Independent Schools Riau (Pekanbaru, Sumatra, Indonesia) Preschool 3s and 4s Teacher -Create and teach lesson plans for all subjects adhering to Common Core educational standards -Focus on classroom management to ensure a positive experience for the children -Assessment and Reporting committee member School Of the Nations (Macau SAR China) K2 Kindergarten Teacher -Create and teach lesson plans for all subjects adhering to Macau educational standards -Focus on classroom management to ensure a positive experience for the children -Adapted the Hidden Gems curriculum to be taught using the Promethean Interactive White Board -School social committee member New Paradigm Loving Academy (Detroit, Michigan USA) Full day Kindergarten Teacher -Create and teach lesson plans for all subjects adhering to Michigan educational standards -Build a kindergarten curriculum for writing, social studies, and physical education -Focus on classroom management to ensure a positive experience for the children -Chair of the Family and Community Outreach Committee -Mentor teacher for Kindergarten and early primary first year teachers Family Development Center at Governors State University (University Park, IL) Nursery and Pre-School Substitute Teacher -Follow lesson plans laid out by the classroom teacher -Focus on classroom management to ensure a positive experience for the children when the teacher is away from the class The Catherine Cook School (Chicago, Illinois) Junior Kindergarten Assistant Teacher -Lead class during morning meeting -Create classroom projects based on the alphabet -Support for the lead teacher with daily classroom activities -Designed lessons using the Smartboard Interactive White Board
I like to teach children to be curious, self motivated learners. I use centers, small group learning, and passion for knowledge to do this.
American College of Education • Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction (in progress) North American Montessori Program (Hong Kong) • Montessori Diploma in Early Childhood Education Governors State University (University Park, Illinois) • Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education York University (North York, Ontario) • Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Studies Teaching Credentials • Montessori Diploma in Early Childhood Education • State of Illinois Teacher Certification, birth-age 8 with Special Education Approval • State of Michigan Teacher Certification, Elementary grades K-5 • Ontario Provincial Credential with Additional Qualifications for Kindergarten and Children with Behavioural Needs
My husband and I live overseas and are avid travelers. At home I can often be found creating fun projects for my students, knitting and watching movies. I love to do crafty projects and make my classroom fun and colourful. Follow my blog for neat ideas: http://learningbin.blogspot.com/
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Numbers, Science, Social Studies - History, World Language, Spanish, Other (World Language), Arts & Music, Art History, Visual Arts, Physical Education, Computer Science - Technology, Drama, EFL - ESL - ELD, Health, Canadian History, Geography, For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, Character Education, Cooking, Writing, Child Care, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Autumn, Halloween, Dance, Valentine's Day, Spring, Summer, Handwriting, Early Intervention, Phonics