Talented teacher/facilitator driven to inspire students to pursue academic and personal excellence. Successful educator with core competencies in teaching, training, coaching, and relationship management. Strives to create a safe, challenging and engaging learning environment in which students become life-long scholars and learners. Highly effective at adapting curriculum and presentation style to educate students of all ages, as well as those of varied academic, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.
Initiated thought-provoking classroom discussions to help students develop their critical thinking abilities. Instructed students of various backgrounds and learning styles by employing a variety of instructional resources. Kept accurate records of student performance, maintaining the confidentiality of student records and information at all times. Integrated technology into the curriculum to develop students' word processing and research skills. Determined the training needs of each student through academic assessments.
Instructed "At Risk" students through lectures, discussions and demonstrations in middle school math, and high school social studies. Served on various committees and projects including Service of the Heart, Parent/Teacher Association and Crossroads. Used the positive reinforcement method to redirect poor behavior. Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills. Worked with parents and teachers to implement consistent behavior therapy techniques at home and school. Facilitated activities that developed students' physical, emotional and social growth. Established positive relationships with students, parents, colleagues and administrators. Responsible for maintaining accurate behavioral logs, attendance, and grades for each individual student; 50+ students at any given time.
Taught lessons encompassing a range of skill-building activities for speaking, writing, reading and listening.Organized extracurricular opportunities such as speech contests and field trips. Initiated and administered an English Language Proficiency program for Chinese medical doctors, nurses, and businessmen.
Organized supplementary materials in English for all students.Instructed more than 100 students through lectures, discussions, group activities and demonstrations.Engaged in cultural immersion programs with students to further augment global understanding.
Asian philosophies, Mandarin, and Tai Chi
Agro-archeology, modern movements of poetry, & Ezra Pound literature.
Globalization, Hindu culture, & trekked Himalayan Mountain.
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