Teacher/ tutor offering a strong educational background and more than 9 years of teaching and facilitating experience. Excellent interpersonal and organization skills. Demonstrated skill in individualizing instruction based on students' needs and interests. Dedicated educator committed to creating a classroom atmosphere that is stimulating, encouraging and supportive for all students. Enjoys using modern technology in the classroom.
28 years experience with American education
Able to manage time in tutoring sessions
Interest in international cultures, history
Practiced at distance teaching/learning
Expert at individualizing instruction
Proficient at maintaining documentation
Tutoring students elementary through college in topics from Earth Science, Life Science, and Elementary Math.
*Asking leading questions to analyze students understanding gaps
*Providing materials/ discussion to help student gain competence
*Excellent communication skills
*Expert grasp of the topics that fall under those subjects
My students were pleased with their experiences and learned a lot from the individualized instruction I provided.
*Review state educational standards and create lessons and activities to surpass them
*Maintain records of progress
*Adjusted instruction to student's needs and interests; directed field trips and enrolled student in co-curricular clubs
*Apply the positive reinforcement method to redirect negative behaviors
Columbus Literacy CouncilEnglish for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) tutor
*Classroom ESOL teacher support: feedback to students, classroom administrative tasks, led small-groups in speaking practice
*One-on-one tutoring: created lesson plans, led student through speaking and reading practices, introduced student to local culture
*Both: Encouraged students to persevere with challenging tasks.Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators. Differentiated instruction according to student ability and skill level.
The Ohio State UniversityMaster of Arts: Education
Masters of Education in Middle/High school (grades 7-12) STEM
Passed PRAXIS exams in: Fundamentals of Teaching and Learning, Life Science, and Chemistry
More than 100 contact hours internships in suburban high school and urban middle school
The Ohio State UniversityBachelor of Science: Molecular Genetics Minor in Spanish