Compassionate and caring science teacher who presents course materials in a clear, interesting and innovative way. Works with students individually to help them achieve academic goals as well as individual personal growth.
I have worked several years with the district essential learning science team in creating district common assessments, rubrics and gathering exemplary work. I completed Kagan training last summer and have incorporated many of the strategies into my classroom. I have also completed the district ELL training.
Used a variety of teaching methods such as lectures, discussions and demonstrations. Encouraged discussion of class material to promote critical thinking. Participated in regular training courses to keep up-to-date with new teaching methods and developments in the field. Integrated technology into the curriculum to develop students' technology skills. Planned and conducted hands-on activities to provide students with opportunities to observe, question and investigate. Met with parents and guardians to discuss students' progress through out the year. Enforced both classroom and administration policies and rules. Established positive relationships with students, parents, colleagues and administrators. Worked cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula for special education students according to Individual Education Plans (IEPs). Collaborates weekly with 7th grade science team to build lessons.
I taught 6th grade earth science for 5 years until the school moved to the new building Silver Hills Middle School. While I was there I was involved in piloting SBG and worked with others to collaborate and identify what worked and what didn't. We also included professional learning communities into our building which had a great over all impact with our colleagues.
Substitute Teacher - Adams County School District 50, 4476 W. 68th
Ave. Westminster, CO 80030 and
Adams Twelve five Star Schools. 1500 East 128th Ave. Thornton,
As a substitute teacher I was responsible for carrying out stated plans of the absent teacher, maintaining a safe positive learning environment, and appropriate classroom management.
Minor in Chemistry
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