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Deon H.

Jackson, MS

$40/hour

Cultivation and Inspiration

In-person lessons

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Jackson State University , Jackson Ms
Elementary Education

Education

Jackson State University , Jackson Ms (Elementary Education)

About Deon

My name is Deon, an educator from Indianapolis, Indiana. Currently, a Senior at Jackson State University majoring in Elementary Education with a math concentration. I am a part of the premier program called Call Me MISTER, in which I am trained to be what my students need in order to help them grow. Over the years, I have been a book buddy at Van Winkle Elementary and a reading interventionist for a 21st century summer program at Jackson State. Even now, I am student teaching with the hopes of becoming a fantastic educator.

Tutoring holds an interest for me because it allows me to directly relay as much as I can to the student that I am tutoring. Through tutoring, different lessons that are taught can be improved upon to become even more effective for the next student, or class to whom it is taught. As much as tutoring is for the student, I have come to realize that it is just as important for me. Understanding myself, my strengths and weaknesses as a teacher through many interactions with students, and the knack for developing new, positive, and productive relationships helps to mold me into the educator that is needed.

Understanding comes from a firm foundation. By putting into place and reinforcing the foundation, the student can then build.

Spoken on different platforms. Participated in oratorical contests. Can reinforce subject-verb agreement as well as written and verbal grammar.

Training in LETRS(Learning Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling)


Along with the tutoring aspect, there will be personal development that will also take place as a result of the tutoring. Any student I tutor, I want to make them as great as they can be. Feel free to contact me with any questions.
My name is Deon, an educator from Indianapolis, Indiana. Currently, a Senior at Jackson State University majoring in Elementary Education with a math concentration. I am a part of the premier program called Call Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 1 miles of Jackson, MS 39217
In-person lessons
Math:
Elementary Math
English:
Grammar, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar, Phonics,
Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Phonics

Being trained in Learning Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling has equipped me to tutor on some of the issues hurting students: letter-sound correspondences, and phonemic awareness amongst other things. Being able to get to the root of the problem helps in putting the student on the right track. I can meet students where they are, and work to improve their skills.

Jackson State University , Jackson Ms
Elementary Education

Education

Jackson State University , Jackson Ms (Elementary Education)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Deon will travel within 1 miles of Jackson, MS 39217.