Teaching Portfolio of Amanda Giorgi || The entire showcasehttps://eduportfolio.org/20671Hello, 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. Biographiehttps://eduportfolio.org/vues/view/20671#biographie967394Hello, 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. https://eduportfolio.org/vues/view/20671#biographie967394Resume and Qualificationshttps://eduportfolio.org/vues/view/20671#section967396This 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.   https://eduportfolio.org/vues/view/20671#section967396Certification and Requirementshttps://eduportfolio.org/vues/view/20671#section967429This section includes my teaching certification certificate and required exam scores. https://eduportfolio.org/vues/view/20671#section967429Teaching Philosophyhttps://eduportfolio.org/vues/view/20671#section967428https://eduportfolio.org/vues/view/20671#section967428What They Think Of Me- Referenceshttps://eduportfolio.org/vues/view/20671#section967430https://eduportfolio.org/vues/view/20671#section967430