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Don A.

English, Reading, History, Art History, Computer Skills

Carmel, IN (46032)

Travel radius
15 miles
Hourly fee
$30.00
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Don's Tutoring Subjects

Approved subjects are in bold.
English:
English
Grammar
Literature
Reading more »
Vocabulary
Writing more »
Science:
Geology
Sociology
Computer:
Adobe InDesign more »
Adobe Photoshop
Desktop Publishing more »
Graphic Design
Macintosh
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Outlook more »
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Windows more »
Microsoft Word
Photography more »
History:
American History
Classics
Government & Politics
World History
Art:
Adobe Photoshop
Art History
Drawing more »
Graphic Design
Painting more »
Photography more »
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th) more »
Elementary Science
Grammar
Handwriting
Reading more »
Study Skills more »
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD more »
Special Needs more »
Business:
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th) more »
English
Handwriting
Reading more »
Study Skills more »
Writing more »
Sports/Recreation:
Cooking more »
Swimming more »
Corporate Training:
Grammar
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Word

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ADD/ADHD

I have tutored students with ADD/ADHD with high school and college courses. I tutored special needs students through Indiana Vocational Rehabilitation program of which I was appointed by the program to tutor their clients. I keep the student focused on their study by making the session comfortable for the student and guide the student back to their task when they start to sidetrack. The ADD/ADHD students I've tutored have succeeded their academic goals with excellent grades.

Adobe InDesign

I am a Graphic Designer and have worked extensively with InDesign to create projects for various clients. I even tutored my co workers on techniques that can be utilized with InDesign. InDesign is a major tool for the Graphic Designer and a Graphic Designer must know its potential in order to do an excellent job. I am well qualified to tutor InDesign.

Cooking

I've worked in several restaurants as a prep cook and fry cook. I've prepared soups, salads, pastas, pizzas, sandwiches, steaks, desserts and more. I also learned Asian cooking from friends and even came close to opening a doughnut shop.

Desktop Publishing

I ran my own Graphic Design business for five years. I had many clients and did a lot of photo restoration for historical archives.

Drawing

I have a BS in Fine Arts from Indiana State University. I also had a graphic design business. I have tutored students in the past in drawing for their art class. I have had my art work published in advertisements and even drew my own comic strip for a small publication. I even student taught in art classes when I was majoring in education. As you can see I am well qualified to tutor drawing.

Elementary (K-6th)

I graduated Indiana State University with a B.S. in Arts and Sciences. I was studying to become a teacher but changed my major to Graphic Design. I did student teaching in both elementary and junior high school. I have a total of four years experience in tutoring with Indiana Vocational Rehabilitation from elementary school level all the way through college level. My students have accomplished their goals and significantly raised their grades. I am well qualified to tutor elementary level.

Microsoft Outlook

I work with Outlook everyday In my occupation. I is the essential way to communicate with all departments and individuals of whom are associated with the company. I is an important tool for business.

Microsoft Windows

I have extensive knowledge of Microsoft Windows due to working with Microsoft Windows for my Graphic Design business and Antique toy business. I also work with it at my current and past occupations. I also use Windows with tutoring students with their online classes.

Painting

I have a BS in Fine Arts from Indiana State University and have had my paintings displayed in exhibits along with painting murals in various establishments. I have also tutored my past students in painting for their art projects and they have done very well with their projects. I also worked with a fellow artist in airbrushing fantasy art onto shirts. I am well qualified to tutor painting.

Photography

I was a photographer for the Indiana State University Year Book. I took Photography classes in college and developed my own negatives and photos. I also worked for Olan Mills Portrait Studios as a Portrait Photographer.

Reading

I tutored students of whom were having trouble understanding the subject matter of what they were reading and helped them imagine as if they were in the story. This gives the student a more personal experience with reading and gets them more involved in the subject matter.

Special Needs

I've tutored students for Indiana
Vocational Rehabilitation with Short term memory that required special attention to their specific needs in achieving their goals in their assignments. I have also tutored students with ADD/ADHD and students with mental and low self esteem issues.
In order to tutor students through Indiana Vocational Rehabilitation Program the tutor is appointed by the state. I have a total of five years tutoring students in all subjects and the students I tutored significantly raised their grades. I had students went from F's and D's to making the Dean's List.

Study Skills

I have five years experience of tutoring students elementary age through college. I tutored special needs students with short term memory and ADD/ADHD who needed to establish a study skills agenda. I focus on the students weak points and show them techniques to help with studying. The students I've tutored have succeeded their academic skills and even made the Dean's List. The student that struggles don't access their ask for help and don't participate in study groups. These factors are important to raise the grade.

Swimming

I have extensive swimming experience. I've been swimming for most of my life and even gave swimming demonstrations. I also gone through life guard training through the Red Cross.

Writing

I have extensive experience in writing and composition. I wrote articles for publications along with advertisements. I also have five years experience in tutoring and write daily reports for my day occupation. I would be glad to help you or your child with the writing skills and composition.

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Approved Subjects

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