I have taken a college course in detecting children with ADHD and how to help them focus and complete their work. I have read books and other materials about teaching those with ADHD
I have tutored several ADHD students in their homes. I use materials that help the ADHD child focus better, and explain things simply so work gets completed.
Learning social skills through charts, activities, social worksheets, and field trips have been my experience working with Asperger students at our local Autistic school. My best friend has a son with Asperger's and I support their family through attending workshops and through this support he has successfully enrolled in college.
My experiences with autistic children are working one on one with them in an autistic school using social skill activities, worksheets, computer skills, and learning math through hands on activities. Students later could blend into regular school programs after learning these skills
I am taking classes at my church to learn more about Bible Studies. I have taught Sunday School classes regularly for over 30 years and keep current in this area by taking workshops, getting certified in bible studies and by reading in this area.
My work with career development was during a 12-year span of working with GED students and helping them write resumes, learn interview skills, and devise 5-year plans to be expanded involving potential careers. Our local career center also involved me in career training workshops.
I have a bachelor's and a master's in education. I have subbed in all elementary levels and classes in all the school systems private, parochial, and public in our county for five years.
I have taught ESOL classes at Bryan Learning Center for two years I have taken ESOL testing workshop at Owens Community College, Toledo, Ohio to be certified to assess ESOL students. I can test them and prepare appropriate life skills, English skills, and worksheets for ESOL students.
Subbing for a year at a school in our county, I subbed for General Music classes and had every student in the whole school in this program each week. This included Pre-K through eighth which I got to teach singing, movement, learning notes, learning some music history, and preparing for school musicals.
I have taught lessons about nutritious meals as well as about health issues related to nutrition and basic menu planning. I have participated in Healthy Kids Day by teaching nutrition activities at the local Y. I have taught 4-H curriculum in nutrition in my county.
I have taught phonics in all the schools in my county when I subbed for five years. We taught phonics through charts, and also by worksheets, and workbooks. I have taken many language arts workshops and also college classes that deal with phonics.
I have taught Sunday School and Bible School at my church for twenty eight years My children went to parochial school for nine years and I am familiar with their curriculum and how religion is taught. I take religion very seriously.
I can help children learn saxophone since I played it myself from 5th grade through 12th grade. I took private lessons and played in junior high and high school band. Students you can learn from me how to read notes and to learn basic music skills.
I have taken numerous sociology classes in college. My experiences in subbing in the county high schools have helped me teach students about their society and the world they live.
I have worked with children in a local Autistic school. I am aware of the challenges that special needs children have. I have taken workshops in this area. I have patience, loyalty, and knowledge to help these children
I have tutored many children throughout my teaching career in spelling. Success has been gained in helping children pass their pre and final spelling tests. I know spelling skills from having participated in many spelling bees in school.
When I taught in the GED, ABLE, and ESOL classrooms we had a lot of life skills and study skills workbooks and worksheets to use to help students become better students.