1. Classroom Demonstration Teacher-fellow teachers come and observe my class. 2. TAP Mentor Teacher (Teacher Advancement Program) • Observed fellow teachers using the TAP rubric • Mentored and coached teachers in areas of development • Lead weekly meetings with 8-10 teachers • Observe and use the rubric to evaluate teachers informally/formally 3. L.E.A.R.N CHARTER SCHOOL (2012-2013: current 5th grade teacher) • By spring of 2011, 96% of students have met NWEA math goals and 90% met reading • By spring of 2010, students have grown 1.6 years in reading (MAP/NWEA tests) • Collaborated with co teacher to plan and execute daily lesson and assessment • 67% of students have grown three Fountas and Phinnel reading levels by Feb 2010 • Design and teach daily lessons in reading and writing. Execute an effective classroom management plan. • Work with teachers on the grade to plan the literacy units 4. P.S. 95 (BRONX) Elementary education teacher. Led a classroom of third-grade students in 2006 and currently teach fourth grade. Students in 2007-2008 class achieved gains of 1.48 grade levels in reading, and 83% mastery in mathematics. • Design and teach daily lessons in reading, writing, mathematics, science and social studies. Execute an effective classroom management plan. • In summer of 2006-2007, prepared struggling incoming fifth grade students during a summer school program. Implemented intervention strategies in literacy and mathematics to assist students. • In 2006-2007, selected to participate in Teacher’s College professional development. Attended workshops, discussions and observed Teacher College classrooms. Communicated material to fellow teachers. • Teach an after school and Saturday Academy test preparatory program for ELA and Mathematics • Create unit plans and assessment guides in content areas for fourth grade teachers • Mentored two students teachers and prepared them for their own classrooms • Assistant Dance Coach grades 3-6 5. TEACH FOR AMERICA NEW YORK, NY Corps member. Selected from more than 17,000 applicants nationwide to join national teacher corps of recent college graduates who commit two years to teach in under-resourced public schools. Participated in intensive training program to develop the skills and knowledge needed to achieve significant gains in student achievement. Taught in a summer school program run by TFA for students in New York City public schools, under the supervision of a faculty of experienced teachers. Engaged in a full schedule of professional development activities, including seminars, discussion groups, workshops, individual and group reflections, readings, and ‘learning teams’ specific to my teaching license area. • Wrote mathematic diagnostics for grades 3-6 for the 2008-09 Student Achievement Toolkit for all New York City Corps members to utilize in their classrooms • Facilitated orientation for new teachers and led table discussions in familiarizing teachers ELA and math curriculum, class management, procedures and organization • Lead facilitator of an organizational workshop for new teachers
Organized, assessment driven and consistent teaching.
TAP Mentor, Chosen for Teacher College Training in NYC, Grade level teacher, and Classroom Demonstration (model classroom for the Network).
I have been in the classroom for nine years in grades 3-5. Currently hold a K-5 teaching degree, and have a Master's Degree in Elementary Education and Leadership.
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English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, ELA Test Prep, Other (ELA), Classroom Management, Professional Development, Short Stories, Writing, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Tools for Common Core, Informational Text, Test Preparation, Phonics