Top First Grade Teacher Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a First Grade Teacher. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of First Grade Teacher resumes they appeared on. For example, 15.3% of First Grade Teacher resumes contained Grade Level as a skill. Let's find out what skills a First Grade Teacher actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on First Grade Teacher resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Grade Level

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Here's how Grade Level is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Facilitated horizontal learning collaboration with other in-district schools to design curriculum and ensure alignment across all grade levels.
  • Implemented grade level curriculum; designed and developed programs to meet academic and developmental needs of students
  • Worked collaboratively with grade level teachers to research and analyze instructional methods, and assessment information.
  • Collaborated with other grade level teachers to discuss current educational topics and lessons.
  • Organized grade level curriculum based field trips and instructional presentations with community helpers.
  • Participated in grade level and school meetings related to monitoring student achievement.
  • Developed effective communication skills as the grade level representative with executive staff.
  • Collaborated with other teachers to design grade level appropriate classroom material.
  • Developed grade level rubrics for writing and familiar/unfamiliar reading text evaluations.
  • Facilitated grade level meetings for data analysis and instructional planning.
  • Collaborated with colleagues extensively to improve curriculum across grade levels.
  • Participated in collaborative planning with other grade level teachers.
  • Grade level representative for Quarterly Elementary Development Training.
  • Collaborated in Professional Learning Community/Grade Level Team.
  • Facilitated meetings as a grade level representative.
  • Facilitated staff developments for grade level.
  • Worked with students who were assigned to the class due to insufficient test scores and brought them up to grade level.
  • Reason for leaving: My principal asked me to move up to 4th grade to teach a tested grade level.
  • Worked alongside reading consultant Marilyn Duncan in planning for grade level reading and writing interventions and targeted small group instruction.
  • Received positive feedback from my cooperating teacher, principal, grade level teachers and the superintendent of curriculum and instruction.

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2. Classroom Management

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Here's how Classroom Management is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Initiate classroom management plans promoting individual responsibility through positive reinforcement
  • Attended variety of professional development workshops centered for learning goals, classroom management, student motivation, and engaging learning activities.
  • Develop and coordinate behavior management programs: assists school administrators in the areas of behavior management, discipline and classroom management.
  • Attend accredited Professional Development workshops to learn classroom management techniques, better understand educational pedagogy, and improve professional competence.
  • Recognized for ability to increase student participation and motivation in learning through effective classroom management, engaging lessons and activities.
  • Employed a variety of classroom management techniques to create an environment that inspires student accountability and encourages student participation.
  • Maintained a productive learning environment, utilizing classroom management skills and standards of behavior to achieve functional learning atmosphere.
  • Performed teacher responsibilities including content instruction, classroom management, parent communication, student assessment, and organization.
  • Individualized classroom management techniques through collaboration with camp administration and in response to student needs and personalities.
  • Created a warm nurturing environment using classroom management skills and techniques which produced a flourishing learning atmosphere.
  • Collaborated with teachers on curriculum and classroom management to build relationships and create a positive classroom environment.
  • Designed curriculum, planned lessons, and implemented positive classroom management while acquiring competency in Spanish.
  • Contributed to a positive and proactive classroom management system by maintaining a goal-based reinforcement system.
  • Performed complete classroom management and teaching responsibilities in a one year, permanent substitute appointment.
  • Differentiated instruction and classroom management based on several unique educational and behavioral needs and goals.
  • Maintain excellent classroom management skills with positive reinforcement and setting clear expectations and procedures.
  • Established classroom management which fostered a classroom climate which fostered independence and social skills.
  • Administer successful proactive classroom management plan and demonstrating effective behavior management with 19 students.
  • Created a safe classroom environment and sense of personal accountability through proactive classroom management.
  • Lead teacher responsible for planning and implementing all activities and maintaining classroom management.

