Teacher of English for 18 years. Set examination papers at school, local, regional and national level. Assessed examinations at school, local, regional and national level. Designed literature courses for Home School students in e-learning context.
Lively, creative, dramatic, fun, humorous, rigorous, inclusive.
Several of my students achieved gold awards for the SA English Olympiad writing competition (top 100 out of 6000 entries). One of my best students is now completing his Masters at Oxford on a scholarship which he received with my assistance.
BA: English III, Drama III, Geography III, French I, Afrikaans I and a Post Graduate diploma in Higher Education.
Wrote and produced plays for my school for several years. Trained students in public speaking, model UN and similar debates. Prepared pupils for dramatic/poetry presentations at eisteddfods and arts festivals.
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Grammar, Vocabulary, Specialty, Social Studies - History, Arts & Music, Drama, British History, Other (ELA), Critical Thinking, Literature, Writing, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Poetry, Informational Text, Close Reading