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I am currently employed as a teacher for Palmdale School District. I have worked as a 5th grade teacher, 8th grade Language Arts and Social Studies teacher, and am currently a 6th grade teacher. I graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in psychology from UCLA and I have great rapport with students. I have a high interest in math and am currently working toward an authorization to teach mathematics in the intermediate grades. I am patient, knowledgeable, and easy to work with in most situations.
I am currently employed as a teacher for Palmdale School District. I have worked as a 5th grade teacher, 8th grade Language Arts and Social Studies
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I am a fully qualified, California credentialed multiple subject teacher. As a multiple subject teacher, I had to pass numerous tests for the State of California measuring my knowledge for all subjects of study from kindergarten through 8th grade. I have taught 6th and 8th grade and am currently a 5th grade teacher.
As a student teacher during my credentialing classes, I was in a 4th grade and 1st grade classroom. Although each grade-level is unique, the curriculum is very familiar to me and I am completely qualified to help students of all grade levels kindergarten through 8th.
In June of 2005, I received a BA in Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles. This is a very competitive major at UCLA. I was also a member of two very unique studies led by some amazing professors at the university in the field of educational psychology and social psychology, where I learned some very good information on how the application of psychological studies take place.
I am a fully-credentialed, highly qualified teacher. In order to meet this qualification, I had to take numerous classes covering a multitude of subjects, including reading. I also had to pass an exam that covered reading assessment and learning, called the RICA.
I have received many different types of Study Skills coursework throughout my teacher credentialing. From providing organization skills to homework help techniques, I have the ability to show students how to best get themselves set to learn and how to be more prepared for classes.
I have received AVID training, which preached organization and study skills up and down and I am set to attend another week's worth of AVID training this summer. These classes will provide me with more tools to teach Study Skills.