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Donald T.

Peoria, AZ

$40/hr

Dr. Don Thompson,Ph.D.

Background check passed as of 10/13/10
Usually responds in about 2 days

Dr. Don Thompson,Ph.D.

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Certified teacher in Social Studies,ESL, Business and Reading. I have over ten years teaching experience from high school to college. I have taught reading classes for over four years at Grand Canyon University. I have a Master's Degree in Education with a minor in Curriculum and Instruction from Chapman University.I have been a Reading Specialist for over six years in the Deer Valley School District. I can raise students reading scores by two grade levels ! I also hold business degree in Management and a minor in Business Law.

English:
ACT Reading, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Proofreading, Reading
Science:
Anthropology, Philosophy
Computer:
General Computer
Language:
ESL/ESOL
History:
American History, Anthropology, Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading, Study Skills
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Phonics
Business:
Accounting, Business
Homeschool:
Accounting, ESL/ESOL,
Reading, Study Skills
Test Preparation:
ACT Reading, LSAT
Corporate Training:
Accounting, Business,
ESL/ESOL,
General Computer,
Grammar, Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Business

Instructed Statistics in college and I have my own business. I have a B.A. degree in business and a minor in business law.In high school I have in the past instructed business law and management skills and accounting .

ESL/ESOL

Have instructed ESL classes in reading. Teaching the main idea, cause and effect and inference reading for the past five years in high school.

General Computer

I have instructed students in basic computers from typing to using wordperfect in high school. I have explained operating system and software to match computer hardware. I have in the past worked with students on how to develop a web page on a computer in my business classes. I also instruct the Master's of Arts in Reading program online. I have helped students in email address and how to use different software programs.

Phonics

As a reading Specialist for over six years I have instructed Phonics in the middle schools for students who could not read above the third grade reading level. I have also instructed ESL students in basic Phonics and site words. As a Certified Reading Specialist we must take Phonics classes to be certified as a Reading Specialist.

Social Studies

I have been a Social Studies teacher for over six years. I have instructed Social Studies in Middle school and High school. I have instructed classes on the Civil war, History, and World History. I am certified as a Social Studies teacher.

University of Phoenix
Chapman University
Master's

Education

University of Phoenix

Chapman University (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Donald will travel within 20 miles of Peoria, AZ 85345.


About Donald

Certified teacher in Social Studies,ESL, Business and Reading. I have over ten years teaching experience from high school to college. I have taught reading classes for over four years at Grand Canyon University. I have a Master's Degree in Education with a minor in Curriculum and Instruction from Chapman University.I have been a Reading Specialist for over six years in the Deer Valley School District. I can raise students reading scores by two grade levels ! I also hold business degree in Management and a minor in Business Law.

Education

University of Phoenix
Chapman University
Master's

Education

University of Phoenix

Chapman University (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
8 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Peoria, AZ 85345

Donald’s Subjects

English:
ACT Reading, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Proofreading, Reading
Science:
Anthropology, Philosophy
Computer:
General Computer
Language:
ESL/ESOL
History:
American History, Anthropology, Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading, Study Skills
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Phonics
Business:
Accounting, Business
Homeschool:
Accounting, ESL/ESOL,
Reading, Study Skills
Test Preparation:
ACT Reading, LSAT
Corporate Training:
Accounting, Business,
ESL/ESOL,
General Computer,
Grammar, Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


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