Educator, K-8
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Location: South Bend, IN, USA
School: University of Idaho
Field of study: Elementary Education

Educator, K-8

Monica Rommens ------------
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7158 Crestwood Blvd., South Bend, IN 46635

Education and Certifications:

B.S. Elementary Education, University of Idaho Expected May 2019
• GPA: 3.89 Moscow, ID

Idaho Elementary Teaching Certificate (K-8) Expected June 2019


Teaching Experience:

Teaching Internship, Palouse Prairie Charter School 2019
• Assisted in the daily activities for a 4th grade classroom of 24 students.
• Planned and taught lessons in subjects including math, writing, social studies, and science that sparked critical thinking.
• Developed inquiry-based curriculum material for integrating current technology and science topics.
• Supervised the students during classroom, recess, and lunch time to ensure safety and proper conduct.
• Guided student-led Socratic seminars within the classroom setting.
• Created inquiry-based lesson plans aligned with the Idaho Common Core State Standards.
• Collaborated with supervising teacher to engage 24 students in hand-on, inquiry-based learning through building a hand-made traditional canoe as a symbol of the confluence of cultures throughout our history and today; later to be donated to the Nez Perce tribal organization Nimi´ipuu Protecting the Environment.
• Collaborated with supervising teacher and principal in fundraising $36,000 through community events and the writing of a grant to cultivate the necessary funds to formulate and execute a hands-on curriculum centered around the confluence of cultures.

Teaching Practicum, Lena Whitmore Elementary School 2018
• Assisted and observed in daily teaching activities in a 4th grade classroom of 22 students.
• Provided individual instruction to students lagging in math.
• Created differentiated lesson plans and taught a group of 22 students in math.
• Adapted lesson plans to be realigned with the Idaho Common Core State Standards.

Teaching Practicum, Palouse Prairie Charter School Practicum 2018
• Assisted and observed in a 2nd grade classroom of 21 students
• Provided individual instruction to students lagging in reading.
• Taught group lessons in reading, writing, and art.
• Adapted lesson plans to be realigned with the Idaho Common Core State Standards.

Teaching Practicum, Various ESL-focused classrooms at Moscow Middle School, 2018
Moscow High School, Westpark and Russell Elementary School
• Assisted in daily teaching activities in ELL classrooms with groups of 1-7 children from multiple grades.
• Provided individual instruction to students lagging in reading, writing, and math.
• Taught group lessons to 10 students in math and writing.
• Supported classroom teacher in behavior management by providing positive reinforcement to students.
• Adapted lesson plans to be realigned with the Idaho Common Core State Standards.

Teaching Practicum, Westpark Elementary School 2016
• Assisted and observed in daily teaching activities in kindergarten classroom of 23 students.
• Provided individual instruction to students lagging in reading and writing.
• Created differentiated lesson plans and taught a group of 23 students in math.
• Adapted lesson plans to be realigned with the Idaho Common Core State Standards.

Teaching Practicum, Lena Whitmore Elementary School 2015-2016
• Assisted and observed in daily teaching activities in a 3rd grade classroom of 24 students.
• Provided individual instruction to students lagging in math.
• Created differentiated lesson plans and taught a group of 24 students in math.
• Adapted lesson plans to be realigned with the Idaho Common Core State Standards.

Relevant Coursework:

Teaching Culturally Diverse Learners
• EDCI 449, EDCI 448, EDCI 302, EDCI 320, EDCI 466, EDCI 402, ENGL 241, EDCI 409, Experience within elementary classrooms
Teaching Writing, Language Arts, Reading and Literacy
• EDCI 321, EDCI 320, EDCI 322, EDCI 466, ENGL 241, ENGL 257, ENGL 208, COMM 101, Experience within elementary classrooms
Elementary Mathematics Education
• EDCI 327, MTHE 235, MTHE 236, MATH 143, Experience within elementary classrooms
Elementary Science Education
• EDCI 329, BIO 102, GEO 101, EDCI 409, Experience within elementary classrooms
Elementary Social Studies Education
• EDCI 328, HIST 340, EDCI 409, Experience within elementary classrooms
Learning, Development and Assessment
• EDCI 466, EDCI 301, Experience within elementary classrooms
Psychology
• PSYC 305, EDCI 302, Experience within elementary classrooms
Elementary Physical Education
• DAN 360, PEP 350, EDCI 409, Experience within elementary classrooms
Elementary Art Education
• EDCI 325, EDCI 409, Experience within elementary classrooms
Educating for Exceptionalities
• EDSP 300, Experience within elementary classrooms
Elementary Technology Education
• EDCI 410, Experience within elementary classrooms

Skills:

Computer: Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite and utilizing projectors and SmartBoards, as well as various computer usages, such as Screencast, Windows Movie Maker, Google Slides, and Google Docs.
Language: Rudimentary French

Other Experience:

Senior Server, Maialina Pizzeria Napoletana 2016-2019
• Maintained warm and inviting environment for all customers.
• Interacted in team settings to care for customers and achieve goals.
• Held leadership role and redirected efficiently as well as maintaining a friendly work environment.
Volunteered at University of Idaho Library 2017
• Reorganized and shelved books while assisting customers to find materials.

Assistant Teacher, Boise School District 2013-2015
• Assisted in daily teaching activities in various classrooms with groups of 1-15 children from multiple grades.
• Provided individual instruction to students lagging in reading, writing, and math.
• Supported classroom teacher in behavior management by providing positive reinforcement to students.