Trinity College (Elementary education)
Potsdam State University (Master's)
Hello. My name is Marikate K. I have taught kindergarten for 15 years in Connecticut.
I have also taught French to preschoolers for two years, at a private school in Vermont. I have two teenagers who are strong students in high school and enjoy sports. My husband and I have been married twenty years and we are originally from Upstate New York. I sing and I know dozens of poems and songs for kids. I love to paint French Impressionism and I have an excellent rapport with young children. I am talented and clever with an art background. I own a collection of over 250 children's books.
I own an award winning French TV series called Madame Merci et Mou. I taught French to pre-schoolers in Vermont for two years. I know about French art, French food, and I love to sing in French. I have lots of cute materials as I am artistic and love to paint and draw.
I have a college degree in elementary ed. I have a master's degree in elementary education with a specialization in reading. I have written curriculum for Core 3 standards in Connecticut and trained several teacher at the pre- k level.
I have 15 years' experience as a teacher in the public schools in Connecticut. I am warm and knowledgeable and very efficient. I have an excellent rapport with young children. I have assessed children and taught reading
I have a minor in art from Trinity College . I have had my work exhibited 3 times. I have been in love with art museums and anything artistic for years. I paint with oils and acrylics. I taught myself how to make new furniture from old furniture and tile tables too!
I live in Westport, Connecticut and would love to help anyone who is interested, learn about French or art or reading math science at the elementary level. Please feel free to contact me via e mail. Hello. My name is Marikate K. I have taught kindergarten for 15 years in Connecticut.
I have also taught French to preschoolers for two years, at a private school in Vermont. I have two teenagers who are strong students in high school and enjoy sports. My husband and I have been married twenty years and we are originally from Upstate New
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I am qualified for this position as a tutor because I have an excellent rapport with young children and I am very knowledgeable about a young child's growth and development. I have been a kindergarten teacher for 16 years. In 1985 I wrote developed and implemented a pre- k program that I taught in a Catholic school in Yonkers, New York. After this, I received my masters degree in elementary education with a minor in reading. Following this, I got a job teaching kindergarten in the public schools in Darien, Ct and continued on teaching for 15 years successfully. I left after these 15 years to raise my children in Vermont. After they were in elementary school, I wrote a French program for 4,5, and 6 year olds. This program was a hands on creative program that taught kids French vocabulary, French songs, exposed them to French art and beautiful children's books. I taught this at a private school called Sugarwood school in Rutland Vermont. Ten years later I am back in Westport, CT. I was working at a child development center for a while, where I had to write Core Three curriculum and lessons of my own for my class every week using three Core three strands, Bloom's taxonomy and Benchmarks specific to state requirements. I planned creative lessons that involved the 4 and 5 year olds in cooking, music, math, science, writing, and reading. I assessed children using the results of the Diebles assessment scale. I planned lessons that helped children with the skills they needed to improve on, based on their individual scores. I speak French, I sing, and I skate. I have nannied and tutored math and reading for two years, when living in Vermont. I own 230 children's books. I LOVE TEACHING !