Columbia College, Columbia University
I am currently a fourth grade teacher in Richland District 2 and will be moving to second grade. I attended Columbia College for my study of Education. I have been a part of local after school tutoring programs connected with the college as well. Beginning next school year, I will also be a part of the after school tutoring program, 21st Century. Being a tutor and working with children in small groups or independently is the most effective way to build strengths within a student. Tutoring is not only for those who struggle, it is for those willing to go that extra mile to succeed. I am willing to provide my services to any and every individual who wants to build on academic strength. I base my teaching of content and strategies on the strengths and weaknesses of the learner. I use the tools you have and build on them, so that they become efficient and effective tools of positive results in your academics.
I am currently a fourth grade teacher in Richland District 2 and will be moving to second grade. I attended Columbia College for my study of Education. I have been a part of local after school tutoring programs connected with the college as well. Beginning next school year, I will also be a part of the after school tutoring program, 21st Century.
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I am certified to instruct grades k-5 in the state of South Carolina. I earned my bachelor's degree from Columbia College in 2011. I am currently instructing fourth grade math and science based on the state standards and integration of Common Core Standards. My philosophy on instruction is to engage students in an active environment where they are learning by doing, not just receiving the information. Developing strategies and understanding the purpose of the content also helps in the development of relevance and meaning to the learner.
I am a certified elementary teacher, currently teaching second grade. I have also taught fourth grade and I am trained in the current state standards and skill practices. My teaching style is active, hands on learning. Using manipulatives, movement, and visual stimuli to teach concepts is very important.
Everyone learns at a different pace and through a different style. Reading and comprehending text can be a challenge to many. I believe that developing strategies that suit you as a learner and reader will greatly assist and support the development of reading skills. With reading, there are many different components that must all work together in order to make accomplishments. An interest, connection, and strategy all need to be identified for many readers to have success with a piece of text.