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Lafayette is a city in California, and is a part of Contra Costa County. The city was originally settled by the Spanish in the late 1700s, but was eventually settled by the pioneers in 1848. The town built its first post office in 1857, and incorporated into a city in 1968. Lafayette transformed from an agricultural community into a commuter town in the 1950s, and it is now home to nearly 25,000 people.

Acalanes Union High School District manages the only secondary institution in Lafayette, which is Acalanes High. This school has earned a gold medal from "U.S. News & World Report" for its excellent academic programs. Expert online tutoring from Lafayette tutors could help you work towards success in your test prep and coursework. Lafayette is less than ten miles away from Oakland, and 18 miles from San Francisco. This provides you with the opportunity to attend an amazing college or university in the area, like Mills College, the University of California-Los Angeles, the University of San Francisco, and San Francisco State University. Whether you are looking to attend a private or public college or university, you might benefit by seeking a personal tutor in Lafayette, CA, who can offer you online or in-home tutoring sessions for test prep instruction. Lafayette, CA, tutoring might help you get into the school of your dreams.

Just outside of Lafayette is the lovely community of Walnut Creek, which is ten minutes away by car and five minutes away by public transit. There are many gorgeous parks and wonderful museums in Walnut Creek that can offer a refreshing break from city life. One of the most frequently visited spots in this city is the Lindsay Wildlife Museum, which specializes in training and bringing back raptor birds to the area. This museum is full of engaging and fun activities, and kids and adults alike will have a blast here. The Ruth Bancroft Garden is also worth visiting, and here you enjoy beautiful succulents and other flora maintained by passionate and friendly volunteers. The Civic Park is a family-friendly park where kids can have fun on a playground, and adults can relax in cool, shaded areas. This park is also located near a library, art studio, and several restaurants, so you can spend an entire day in this area.

Put in the work to try to get the most out of your education while living in this special community. A private Lafayette tutoring session can give you expert in-home or online instruction to potentially help you improve in your test prep or course.

 

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Tutoring review by Siddharth in Lafayette, CA
This was our first session and we went over a test that the student had recently gotten back. The test covered absolute value functions as well as piecewise functions. We had to go over a lot of basic graphing skills in order to make sure that the graphing of these more complex functions could be understood. She was very responsive towards the material, and after approaching problems from different standpoints, she seemed to understand the material better! I am meeting with her again tomorrow for some extra practice and so she can get ahead in the class.
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Tutoring review by Dexter in Lafayette, CA
The student wanted to complete a French project that was due the next day, a project that was comprised of constructing a French conversation in a cafe. I helped her with the pronunciation of each of the phrases that were in the writing of her conversation, and helped with the punctuation and accent graves and accent aigues (the French orthography) for each French word. She then had to record an audio file of her pronunciation for each page of the project and post each recording on the six pages of French conversation she composed for her document. We went through a practice run of the pronunciation before she pronounced accurately accented French into her recordings. She was very creative with the French words, combining and adding phrases and parts of French speech. This was a very good exercise and project for her because it was interactive and linguistically constructive. She is confident for her first French quiz/test, and we briefly covered the French numbers that she needed to focus on (quatorze, cinquante).
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Tutoring review by Angelia in Lafayette, CA
The student and I discussed different ways to begin a paper. For example, free writing, brainstorming, listing, mapping, journals, and outlines. I told him he will have to find out what works for him the best. We read the prompt for his English class and decided to reread Frank O'Connor's story Confession. We came up with a workable thesis and referred back to the book for main supporting points. He will send me a rough draft to look over before the paper is due on Sunday.
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Tutoring review by Joy in Lafayette, CA
Today the student and I created flash cards for some common Latin and Greek root words and also for some vocabulary words. We used these flashcards to play a matching game during which she had to match the definition to the correct word. We repeated this exercise multiple times to reinforce the meanings. We also worked on some fraction problems, including converting improper fractions to mixed numbers and finding the lowest common denominator.
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Tutoring review by Kevin in Lafayette, CA
Yesterday, we met for the first time and went over a number of concepts, mostly energy, momentum, impulse, work, and power. Things went very well! We've scheduled another session for the other side of the quiz and test, which will happen this week and next. After that, we'll work towards answering more HW problems together.
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Tutoring review by Selena in Lafayette, CA
Today the student and I worked through geometry studying for his exam tomorrow. He seems to do well with rotation, reflection, constructions, slope, and distance formula. However, he was struggling a little with the proofs. Before we finished, I gave him the advice of working through the entire study guide that his teacher gave him and practicing all the problems, especially those on proofs.
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