Student - Teaching Assist. - Project Leader
A position at the SDSU Children's Center, that included curriculum planning and implementation in a real classroom. This internship also required to manage group activities, and other activities that occur in the preschool classroom. A large part of this internship required the ability to be constantly alert and aware of multiple children and their safety. Also, learned NYEC and DRDP standards that are fully implemented at the SDSU Childrens Center.
Guide a group of adult interns with autism towards the goal of creating a game from scratch in 8 weeks. Set roles, responsibilities, and timelines to ensure that the project goals are met on time. The games are used to measure a specific set of data in children with autism. Each team is made up of designers, computer hardware engineers, coders etc., all working towards creating a single game. Requires constant attention to the interns, patience, and the ability to acclimate to the varying and unique needs of each intern. Additionally, provide constructive direct guidance towards workplace behavior and communication.
Expressive Arts Therpist Assit.
Volunteer weekly at The Monarch School Project as a classroom assistant. This job requires knowledge of not only classroom management, but age appropriate interactions with the children in the classrooms. This job also requires extensive child development knowledge, in order to properly aid the children in their learning and social-emotional development. Additionally, this job requires awareness and respect, as all of the children attending the Monarch School are homeless.