementary age students. I am proficient in all elementary subjects and I enjoy teaching all of the subjects. I recently... read more

55/hour
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Hello! I am a certificated teacher with a background in art. I love working with students of all ages, but my specialty is elementary age students. I am proficient in all elementary subjects and I enjoy teaching all of the subjects. I recently... read more

Holden S.
40/hour

Tacoma, WA

Licensed attorney with tutoring and coaching experience

Hello, my name is Holden. I am a 28 year old attorney licensed in Georgia and Tennessee. I recently moved to Tacoma and my membership application to the Washington State Bar is pending. In 2015, I graduated magna cum laude from the University of... read more

40/hour
4 hours tutoring
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Hello, my name is Holden. I am a 28 year old attorney licensed in Georgia and Tennessee. I recently moved to Tacoma and my membership application to the Washington State Bar is pending. In 2015, I graduated magna cum laude from the University of... read more

Andy M.
30/hour

Tacoma, WA

Experienced Teacher Specializing in Filmmaking and Film Analysis

I'm Andy! My education consisted of film practice, film history/theory, art theory, and literary theory. My undergraduate degree was in Cinema and Media Arts with a minor in English and my masters was in Film Studies. Since then I have taught... read more

30/hour
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I'm Andy! My education consisted of film practice, film history/theory, art theory, and literary theory. My undergraduate degree was in Cinema and Media Arts with a minor in English and my masters was in Film Studies. Since then I have taught... read more

Claire Z.
25/hour

Tacoma, WA

Enthusiastic biology and chemistry tutor

Hello, I am Claire! I am currently a junior at University of Puget Sound working to get a degree in Molecular, Cellular Biology. Having found myself on the Dean's honor list every semester so far, I acredit much of my academic success to the peers... read more

25/hour
5.0 (4)
8 hours tutoring
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Hello, I am Claire! I am currently a junior at University of Puget Sound working to get a degree in Molecular, Cellular Biology. Having found myself on the Dean's honor list every semester so far, I acredit much of my academic success to the peers... read more

William A.
40/hour

Tacoma, WA

Chemistry and Math Tutor

Welcome! I have taught chemistry for several years part-time at a community college while working full time as a chemist. I have experience teaching high school sciences and maths as well as college level inorganic and organic chemistry. I... read more

40/hour
4.9 (1395)
3,776 hours tutoring
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Welcome! I have taught chemistry for several years part-time at a community college while working full time as a chemist. I have experience teaching high school sciences and maths as well as college level inorganic and organic chemistry. I... read more

Kamryn H.
35/hour

Tacoma, WA

Lover of languages and dance!

I taught dance back in high school and enjoyed it immensely. I am currently working on getting a Master's in Education with a focus in TESOL. During my undergraduate studies, I participated in language exchanges where I would help speakers of... read more

35/hour
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I taught dance back in high school and enjoyed it immensely. I am currently working on getting a Master's in Education with a focus in TESOL. During my undergraduate studies, I participated in language exchanges where I would help speakers of... read more

Margaret S.
40/hour

Tacoma, WA

Engineer and Teacher Specializing in Making Math Intuitive

I'm Maggie! I have two engineering degrees, one in Chemical Engineering and another in Engineering & Public Policy, both from Carnegie Mellon, and from college, I hired straight into Boeing. I started tutoring in 2008, and have been tutoring off... read more

40/hour
5.0 (7)
29 hours tutoring
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I'm Maggie! I have two engineering degrees, one in Chemical Engineering and another in Engineering & Public Policy, both from Carnegie Mellon, and from college, I hired straight into Boeing. I started tutoring in 2008, and have been tutoring off... read more

Kasey G.
35/hour

Tacoma, WA

Bilingual English-French Speaker Specializing in Language Skills

Hi, I'm Kasey! I use she/her pronouns, and I am currently a student at Pacific Lutheran University, where I will be a senior in the fall. I am majoring in Anthropology and French Language and Literature, and have a 4.0 GPA. I love to learn, and... read more

35/hour
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Hi, I'm Kasey! I use she/her pronouns, and I am currently a student at Pacific Lutheran University, where I will be a senior in the fall. I am majoring in Anthropology and French Language and Literature, and have a 4.0 GPA. I love to learn, and... read more

Christopher M.
40/hour

Tacoma, WA

Experienced tutor in accounting, math, and German.

