Child/Parent oriented with skills to match.
Certified Professional Educator
Electronic Portfolio: http://arteducation-mrsgiveon.webs.com/
22580 Lanyard Street/ Boca Raton, FL/33428/
office: 561 483-2254/c: 954-242-5068
Using Multi-Dimensional Talents to Teach and Communicate
Hammock Pointe Elementary School, Florida 2005-present 2011
Starlight Cove Elementary School, Florida 2000 - 2005
Developed and implemented cross-curriculum student-centered lessons in Fine Arts (Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Forming, Clay, Art History, Digital Art) for a multi-culturally diverse population from K-5 including ESE adaptations. Implemented positive classroom management strategies. Participated in grade level curriculum and team meetings, parent conferences, duties and clubs.
Special Initiative Projects:
• Whole Child Education "Alligator Naming Contest". 10/10-12/10
Formed, wrote and managed the program in partnership with DaggerWing Nature Center.
Established the rubrics for the Language Arts essay and Fine Arts composition; wrote the Science textbook vocabulary pre-test/post-tests; made and kept deadlines; arranged for the live alligator’s visit to the school; contacted parents for celebration. Keynote speaker at the event; Public Relations for Whole Child Education/Nature with the newspaper interview. Videoed and edited for UTube.
• Visual Literacy via Computer Art - August 2008-June 2010
Wrote and implemented the ICT curriculum for Early Learners: VLCA. Achieved and enabled 100% Computer Literacy in a student body of 800 and helped improve Science FCAT grades.
• Junior Level Federal Duck Stamp Contest 2008
Formatted the Art Education Benchmark/Standards for school-wide entry . Cross-curriculum studies in the natural sciences and civic community awareness. Highest entries for the State of Florida from the Elementary School level. Students won multiple awards
Special Honors in Art Educational Writing and Research
? I-Learning Lecture using Elluminate: Visual Literacy using Science Language - 12/10
to the Kibbutzim College of Education, Technology and Arts, Tel Aviv, Israel
? I-Learning Lecture using Interwise Visual Literacy via Computer Art - 12/09
? Professional Development Presentation Effective Time Management using Digital Art with Visual Literacy. January 2010
? Emporia State University, Kansas
Article published August 2003 issue of the Plant Science Bulletin for The Botany of Flowers a Fifth Grade Science and Art Relief Printmaking Project
? Graduate Symposium Research Presentation,2004, FAU, Multicultural Education Graduate Level
? Graduate Symposium Research Presentation,2003 FAU Global Education Graduate Level
? St. Thomas University, Miami, FL - 1994 - established a permanent display of personal art in the Humanities Building answering the theme Triumph of the Human Spirit Overcoming in the Face of Opposition which is dedicated to Mildred Wasoff, Survivor of the Holocaust.
Queens College CUNY – Bachelors of Arts; Magna *** Laude 1976
The Arts Students League of NY
New School of Social Research: BASIC computer The programming Language
Geology 1 – Florida Atlantic University 2000
Advanced Drawing FAU 2001
Masters Level of Elementary Education - 2001
Masters Level of Global Education 2003 FAU
Masters Level of Multicultural Education 2004
Pine Jog Nature Center – the 4 Habitats of Florida
Tutorials by Martin TwoFeathers in Florida Fauna and Flora
Tutorials by Dr. Michael Hascke – The Sand in Israel