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Jody H.

Tempe, AZ

$30/hr

Pre K-2nd grade Literacy Expert -Reading, Writing, or Spelling

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Background check passed as of 1/25/15

Pre K-2nd grade Literacy Expert -Reading, Writing, or Spelling

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It's important to hire someone who is familiar with the rigor of Arizona and Common Core standards. I'm a certified teacher in Arizona with a finger print clearance. I'm also certified in Texas, as well as being National Board Certified. As a master teacher, I know how to pinpoint student's area of interest as well as change strategies or methodologies when needed.

Preschool- 2nd Grade Literacy:
I love K-2 literacy! I have taught for over 20 years in elementary school in various grades and positions. Currently, I'm a Reading Interventionist at an elementary school. I love the light bulb that goes on as students become more confident as readers, writers and spellers. This passion led me to pursue the rigorous National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. In 2012, I became a National Board Certified Teacher in Early Childhood Literacy. I believe in using a combination of phonics with patterned, high interest books. I also mix it up with some games and IPAD applications. My goal is to develop students who will LOVE to read and write.

My current availability is weekends only. In summer, I will be able to add more clients throughout the week.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Testimonials

"Incredible tutor, so many different techniques to help teach"

- Julia, Chandler, AZ on 2/22/15

"Awesome!"

- Melanie , Tempe, AZ on 2/26/15

"Great tutor"

- Amy, Gilbert, AZ on 2/7/15
Math:
Linear Algebra
English:
English, Grammar, Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
Microsoft PowerPoint
Language:
Spanish, TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar, Handwriting,
Phonics,
Reading, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics,
Special Needs
Business:
Microsoft PowerPoint
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
English, Handwriting,
Reading, Spanish, Writing
Test Preparation:
TOEFL
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Spanish

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.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have taught elementary education for 22 years. I am certified to teach k-8 in both Arizona and Texas. I'm a 2012 National Board Certified Teacher in Early Childhood Literacy.

Handwriting

I've taught elementary education for over 20 years where I taught handwriting. I also attended a workshop by a company called Handwriting Without Tears. I'm a 2012 National Board Certified Teacher in Literacy, currently working as Reading Interventionist for grades K-5.

Phonics

I'm a Reading Specialist for an Arizona public school district. I have a Reading endorsement through the state of Arizona. I am a National Board Certified teacher in the area of Early Literacy.

Special Needs

I'm a Reading Specialist who has worked with both typical and Special needs populations. I'm also a mom to a child with special needs. I've taken numerous courses including: medical needs, American Sign Language, Handwriting Without Tears, and preschool needs.

University of Minnesota
Spanish
Arizona State University
MEd

Education

University of Minnesota (Spanish)

Arizona State University (MEd)

Incredible tutor, so many different techniques to help teach — Jody is an incredible tutor. It takes a lot to keep my daughter interested and engaged, but Jody succeeds every time. She brings a whole suitcase full of fun activities and projects to keep my daughter learning and interested. She uses iPad apps as well as hands on learning tools to help her succeed. Jody is great with scheduling and is very personable. I definitely recommend her!!!! ...

— Julia, Chandler, AZ on 2/22/15

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $30.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

I am willing to give group discounts and a discount for tutoring that occurs in Tempe.

Travel policy

Jody will travel within 5 miles of Tempe, AZ 85282.


About Jody

Read on if you want results...
It's important to hire someone who is familiar with the rigor of Arizona and Common Core standards. I'm a certified teacher in Arizona with a finger print clearance. I'm also certified in Texas, as well as being National Board Certified. As a master teacher, I know how to pinpoint student's area of interest as well as change strategies or methodologies when needed.

Preschool- 2nd Grade Literacy:
I love K-2 literacy! I have taught for over 20 years in elementary school in various grades and positions. Currently, I'm a Reading Interventionist at an elementary school. I love the light bulb that goes on as students become more confident as readers, writers and spellers. This passion led me to pursue the rigorous National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. In 2012, I became a National Board Certified Teacher in Early Childhood Literacy. I believe in using a combination of phonics with patterned, high interest books. I also mix it up with some games and IPAD applications. My goal is to develop students who will LOVE to read and write.

My current availability is weekends only. In summer, I will be able to add more clients throughout the week.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Testimonials

"Incredible tutor, so many different techniques to help teach"

- Julia, Chandler, AZ on 2/22/15

"Awesome!"

- Melanie , Tempe, AZ on 2/26/15

"Great tutor"

- Amy, Gilbert, AZ on 2/7/15

Education

University of Minnesota
Spanish
Arizona State University
MEd

Education

University of Minnesota (Spanish)

Arizona State University (MEd)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
2 hours notice required

I am willing to give group discounts and a discount for tutoring that occurs in Tempe.

Travel Radius
Travels within 5 miles of Tempe, AZ 85282

Jody’s Subjects

Math:
Linear Algebra
English:
English, Grammar, Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
Microsoft PowerPoint
Language:
Spanish, TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar, Handwriting,
Phonics,
Reading, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics,
Special Needs
Business:
Microsoft PowerPoint
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
English, Handwriting,
Reading, Spanish, Writing
Test Preparation:
TOEFL
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Spanish

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.


Background Check Status for Jody H.

Jody H. passed a background check on 1/25/15. The check was ordered by Jody through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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