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Olivia C. | Elance
 
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Olivia C.

Experienced English Teacher
   United States
  |   East Setauket, NY

Overview

Based on my background in English language and literature, I am looking for additional work in writing, editing, and research. However, the scopes of my abilities are not limited to the educational or literary fields. I have experience using web-technologies and creating original websites, wikis, and blogs for various purposes. As you can see from my Service Description, my educational background is multi-faceted and diverse. Furthermore, I am committed to creating a superb final product and will use my knowledge and skill to achieve that...

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English Grammar
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Service Description

I have an BA in English Secodary Education, a Master's degree in Liberal Studies with a concentration in History, and am currently working on my Adminstrative certificate. I have been an English teacher for the past ten years, so I have experience teaching literature, researching, writing, and editing. In addition, I have written several curriculum guides for my district. These include a grammar curriculum for grades 9-12, English 9, 10, and 11 curriculum, an vertically aligned curriculum for 9 and 10 honors (aligned with AP Literature and Composition and AP Language). In addition to comprehensive curriculum, I have played an integral role in piloting and incorporating technology into my school district.
In addition to teaching within a high school setting, I also prepare students to take the SAT and PSAT exams. Using strategy as well as honing students' reading comprehension, grammar, and vocabulary skills, helps my students to achieve success and increase their scores. In order to accomplish these tasks also requires a secure grasp of the English language, diction, grammar, and syntax skills.
Beyond the scope of the classroom, I have written several articles for a local magazine about local Long Island Culture. In addition, I had a column for Long Island magazine entitled "Fruit of the Vine." I have also presented on technology use within the classroom. I am well-versed in web-based tools and have created several sites (both for personal and...

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Employment

Hauppauge Public Schools
English Teacher
2002 - 2008
I am currently employed as a tenured English teacher at Hauppauge High School

Education

Stony Brook University
MALS
2003 - 2004
St. Joseph's College
BA in English/ Secondary Education
1999 - 2002
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