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Hannah tutors in Chicago, IL

Hannah S.

Private tutor in Chicago, IL

Education

National-Louis University - Masters Degree in the Art of Teaching: Special Education, GPA: 4.0, 2010 University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign - Bachelor of Science in International Studies and Human Rights, Dean's list 2009 Universidad Católica Argentina, Universidad del Salvador - Buenos Aires, Argentina - Studied towards degree in International Studies and Human Rights August 2007- July 2008 Certificate: Professional Educator License: Special Certificate (K-21) with LBSI Endorsement July 2010

Experience

I'm a certified teacher and have a Master's Degree in Special Education. I attended the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and have since taught in Chicago Public Schools. I love working with kids and have effective teaching methods. Special Education Teacher, K-5 Resource and Self-Contained - Chicago, IL August 2009-June 2014 •100% of student caseload showed expected levels of growth on the Map Test in Reading during 2013/14 school year. •Develop and implement high-quality, effective curriculum that meet the needs and strengths of diverse learners across grade levels to ensure significant gains are made •Taught literacy and Math using the Workshop Model focused on small group and highly differentiated instruction •Form positive interpersonal relationships with students to promote confidence and trust. •Model appropriate instructional strategies, accommodations, and modifications for General Education Teachers to utilize for diverse learners in the General Education setting •Utilize the backwards design approach to unit planning based on Common Core State Standards Yoga Instructor - Greene School 2011- June 2014 •Direct yoga classes to promote lasting healthy habits and encourage an atmosphere of change in a neighborhood with increasing levels of childhood obesity and violence Network 8 Teacher Leader •Principal nominated role to engage in sustained professional learning to provide supportive and relevant feedback for teachers’ in their unit planning network-wide Health and Wellness Coordinator – Greene August 2011- June 2014 •Promote a healthy lifestyle through teaching stress coping methods, yoga instruction and self-reflection •Organized a walk-a-thon that funded the expansion of the school’s urban garden, run by the students and members of the community •Integrate healthy lifestyle initiatives into the community and school as a teacher liaison to the Healthy School’s Council parent committee •Lead a school-wide health initiative to increase student movement by incorporating physical activity into the classroom to maximize student productivity •Facilitate a teacher workshop on using movement as a tool to improve teacher responsiveness to students’ needs

Availability

Any day after 9AM

Can Meet

Up to 1 hour away for a flat fee, Up to 30 minutes away for no additional charge

Hobbies

Hello! My name is Hannah and I have many hobbies that I enjoy doing in my spare time. I'm an avid cook and have my own food blog at gloodie.com. I'm a runner and a yogi. I love to read, write, travel and teach. I like to think I have a good sense of humor and I'm a very hard worker. I am also fluent in Spanish

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