A Certified Teacher in British Columbia and Ontario, I am a dynamic, qualified, and resourceful instructor with diverse experiences and a passion for teaching.
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Growing up in a world where the answer to any question is only a Google Search away is different from any other adolescence. From before they comprehend language, children today are exposed to technology and a pace of life that we as adults are still coming to grips with and are struggling to understand and control. Though the learning resources at our personal disposal surpass even the wildest fiction of generations past, never before has the teacher had such a crucial role in the growth of young people into capable, successful, and happy adults...
Incorporating the 'Big Six' principals of Historical Thinking, this activity placemat is a great example of my instructional design skills. The intended class is Grade 12 Workplace Preparation History (Ontario); focus skills are literacy, critical thinking, and observing perspectives and contexts.
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Outdoor & Cultural Education
Mountain Bike Racing
As part of a volunteer teaching opportunity at Coast Mountain Academy, I developed a series of lessons for Grade 8 students to begin an IT unit. This example is the first of these, in which students were introduced to the concept of formalized problem solving.
Ringette Official & Evaluator
Grade 10 English and Socials Course