I have a been tutoring for most of my life, from kindergarten-aged children up to college and university-level classes. I mainly tutored accounting classes for five years at Green River Community College and Washington State University. I tutored... read more

40/hour
4.9 (690)
3,799 hours tutoring
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I have a been tutoring for most of my life, from kindergarten-aged children up to college and university-level classes. I mainly tutored accounting classes for five years at Green River Community College and Washington State University. I tutored... read more

Karen A.
50/hour

Tacoma, WA

Experienced HS Math Teacher, MAT

I graduated from the University of Puget Sound with a minor in Mathematics, then I went on to get my Master's degree in Secondary Education with an endorsement Secondary Mathematics. I have been teaching for 4 years at a local high school,... read more

50/hour
4.7 (28)
76 hours tutoring
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I graduated from the University of Puget Sound with a minor in Mathematics, then I went on to get my Master's degree in Secondary Education with an endorsement Secondary Mathematics. I have been teaching for 4 years at a local high school,... read more

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I have played soccer for 18 years and have 2 years of coaching experience at the elementary level.
Adam P.
I have over 15 years of tutoring experience in Arts and over 5 years as a teacher in Arts & Crafts to students of various ages. I'm also an artist and crafter.I teach drawing using different media: pencil, pen, acrylic, watercolor, etc.
ShengHsi Kimberly L.
I have been an avid chess player since I was 6 years old. I am familiar not only with basic rules and piece capabilities, but also more advanced strategies, including anticipating how the board will develop several moves ahead. Perhaps most importantly, I understand how the game can both improve cognitive abilities and also be, quite simply, fun!
Daniel S.
I have been sewing since I was a small child, approximately 40 years. I have made all types of simple and complex projects from tailored suits, lots of my own clothing, to simple projects that I used to teach my own daughter to sew. I come from a long line of "sewers" as my grandmother taught me. My mom, her sister, my cousin and I are (were) all serious sewers.I am very patient with young children. I believe that learning to sew is an excellent life skill.I am a certified secondary ed teacher and have subbed for many years, preschool through high school, which taught me to work with all levels of children. Last school year I went into the sewing lab in my free period and helped the girls and the teacher, just because I enjoyed it.
Diane G.
For over 30 years, I've had the opportunity to assist children through adults in improving their reading and writing skills. Beginning when I was in college I worked with a local community college assisting students with their basic skills of reading, writing and math. Since these skills are foundational for education, I believe it is important for all students to develop expertise in these subjects.
David F.
I live in East Mesa and am willing to travel within 30-40 miles to do tutoring. I have been a special education teacher for 3-4 years, 2 of those years here in the Valley. I have 2 children and 3 grandchildren, all of whom live back in the Chicagoland area. I love working with children of all ages and this is my passion. Particularly, I like to teach English, writing, and literature. I also have taught general math, pre-algebra, general sciences, biology, civics and geography. I love learning and consider myself a life-long learner as well as a teacher. I am looking forward to working with WyzAnt and working with children of all ages.Sincerely,Ms. Sandra D.
Sandra D.
Chemistry has so many different rules, so much math, and often moves so fast that students who get behind for any reason find it very hard to recover from alone. My focus when helping students with chemistry is on the way to approach the problems so that the rules don't get overwhelming. Just having someone else to guide you through the steps a few times will make it so the next times on your own come easier.One of the most common things I show students is how math often becomes easier when applied to real problems. Most students assume it becomes more difficult, but when problems include units getting the right answer is easier with the right mindset.
Joseph S.
I have more than 4 years' solid tutoring experience, including help with writing persuasive and organized communications for all grade levels. I can help greatly improve English skills (reading, writing, grammar and vocabulary). I enjoy finding out how each person I tutor learns best.I have been writing and editing all kinds of material -- including abstracts, essays of all types, and extensively researched articles -- for publication for more than 25 years. It makes me feel good to share what I have learned and so make the process much easier for others.
Charlotte G.
I've been teaching earth science and tutoring for 18 years. I have had great success with my students for the earth science Regents over the years.
Laurie C.
I have been tutoring students from Mission San Jose, Washington, Irvington, and most other high schools in Fremont and the greater East Bay area in all levels of math for over three years. Through one-on-one lessons and routine practice, my students have achieved outstanding results. References are available by request.
Daniel F.

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