L.M.

A genuinely enthusiastic, deeply compassionate, innovative, and unfailingly dedicated literacy specialist, with over a decade’s teaching experience across a variety of k-12, public, private, charter and higher ed academic environments.

Swimming and Water Safety
Robotics
Mythology
Speech and Debate
Typing
Yearbook
Home Economics
Drivers Education
Special Ed (General)
Special Ed English
Theatre
Film/Video
Digital Design
Dance
General Art
Spanish
French
Italian
American Sign Language
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Education
Teachers College , Columbia University
Masters, Elementary Inclusive Ed, Literacy, Curriculum Design
2011 - 2014
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Bachelors, ENGLISH
2006 - 2010
Teachers college , Columbia University
Masters, Literacy, Dual Certification Elementary Education
2011 - 2014
Experience
Lead Teacher
Apple Montessori School - Hoboken , NJ
02/2019 - 01/2020
Head Learning Specialist
Ranney school - Tinton Falls , NJ
09/2016 - 06/2017
Assistant Director of Content and Curriculum
Sesame Workshop - New York , NY
01/2010 - 07/2014
Founder and Managing Director
The HK Institute for Wonder & Play - Tri- state, NY
05/2020 - Present
Montessori AMI birth - 12
The HK Institute of Wonder & Play - New York , NY
05/2020 - 07/2020
Head start lead preschool teacher
Head start - Ny, NY
05/2010 - 10/2020
Certifications
AMI Montessori
National • Pre-Kindergarten-6th
Literacy Specialist
NY • Pre-Kindergarten-6th
Dual Elementary Education- General/Special K-2
NY • Pre-Kindergarten-2nd
Subjects
General Education
Pre-Kindergarten-2nd
10 years experience
certified
has degree in this subject
English
Pre-Kindergarten-
Special Education
Pre-Kindergarten-2nd
10 years experience
certified
has degree in this subject
Electives
Pre-Kindergarten-
11 years experience
certified
has degree in this subject
Visual & Performing Arts
Pre-Kindergarten-12th
14 years experience
certified
has degree in this subject
World Languages
-
certified
has degree in this subject
Languages
American Sign Language
French
German
Hebrew
Italian
Latin
Russian
Spanish
Instructional Skills
Braille
Culturally Responsive Pedagogy
Differentiation
Expeditionary Learning
Experiential Learning
Flipped Classrooms
Forest Schools
Fountas and Pinnell
Inquiry Based Instruction
Integrated Bilingual Education
International Baccalaureate
Kinesthetic Learning
Learning Stations Facilitation
Love and Logic Methodology
Montessori
Orton-Gillingham
PBIS
Project Based Learning (PBL)
Reggio Emilia
Responsive Classroom
Restorative Justice Classroom Management
Singapore Math
Social-Emotional Learning
Socratic Seminars
The Hochman Method
Twice Exceptional / Gifted
UK (British) Curriculum
Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
Waldorf
Wilson Reading