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The Writing Process

tutoring & advice


 with Sherry Jackson






short description:
Learn to write good paragraphs and essays
 
long description:
Learners will utilize a five-step process to writing paragraphs and essays. The process includes the following steps: Pre-writing, Writing, Revising, Editing, and Publishing. I will begin the course using graphic organizers to formulate ideas, then we will expand on those ideas to develop paragraphs and then a completed essay. My goal is to ensure that learners are at ease in regards to writing effective and accurate essays.
 
level of difficulty:
all welcome
 
minimum class size:
1
 
availability:
Monday-Friday 11 AM-7 PM
 
fee comments:
n.a.
 
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The Writing Process

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Learn to write good paragraphs and essays


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languages: English
fee: 15US$  (150lp)
payment: at booking
delivery method: live online and self-paced

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United States


Sherry Jackson



description of :
I have been teaching fo seven years. I am dedicated, knowledgeable and passionate and at the same time, a teacher by choice! I believe that teaching is a profession where there is dignity, respect, and novelty! I prefer to share what I know with students in a way, that knowledge transition is smooth and flawless. A good teacher discovers the hidden talent in a child and polishes it until, the talent shows out in the crowd. I like to think that I am that teacher.

 
Teacher's qualifications:
6846 Sonya Dr. ● Nashville, TN 37209 ● 615 953-6945 ● sherryjackson6846@yahoo.com
Sherry Jackson
Objective
Acquire a position teaching, where I can continue to grow spiritually and professionally while providing a challenging and constructive classroom environment.
Summary
I have been a Middle School Teacher with a strong dedication to children’s development and to their educational needs for seven years. I have encouraged creativity and higher-order thinking to increase children’s performance. I have also utilized modern teaching methods such as learning by teaching and team learning.
I have spent six years as an Exceptional Education teacher in an inclusion classroom setting. My seventh year was spent as an eighth grade English Language Arts Teacher.
I have the ability to motivate students and share a love of learning which creates a successful classroom environment.
Skills and Accomplishments

Reading Comprehension
August 2011-June 2012
I implemented a reading plan that helped improve the students’ performance on the reading section on the Georgia Criterion Referenced Competency Test (CRCT). With this reading plan in place, the eighth grade students improved their overall reading score by an average of fifteen points. 92% of all eighth grade students met or exceeded the reading standard, which was a 4% increase from the previous year.
Professional Experience

August 2011— June 2012
DeRenne Middle School
Savannah, GA
English Language Arts Teacher
I was a homeroom teacher who taught five ELA classes per day. I was responsible for teaching the writing process, grammar, usage and mechanics, as well as reading.
August 2007— June 2011
DeRenne Middle School
Savannah, GA

Special Education Teacher
I was the inclusion special education teacher in the general education setting. I worked with several different general education teachers in all content areas. I was responsible for implementing modifications and accommodations for the exceptional children as well as teach various lessons.

August 2006— June 2007
Oglethorpe Charter School
Savannah, GA

Special Education Teacher
I was the sixth grade inclusion special education teacher in the general education setting. I worked with several different general education teachers in all content areas. I was responsible for implementing modifications and accommodations for the exceptional children.

August 2005— June 2006
Savannah Chatham County Public Schools
Savannah, GA

Substitute Teacher
I was a substitute teacher on the high school and middle school levels. I worked all grade levels from 6th -12th and all content areas. From January through June, I accepted a long-term sub position teaching a writing lab at the middle school level.

Education
Degrees

August 1998— December 2000
Savannah State University
Savannah, GA
BBA, Accounting, December 2000
August 1989 – May 1995 Armstrong State College Savannah, GA
AS, Respiratory Therapy, May 1995
Certifications

January 2010— December 2010
Georgia Teacher Alternative Preparation Program
Savannah, GA
Teacher Certification in Special Education Pre-K -12
April 2011— April 2012 North GA College and State University Savannah, GA
Reading Endorsement
Professional and Community Memberships
Savannah State University National Alumni Association
Delta Sigma Pi, Business Fraternity
Comments from Supervisors
Perry Frink, Exceptional Child Department Chairman
“While being deeply involved in learning about the educational pedagogy, Sherry always brings her love of children, enthusiasm, initiative, and intelligence into the classroom.”
Personal Interests
I enjoy nothing more than reading a good novel.
References
References are available upon request.

 
's preferred teaching style:
I adapt my teaching styles and methods to fit the needs of the students. I am flexible when gaining and maintaining student interest and attention. I respect the learners and am willing to go above and beyond to achieve the student's success.
 



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