Tutor profile: Rory S.
Graduate Student at Columbia University, Certified Elementary Teacher
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Hello! My name is Rory and I am currently living in New York as I attend graduate school. I love teaching and cannot wait to work with you!
I am a certified NYS teacher in early childhood and elementary education. I have had varied teaching experience from substitute teaching, teaching assistantships, teaching internships, tutoring at the college and K-12 levels and public school classroom teaching. I have been in the field of education for 5 years and am continuing my studies through an MA program in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages PK-12.
Teachers College at Columbia University
Education - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
2021 - 2023
SUNY College at Potsdam
Education - Early Childhood Education
2017 - 2021
AmeriCorps, Jumpstart Preschool
2021 - Present
Online after school supplemental education program that focuses on literacy and early childhood education
Lawrence Ave Elementary School, Substitute Teacher
2021 - 2021
-Implemented curriculum plans in math, literacy, social studies, science and physical education for prekindergarten to fourth grade classrooms averaging 20 students per class -Adapted and adjusted to the specific teaching styles and routines of more than 15 classrooms to maintain order and productivity throughout the school day
Pirate Math and The Write Spot at Rebecca V. Sheard Literacy Center, Intern
2020 - 2021
-Facilitated weekly, virtual, after school meetings with 20 students in third and fourth grade in engaging with mathematics in an engaging, yet educational manner through problem-solving activities and games -Assisted small groups of students to develop and improve upon their own math games by providing digital resources, posing discussion questions and delegating tasks resulting in seven creative math games through JamBoard -Facilitated weekly after school meetings with 10 students ranging from fifth to twelfth grade in advancing their...
State University of New York at Potsdam, Tutor
2018 - 2021
Tutored college peers in one-on-one sessions in the subjects of educational and childhood psychology, politics and language
Grant C. Madill Elementary School, Student Teacher
2020 - 2020
-Instructed 18 first grade students in a hybrid learning environment consisting of virtual and classroom teaching through multiple subject domains and general classroom management under the supervision of a veteran teacher -Utilized ample classroom technology programs to providing efficient and effective online during the COVID-19 pandemic instruction including Seesaw, Edpuzzle, Zoom, Google Classroom, MyOn, and Loom.
Smart Cookies Preschool Program, Teaching Consultant
2019 - 2020
-Implemented literacy and math curriculums in whole group, small group and individual instruction through student centers and differentiated instruction -Supervised multiple classes consisting of 12-15 students ages three to five throughout daily lessons, field trips, and eating lunch/snack
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