Teaching Experience

Educational Technology Integrationist for Kg2 - Grade 4, 2015-2017
·       Planned and delivered student-centered activities using ISTE standards as a pedagogical framework
·       Developed unit plans that linked to Units of Inquiry with grade teams, learning support and specialist teachers
·       Upskilled teaching staff and parent community on educational technology tools through professional development sessions, weekly emails and blogs
·       Trialed and implemented SeeSaw digital portfolio platform across Kg2-5
·       Led explorations and innovations through workshops and lessons in the Innovation Center with the use of 3D printing, Google Expedition and Lego Robotics (video here)
·       Introduced concepts of coding in the classroom using age appropriate apps
·       Upskilled teaching staff and parent community on educational technology tools through professional development sessions, weekly emails and blogs
·       Created 3-year technology plan to ensure innovative curriculum integration


Head of Technology (Primary), ISF Academy, 2013-2015

·       Setting the vision and integrating technology in the primary school with the aim to raise classroom experience, effectiveness and efficiency
·       Spearheaded and designed the school’s strategy for implementing new technologies in the bilingual learning curriculum
·       Designed long term planning and programs for technology
·       Delivering in-classroom initiatives through the effective introduction of new tools/ applications and training aimed to raise  effectiveness and efficiency (see Speaking Engagements)
·       Developed a range of interactive teaching methods and needs assessment tools to enhance learning
·       Actively served on a variety of school committees that covers curriculum and technology issues
·       Created videos for school festivities and school assemblies 

    

Grade 3/4 ICT Instructor
·       Developed ICT lessons that are integrated with unit of study in English, Guided Discovery and Mathematics
·       Introduced digital storytelling tools and movie making animation programs to showcase student learning
·       Collaborated with Chinese homeroom teacher to develop an online platform to generate discussions and to motivate learners (see Edmodo video) 
·       Created step-by-step instructional guides on Google Doc
·       Rolled out code.org program for grade levels to promote computer programming 
·       Participated and took part in co-ordinating the Global Codethon with UNIS Hanoi (see video)
 
Grade 3 Homeroom Teacher, ISF Academy, 2012-13

    
·       Earned high marks for the quality and creativity of classroom plans and instructional materials used in teaching diverse subjects namely English, Mathematics and Guided Discovery
·       Developed innovative approaches that were repeatedly assessed as a standard for meeting grade level goals
·       Became a “first to call” resource for the school’s important bilingual initiatives and represents the school on computer technology and education
·       Served as the master of ceremony at school events 
    

·       Act as the chairperson for CIS/WASC self-study committee 
   

Grade 3 Homeroom Teacher, Delia School of Canada, 2008-2012
·       Planned and instructed each subject using a variety of teaching aids, motivational and implementation strategies to engage active learning
·       Developed strategies to deal with classroom behaviors, bullying and conflict resolutions
·       Incorporate technological approaches to classroom material and led primary teams in digitizing detailed unit and lesson plans
·       Launched the class wiki for the school leading to efficiency gains and communication improvements (see wiki)
·       Created literacy centers that gave opportunities for students to share interactives and guided reading/writing
·       Introduced new improvements in designing formative and summative assessments, using achievement charts and innovative long term plans
·       Supervised extracurricular from art classes t0 athletic activities and initiated the cooking club
·       Organized successful summer program activities that involved additional classroom learning and sports activities
 
Grade 6/7 Subject Teacher, Garden City Elementary School, Vancouver
·       Responsible for teaching all areas Language Arts, Mathematics and French
·       Implemented the British Columbia Curriculum 

    

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