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Hampshire College (Art History)
Teachers College, Columbia University (Master's)
Bank Street College of Education (Graduate Coursework)
I was the lead teacher for the English Department at Jefferson Middle School in Arlington, VA for eight years,
My goal as a teacher is to develop a love of learning by using an array of resources to engage students. I have taught adults and students in grades K-12 in urban public schools in New York, DC, Maryland and Virginia. I believe that children need many ways to build their understanding of the world and I encourage exploration through play, art, music, movement, dialogue and anything that the children bring to the table. I have a holistic view of learning that grows and changes depending on the students.
Finally, I am a native of Washington DC and I am certified in Literacy K-12, have taught students with a range of learning challenges, and I am very comfortable with students from diverse backgrounds and learning styles. I was the lead teacher for the English Department at Jefferson Middle School in Arlington, VA for eight years,
My goal as a teacher is to develop a love of learning by using an array of resources to engage students. I have taught adults and students in grades K-12 in urban public
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I have an MA in elementary education from Teachers College, Columbia University. I have taught and tutored students in elementary school for over 10 years. I taught math and reading in New York for 8 years.