*Excellent at relating with kids and teens
*fun and happy disposition
*Art background with a penchant for all crafts and art
*Able to see the unique talents and gifts of each child ad to maximize that child's potential
*Dedicated to standards and understanding of Common-Core and state achievement goals
*Ability to set goals and reach them successfully by implementing small goals daily
*Highly organized and efficient
*Able to establish and maintain a clean, fun, bright and organized classroom where students will love to learn and feel safe
I am familiar with the following distance learning tools, apps, and LMS's:
* Google Slides and Forms
* Google Classroom
* Google Forms
I possess all relevant skills:
*Taught physical education to all grade level k-8 along side two other P.E. teachers.
*As a P.E. Sub I did the following sports and activities with my elementary students: baseball, jogging, stretching, running, and strength-training.
*Taught fourth grade to two fourth grade classrooms that were tandem taught by two veteran teachers.
*My focus was to improve reading and writing skills as well as to expand knowledge of early California history.
*As the fourth grade sub, I also focused on paragraph writing development and early American literature.
*Taught a Kindergarten class
*As a Kindergarten sub my primary focus was reading and fundamental writing skills as well as basic math and crafts
*Reading circle, playtime outdoors, and plenty of arts and crafts were paramount to this sub position.
*Taught a fifth grade class
*This class period was focused primarily on Social Studies and writing. These children were in the advanced Writing class. I spend most of my day making sure the kids were sufficiently performing at the writing and reading levels their teacher had laid out for them.
*Taught Grammar and Syntax at Sophomore level
*Outlined ways to "show don't tell" when writing a short personal narrative
*Explored unique ways to compose a personal essay that would garner a college admission board's attention and ensure admission to top universities
*Administered standardized practice tests daily
*Reviewed Practice SAT Exam questions for the English and reading comprehension sections
*Taught vocabulary definitions and administered tests and drills
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