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Lessons offered by Kristen
  • Individual
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  • at your home
Taught subjects
  • Academic tutoring
  • Homework help
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Junior High / Middle School
  • High School
  • Early childhood education

Teacher Offering Summer (July & August) Elementary Student Tutoring Services in Peterborough Ontario

Methodology

I believe that learning should be fun and interactive, especially at the elementary level! I believe that students can learn best through multiple modes of teaching, through the use of paper based and hands-on learning activities! I plan my lessons and teach based off the child's individual learning needs and interests in order to teach in a way that helps them learn to the best of their potential!

I would like to tutor students from grade 1-8.

Background

I am an elementary teacher looking for summer tutoring students! I currently work as an elementary occasional teacher and a Barton Reading & Spelling Tutor for students with Dyslexia!

Academic Background:
Diploma in Early Childhood Education
Bachelor of Arts (Child Studies)
Bachelor of Education (Primary/Junior)
Master of Education (Studies in Teaching & Learning)

Rates

Rate for a 1-hour lesson. : $ 25/h

Details

Cancellation Policy - Cancellations can be made through text or email at least 24 hours prior to the regular tutoring session.

Lessons offered by Kristen
Individual
The lessons will be held
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Academic tutoring
  • Homework help
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Junior High / Middle School
  • High School
  • Early childhood education

Kristen's Resume

Kristen Thompson
OCT., B. Ed., B.A.

CAREER OBJECTIVE:
I am currently looking to tutor students in the Peterborough, Ontario area in grades 1-8 for the summer (July/August). I would like to have the opportunity to contribute my academic, teaching, and tutoring experiences with your family.

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
• University of Ottawa: Master of Education Studies in Teaching & Learning (Completed: June 2019)
• Certified with Ontario College of Teachers June 2018
• University of Ottawa: Bachelor of Education Primary/Junior Division 2018
• Carleton University: Bachelor of Art’s Child Studies & Minor in Psychology 2016
• Fleming College: Early Childhood Education Diploma 2014

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & TRAINING:
• Elem OT PD OCDSB - Differentiated Learning & Instruction Workshop 2019
• Elem OT PD OCDSB - Health & Safety Workshop 2018
• The Voices of Autism MOOC Course Certification 2018
• Trained Barton Reading & Spelling Tutor (Dyslexia) Sept 2017
• First Aid & CPR – Level C Certified (AED Training) Aug 2016
• Police Check (Vulnerable Sector) May 2019
• College of Early Childhood Educators Expectations for Practice Module Jun 2017
• Teachers Teaching Teachers Workshop uOttawa Apr 2017
• Teacher Candidate - Building Futures Workshop uOttawa 2016

TEACHING & PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE:
Ottawa-Carleton District School Board: Continuing Education Summer Program - July 2018
• Summer Literacy & Numeracy Program D. Roy Kennedy Public School
• Homeroom Teacher Grade 9 Mathematics Prep Course
• Grade 9 Curriculum Covered: Number Sense & Numeration, Patterning & Algebra, & Analytic Geometry
• Developed end of the summer term student Progress Reports

M.F. McHugh Education Centre: Occasional Teacher – Current
• Occasional Supply Teacher at Steps to Success & Crossroads Children’s Centre
• Care and treatment programs based in community schools
• Programs respond to complex mental health & educational needs of children
• Collaborating with lead teachers, child & youth counsellors, educational assistants to address and support students needs in the classroom setting

Ottawa-Carleton District School Board: Occasional Teacher – Current
• Teaching Students Kindergarten – Grade 6
• Teaching at various OCDSB school locations around Ottawa
• Teaching using the Ontario Curriculum subjects such as; mathematics, language, physical education, arts, science, & social studies

Ottawa Catholic School Board: Occasional Teacher – Current
• Teaching Students Kindergarten – Grade 6
• Teaching at various OCSB school locations around Ottawa
• Teaching using the Ontario Curriculum subjects such as; mathematics, language, physical education, family life studies, arts, science, & social studies

Dyslexic Solutions Ottawa: 1-on-1 Tutor Sept 2017- Current
• Tutoring Students in Kindergarten to Grade 12
• One-on-one tutoring for children diagnosed with Dyslexia
• Tutoring and responding to students with diverse learning and behavioural needs
• Tutoring using Orton-Gillingham influenced programming – Barton Reading and Spelling System
• Working with students on phonemic awareness, reading, writing, & spelling

