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I graduated from Rutgers University with a Bachelors in Psychology/Sociology. I have worked with elementary school age children from K-6. I have tutored diverse children in a variety of subjects like Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Grammar, Reading, ESL, Basic Italian, Spanish, Computers. I enjoyed assisting the children with their school work in both the classroom and Latchkey program. I also have experience working with infants and toddlers 7wks.-2yrs. I worked as a Head Teacher in various daycares and taught 2yr olds both English and Spanish. Some things they learned were their Numbers/Counting, Alphabet/Letters, Days of the Week, Months, Colors, & Shapes. The children also learned how to write their names, letters, and numbers in addition to recognizing and pointing to their own/classmates name. I enjoy teaching very much and my goal is to open up my own day care and school to teach children both English & Spanish and Computers.
I have assisted many teachers and students in elementary schools with various subjects. I have worked with a variety of grades from Kindergarten thru the 6th Grade. I assisted students in Math, Science, Social Studies, ESL, English, Spanish, Computers, Geography, Social Studies.
I passed the National Teaching Exam but did not receive my teaching certificate due to a change in the GPA State requirement. My college GPA did not meet the State standards but I believe I am qualified to teach in the Elementary Grade Level K-6.
I speak both English and Spanish Fluently. I have taught a variety of different age groups learn both languages in less than 3 months. I have been recommended to open my own school/tutoring services by teachers and directors.
I enjoy teaching children and adults how to speak both English and Spanish. It was very rewarding at the end of the year after teachers and directors acknowledged all my hard work with the children. The children were 2yr olds & up to elementary school age. Parents of the children also acknowledged all my work with their children. They were so amazed how much their children learned in just a couple of months. These parents then asked me to teach them some Spanish and encouraged me to continue teaching. I also translated for parent/teacher conferences and assisted bilingual children in ESL in elementary schools/day care.
My computer skills improved while attending college. I had to learn how to surf the internet, email, type papers in Microsoft Word and do presentations using Powerpoint. I had to use all the programs for all of my classes. I also worked for the Department of Education in Rutgers and used all programs on a daily basis. I had to email staff, write work schedules using Excel. I am proficient in Microsoft, Excel, & Powerpoint.
I am proficient in PowerPoint after having to do many presentations for most of my classes throughout college. I had to utilize my skills in order to do many papers and prsentations in Psychology, Sociology, ROTC military courses, & Administration of Justice. I believe I am qualified to teach the Powerpoint program.
I have experience proofreading papers in both English and Spanish. I have written many essays, papers, and reports in both languages during college and had to rewrite them in order to get a final grades in the classes. I also proofread many reports for various friends and family.
I gained lots of experience in study skills while attending college. I had to find a way to study in order to do well in all of my midterms and finals because both were 50% of my final grade for all classes. After taking so many tests, I found that I had to write, type, and retype all of my notes for class in order to get good grades. I also found out that tape recording lectures after professor approval helped me do well in exams. Another method for studying was replaying the lectures in a tape recorder or walkman. I learned that my study skills were good and helped many friends and family with their study skills in order to do well in tests and examinations. I taught many friends and family my study skills and have been told that I should tutor.
I have experience in track & field. I was in the Spring Track Team & in the Cross-Country Team in High School. When I had to train for track meets, I had to run from 2-5 miles a daily in order to prepare for competitions. I enjoy running.
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