I approach each lesson with an understanding of the strengths and areas of growth of my students. I use this to provide instruction that is tailored to help my students excel. I emphasize deep understanding of large scale systems, and emphatic critical thinking.
I am a graduate of the SUNY New Paltz teaching program. I am passionate about my content area, and obtained 2 bachelors degrees that taught me to provide a personalized and relevant learning experience. Students in my student teaching practicum excelled academically and found a love of history and social studies.
Cancellation Fee- responsible for 50% of lesson fee if within 12 hours of lesson.
Online Lessons Only until further notice.
Looking to utilize my passion and teaching experience in a position as a private social studies tutor in the Southern Michigan Area or online.
CERTIFICATIONS- PENDING CORONAVIRUS DELAYS
Michigan State 6-12 Social Studies, Temporary Teaching Certification
New York State 7-12 Social Studies, Initial Teaching Certification
Saugerties Junior High School, Saugerties NY— Student Teacher
January 2020 - May 2020
Lead daily classroom operations, created and executed lesson plans, managed student behavior, kept attendance, graded assignments, provided feedback, academic counseling, individual tutoring.
3rd Universe Consulting, Croton on Hudson NY —Manager, Media Coordinator, Event Coordinator, Non-Academic Tutor
January 2012 - August 2015, August 2018 - August 2019
Management of social media,small business operations, event planning and execution, ordering and inventory, payroll, customer service, childcare, and non-academic tutoring.
BOCES Preschool, Yorktown NY— Preschool Teacher Aide
September 2014 - May 2015
Created and led class activities, assisted lead teacher in daily operations, childcare duties, behavior management, conducting one-on-one learning assessments, and facilitated learning activities.
SUNY New Paltz , New Paltz NY— BA History, BA Adolescence Education- Social Studies
January 2016 - June 2020 GPA 3.6 -Cum Laude
Dual degree: Bachelor’s degrees in History and Adolescence Education, minors in Early Modern History and Psychology. BA thesis in History. Student Teaching completed at the middle school level- May 2020.
Shoshanna is a knowledgeable teacher with a true passion for history. It has been a pleasure to watch Shoshanna craft and present her lessons in the classroom with great confidence and professionalism. She can make history interesting and exciting for students everywhere. She is patient and kind. She is a dedicated professional who can help her students not only learn, but also love history. She uses accessible yet innovative teaching tools, discussions and lectures to help her students succeed. I believe that Shoshanna would be a great addition to your team.
Shoshanna is an excellent teacher. She was my student teacher from January through March of 2020. She created innovative and differentiated lessons that engaged all students and made them excited to come to class. Her lessons incorporated different types of technology, political cartoon, primary source documents, and several other resources to help make the content exciting for the students. She accepts and implements feedback in order to improve. It is without hesitation that I recommend Shoshanna for this position.
8th Grade Social Studies Teacher
Saugerties School District
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