Corpus Christi School OCSB: Teacher Candidate Placement Sept 2017-Feb 2018
• Grade 5/6 & 6 Classrooms
• Created lessons and unit plans based off the Ontario Curriculum Documents
• Subjects: Language, Mathematics, Physical Education, Religion, Science, & Visual Arts
• Assisted in the classroom with daily tasks; attendance, transitions, teaching, supervision, cleaning, prep periods, classroom management, & behavioural management

Registered Early Childhood Educator: Omemee Children’s Centre Apr-Sept 2014/2018
• Facilitated a Grade 1/2 Summer Program (July-Aug 2015/2018)
• Worked with children aged Toddlers-Grade 6 as a supply educator
• Worked occasionally as an Enhanced Staff 1-on-1 with a child with Autism
• Working collaboratively with RECE co-workers to best support the needs of children in a daycare setting
• Summer Program involved: Daily preparation and implementation of activities for 15-30 children, lessons/activities; math, reading, writing, science, art, outdoor activities, assisting children with snacks and lunch, room set-up, daily cleaning (dishes, vacuuming, sweeping, cleaning tables), communicating with parents, indoor and outdoor supervision, continuous anecdotal observations, and documentation

Half Moon Bay Public School OCDSB: Teacher Candidate Placement Jan-Apr 2017
• Kindergarten classroom as a Teacher Candidate (Practicum 43 Days Completed)
• Planned and implemented units and lessons to Kindergarten students that covered the four strands in the Ontario Kindergarten Curriculum
• Assisted in the classroom with daily tasks; attendance, teaching, bus duty, transitions, supervision, cleaning, classroom management, & behavioural management

St Catherine Child Care Centre: ECE Block Placement Jan-Feb 2014
• ECE Student Placement working in the Preschool Room
• Daily Tasks: Supervision, cleaning, planning age-appropriate activities (sensory, math, science, outdoor explorations), assistance with transitions, documenting children’s learning (learning stories), naptime and snack time assistance

Fleming College ECE Toddler Program: Sept-Dec 2013
• Facilitated a Toddler Program with a class of Early Childhood Education Colleagues
• Gained experience working with toddlers, working with parents & documenting children’s learning
• Kawartha ChildCare Services Rolling Hills: ECE Placement May 2013
• ECE Student Placement working in the Toddler Room
• Daily Tasks; Supervision, cleaning, planning age-appropriate activities (sensory, math, science, outdoor explorations), assistance during transitions, documenting children’s learning (learning stories), naptime and snack time assistance

COMMUNITY & VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE:
M. F. McHugh Education Centre CHEO Steps to Success: Community Service Learning Apr 2018
• Care and treatment program based in a community school
• Grade 3/4 classroom as a Teacher Candidate 89 Hours Completed
• Program responds to complex mental health & educational needs of children
• Collaborated with lead teachers, child & youth counsellors, educational assistants, & transition specialists in the classroom and school setting

Omemee Children’s Centre Fun Fair: Aug 2015-2017
• Helped with event preparation & planning
• Helped with set-up/take-down of event
• Organized and facilitated children’s activities/games at event

Frosh Orientation Facilitator Volunteer Carleton University: 2015/2016
• Assisted new students with move ins, frosh events, walk homes, & event/activity supervision
• Raised money for “Shinerama” (Cystic Fibrosis fundraiser)

Half Moon Bay Public School OCDSB: Community Service Learning Sept-Dec 2016
• UOttawa Faculty of Education- Section AA Imagination, Creativity and Innovation Cohort-In school placement
• Kindergarten Classroom as a Teacher Candidate 136 Hours Completed

Festival of Tree’s Peterborough: Nov-Dec 2011-2014
• Assisted with preparation and planning of event
• Worked with children and families during event
• Facilitated art/crafts workshop and public skating activities

COACHING/EXTRACURRICULAR EXPERIENCE:
Sportball Ottawa: Sept 2016-May 2017
• Worked with children aged 16 months – 6 years old
• Facilitated Parent & Child Classes and Children aged 2.5 – up Drop-Off Classes
• Taught 8 different sport skills (Hockey, Tennis, Golf, Volleyball, Soccer, Baseball, Basketball, & Football) to children and parents (Classes up to 25 children and adults)

Drama Club Teacher Half Moon Bay Public School OCDSB: Feb-Apr 2017
• Created a Drama Club at HMB with fellow colleagues
• Worked with students grade 3-5
• Drama Club; Drama/Acting Warm-ups, Improv,& Reader’s Theatre

Winter Carnival Half Moon Bay Public School OCDSB: Feb 2017
• Preparation and planning for winter Carnival (Gathering supplies, creating signs, activity set-up and take-down)
• Carnivàle for students grade 1-5
• Facilitated games and activities during school wide outdoor event

REFERENCES: Available upon request.

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