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3. Mathematics

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Here's how Mathematics is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Developed curriculum modules to improve student achievement across mathematics, reading and language arts.
  • Provided differentiated instruction for all academic levels through Reading, Writing and Mathematics Centers.
  • Implemented Common Core Standards for Mathematics and Literacy in daily instruction.
  • Perform frequent data analysis to provide remediation and enrichment in mathematics.
  • Facilitated RTI for students who struggled with literacy and/or mathematics.
  • Utilize manipulative in mathematics and science for hands-on understanding.
  • Provided intervention instruction in reading, writing and mathematics.
  • Prepared individualized curriculum for mathematics and reading remediation.
  • Provided differentiated instruction in mathematics and ELA.
  • Developed curriculum map for mathematics.
  • Maintained highly-reviewed curriculum which focused on basic social skills, phonemic awareness, concepts of print, mathematics, and health.
  • Utilized Common Core Learning Standards for English Language Arts and Mathematics as well as enhanced lessons for Social Studies and Science.
  • Instruct the students in activities designed to promote writing, mathematics and reading skills needed to continue their educational journey.
  • Teach and design curriculum for Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies at the first grade level.
  • Served on curriculum development committees for mathematics, reading and language arts at the local district and regional level.
  • Teach Spanish, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies* Teacher in charge of the First Grade Club Learning by Playing
  • Served as District Trainer for the Mathematics Committee for 6 years, rewrote Math Curriculum objectives for first grade.
  • Developed learning centers that reinforce skills taught in reading, writing, and mathematics through hands-on activities.
  • Entrusted to teach reading, comprehension, language arts, mathematics, social studies, and science.
  • Assisted in teaching all subjects, including literacy, mathematics, science and social studies.

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4. Lesson Plans

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Here's how Lesson Plans is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Incorporated interactive and online communication to reach parents and keep them abreast of lesson plans, homework assignments and educational assessments.
  • Prepare and execute detailed lesson plans in each subject area for to all learners including multicultural and educationally challenged students.
  • Created lesson plans to connect students to meaningful educational situations while offering individualized instruction and assessment.
  • Design rigorous, inquiry-based lesson plans with intensive methodology in scaffolding curriculum to meet diverse learners.
  • Created, implemented, and differentiated developmentally appropriate lesson plans for students of various levels.
  • Coordinated the implementation of all instructional lesson plans on child development techniques.
  • Developed original lesson plans to aid in producing a positive learning environment.
  • Created differentiated lesson plans for reading before current reading curriculum was adopted.
  • Prepared detailed lesson plans both individually and collaboratively with first grade team.
  • Prepared and implemented monthly lesson plans for a child-centered learning environment.
  • Developed and implemented lesson plans pertaining to child scholastic development.
  • Used required curriculum to develop engaging and challenging lesson plans.
  • Developed and implemented lesson plans that exceeded the curriculum program.
  • Prepared lesson plans following state and local curriculum guidelines.
  • Developed differentiated instruction lesson plans across the curriculum.
  • Developed and implemented lesson plans for disadvantaged students.
  • Designed, implemented and assessed all lesson plans/curricula.
  • Prepared weekly lesson plans based on assigned curriculum.
  • Provided Professional Development for colleagues on lesson plans.
  • Incorporated weekly lesson plans into standard curriculum.

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5. Student Learning

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Here's how Student Learning is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Utilized SMART Board and related computer-driven activities as a teaching tool to empower student learning through interactive technology.
  • Monitored and tracked student learning through observation, formal and informal assessment, individual communication and reflection.
  • Managed classroom of 20 students, effectively instructing and evaluating student learning while maintaining discipline.
  • Motivated student learning and participation by incorporating hands on learning strategies and emergent reading methods.
  • Implemented improvised study methodologies to enhance student learning, and evaluated student progress.
  • Promoted student learning through differentiated instruction, hands-on learning, inquiry-based science.
  • Provided enthusiastic, positive, non-threatening classroom environment for optimal student learning.
  • Collaborated with mentor teacher to improve student learning and maximize engagement.
  • Monitored and assessed student data to formulate individualized student learning plans.
  • Utilized motivational strategies to encourage and motivate student learning.
  • Evaluated student learning styles and instructed differentiated learning activities.
  • Integrated technology in curriculum to enhance student learning.
  • Integrated technology with instruction to maximize student learning.
  • Provided equal opportunities for student learning.
  • Submit recommendations to support student learning.
  • Employed wide variety of techniques to encourage student learning and build community, as well as self-esteem, within the classroom.
  • Enhanced student learning by maintaining safe and secure classroom environments; trained in Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (CPI) Level 2 practices
  • Worked with a team in order to plan lessons and collect data, to help facilitate and promote student learning.
  • Differentiated instruction according to evolving research about student learning and adapted resources to address the strengths and weaknesses of students.
  • Assessed student learning formally and informally using a variety of assessments and grading rubrics in line with common core standards.

