D.S.

Agoura Hills, CA

Experienced, energetic, & globally minded ELA & ELL educator with nearly a decade of experience. Relationship builder. Advocate of bilingual education. Technology innovation. Passionate about strong writing skills. Open to relocation!

English as a New Language/TESOL
English Language Arts
Writing
Literacy
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Education
University of California, Santa Barbara
Bachelors, Communication
2002 - 2006
Experience
Head Teacher of Grade 6 English Language Arts
Escola Beit Yaacov - São Paulo, BR
10/2018 - 12/2020
Head Teacher of English Language Arts
Kang Chiao International School - Shanghai, CN
08/2016 - 06/2018
English Teaching Fellow
CEBIP Pinar Prados de Torrejón - Madrid, ES
10/2014 - 06/2016
Native English Teacher
Seoul Nowon Elementary School - Seoul, KR
08/2011 - 08/2014
English Tutor
Independently hired - Seoul, KR
01/2012 - 08/2014
English Tutor / Cambridge Exam Prep
Independently hired - Madrid, ES
12/2014 - 06/2016
Audio & Written English Proofreader (TOEFL, Personal Statements)
Writers for Me - Madrid, ES
01/2016 - 06/2016
Certifications
Elementary Education K-6
FL • Kindergarten-6th
ESOL K-12
FL • Kindergarten-12th
Subjects
English
4th-8th
9 years experience
certified
has degree in this subject
Languages
Portuguese
Spanish
Instructional Skills
Culturally Responsive Pedagogy
Differentiation
Experiential Learning
Flipped Classrooms
Inquiry Based Instruction
Integrated Bilingual Education
International Baccalaureate
Kinesthetic Learning
Learning Stations Facilitation
Project Based Learning (PBL)
Responsive Classroom
Social-Emotional Learning
Socratic Seminars
Universal Design for Learning (UDL)