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Lourdes - Prof algebra - Dallas
$25/h
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Lessons offered by Lourdes
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Algebra
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • College / University Preparation
  • Physics - Chemistry
Levels
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Advanced Technical Certificate
  • College / University

Veteran Science and Math Teacher with more than 20 years of experience

Methodology

I used a variety of teaching methods and strategies to keep the students engaged and interested in the lesson. I plan my lessons to integrate students' interests and aiming to meet their individual needs. Visualization, inquiry-based instruction, small groups activity, differentiation, lots of practice and feedback have proven very useful to me..

Background

I am a certified science teacher with more than 20 years of experience in teaching IB/AP Chemistry, IB/AP Physics, regular Chemistry/Physics, Physical Sciences, and MYP science and Math courses (Pre-calculus/Trigonometry, Calculus). I have postgraduate studies in science education courses.

Rates

Transportation Fee : $5
Rate for online lessons : $25/h
Lessons offered by Lourdes
Individual
The lessons will be held
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Algebra
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • College / University Preparation
  • Physics - Chemistry
Levels
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Advanced Technical Certificate
  • College / University

Lourdes's resume

SUMMARY
Professional, diligent, and dynamic teacher with more than twenty years experience implementing research-based instructional strategies combined with advanced technology that direct the learning process and achievement of assigned students by developing, nurturing, and sustaining a school and classroom climate conducive to student learning.

CERTIFICATIONS/EXAMS/TRAININGS TAKEN
Physical science (6-12). Texas State Board for Educator Certification. Oct. 16, 2021
Chemistry (7-12). Texas State Board for Educator Certification. Oct. 16, 2021.
Chemistry (9-12). State of North Carolina. State Board of Education, Department of Public Instruction. July, 2006.
Physical Sciences (Secondary). Republic of the Philippines, Professional Regulation Commission. December, 2004.
Praxis II - Physical Science Pedagogy/Chemistry Content Knowledge. Fayetteville, NC. Passed, July 2007.
AP Annual Conference, Austin Convention Center, Austin, Texas, July 23-26, 2015.
AP College Board Summer Training Program. Montgomery College, Maryland, USA. June 24-27, 2014.
IB Asia Pacific MYP Category 1. IB Global Center, Hongkong, September 13-15, 2013
IB DP Chemistry Category 1. IB Regional office for Asia Pacific. Singapore. August 27-29, 2011.
IB DP Physics Category 1. Ibicus International Ltd. Dubai, UAE. September 29-October 1, 2011.

EDUCATION
Doctor in Education Major in Science Education. Cebu Normal University, Cebu, Philippines. Oct., 1997- May, 2006.
Master in Education Major in Special Education. Cebu State College of Science and Technology. Cebu, Philippines. March, 2006.
Master of Arts in Teaching Chemistry. University of San Carlos. Cebu, Philipines. June, 1992- March, 1994
Bachelor of Science. University of San Carlos. Cebu, Philippines. June, 1978- March, 1983.

HONORS/AWARDS
Outstanding Cultural Educator of the Year – 2007. Awarded by the Visiting International Faculty Program,, NC, USA, Mar, ‘08
Scholarship Grantee: Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute. 1992-1994.
Graduated Salutatorian. High School. Notre Dame of Cotabato, March, 1978.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Canadian Trillium College, Shanghai Campus (Sept., 2018-2019)
• Teaching Chemistry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Physics-Ontario Currilum
• Performed all other tasks listed under Dallas Independent School District job description

Dallas Independent School District, Thomas Jefferson PTEC Early College High School (Aug., 2016-July, 2018)
• Teach Pre-AP and regular Chemistry courses to sophomore high school and early college students.
• Integrated creative use of lecture and visual aids using technology as well as hands-on laboratory activities, cooperative learning research projects and other teaching strategies and methods to enhance student learning and understanding on science concepts
• Assess students to evaluate their abilities, strengths, and weaknesses in collaboration with counselors, parents, student
• Performed behavioral management and pastoral care of class and homeroom groups and advisor to 30 grade 10 students;
• Work with individual students to challenge them, to improve their abilities, and to work on their weaknesses
• Organized science fair exhibit and competition for students within the school and with other international schools;
• Tutored Sciences and Math to students after school hours and during academic acceleration periods
• Observed peers, collaborate and team-teach with other science teachers.
• Participated in training, planning, seminars and other continuing education programs to enhance knowledge of science and technology integration in classroom teaching
• Assisted with development and implementation of interdisciplinary curriculum and school policies..
• Communicated and liaised with fellow team department members on a regular basis with regards to planning, assessment, parent and community contact, subject organization and classroom issues, including discipline, expectations and routines.
• Communicated and liaised with other school colleagues to promote and establish integrative links and awareness.
• Assisted, advised, and worked with students on their science projects, researches and related activities.
• Attended and constructively contributed in staff meetings.
• Assisted in supervising student breaks and coordinated class activities.
• Prepared, reviewed, tutored students for the IB exams.
• Generated three-weeks and end-of-six weeks reports evaluating students’ progress to support recommendations for further student development.
• Incorporated special learning strategies for learning disabled students encompassing self-questioning, rehearsal and review, cognitive behaviour modification, organization, memory strategies and modelling.
• Attended faculty meetings and professional development seminars to review, update, and evaluate teaching methods and strategies in teaching sciences.

Stonehill International School, India (2013-2014)
• Taught IB Physics, MYP Integrated Science
• Performed all other tasks listed under Dallas Independent School District job description
.
International School of Islamabad (2011-2013)
• Taught IB/AP Chemistry, IB/AP Physics, regular Chemistry/Physics
• Performed all other tasks listed under Dallas Independent School District job description
.
International School of Myanmar (2009-2011)
• Taught AP Chemistry, regular Physics, regular Chemistry, Physical Sciences to grades 9-12 international students.
• Performed other tasks as listed under the Stonehill International School job description.
• Updated Chemistry and AP Chemistry curriculum for the school
• Performed all other tasks listed under Dallas Independent School District job description

Clinton High School, North Carolina, U.S.A. (2006- 2009)
• Taught Chemistry and Physical Sciences to both regular and honors (advanced) sophomore and junior high school students
• Integrated creative use of lecture and visual aids using technology such as: Smart board, document camera, Smart clickers, VCR, online computer lessons (using United Streaming, Study Island, science spot, etc. LCD projectors), as well as hands-on laboratory activities, cooperative learning , research projects and other teaching strategies and methods to enhance student learning and understanding on science concepts
• Tutored Science and Math (Algebra I and Trigonometry) subjects to at-risk students after school hours
• Attended VIF professional development programs; served as a resource speaker once and assisted in committees
• Performed other tasks as listed under the Dallas Independent School District job description

University of San Carlos, Cebu, Philippines (2002-2006)
• Taught Chemistry and related science subjects.
• Performed other tasks as listed under the Dallas Independent School District job description

Adjunct Professor, Cebu State College of Science and Technology. Cebu, Philippines (2005-2006)
• Taught science and math subjects to secondary special education students
• Taught graduate courses to Special Education teachers
• Organised seminars and workshops for education students and teachers
• Performed all other tasks listed under the Dallas Independent School District job description

Mindano State University-Iligan Institute of Technology, Iligan, Philippines (1986-2002)
• Taught algebra 1, trigonometry, and chemistry subjects.
• Advised Chemical Technology Society- a group of students involved in participating during science fairs, science quiz bowls, research projects, and other science-related activities.
• Performed all other tasks listed under the Dallas Independent School District job description

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