Luanda W.

  • Grades K, 3, 5, and 8
  • Near San Francisco, California

Luanda holds a Bachelor's and an Associate's degree in Liberal Studies and Arts. She used her training to fuel a 20+ year career as a classroom instructor for grades K-8. She's especially talented in kindergarten education and created the kindergarten curriculum for a public charter school that she co-founded. Luanda specializes in Language Arts and acquired a CLAD (Cross-Cultural Language Acquisition Development) certificate early in her career. She's utilized her expertise as an ESL instructor in public schools for 3 years. On top of her teaching experience, she's also an avid body practitioner and has co-founded a holistic health services company.


Teaching Philosophy

Luanda sees the importance of creating a welcoming learning environment that will encourage all students to reach their highest potential. She structures her learning units to be very hands-on, which piques curiosity and interest in the students. In the latter stages of the units, she challenges the students to master the content's concrete details via interesting projects and creative assignments. She understands the importance of active learning and helps every student get as involved in the learning process as possible.

1 hour tutoring (in person)


In-person tutoring to support academic development and growth. Focused on building understanding - not just finishing homework. Customized to your needs and schedule. In-person tutoring requires following COVID safety protocols.

$99

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1 hour tutoring (online)


Online tutoring to support academic development and growth. Focused on building understanding - not just finishing homework. Customized to your needs and schedule. Online tutoring over Zoom or Google Hangouts.

$79

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Package - 5 hour tutoring (in person)


[5 hour package] In person tutoring to support academic development and growth. Focused on building understanding - not just finishing homework. Customized to your needs and schedule. In person tutoring requires following COVID safety protocols. 5 hours can be spread over multiple sessions as fits your needs.

$399

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