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Sara G.

Sudbury, MA

$50/hr

Languages, Music, History Tutor available!

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NYU School of Arts and Sciences
NYU School of Law
J.D.

Education

NYU School of Arts and Sciences

NYU School of Law (J.D.)

About Sara

I am a very easy-going, intuitive, creative and patient teacher. I am here to help you, not to pass judgment on your skills. I will work at your speed and help you find your strengths to develop and enhance your natural learning abilities. I have experience in both private tutoring and classroom teaching, as well as a Master's degree in Education.

I look forward to working with you!
I am a very easy-going, intuitive, creative and patient teacher. I am here to help you, not to pass judgment on your skills. I will work at your speed and help you find your strengths to develop and enhance your natural learning abilities. I have experience in both private tutoring and classroom teaching, as well as a Master's degree in Education. Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Sudbury, MA 01776
In-person lessons
English:
Bible Studies,
Literature, Public Speaking,
Reading, Writing
Language:
Hebrew
History:
American History, European History, Music History,
Religion,
World History
Music:
Music History,
Music Theory, Piano
Elementary Education:
Reading
Business:
Public Speaking
Homeschool:
Piano,
Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
LSAT
Corporate Training:
Hebrew,
Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Bible Studies

I have studied the Jewish bible since first grade. I have twelve years of yeshivah education and a Master's in Jewish Education. I read the weekly Torah portion with commentaries "religiously" every week as well as the weekly "haftorah" from the Prophets. I also study the Writings for my own edification and betterment. I am qualified to read and teach all of the Jewish bible in the original Hebrew.

Hebrew

I am a yeshiva graduate with fluency in modern Hebrew, both conversational and reading. I have taught Hebrew to young children and adults and am skilled in helping navigate a language that can be strange and confusing through helpful hints and easy immersion methods.

Music History

As a piano teacher, I have always tried to provide an historical context to my music lessons so that my students understand the influences of a given musician as well as having the composer "come alive" for them. To this end, it is important to know the particular culture in which the music was written - where, when, and, sometimes, why. In order to better understand a given piece of music, it is also important to parse its originality versus the stock themes of the genre (e.g., baroque, romantic, etc.) so as to understand the progression of the music and the uniqueness of a particular composition within its historical framework.

Piano

I have taught piano to a wide variety of students, both children and adults and can help with all styles from classical to blues, jazz, and pop. I can "tune in" to your strengths and build from a positive base helping you understand what you are playing and enhance your technical skills.

Public Speaking

Litigation attorney 30+ years; classroom teacher 5 years and Master's in Education. Both my attorney position and my classroom teaching have required a strong yet modulated presence in front of various audiences, ranging from multi-judge appellate panels, juries, students, fellow teachers, fellow attorneys (attorney education), consumer groups, parent groups and others. I have also studied acting and participate in live historic role-playing presentations, and have studied with a vocal coach.

Religion

I am most knowledgeable about Judaism, which I have studied in Yeshiva and have continued on many levels throughout my life: philosophy, Kabbalah, homiletic stories ("midrash")and "halachah" (legal requirements) and welcome theological inquiries. I am prepared to help with textual bible studies as well as cultural aspects, particularly from an historical point of view.

NYU School of Arts and Sciences
NYU School of Law
J.D.

Education

NYU School of Arts and Sciences

NYU School of Law (J.D.)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Sara will travel within 30 miles of Sudbury, MA 01776.

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