Since then, I have tutored students of all ages, and I have also volunteered as a concierge with the UC San Diego Health System, run charity events for the Boys and Girls Clubs of San Dieguito through United Way, was president of Vista High School’s Visual Art Honor Society where I led community beautification projects, and volunteered at Scripps Memorial Hospital in Encinitas as the secretary’s assistant, while also participating in Scripps’ Young Leaders in Healthcare program for 3 years where I was exposed to prevalent healthcare issues and potential careers.
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Aside from volunteering and working with young students in a school setting, I have also worked at the Robinson Center as a teacher’s assistant and a volunteer mentor. I have had the fortune of getting hired three consecutive summers as a TA for the Young Scholars Summer Challenge Program. During one of the summers, I worked closely with the class instructor in helping her
Over the course of high school, I have engaged in my community in various ways. For one, I have donated my time volunteering for health-related organizations that promote good causes, such as the “Heart Walk” for the American Heart Association and the Alzheimer's Walk. Over the summer of 2017, I assisted nurses in maternal fetal medicine with clerical work through the VolunTeen program
My time spent in the Clinical setting, so far, has been extremely inciteful as to how to become a better educator in a classroom setting. Through the data I collected I was able to connect Borich’s Seven Variables of learning to the students. By being in the clinical setting for nearly two months, I have been exposed to new ways of thinking when it comes to structuring a classroom and instructing a classroom. Within this reflection you will find out how I would better plan an effective lesson for the pupils in my future classroom. You will also discover what I will do about certain issues in the classroom and how I will address/fix them.
Every summer between 7th grade and my freshman year of college, I would volunteer at a local summer program. This consisted of helping the teachers come up with lesson plans, activities, and games to play. During my last two years, I gained more responsibilities as the “Head Leader in Training” and managed the other volunteers, while designating tasks and responsibilities. I continued working with and coming up with activities during undergrad through the organization Project Literacy. After going over the lessons with the students, we would have a group activity or play a variety of sports with them. Working with children
Since my time at Sparks Elementary I have only been able to observe two routines that my mentor teacher has done with the other 3rd grade teacher’s. To start off the morning, Mr.Locklear meets his class in the cafeteria to greet them before the day get’s started. The teachers then instruct the student’s to set their backpack’s in their designated area and take the materials needed for their first rotation of class. When the student’s have set there belonging’s down, the teacher’s line up the students in the middle of the common area, where the student’s will be lead to their special’s classes like Music, P.E and Art. While the student’s part take in special’s, Mr. Locklear takes care of any last minute assignment’s or note’s he need’s before he start’s teaching his first class. He also take’s part in a weekly meeting the 3rd grade teacher’s conduct to go over any announcement’s or strategies. Once the student’s come back from special’s, Mr.Locklear starts off his math lesson with Mrs. Sanchez classroom. As soon as the student’s enter the class, they are instructed to take out their journal’s and engage with what the teacher is teaching for the first 10 minutes of class. In those first few minutes of class Mr. Locklear introduces the topic or objective that the students will be learning and engages them to participate in the examples he places on the permithian board. He then has the student’s break up into group’s to do their daily math station’s. While some student’s do
I tutored and mentored pre-college, first generation, disabled and minority students to increase retention and graduation rates. I motivated them to seek to be useful contributors to society and to embrace the work needed to achieve those goals. In graduate school, I served as a reader and assistant to a legally blind graduate student, a humbling experience that inspired me to be an optometrist engaging in research to improve treatment options for all patients. I have also served in various leadership roles like the President of the biology club where I was given the unique opportunity to be a role- model and foster positive relationships with different people.
First, I have volunteered with Junior Achievement in 2015 and 2016 for a kindergarten class. I had the pleasure of teaching the 5 to 6-year-olds about saving and spending money and the positive effects of giving to others. I also volunteer at a Sunday School for children with disabilities, I have worked with children with Autism, Intellectual Disabilities, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder,
I also became a public education volunteer for Macular Degeneration with the Bright Focus Foundation. Macular Degeneration is a condition which affects millions of people on a yearly basis. I wanted to help create awareness of this condition and distributed pamphlets and brochures to public areas and doctor’s offices, in the hope of making a difference in someone’s life. I volunteered with the Georgia Lions Lighthouse eye glass recycling project, where I read the prescriptions of used glasses on a lensometer and packed them into cases, so that they could be shipped to third world or developing countries where people required eye glasses. I also started working as an optometric technician and eyecare advisor at a doctor of optometry’s practice situated inside
I began volunteering in underserved communities when I was twelve years old. The experiences I amassed working with children’s programs, food banks, and community-development organizations between sixth grade and graduation cultivated my desire to work with at-risk communities long term. I desired to provide holistic care to patients in these areas. As a result, I determined to augment my science education at the University of Oklahoma with medical humanities and Spanish studies, volunteering, and service
My love for helping others prompted me to explore volunteer opportunities presented by my advisors at my undergraduate college. I provided first aid care at numerous marathons, and Special Olympics events in the central Ohio area. I quickly discovered that through the
Tutoring these courses including six other biology and chemistry courses, highlights my proficiency in this competency.I acquired this competency by completing over 10 laboratory sections for different sciences course, including physics, biology, and chemistry. As a paramedic instructor, I also have experience conducting laboratory skill stations for students. These laboratory stations consist of a variety of procedure and assessment
Bethel University has provided unlimited resources to help their students succeed. The internet has a wealth of scholarly websites to help too. Our APC/Orientation taught us about finding good sources to utilize and which ones to stay away from. The plan is in place, now it is up to us to succeed.