Subjects:English,Language Arts,Math,Organizational Coach,Science,Social Studies
Melanie attended the University of Ottawa to pursue her two degrees, graduating with an Honours Bachelor of Arts (BA) in 2011, and a Bachelor of Education (BEd) in 2014. She is an Ontario Certified Teacher (OCT) who is qualified in the Primary, Junior, and Intermediate divisions (grades 1-10). For the past three years Melanie taught all homeroom subjects full-time in a Grade 4 class, and is currently teaching Grade 6 Math and Science, and Grade 7 Language Arts, History and Geography.
Melanie frequently seeks professional development in order to be able to meet the needs of Ottawa's diverse student body. She has obtained Additional Qualifications in Special Education, English as a Second Language, Reading, and Assessment and Evaluation. These online courses allow her to engage with a global community of teaching professionals, expanding her repertoire of best practices and putting her in touch with the latest and greatest resources. Her next steps include acquiring certification in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program through the University of Windsor.
With this tutor, you can expect one-on-one support which focuses not only on content, but also the development of metacognitive skills (e.g.
planning/processing/organization) which encourages students to become more independent, lifelong learners.