I have been teaching for 12 years. I have held a variety of positions that have helped me grow and improve as an educator. I have taught 5th grade Elementary, 6th grade Elementary 7th through 8th grade Bilingual Teacher (Burmese Refugees), 6th grade Mathematics, 8th grade Mathematics, K-5 Gifted Education, 8th grade Social Studies, Chemistry and Algebra, 6th through 8th grade Spanish A, Spanish B and Spanish 1, as well as 6th through 7th grade Math, Science and APS.
20% direct instruction, 80% independent application and exploration
Department leader, Team leader
Associates of Arts (College of DuPage), Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Science, Minor Psychology, Minor Spanish (Northern Illinois University), Master of Arts in Teaching (National-Louis University), Graduate level courses (Learner's Edge)
I continue to expand my knowledge of education, best practices and student engagement by taking yearly graduate level courses. I have an interest in Instructional Technology and am always looking to improve my technology integration. Please feel free to contact me at TheIrishWay1010@gmail.com
English Language Arts, Specialty, Math, Science, World Language, French, Spanish, Other (World Language), Arts & Music, Music, EFL - ESL - ELD, Foreign Languages, Other (ELA), Life Skills, For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, School Counseling, Character Education, Study Skills, Instructional Technology, ESL / ELL / EFL, Dance, For All Subjects, Coaching, Classroom Community