Kathryn Brooks

Kathryn Brooks

Quote

"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn."  - Benjamin Franklin 

"Dream more, learn more, do more and become more..." - John Quincy Adams

Smart Board Presentations

Lesson Samples

Work History

Work History
Aug 2013 - Jun 2014

Math/Science Teacher

Grimshaw Jr./Sr. Highschool

-  Developed unit plans for the following classes: Science grade 8,  Science grade 9, Science grade 10, Math grade 9, Biology 20, Biology 30

-  Derived appropriate behavioural management strategies for individual classes based on routines and structure

-Established skills for communicating with parents in an timely and effective matter

-  Extracurricular: coaching basket-ball/volleyball/track and field events, ATA representative

Feb 2013 - Mar 2013

Grade 7/8 Pre-Service Teacher

St. Patrick Separate School

-  Strengthened my communication and management skills in the classroom

-  Engaged in unit planning based on the provincial curriculum for Geometry 

-  Extracurricular: coach basket-ball, organized tournament, planning the 100th year celebration, and a Collaborative Inquiry in a Learning Mathematics program

Sep 2012 - Nov 2012

Grade 5/6 Pre-Service Teacher

St. Patrick Separate School

-  Improved my communication and management skills in the classroom

-  High involvement in lesson planning using the provincial curriculum and assessment exemplars

-  Extracurricular: coaching volleyball and running the breakfast program 

May 2010 - Jun 2011

In-class Tutor

English Central Catholic School

-  Assisted the students with preparation for the EQAO testing in grades 3 and 6, with a focus on strengthening mathematics skills

-  Created engaging ways to help students effectively learn in areas they were having trouble in

-  Involved in many out of classroom projects (Helped organize the Spring Fling Concert, assisted with lunch time nature walks, etc.)

Jun 2010 - Aug 2010

Lifeguard/ Swim Instructor

Coleman Township - Bass Lake Beach

-  Responsible for creating and supervising interactive lessons to help the participants learn about safety in the water and strengthening their swimming skills

-  Assessed abilities and encouraged strengths while providing constructive feedback

-  Always available for the children to talk to and helped counsel them through difficult situations by creating a safe environment for the children

May 2009 - Aug 2009

Deepwater Theatre Program Workshop Coordinator

Classic Theatre

-  Organized and performed workshops related to the arts to help broaden the experience for the students

-  Instructed a large group of pupils (6 -16 years old)

-  Provided assistance when needed in other aspects of the programming (selling tickets, first-aid responsibilities, organizing events, etc.)

Education

Education
Aug 2012 - May 2013

Bachelor of Education

Nipissing University
Sep 2008 - Apr 2012

Bachelor of Science

University of Guelph

Certifications

Certifications

Fundamental Movements

Coaches Association of Ontario

First Aid and CPR-C

Red Cross

iTeach Laptop Learning

Nipissing University