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6. Special Needs

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Here's how Special Needs is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Supported other teaching professionals on effective work strategies with Special Needs students by providing interventions and methods on successful behavior management.
  • Collaborated with Dean of Students and Guidance Counselor to identify students with special needs and develop accommodations necessary for student success.
  • Modified and implemented curriculum where needed to support special needs of students and offered differentiated services for gifted/bright students.
  • Created individualized behavior plans and accommodations for special needs students to encourage positive behaviors that led to academic success.
  • Collaborated with another teacher to provide instruction for regular education and special needs students.
  • Provided curriculum modifications and instructional accommodations for students with special needs.
  • Provided differentiated instruction for students with special needs.
  • Collaborated with various resource personnel including the school autism resource teacher, planning and implementing instruction to include special needs children.
  • Prepare lessons for and create a classroom setting for activities that were appropriate for children with learning disabilities and special needs.
  • Collaborate with the special education teacher in a co-teaching environment to establish an inclusive classroom for students with special needs.
  • Teach the fundamentals of education to special needs children including reading, writing and arithmetic as well as social skills.
  • Differentiated lessons for children with special needs including autism and developmental delays, English language learners and advanced learners.
  • Instructed first graders in an inclusion classroom with 16 students (50% identified with special needs).
  • Worked as a primary classroom teacher who incorporated a variety of special needs students into the everyday classroom.
  • Worked with students with diverse ability and maturity levels, including those with special needs and behavioral disorders.
  • Worked directly with special needs children in a classroom setting to provided direct assistance to enhance educational learning.
  • Established strong connections with SPED colleagues to maximize the learning environments of those students will special needs.
  • Differentiated instruction was used to reach all learners including students with special needs and English language learners.
  • Collaborated with a range of support specialists to help meet the special needs of all students.
  • Implement activities that allow students to form teams for the inclusion of children with special needs.

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7. Small Groups

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Here's how Small Groups is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Gathered and analyzed data to form flexible small groups with individualized instruction and provide remediation or enrichment as needed.
  • Provided opportunities for cooperative learning to increase social intelligence and succeed in academic small groups.
  • Provided daily differentiated instruction using small groups based on collected data.
  • Chaired the committee to develop curriculum for cross-grade-level community-building small groups.
  • Instructed and guided students in both large and small groups as well as individually to improve academic knowledge in all subjects.
  • Prepare lesson plans for the classroom teacher's assistant and for specialist teachers who conduct small groups within the classroom.
  • Conducted small groups and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs to ensure all students were learning.
  • Identified and worked with struggling readers daily in small groups using Reading Mastery-Direct Instruction as a tier 3 intervention.
  • Assess students' reading levels using DRA 2 and Aims Web and place in small groups based on outcome.
  • Worked one on one and in small groups with 14 students in a first grade self-contained special education classroom.
  • Worked with diverse students throughout the day in a whole group setting, small groups, and one-on-one.
  • Employed various teaching methods by utilizing numerous approaches including small groups, cooperative learning, and one-on-one sessions.
  • Provided specialized instruction to small groups of students grades K-7 in reading, math, and writing.
  • Managed, developed, and conducted classroom activities for whole and small groups in an inclusive setting.
  • Generated small groups based on MAP and Star assessments to focus on struggling areas of individual students.
  • Work with children in small groups, one - one, and assist with clerical duties.
  • Analyzed assessment data to form and instruct small groups differentiated to increase reading and mathematical skills.
  • Delivered instruction to individual and small groups of children to enhance and support academic growth.
  • Worked with small groups of students who needed strategic or intensive reading and/or math intervention.
  • Developed and implemented new curriculum and learning strategies involving cooperative learning, and small groups.

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8. Social Studies

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Here's how Social Studies is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • General education classroom with curriculum based in Social Studies.
  • Designed and implemented integrated science/social studies lessons.
  • Developed standards-based Science and Social Studies curriculum.
  • Instruct using best practices in teaching and learning while differentiating Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies curriculum.
  • Instruct 1st Grade curriculum based on the Georgia Performance Standards in ELA, Math, Science, and Social Studies area-study.
  • Led and supervised First-Grade students in English Language Arts, Handwriting, Reading, Social Studies, Science, and Spelling.
  • Teach all subjects including math, reading, writing, spelling, social studies, science, and all language skills.
  • Developed and instructed lessons in math, English-Language arts, social studies, and science, including short- and long-term plans.
  • Used centers for math, science, social studies, writing, reading and spelling to enhance the curriculum.
  • Teach reading, writing, science, social studies and Math following The Journey's Curriculum and Go Math!
  • Created learning centers to reinforce reading, writing, math, computer skills, science, and social studies.
  • Plan and implement NYSS in Math, Science and Social Studies - Worked one on one with special needs students
  • Planned and taught lessons daily for guided reading, language arts, math, science, and social studies.
  • Created lessons plans and taught all subjects, including reading, writing, social studies, math and art.
  • Created and taught curriculum for reading, math, science, and social studies with little available resources.
  • Delivered instruction in reading, writing, math, science and social studies to a highly diverse student population
  • Supported the learning of science and social studies using the State of Michigan standards using hand-on project-based lessons.
  • Developed grade-level instructions in all basic subjects: reading, writing, math, social studies and science.
  • Served on committees (Science, Math, Writing, Reading, Social Studies) as classroom representative.
  • Plan and implement all core learning subjects including; math, language arts, social studies and science.

