My name is Silvia Ruiz, I am a New York Teaching Fellow. I am certified to teach English to Speakers of Other Languages (PreK – 12) under the Transitional B certificate.I currently work at Bronx Leadership Academy 2 high school. As a 10th grade Global ESL-History push-in/pull-out teacher, also 11th grade U.S. ESL-History push-in/pull-out teacher.
I graduated from the University of Florida in 2011 with a Bachelors in Health Education and Behavior.
The reason I became a teacher was my year in City Year Miami working at Miami SouthRidge Highschool.
Small Group instruction with individual strategies for each student.
Here are some of my ESL students presenting their opinion about the ending of The Giver by Lois Lowry.Tenth grade Advanced ESL.
Places I've lived: I have lived in Florida
Hometown (where I grew up): Miami,FL
Languages I read/speak:Spanish and English
Languages I want to learn: French
The first book I remember reading in English: Aladdin