RENEE LYNETTE WILLEMSEN-GOODE
College Address: 500 College Avenue Swarthmore PA 19081 610.690.5317
Permanent Address: 9404 Fort Hamilton Parkway Brooklyn NY 11209 646.226.9016
Swarthmore, PA. Candidate for Bachelor of Arts degree, June 2003.
Eastern University, St. Davids, PA. Attended May through
College High School, New York, NY. Graduated, June 1999.
Student-teach full-time in a fourth grade classroom. Responsible for
all facets of the school day, including lesson planning, assessment and
classroom management. Responsible for all aspects of the curriculum, including
language arts, mathematics, science and social studies.
Taught a daily, six-week math course to two classes of six 11- to 13-year-olds
in a tuition-free academic summer program for urban middle-school students.
Developed curriculum and assessment for course, emphasizing problem solving,
analytical thinking, and math in the real world. Served as
a liaison between faculty and administration as a member of the Administrative
Team-taught a six-week, daily math class to twelve 12- to 14-year-olds graders in a tuition-free academic summer program for urban students. Developed curriculum emphasizing analytical skills and real-world mathematical applications. Taught a daily studio art elective to six students. Organized use of art supplies and space for all staff and students as Art Director.
Co-taught science, with an emphasis on experimentation and the scientific method, once a week, to twenty-five fourth graders at Stetser Elementary School in Chester, PA.
Tutor and Co-coordinator
Tutored high school students once a week, at Chester High School in Chester, PA. Taught basic mathematical and verbal skills, with an emphasis on test-taking strategies for the SAT. Encouraged students to both take SAT and apply to college. Coordinated fifteen tutors, group budgeting and liaisons with Swarthmore College and the high school.
Classroom Observer and Teacher's Assistant
Conducted weekly reflections and observations of teaching and learning strategies. Led reading groups and worked with individual students in mathematics and language arts.
Conducted a project-based learning tutorial with a 4th grade student as part of an Educational Psychology course.
Conducted weekly reflections and observations of teaching and learning strategies in a 12th grade physics classroom.
Grader and Tutor
Graded weekly problem-sets for a single-variable calculus class. Tutored a college sophomore in multi-variable calculus.
OTHER RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
Fostered supportive residence hall communities of 28 and
21 college students, with 12 and 10 new students, respectively. Counseled
and advised residents on personal and academic issues. Mediated conflicts
Assisted students in designing research questions and running statistical analyses using SPSS for the laboratory section of Educational Psychology.
SKILLS AND INTERESTS
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