Caroline woodward 

Summary

  • Certified HQT Level II Elementary
  • Certified HQT Level I Special Education K-12
  • M. Ed Curriculum Instruction/ Integration of the Arts
  • Responsive Classroom 1 & 2
  • Differentiated Instruction (AKOM)

Work History

Work History
2014 - 2015

Elm Learning Support Specialist

Ruamrudee International School MinBuri, Bangkok

ELM Learning Support Specialist Thailand

  • Provided Special Education support to four classrooms of students on both a pull out and inclusion basis utilizing ABA, Read Naturally, Read Live, Pearson Math, and Foss Science
  • Daily collaboration with general education teachers to best reach the needs of each of our learners.
  • Improved and advanced young ELL’s English fluency and comprehension by designing and teaching an after school play group.
  • Always available after hours for parent consultations
  • Created two social skills classes for students with emotional/behavioral disabilities with the aim of improving communication and cooperative skills as well as helping students to self-regulate and identify the emotions and perspectives of others.
  • Co-wrote and presented “Help! I Can’t Stay in my Seat!” (How to Reach and Teach Those on the Spectrum) – a PD class for educators aiming to improve their understanding of learners on the Aspersers/autistic spectrum
  • Led programs educating and supporting the families of special population to further strengthen and foster the school’s long term vision and the larger community.

 

    2013 - 2014

    Teacher

    English Modern School 

    Year 6 Teacher/Special Needs Consultant Khor, Qatar Helped to open a new progressive international school for Pre-K to 8 in Al Khor, Qatar. Taught Year Six students English, Math, Social Studies and Citizenship utilizing Every Day Math, Social Studies Alive! Lucy Calkins, Six Traits Plus 1. Designed and implemented lessons to expand and explore the study of general science. Implemented the creation of and led Literacy Day, Y6 Sleep-Over, and many after school activities including volleyball, sing-along, and art club.

    2010 - 2013

    Lead Instructor

    Vermont Youth Conservation Corps
    Lead Instructor Richmond, VT Designed and published curriculum for an alternative High School Leadership Program at VYCC; developed lesson and work plans, learning objectives, and evaluation tools. Worked closely with school partners at CTE, surrounding community members, and VYCC instructors to implement IEP's and 504' s. Hosted a semester-long exhibit at the Vermont Folk Life Center titled" Learning with the Land" Students' sculptures and essays revealed their love of learning outdoors, their love of hard work, and their personal growth. Collaborated with community members to develop work-based“ learn to work, work to learn” semester long outdoor projects. Strengthened the leadership, work ethic, self reflection, SMART goal setting, and collaboration skills of at-risk high school students in a series of work based learning projects relating to the themes of Design and Build, Agriculture, Forestry, Watershed, and Healthy Kitchen curricula. Constructed an 80-foot bridge over a wetland area, built a 14-step stone staircase made of rocks weighing between 200-400 pounds, erected a 720 square-foot greenhouse; constructed(4) 48 square-foot raised beds for planting; and seeded, planted, harvested, and added value to the numerous crops on VYCC farm. Raised and processed over 400 chickens and donated them to food insecure families. Each student also took home a bird and CSA health care share and prepared a healthy meal for their families.
    2005 - 2008

    Fifth Grade Team Teacher

    Escola Graduada
    Fifth Grade Team Teacher Sao Paulo, Brazil Language arts and social studies in 1200+ Pre-K-12th grade IB school. Wrote and received grants to gain four mobile computer labs(80 laptops) for the elementary school. Facilitated 6 Plus 1 Traits of Writing teacher training. Implemented a fifth grade volunteer program where students played with children at local orphanage who were in need of socialization. Created and directed“ Come Fome”, a production to raise awareness and donations for neighbors in need. Designed with students and hosted both a“ Share Your Snickerdoodles Day” and“ Where Your Giraffe Hat Day”(based on Loser by Gary Paulson)
    1996 - 2005

    Team Teacher

    Marblehead Middle School
    Fifth and Sixth Grades Team Teacher Marblehead, MA Math/Science(four years) 6th grade middle school students Language Arts and Social Studies(five years) 6th grade middle school students Co-wrote and implemented IEP's(nine years) Math Team Coach(four years) Middle School Musical Director(six years) and served on curriculum alignment task force(NCLB) two years

    Education

    Education

    B.A

    SUNY/Buffalo State MinBuri
    2001

    M.A

    Lesley University