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Amanda W. | Elance
 
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Amanda W.

Latin Teacher
   United States
  |   Bettendorf, IA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

I'm a former secondary school Latin teacher with an advanced degree. I have strong academic research and writing skills, honed as an undergraduate and graduate student. I have completed a technical writing course, and have extensive experience creating step-by-step explanations for my students to use when working on translation.

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Service Description

Professional Licenses:
State of Iowa Teaching License: Latin, Grades 7-12
Endorsements: Social Studies: European History, Grades 7-12
State Minimum Licensure Requirements: German, Grades 7-12

Certificates:
Technical Writing

Work Experience:

December 2005 through June 2010
West Des Moines Community Schools
Valley High School, Valley Southwoods

Courses Taught
Latin I-IV, 2005- 2010
Western Civilization, 2007-2008
Peer Helpers, 2006-2007

2003-2004
University of Iowa
Classics Department Teaching Assistant

Courses Taught:
Latin I
Latin II
Classical Mythology
Ancient Sports and Leisure

2000-2002
Morningstar Academy

Courses Taught:
Elementary Latin (Third through Fifth Grade)

Professional Organizations:
Member: AMICI Classical Association of Iowa, 2003-Present
AMICI Position: Middle/High School Consul, 2008-2010
Member: Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS)

Experience:

Created, implemented, and evaluated curriculum in multiple courses covering a variety of topics such as: Latin language and grammar instruction with the inclusion of Roman history and culture at all levels, and Western Civilization (focusing on European history) from prehistory through the Russian Revolution and the early 20th century.

Developed enhanced curriculum for counselors in the development of a high school- student mentorship training program. The high-school student mentorship training taught participants to serve as mentors for younger children. Instructed, trained,...

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Education

University of Iowa
Master of Arts in Teaching (Foreign Language)
2002 - 2009
Augustana College
Bachelor of Arts
1996 - 2000

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