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Teacher High School

Location:
New York, New York, United States
Posted:
January 08, 2017

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SARAH M. ADAMS

East **nd Street Apt *J New York, NY 10128

acx56y@r.postjobfree.com (347)***-**** EDUCATION

B.A. Psychology 2008 City College of New York

M.A. History 2010 City College of New York

Advanced Certificate in Teaching (Adolescent Education-Social Studies 7 to 12)Pace University May 2013

CLASSROOM EXPERIENCE

NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 9/2013-8/2016

Social Studies Teacher 7-12

Worked with administration to develop new curriculum according to identified gaps in Measures of Student Learning Assessment

Served as Department Lead Teacher

Taught 7th Grade History to approximately 150 students each day including students with IEPS and ELLS

Created Unit Plans using Backward Design to complement Common Core ELA curriculum

Evaluated student progress through the use of data trackers

Created monthly newsletter to update parents about student work

Maintained portfolios of student work

Conferenced weekly with students to improve writing

Used Smart Board, Projector, Elmo, computer and other technological devices to create lessons with multiple entry points

Maintained monthly bulletin board to display work from Unit Topic

Prepared students for Civil War essay contest

Planned, organized and conducted day trips to sites of historical significance both in and out of state

Served as new teacher mentor

Conducted Workshops as part of the Instructional Teacher Team

Professional Responsibilities : Instructional Teacher Team, Social Studies Lead Teacher, New Teacher Mentor

Professional Development : Teacher Leadership Program May 2015

Writing Across the Curriculum, Teachers College Columbia University 2015-2016

Emerging Teacher Leader Program Spring 2016

Workshop 1 : Strategizing for Assessment (using formative assessment to drive instruction)

Workshop 2: Analyzing Student Work( using data to determine gaps in student learning)

Workshop 3: Planning Professional Learning (planning and implementing professional learning sessions)

NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 2/2013-6/2013

Substitute Teacher

Various Schools including PS138, PS169, Mosiac Preparatory, QUEST & Manhattan High School

Conducted lessons as specified by classroom teacher. In one class we used maps to identify how the French revolution spread to other European countries

Adhered to school policies regarding attendance, behavior, lunch/recess and dismissal of students

Utilized Smart board, projector to engage students

THE HIGH SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND FINANCE 9/2012-12/2012

Student Teacher, 9th and 10th Grade Global History

Prepared daily lessons using Backward Design method; objective, exit slip, individual/group work, guided practice, hook

Utilized a variety of instructional strategies including guided reading, You tube clips, carousel walks, group work, thought provoking visuals to execute lessons

Collaborated with department teachers to ensure students on schedule with topics beginning with

Reformation and ending with Imperialism

RELATED EMPLOYMENT

BELL FOUNDATION SUMMER PROGRAM 7/2012-8/2012; 7/2013-8/2013

Global Cultures Enrichment Teacher

Facilitated students understanding of world cultures using various artistic techniques, hands-on activities, cooperative learning strategies and simulations. Assisted 5th students grade to create an Asian villages using juice boxes, cardboard, cotton and other materials

Supervised approximately twenty-five (25) students during recess daily by pre-planned games including baseball, jump rope, hopscotch

References and Teaching Portfolio will be furnished upon request



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