Class in July 2013

Class in March 2013

 Teacher's Party in June 2013

 

LAURA's BOARD

 

Teaching at English Aloud since December 2012

Living in New York, USA

 

Master of Arts in International Educational Development, 2013

Concentration: Language, Literacy, and Culture

Columbia University Teachers College, New York, New York, the USA

Bachelor of Science in Journalism, January 2008

Minors in Political Science and History

Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, the USA

Institute for Shipboard Education, Fall Semester 2007

-Earned 12 credits through liberal arts global studies program involving fieldwork and cross-cultural exposure.

-Visited 10 countries on three continents

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

English Teacher, September 2011 to April 2012

GNB English Academy, Daegu, South Korea

 -Teach elementary school students conversational English, reading comprehension, and writing

-Create lesson plans, games, and classroom activities that keep students engaged

-Provide monthly evaluations of students’ progress in all areas of English education English Teacher, March 2011 to September 2011 Jangsan Elementary School, Afterschool English Program, Daegu, South Korea

-Serve as head teacher to all ages of elementary students for a semester-long English program

-Create lessons plans and course curriculum focusing on phonics, reading comprehension, listening comprehension, and conversational English 

English Teacher, November 2009 to July 2010 Arche English School, Daegu, South Korea

-Teach students five years old to thirteen years old various component of English including reading, writing, and listening

-Act as homeroom teacher for preschool students

-Create lesson plans and games to keep students motivated and eager to learn English

 

WRITING EXPERIENCE:

Staff Writer, January 2005 to May 2006

The Daily Free Press, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts

-Researched information for stories for city and campus desk.

-Interviewed contributors both over the phone and in person.

-Met every daily deadline successfully, with 100% completion of all assigned reports by specified deadline.

Reporter Intern, Summer 2006

The Vineland Daily Journal, Vineland, New Jersey

-Researched and wrote stories for Metro and Living section.

-Met every daily deadline successfully, with 100% completion of all assigned reports by specified deadline.

-Had more than 30 stories published in the Metro, Living and Sports sections including one front-page story.