Background

Education

Ontario Institute for Studies in Education: Master of Teaching - Junior/Intermediate Divisions, Teachable: English

Ryerson University: Early Childhood Studies, Minor: English

Exploration Classroom - Going Digital: From Planning to Presentation (2019)

Exploration Classroom - Digital Fluency (2019)

Media Smarts Workshop (2017)

Teacher Professional Development: Social Justice and Equity Leadership in Schools (2016-2017)

Additional Qualifications:

Integration of Information & Computer Technology Part 2 (Current, 2019)

Integration of Information & Computer Technology Part 1 (2019)

Guidance & Career Education Part 1 (2019)

Special Education Part 1 (2018)

Primary ABQ (2018)

Read about my experience in the MT program on the OISE blog

Certifications

Tribes TLC (24 Hour Basic Course), Toronto District School Board "We Will Read" Early Reading Intervention

Work Experience

LTO: Toronto District School Board (2019-Current)

  • Grade 6 Core (Mathematics, Language Arts, Social Studies)

  • Grade 6 Special Education Resource Teacher

  • Grade 8 Media Literacy

Academic Tutor: Teachers On Call (2018-Current)

LTO: Toronto District School Board (2018-2019)

  • Grade 8 English, Social Studies, Dramatic Arts

  • Grade 7 Science

  • International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme Coordinator

Occasional Teacher: York Region District School Board (2018-2019)

Education Quality and Accountability (EQAO) Scorer (2018)

Grade 10 English Tutor: Central Learning Centre (2018)

Head JavaScript Coding Coach: Hatch Canada (2017-2018)

Child Minding JUMP! Associate: GoodLife Fitness (2013-2016)

Published in the Master of Teaching Student Voice (Vol. 1, Issue 1)


Teaching Practica

Dublin Heights Elementary and Middle School - Grade 8 (2018)

• Constructed a social media Media Literacy unit to empower and engage students with 21st Century skills
• Coordinated a Mathematics fractions unit with ongoing assessment to improve communication and reasoning skills
• Addressed Special Education and Home School Program students with one-on-one conferencing, oral presentations, checklists, visual aids, mind maps, and anchor charts

St. Andrew's Middle School - Grade 7 (2017)

• Designed a social justice Media Literacy unit with a final computer infographics lesson to cultivate digital literacy skills
• Provided homework support and enrichment activities in Literacy Club and daily extra help sessions to improve student achievement
• Provided accommodations such as laptops to support and teach 3 rotary classes and students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Kennedy Public School - Grade 5/6 (2017)

• Implemented a Math measurement unit to prepare students for the EQAO test, using differentiated learning to accommodate the split class
• Developed engaging Social Studies lessons in team teaching and created rubrics and checklists to monitor student learning
• Used various assessment as, of, and for learning methods (individual, group, written, presentation) to support all learners, including English Language Learners

Oakdale Middle School - Grade 7 (2016)

• Integrated group discussions about diversity and media representation in a Media Literacy unit, providing culturally responsive pedagogy
• Facilitated inquiry-based learning as students were encouraged to research their questions about global issues using laptops to create blog posts on Google Sites, supporting 21st Century learners
• Supported students with behavioural issues, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and learning disabilities, using various strategies such as visual aids to foster inclusion

Delivered a yoga lesson to a grade 1/2 class to enhance students' socio-emotional, physical, and language skills

Delivered a yoga lesson to a grade 1/2 class to enhance students' socio-emotional, physical, and language skills


Early Childhood Educator Placements

Vellore Woods Public School - Kindergarten (2015)

Seneca Hill Public School - Grade 1/2 (2015) 

-Awarded Excellence in Field Education

The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre (2013)

-Awarded Excellence in Field Education

Ryerson Early Learning Centre - Toddler Room (2013)

 

My philosophy of education entails teaching the  whole  child

My philosophy of education entails teaching the whole child