Created holistic, student-centered lessons. Built a caring, intentional, and equitable classroom. Incorporated yoga and meditation techniques to create a low-anxiety environment. Developed student confidence with opportunities to demonstrate student leadership in the classroom, school and community. Expanded student global awareness through guest speakers, films, excursions and lessons on francophone cultures. Planned, initiated and guided units of study in French which involved speaking, listening, writing, and reading. Created authentic assessments, evaluated those assessments, and promptly graded those assessments and each student’s other work (assignments, presentations, etc.) Fostered thought, discussion, reading comprehension, linguistic analysis, a consistent work ethic, and a desire for learning and excellence. Communicated regularly and constructively with colleagues, administrators, students, and parents. Fulfilled other duties as assigned. Other subjects taught: English, Ethnic Studies, Yoga and Cyber High.