Primary Junior Teacher
About:Sophia graduated from York University with a Bachelor of Social Science in Sociology. She continued her journey to the University Of Ontario Institute Of Technology where she completed her Bachelor of Education in Primary/Junior. Sophia strongly believes that every child is capable of learning when given the right tools and guidance. Her passion of teaching and working with children was reinforced when she completed her first field experience in a grade one classroom. During the two months in a grade one classroom, Sophia worked closely with students independently to assist in areas that the child was struggling in.
Sophia also taught in a Special Education classroom as a Special Education teacher Student Support Teacher during her second placement. During her time in a special education classroom, Sophia became familiar with a number of strategies to use to cater to the needs of children with a wide range of different learning styles and preferences. She learnt how to use technology to enhance student learning and create learning opportunities for students in a fun, engaging and creative manner. Through this experience, Sophia became familiar with working with students with different Individual Education Plans. She effectively developed, prepared and taught lessons using a variety of resources to enhance and stimulate learning. Sophia likes to use every moment spent with students to inspire them and help them realize their full potential. When she is not working with students, Sophia enjoys painting and drawing.