Teach Spanish levels I, II IV and V to high school students. Taught middle school and tutored at University of Missouri – St. Louis Tutored students in French and Spanish.
Teaching focus is mainly communicative/comprehension skill building techniques with an emphasis on proficiency. Successfully prepared students for Advanced Placement Spanish Examination at the Spanish IV and V level. Maintain website with course information, lesson plans, objectives, class notes, calendar, class guidelines, tutorials and games for students, parents, colleagues and administrators.
Nominated for inclusion in Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 1998, 2004 and 2007.
Master of Education, University of Missouri-St. Louis, January 1994 Area of Emphasis: Secondary Education Spanish Missouri Teaching Certificate: Mathematics 7-12, Spanish K-12, and French K-9 ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) Superior- Spanish Certification 1999 B.A., University of Missouri-St. Louis, January 1989 Major: Mathematical Science B.A., University of Missouri-St. Louis, August 1988 Major: Philosophy Certificate: Latin American Studies Universidad de la Américas, Puebla, México Honor: Library Scholarship
I am bicultural and bilingual, since I was born in Mexico, but have lived extensively both in the United States and Mexico. I obtained a Masters of Education in Secondary Education as well as Bachelors of Arts degrees in Mathematics and Philosophy at the University of Missouri- St. Louis. I will be retiring December 2014. So many of my posters, teaching materials and more will be listed shortly.
English Language Arts, Reading, Specialty, Science, Other (Science), Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History, World Language, French, Spanish, Other (World Language), Arts & Music, Other (Music), Other (Specialty), Foreign Languages, Other, Canadian History, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), Other (ELA), Religion, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, General Science, en Français, Holidays/Seasonal, Poetry, Easter, For All Subjects, Informational Text