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Marist College (Education)
Columbia University (MEd)
I am currently a 5th grade teacher at KIPP Academy Chicago, a charter school located in the Austin neighborhood. In this role I teach small reading groups, grammar, and writing skills. Prior to working at KIPP I was a 4th grade ELA teacher for two years at LEARN charter school. At LEARN I ran an after school homework/tutoring program for students who needed more assistance. I graduated from Marist College with an undergraduate degree in Psychology/Special and General Education. Then I went to get my Master's in Education from Teachers College, Columbia University.
I chose to be a teacher so that I could help students see what they are capable of achieving. Often, students just need to feel successful in a topic before they can begin to love it and show interest in it. I work to help students love reading so that they can improve at reading.
I've taught students spelling, writing skills, writing organization, reading, and comprehension. Having taught ELA for the past three years I have a lot of resources and knowledge about what works.
I am currently a 5th grade teacher at KIPP Academy Chicago, a charter school located in the Austin neighborhood. In this role I teach small reading groups, grammar, and … Read more
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