Brooklyn Dreams Charter School March 2016 - June 2016Assisted 3rd grade instructor in classroom management, homework help, after-school tutoring, and test preparation. Shadowed and observed paraprofessionals in ESL, Special Education, Occupational Therapy and Speech Pathology in the Early Childhood age range .
ESL & Math Tutor
1 on 1 Academic Tutors, NYC Department of Education February 2012 - July 2012Specialized home-visit tutoring for elementary age (5-10) learners of english as a second language. Adapted materials from textbooks for guided one-on-one lessons in math and ELA to prepare students for standardized testing.
Volunteer English Teacher
Sevalaya Murali September 2011 - December 2011I taught ESL to a diverse age range of students living in an orphanage hostel in Chennai, India.
My students varied in age from 5-15, and had different classes based on age and ability. I worked closely with students having different language abilities and needs, tailoring lesson plans to suit their specifications, and the learning goals of the overall class. I spent a majority of time lesson planning, also trying to incorporate the Tamil language into activities to promote interest language acquisition.
KTV English School August 2009 - July 2010Taught ESL to Vietnamese students ranging from 4 years old - adult, and language levels 1-9. Adapted teaching materials from a variety of course-books. Assessment of student performance and flexibility in curriculum planning. Worked alongside diverse staff members to develop a teaching module that focuses on listening and speaking to achieve communicative competence.
Third Eye Inc. September 2008 - July 2009Experience in business management, hiring and training new employees, financial administration and credit arrangements. Exceptional leadership, organization, oral and written communication.
Brooklyn College, City University of New York
2006 - 2011
(5 years) New York
Cambridge/Teaching house NYC
2009 - 2009
(1 year) New York