...I think it is especially important for children to remain active in order to increase their brain power. I work out about 4 times a week (running, yoga, kickboxing, weight training).
I am also very well-read in the world of admissions. In my role as Assistant Director of Admission at an independent preschool through grade 8 school, I interface with families and children of all backgrounds. (read more)
Learning is fundamental, but for some students, before they can comprehend this key element of life, they run into obstacles. I always keep a positive and enthusiastic approach about learning because I know every subject can be conquered, and sometimes it takes some one on one interaction to get there. When I figured out how I learned, there was no stopping me. (read more)
...After an initial assessment I develop a differentiated plan to meet the specific needs of each child. I am a licensed teacher and have many years teaching and tutoring experience. I currently teach science, but have taught numerous students reading comprehension skills. (read more)
...I have five years experience working within the school system. I have co-taught third grade (all subjects), was a math and language arts small group specialist for fifth grade, been a full time substitute teacher, and summer school secretary. I have also screened incoming kindergartners during kindergarten registration held in the spring. (read more)
...Children need to know that learning is a real "feel good" experience not a drudgery. In some of my past teaching experiences with children that were below level, I used hands on approach to math. They became so excited about math, that they wouldn't be late for class or miss a session. (read more)