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Jeremiah Lubos - Prézumé (Updated: May 2012)
Transcript of Jeremiah Lubos - Prézumé (Updated: May 2012)
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Personal philosophy summary
As a beginning educator, I believe that establishing relationships with the students to be essential. My content area of the Social Studies not only encompasses elements of history and geography but it deals with the "how" and "why" of becoming a productive member of society. Given basic knowledge, I expect my students to also think for themselves and to take charge of their own learning.
I achieve this by modeling proper behavior in my classroom and also in the way I communicate with other adults. As an example, collaboration i.e. learning to work with others is a vital skill necessary in becoming a successful student and person.
Also, I stand firm in my belief that diversity should be embraced and that all children can and will learn given the proper support.
I seek a full-time teaching position at a school district that will be able to provide me with the resources and tools needed to be successful as a teacher.
Given the opportunity, I would like to showcase my character by the way I reflect the goals and expectations set by the school and the district. Sharing my passion for learning, I look forward to interacting with students, their families, the faculty, and the community as a whole.
Social Studies (4th - 8th)
*Can read, write, & understand Japanese (lower-intermediate level = 2+ yrs of study)
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
Edmodo (educational social networking)
SIOP strategies (sheltered instruction)
tk20 (used to create college portfolio)
CSCOPE (familiar with system via student teaching experience)
Most outstanding "Individual & Family Life" student
President's Award for Educational Excellence
Texas scholar medal
College of Education Dean's List (2009 - 2012)
Japanese Honor Society
Nominated for Student Teacher of the Year award
2012 Student Teaching Action Researcher Award: Peer-tutoring
For more contact information, work & educational history, and references, I invite you to please view my document-based resume for all necessary information.
I would now like to share with you some of the hands-on work (including student work) I have done during my student-teaching experience.
Let us continue.
Education & experience
“You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.”
-- Kahlil Gibran, author
Thank you again for taking the time to view my prezume. I hope that you consider me as part of your school district's future and a potential contributor to the vision you have set in achieving your goals. I want to prove that I am capable of managing a classroom and willing to grow professionally as a teacher in meeting the needs of all students. Last of all, I will continue to encourage and promote my passion for life-long learning while teaching the skills and values necessary to succeed.
In pursuit of life-long learning from all around the world!
Teaching my 6th graders
how to create their own
Graduated May 2012
Aug. 2011 - Apr. 2012
Over 600 hours of student-teaching in a 6th grade World Cultures class:
Designed & implemented lessons and activities
Worked collaboratively with Social Studies team
Facilitated and mediated instruction with mentor teacher
Observed other content areas (including ESL)
Also worked on Saturdays to help prepare students for the STAAR test
Finished student-teaching experience under the guidance of a cadre coordinator and supervisor
Completed four lesson observations successfully
Designed & implemented peer-tutoring system as part of an action-research project
Examples in the classroom
Character collage group project:
Major religions of China
Objective: Using what the students learned, they will work with a group to create a collage of the key figure of their assigned religion (Confucianism, Daoism, Buddhism), adding important beliefs and presenting them to the group
Country-in-a-can project: Africa
Objective: Using what they learned, students will
work in groups to design and add to their can with
the use of library sources. Students will use a checklist
to monitor their progress.
My colleague and I during
our Student Teacher Awards Night
(we were awarded the 2012 Student Teaching Action Researcher award!)
Leading the future into the hands of the youth...
...to take charge of their own learning.
"He is able to establish a positive rapport with students, redirect student behavior, and maintain student engagement. He maximizes the use of technology to bring clarity to the lessons and provides visual scaffolding to ensure students understand the key ideas during the lesson."
-- Patry Lerwick, supervisor
"He prepares lessons that are consistently engaging. He is comfortable expanding beyond the traditional methods of presenting new information to students and is comfortable engaging student in researching other cultures and their contributions."
-- Patry Lerwick, Supervisor