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Shields Scholars by Cassondra Shields
157 total reviews for this teacher
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Completed by 3 learners
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Twice per week
learner per class
per learner - per class
How does an "Ongoing" course work?
Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills
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This one-on-one private tutoring course is for young learners who need help with English related concepts in regard to reading, phonics, spelling, writing, and grammar. All listed group courses are now offered privately for your convenience. Classes will meet twice a week for 30 minutes at a time. At Shields Scholars, we have an array of English and reading courses ranging from very beginner and learning letter sounds to leveled reading and context reading up to level I. In terms of age,...
Students will improve their understanding of English rules and independent reading in a fun, non-stressful way.
Cassondra Shields (Ms. Cassie): Cassondra has been an ESL (English as a second language) teacher for four years to the age groups 3-15. She graduated from the Honor's Program at The University of Nevada, Reno with a research thesis on adolescent conduct disorder attributes and how those attributes were statistically represented in adult incarceration and recidivism rates based on longitudinal study results. In order to conduct this type of research, Cassondra studied behavior, neurology, and psychology of children for several years as well as additional English and writing courses to write about this type of research. She has brought her expertise on child development and learning behaviors to Outschool as the curriculum developer for Shields Scholars. Cassondra is also a homeschool mom to her own children. ●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●● Shelby O’Herlihy (Ms. Shelby): Shelby has been involved in Early Childhood/Elementary education for the past 12 years- volunteering at a local elementary school as well as a special education school. She has completed her Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from Western Governors University, where she learned effective teaching strategies in both Elementary and Special Education classrooms. She is currently working towards her Masters in Business Administration from the same institution. Shelby has engaged in student teaching in an online environment via the use of Mursion software, and is well versed in creating engaging and innovative lesson plans for all learners. She is passionate about both learning and teaching using technology. She is excited to bring her knowledge and aptitude to Outschool via Shield’s Scholars. ●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●● Heather Boone (Ms. Heather): Heather has been an Elementary Teacher for the past 10+ years. She has taught in First, Second, and Third Grade, giving her background knowledge in a variety of different levels and skill sets. Heather has also been an online ESL (English as a second language) teacher for five years to the age groups 4-15. She graduated from the Honors Program at Bloomsburg University with a degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education. She then continued her education by obtaining a Master's Degree in Special Education. Heather's expertise in the elementary classroom, coupled with her online teaching has her excited to teach on Outschool via Shield's Scholars.
No formal homework will be assigned, but printables will be available for the learner to print out and practice on their own time between lessons.
1 file available upon enrollmentNEARPOD NearPod is an interactive, online resource that we use for class. NearPod includes games relevant to the lesson to keep learners engaged the entire time since there is something for them to be focusing on and physically doing every few minutes. This can include little quizzes, matching, drag & drop, drawing, 3D, virtual reality, etc. NearPod is necessary for your learner to participate in addition to Zoom. If available, two devices is ideal for these classes. Most of my students like to have Zoom up on one device and NearPod on a touch device such as a tablet, iPad, or smartphone to make clicking on answers easy for little fingers. However, two separate devices is NOT necessary to participate if not available! ●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●● PLEASE FOLLOW THESE DIRECTIONS Check our classroom posts! Within the hour prior to the class start time, there will be a classroom post with the NearPod hyperlink AND 5 digit code to our specific lesson. The hyperlink will take you straight to the lesson via your browser. If using a tablet/iPad/smartphone, download the NearPod application and enter the 5 digit code . Enter your learner's name on the top line Leave the second line blank Click "Join Lesson" ●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●● DEMO LESSON FOR PARENTS/GUARDIANS Practice logging in to the demo lesson below to get an idea of how to use and setup NearPod: Link: https://app.nearpod.com/?pin=w5knu Code: w5knu ●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●●● EXPECTATIONS **Your learner will likely need your help the first few times they use NearPod because of this age group. Please stay close during class in case they need assistance. **Each class will have a different link and code available in a new post prior to each lesson. You can also message us at any time with questions! We are happy to answer. :)
There will not be formal assessments, however the teacher will be in communication with parents and let parents/guardians know if their child should be moved up or down in terms of course placement based on abilities.
1 hour per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
This class uses NearPod, which is a separate online resource. **NearPod is necessary for your learner to participate in this course!** Parents and/or guardians, please read the classroom announcements page prior to class to get your learner set up before class begins. Your learner may also need help throughout the lesson to complete the games and use the features. This class is for very young learners who may not fully understand how to click on a computer or set up NearPod on their own. All communications will be updated via the classroom page, so please have your notifications turned on. This way Outschool will forward any and all classroom posts to your email so you don't miss any announcements.
www.nearpod.com or the NearPod application on a tablet/phone will be used. The link and code to the lesson content for each week will be updated in the classroom page. **You do NOT need to create a NearPod account to join the lesson.
Shields Scholars by Cassondra Shields
Preschool, Kindergarten, and 1st Grade Curriculum
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
157 total reviews
151 completed classes
Hello! My name is Cassondra Shields. I am the owner, developer, and creator of "Shields Scholars", which is an organization on Outschool dedicated to learners 3-7 years old. At Shields Scholars, we focus heavily on core material that is not only...