Teaching Portfolio of Amanda Giorgi

Biography

Hello, My name is Amanda R. Giorgi. Welcome to my portfolio. This was designed to give employers a better idea of who I am as a person and a teacher. 

I have recently graduated with honors (cumlaude) from Rhode Island College in May 2010. I currently hold a Bachelor's of Science in Elementary Education (Grades 1-6) and Special Education (Mild to Moderate Disabilities Grades K-8) Throughout my years at Rhode Island College, I remained on the Dean's list and held a cumulative GPA of 3.4. 

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Resume and Qualifications

This section includes my resume and cover letter in which explicates my education, experiences, and qualifications. 

 

 

Objective

To obtain a position working with students in a classroom setting.

 Education

Rhode Island College, Providence, RI                                                          [2006-2010]

B.S. in Elementary Education and Special Education (Mild to Moderate)          GPA: 3.4

Rhode Island Certification           

Rhode Island Elementary Education Certificate: Grades 1-6

Rhode Island Special Education Certificate:  Elementary and Middle Level: Mild/Moderate Grades

Certificate Number: 56918: Expiration: 08/31/13

Educational Experience

Student Teaching Holliman Elementary, Warwick (Special Education)         [Spring 2010]

  • Administered Wilson Program
  •  Developed and taught unit on main idea and supporting details for expository writing based on Empowering Writers.
  • Taught small group/whole class instruction in 5th and 6th grade inclusion classrooms.
  • Collaborated with various professionals in classroom settings:
  •  Developed Individualized Education Programs and facilitated parent-teacher conferences regarding the documents.

Harold Scott Elementary, Warwick (Regular Education)                              [Spring 2010]

  • Developed and taught unit on conservation, recycling and natural resources
  • Developed and taught unit on Shapes and Symmetry; integrated technology and other content areas. Implemented instruction was based on activities with manipulatives.
  •  Implemented and modified a behavior management plan with student grouping and rewards system.
  •  Developed appropriate modifications and accommodations for special education students within regular education setting.
  • Worked collaboratively with Reading Specialist, Speech-Language Pathologist, Special Education teacher, and teacher’s assistant.

Practicum Experiences [Elementary Education]                                    [2007-2009]

  • Developmental Reading and Writing: Marieville Elementary, North Providence, RI
  • Mathematics:  Investigations:  B.F. Norton Elementary, Cumberland, RI
  • Science:  FOSS kit:  Western Coventry Elementary, Coventry, RI
  • Reading:  Harris Elementary, Woonsocket, RI
  • Social Studies:  Marieville Elementary, North Providence, RI

Practicum Experiences [Special Education (minimum of 30 hours each)]          [2008-2009]

  • Introduction to Special Education:  Martin Luther King Elementary, Providence, RI
  • Behavior Modification, Speech and Language Disorders:  Esek Hopkins Middle School, Providence, RI
  • Assessments for Special Education Students:  Steere Farm Elementary, Burriville, RI
  • Teaching Learners with Exceptional Needs:  Sherman Elementary, Warwick, RI

 

Additional Experience

 

MARTIN LUTHER KING ELEMENTARY, Providence, RI                                  [2007]

  • Worked with special education children in 2nd grade inclusion classroom.

 

HIGH STEPPIN DANCE ACADEMY, Johnston, RI                   [Summers 2006-2007]

Summer Camp Dance Instructor

  • Taught basic tap and jazz skills to students’ ages 6 to 8.
  • Choreographed routines reflective of skill levels
  • Developed and implemented art activities for students’ ages 6-12.            

 

MARCHETTIS RESTAURANT, Cranston RI                                          [2008-Present]

                   

                                   References available upon request.

 


Resume

Amanda RESUME.doc
Amanda RESUME.doc (45.6 ko)

Certification and Requirements

This section includes my teaching certification certificate and required exam scores. 

Teaching Philosophy

What They Think Of Me- References