I have been teaching for 16 years and have taught a range of grades in both Primary and High School. I have taught from country towns to major capital cities. I have extensive experience in teaching in all levels of the curriculum. For the past 7 yrs I have been teaching in lower primary and thoroughly enjoy building up the foundation for younger students. I also have experience being a mentor teacher for the past 3 years for beginning teachers and new teachers to the school. I have presented several professional developmental sessions to staff about explicit teaching of higher order thinking skills and differentiation in the classroom.
I believe that all students are unique and therefore you need to cater for their diverse needs. I enjoy differentiating their learning and actively engaging students in meaningful and fun activities that promotes critical thinking skills and higher-order thinking. Make each lesson count!
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Bachelor of Education (Primary) Bachelor of Business (Marketing)
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Measurement, Numbers, Order of Operations, Science, Social Studies - History, Special Education, Math Test Prep, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, Classroom Management, Statistics, School Counseling, Character Education, Word Problems, General Science, Physical Science, Writing, Asian Studies, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Autumn, Mental Math, Halloween, Winter, Valentine's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Black History Month, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Spring, Place Value, Tools for Common Core, Earth Day, For All Subjects, Summer, End of Year, Phonics, Close Reading, Classroom Community