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Lessons offered by Susan
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Spanish
  • Oral expression - Spanish
  • Vocabulary - Spanish
  • Oral comprehension - Spanish
  • Writing comprehension - Spanish
  • Writing expression - Spanish
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Advanced Technical Certificate
  • College
  • Adult Education
  • MBA
  • ILR Level 0
  • ILR Level 1
  • ILR Level 2
  • ILR Level 3
  • ILR Level 4
  • ILR Level 5
  • Other
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Proficient
  • For children

Experienced K-12 Spanish teacher in Clawson, MI with a Bachelor's in Spanish and a Master's in Curriculum and Instruction.

Methodology

I am a passionate language teacher and I have experience teaching elementary, middle and high school students. This experience has developed my understanding of how language naturally develops, and has proven that age affects the ease at which it is learned. Most students do not have the opportunity to start learning a language until middle school, and I have actually found it advantageous (in a teacher aspect) that I am NOT a native speaker. I remember what it was like to learn as an older student, and that experience has positively influenced my methods in teaching a second language.

Background

Hello! I am a current K-8 Spanish teacher and previously taught 6 years of upper-level high school. I have the responsibility of designing the curriculum, which includes developing students ability to read, write, and speak the language while developing a passion to learn. Many of my former students have skipped beginning levels of Spanish for both high school and college and chosen to continue their studies in the language. My experience living with a host family in Spain greatly developed my own abilities, and I still keep in contact with them.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $30/h
Lessons offered by Susan
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Spanish
  • Oral expression - Spanish
  • Vocabulary - Spanish
  • Oral comprehension - Spanish
  • Writing comprehension - Spanish
  • Writing expression - Spanish
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Advanced Technical Certificate
  • College
  • Adult Education
  • MBA
  • ILR Level 0
  • ILR Level 1
  • ILR Level 2
  • ILR Level 3
  • ILR Level 4
  • ILR Level 5
  • Other
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Proficient
  • For children

Susan's resume

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Guardian Angels Catholic School Clawson, MI
K-8 Spanish Teacher August 2017- present
 Develop curriculum for grades K-8, ensuring cohesion and continued growth from year to year
 Implement instructional techniques that promote 21st century skills
 Differentiate curriculum to give all students opportunities to succeed
 Incorporate technology as a tool to enhance learning
 Follow the guidelines and requirements of Berkley Public Schools, as well as of the Archdiocese of
Detroit

Regina High School Warren, Michigan
Department Head of Foreign Language/Spanish Teacher October 2011-June 2017
 Oversaw adherence of department staff to curriculum plan
 Worked cooperatively with other staff members in developing and sharing curriculum strategies
 Interviewed and evaluated department members
 Mentored teachers in curriculum, lesson planning, classroom management and grading
 Responsible for managing department budget
Spanish Teacher
 Instructed three different levels of Spanish
 Developed and instructed creative and interactive lessons designed to increase student engagement
 Incorporated consistent personal technology use in the classroom
 Boosted curriculum with outside sources to support relevance of material
 Used a variety of instructional strategies to provide equal learning opportunities for students of all
ability levels
 Participated in ongoing planning, development, and evaluation of curriculum
 Provided tutoring for students in need of additional instruction
 Planned, organized, and executed student trips abroad

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Teacher Education Institute August 2016 – September 2016
Teaching Millennials
 Studied teaching techniques for different generations
 Learned best practices for students of the Millennial generation
 Prepared lesson plans in accordance with best practices
Michigan Virtual University January 2017
Blended Learning-Life’s Better When You Blend
 Learned and practiced how to effectively blend face-to-face and digital learning
 Acquired multiple digital tools to integrate into the classroom
 Presented and provided interactive examples to the staff of ways to blend learning
Midwest Educational Consulting Services May 2017
Engage your Students with Project Based Learning
 Learned how to create a student-centered environment to foster individual learning
 Acquired strategies that will encourage student independence and collaboration
 Designed and implemented successful project-based learning lessons for two levels of Spanish

InterExchange Madrid, Spain
English Conversation Coach June 2012-August 2012
Hands-on experience with English as a Second Language children
Increased English vocabulary through conversation, media and books
Provided knowledge of common American culture elements, such as daily life and meals
Communication with host family currently maintained

EDUCATION
University of Kansas December 2018
M.S.E in Curriculum and Instruction
Courses:
 Foundations of Curriculum and Instruction
 Pedagogical Considerations in the 21st Century
 Planning for School Improvement
 Curriculum Planning for Educational Settings
 Differentiating Curriculum and Instruction
 Instructional Strategies and Models
 Multicultural Education
 Constructivist Learning Technologies
 Understanding Research Methods in Education
 Master’s Project: (concealed information)
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor April 2010
B.A. in English and Spanish, University Honors
Secondary Teacher Certification

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