I am a determined teacher with the passion to help students with all backgrounds and abilities. I am learning new things everyday and incorporate my theatre and dance background into my lesson planning. I am constantly looking for feedback and advice and am an exceptional team member. I am currently a teacher in Plainfield, NJ where I have experienced a wide range of abilities within my classroom. I have 11 ESL students and 3 IEP students. This has helped me strengthen the differentiati... [more]
I am a fitness instructor at the Max Challenge of Morristown, and have worked at the Madison Area YMCA. I am a second grade teacher, so between lesson planning in the classroom and instructional planning at the Max Challenge, I feel as though I would be a great fitness/ nutrition tutor. I have 17 years of dance experience and was the captain of my College Dance Team, the Drew Rangerettes. In addition, throughout college I have lost over 100lbs, so I am truly dedicated!
I am currently a second grade teacher, and have worked in a daycare all throughout college. I have used handwriting techniques such as letter recognition using games, toys, and art. Usually, I start off by having the children use their fingers to create the shapes of the letters in sand, shaving cream, beads, etc., then, I would have them traced over dot letters or highlighted words that I print out. The next step in the process would be drawing letters on a line.