- 25 years' experience teaching English at secondary school level (Years 9-13, aka grades 8-12) in New Zealand. - Am also ESL Trained. - Specialist classroom teacher, including developing and delivering teacher professional learning. - Education Advisor (in Abu Dhabi) - designed and implemented professional learning programmes and appraisal systems for teachers.
- Catering to individuals within the framework of what we are studying. - Differentiation and scaffolding all the way. - Formative assessment and qualitative data is key. - It's all about keeping things robust for students, but logistically (time and energy) efficient and manageable for teachers! - A firm believer in instilling pride in bookwork and in marking books as an oh-so-simple and old-fashioned but key means to improving literacy at high school. - Fun and creativity in the classroom. Whoop-whoop!
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** Graduate Diploma in Teaching ** Bachelor of Arts (English Literature) ** Diploma in ESOL teaching ** Level 3 Tikanga Māori ** Level 4 Te Reo Māori
Opened my store in 2019, but really just got going in 2022. Have a wee look around. I'm sure I have something for everyone teaching High School ELA! Follow me on TPT for tips and updates or follow drive_resources on Instagram.
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, Staff, Not Grade Specific
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Specialty, Science, Social Studies - History, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Special Education, Drama, EFL - ESL - ELD, English, Film, ELA Test Prep, Life Skills, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Professional Development, Study Skills, General Science, Short Stories, Writing, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, Poetry, Valentine's Day, For All Subjects, Informational Text, Coaching, Test Preparation, Close Reading, Social Emotional Learning