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Nathan12

Teaching Experience: 2015 6 Week TESOL Internship Family Empowerment Center Chicago, IL
Taught English classes to 20 Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Students
Lesson planned according to specific needs of my students
Taught 3 hour long classes 4 days a week, adding up to 72 total hours of teaching
Executed language learning activities that were specifically geared towards all levels

Spring-Fall 2015 Volunteer ESL Teaching Family Empowerment Center Chicago, IL
Taught English class to Advanced students for 2 hours every week
Occasionally collaborated with another teacher
Anticipated students challenges and provided solutions for their struggles
Encouraged each student individually while teaching them collectively

Fall 2014 Volunteer English Teacher Indo American Center Chicago, IL
Taught English to Beginner and Preliterate students
Co-taught 20 students who had recently relocated to the U.S. in the previous 3 months
Systematically planned lessons with other teacher to coordinate materials

Fall 2013-Spring 2014 Volunteer Homework and English Tutor World Relief Chicago, IL
Tutored refugee children in English and with their homework
Facilitated homework help in a one-on-one setting with children from non-English speaking homes
Mentored students as they adapted to American culture and the English language

Spring-Fall 2012 Volunteer English Tutor World Relief Spokane, WA
English tutor to refugees from various different countries
Created lesson plans for individual families that related to their culture
Implemented language learning that also taught them American culture
Created games and planned outings that invoked language learning and a sense of community

Summers of 2009, 10 and 11 Volunteer English Teacher C.A.R.E Guilin, China
Taught English to Chinese students in Guilin, China for three summers
Promoted language learning while getting involved in their culture
Utilized Chinese experiences as a method to teach them English
Supplied English teaching materials in a classroom setting

Interests: I love music, being outside, traveling, sports and reading. I have been playing guitar for about 10 years, bass for about 5 years and have just recently started to learn the violin. I have been to China 3 different times, traveling through Beijing, Shanghai and Guilin. I enjoy playing basketball, baseball and American football. I love to read fantasy and fiction books.

Education: Bachelors of Arts in TESOL Moody Bible Institute Chicago, IL

Spoken Languages: English (Native)