I currently teach 1st grade at a private school in Seattle, Washington. I've been teaching for about 5 years and the lower elementary grades are my favorite and my forte!
K-8 Teacher, Full Time Teacher,Summer Teacher
- Full time
- Part time
- One time
I have a lot of experience teaching in the lower grades. My classroom is always fun, engaging, interesting, and student-centered. I'm teaching young minds to love to learn!
1st Grade Teacher
From September 2013
Plan and instruct lessons in reading through a combination of Readers Workshop, CAFÉ, and the Daily Five; math through Everyday Math; social studies through "Story Path;" science through Foss; writing through "6 Traits;" handwriting through "Handwriting without Tears;" and religion. Combine various curricula with self-created materials/curricula to create a whole-child learning environment. Maintain an organized, quiet, and attentive classroom through good classroom management.
1st Grade Math Teacher
Menachem Mendel Seattle Cheder Day School (MMSC)
February 2011 - June 2012
5th-8th Grade LA/SS Teacher/Title I Tutor
Plan and instruct my own lessons, based on curriculum specifically designed by me to address Washington State Standards in language arts and social studies, using hands-on, real-world, whole-child, project-based activities. Reading/Writing Workshop. Title I tutoring.
Seattle School District, Seattle, WA - Substitute Teacher
Mercer Island School District
From January 2010
Hired by each of these districts/private schools to work in a variety of classrooms with students Pre-K through 12th grade. Able to plan and instruct my own lessons, instruct lead teachers' lessons according to each teacher's instructions, individualize instruction, and help students understand and participate in lessons with enthusiasm, open-mindedness, and a light-hearted attitude.
Special Education Assistant
Seattle Public Schools
September 2007 - October 2010
(2/08 - 10/10)
Assisted in Lafayette Elementary's Blended Kindergarten classroom to support all students, with a specific focus on this classroom's students with special needs including students with Autism, EBD, and LD. Planned and instructed lessons and helped students understand and participate in lessons.
Qualifications & Certifications
Masters of Education
Western Governors University
wrote for UW Daily
Bachelor of Arts
University of Washington