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Certified elementary school and special education teacher with a Masters degree in education offers academic assistance to students.

Methodology

My teaching method is to give each child what he/she needs most. Every child learns differently and therefore every teacher must adjust his/her teaching style. I love working hands-on and am always willing to try new things. I believe this helps students learn more effectively and understand that one size does not fit all. To keep engagement high, I make things fun, and offer high-interest learning material and content.

Background

I am a certified elementary school and special education teacher in the state of Massachusetts. I received my Masters Degree in teaching in 2015. I've been teaching fourth grade for 2 years, but have over 6 years experience working in education with children ages 4-14.

Rates

Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $200
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $400

Details

Cancellation Policy: I must be notified at least 3 hours prior to our scheduled session.

Lessons offered by Megan
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at her home
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Academic tutoring
  • Homework help
Levels
  • All Levels

Megan's resume

LICENSURE
Elementary Education (1-6) Initial License in MA
Moderate Disabilities (K-8) Initial License in MA
Sheltered English Immersion Endorsement Initial License in MA

MTELS
Communications and Literacy Passed
General Curriculum & Math Subtest Passed
Foundations of Reading Passed

EDUCATION
Simmons College August 2015
Master of Arts in Teaching, Certification in Elementary Education (1-6) and Moderate Disabilities (K-8)
GPA: 3.92
Simmons College 2012
Bachelor of Arts in Communications: Journalism
Graduated Magna Cum Laude
GPA 3.86

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Roosevelt Elementary School, Melrose, MA August 2016-Present
Classroom Teacher, Grade 4
•Establish and enforce expectations for behavior and procedures among students to ensure responsibility
•Plan and implement lessons and units of study drawing on content standards and curriculum frameworks
•Draw on results of informal and formal assessments as well as knowledge of child development to identify appropriate teaching strategies and learning activities
•Plans lessons with measurable objectives and relevant measurable outcomes
• Identifies appropriate reading materials and writing activities for promoting learning among the range of students within the classroom.
• Draws on resources from colleagues, families, and the community.
•Incorporates a variety of media and technology into lessons.
• Uses information in Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) to plan strategies for integrating students with disabilities into general education classrooms.
• Uses effective strategies and techniques for making content accessible to English language learners.
•Assigns homework that furthers student learning
•Communicates with parents regularly via email, notices, and conferences
•Attends monthly staff and curriculum meetings
•Plans and implements projects centered around Universal Design for Learning
•Plans and implements Project Based Learning


Plymouth River School, Hingham, MA August 2015-January 2016
Special Education Teacher, 5th Grade
• Teach learning and developmentally disabled students using both pull-out and inclusion models
• Design, implement, and differentiate multi-sensory lesson plans for math and reading based on Common
Core State Standards
• Maintain consistent classroom management skills using positive behavior intervention to keep students on
task
• Integrate interactive technology into daily lesson plans using the SMART Board system
• Create, implement and lead IEP meetings with parents and colleagues
• Regularly collaborate with grade level teachers to ensure the diverse needs of students are being met
through use of appropriate instruction, modification and accommodations
• Conduct the Wechsler Individual Achievement Test III on students and complete thorough, written
reports
• Administer monthly DIBELS Oral Reading Fluency Assessments, and informal reading assessments to
monitor student progress
• Write progress reports in alignment with all students’ IEP goals
• Closely monitor student behaviors and implement behavior management plans
• Participate regularly and actively in staff meetings, student team meetings and professional development

• Conduct MCAS-alternate assessment
Horace Mann School, Newton, MA August 2014-June 2015
Full Year Student Teacher, 3rd Grade
• Completed the first half of the school year as an elementary education intern and the second half of the
school year as a special education intern
• Co-taught with a lead classroom teacher in a fully inclusive class of 20 students
• Assumed full responsibility for one take-over week in addition to teaching other full and partial days
• Designed and differentiated lessons based on student needs and implemented lessons and units in all
curricula areas for general and special education students
• Collaborated with classroom teacher in the weekly planning and development of lessons
• Created and taught a 12-lesson unit aligned with the MA Social Studies Frameworks on the Wampanoags
• Instructed guided reading groups on a regular basis to promote fluency and comprehension based on
results of benchmark assessments, which resulted in below grade level students meeting or exceeding
grade level standards
• Developed and executed two interventions, one academic and one behavioral, for individual students
• Collaborated with grade level team members, behavior specialists, and special educators in the planning of
RTI, classroom management, and curriculum units
• Attended and participated in IEP and evaluation meetings and assisted in the completion of student
evaluations
• Implemented IEPs for 4 students in the class and designed lessons to align with IEP objectives and goals
• Experience implementing the following
Everyday Math Lucy Calkins Writing Curriculum
Responsive Classroom Benchmark Assessment System (BAS)
Response to Intervention (RTI) Fundations Wilson Langauge Basics
• Attended and participated in faculty meetings, professional development days, parent-teacher conferences,
and grade-level meetings
Brown Middle School Newton, MA August 2013-June 2014
Special Education Assistant
• Taught and assisted in the Neighborhood Inclusion Program of ten 7th grade students who had learning
disabilities, autism, intellectual impairments or required behavioral supports
• Collaborated with special and general educators to plan and implement lessons to meet the IEP goals and
objectives of the students
• Assisted in developing and implementing behavior modification plans
• Assisted students in math, science and social studies general education class and scaffolded instruction
based on the individual students
Crossroads School for Children Natick, MA August 2012-August 2013
Applied Behavior Analysis Counselor
• Worked with students ages 4-8 and 15-18 on the Autism spectrum using Applied Behavior Analysis
• Assisted in creating and implementing behavior modification programs; collected daily data to monitor
and generate appropriate modifications
• Served as case manager for two students and created programs and materials that met the goals and
objectives on their IEPs

• Wrote quarterly progress reports reflecting the IEPS of two case students
OTHER EXPERIENCE
Simmons College CommTracks Magazine Boston, MA September 2011-May 2012
Editor
• Managed the production of the magazine and collaborated with the design team
• Developed story ideas
• Managed, worked with 4 writers to complete stories for the magazine and edited their completed work
• Completed interviews and wrote two 500+ word stories
• Assisted in the production of the magazine
The Voice Newspaper, Simmons College Boston, MA September 2010-May 2012
Features Editor
• Developed weekly story ideas for the features section of The Voice
• Collaborated with the Editor in Chief in assigning and producing stories
• Edited and proofread any stories written for the features section using AP style
• Interviewed subjects and wrote at least 1 weekly story for the paper

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