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9. Literacy

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Here's how Literacy is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Developed standards-based curricula including a balanced literacy program, math and writers' workshops and after school intervention program.
  • Implemented cross-curricular and literacy-based approach components into lessons and units on electricity, multiplication, and Missouri history.
  • Delivered integrated reading curriculum, developed to increase literacy development through children's books and complimentary learning activities.
  • Worked with other teachers in a literacy collaborative environment implemented Guided Reading and learning centers in daily schedule.
  • Facilitated a Balanced Literacy Approach to emphasize individual learning capabilities, and meet the literacy needs of students.
  • Determined student need in reading area (Early Literacy/Phonemic Awareness/Phonics, Fluency, Comprehension & Vocabulary).
  • Conveyed to parents and staff, information concerning specific student needs in educational areas and especially literacy.
  • Created cross-curricular unit on fractions, which incorporated literacy and writing skills in the culminating activity.
  • Conducted model classroom for teachers and administrators to observe an effective and engaging literacy block.
  • Prepared and planned literacy and math centers daily to encourage student achievement and socialization skills.
  • Instructed guided reading lessons daily while utilizing literacy centers for language arts skill enhancement.
  • Implemented differentiated literacy and math centers while engaging students in targeted small group instruction.
  • Provided information on early literacy instructions and effective strategies for students' individual needs.
  • Created lesson plans aligned with Common Core Curriculum Literacy Specialist for District Elementary Schools.
  • Used the balanced literacy model to teach fundamental basics for early literacy development.
  • Planned and implemented a balanced literacy program which included Common Core Standard alignment.
  • Created an assessment-driven, child- centered curriculum based on a balanced-literacy program.
  • Implemented Balanced Literacy strategies, differentiated instruction to meet all students needs.
  • Instructed writing and reading activities to increase elementary student literacy and comprehension.
  • Maintained records of student/staff contact and provide quarterly reports of literacy data.

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10. Curriculum Development

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Here's how Curriculum Development is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Provide lesson plans, re-teaching, student enrichment, curriculum development and technology integration.
  • Mentored first-year educator in curriculum development, professional responsibilities and student behavior management techniques.
  • Trip Organization Leader: responsibilities included curriculum development in dual languages.
  • Served on network math curriculum development committee.
  • Facilitate general staff development, curriculum development, and stakeholder engagement efforts for first grade teachers to support school improvement goals.
  • Communicate and strategize with other teachers and administration in regard to curriculum development.
  • Collaborated on Curriculum development and course structure Developed weekly lesson plans Evaluated students' progress and reevaluated lesson plans to allow progress
  • Addressed varying learning styles and profiles Assisted with curriculum development Developed effective behavioral interventions for at-risk students
  • Served as faculty advisor to a Curriculum Development Committee and as yearbook advisor and editor.
  • Served on school committees and taskforces focused on curriculum development, textbook review and is book fair chairperson.
  • Help the pupil After-School Reading instructor Supervised Pre-Service Educator Reading and Math Curriculum Development Committee Reading First program implementation and program evaluation

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11. Class Activities

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Here's how Class Activities is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Provided supplemental in-class activities and materials.
  • Worked collaboratively with other teachers to coordinate curriculum, team teach or provide combined class activities.
  • Planed, coordinated, and carried out the daily class activities to meet all AZ state requirements and standards.
  • Prepared classrooms for class activities and provided a variety of materials and resources for children to explore and manipulate.
  • Facilitate class activities taking in to consideration of the whole child aspect of early childhood education.
  • Encouraged active class participation so that all students felt included in class activities.

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12. Subject Areas

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Here's how Subject Areas is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Developed and implemented lesson plans for all subject areas utilizing direct instruction and learning centers.
  • Designed, developed and implemented activities and educational instruction for children in all subject areas.
  • Planned and implemented literature-based activities as well as individual instruction in all subject areas.
  • Developed multicultural and thematic based curricular units throughout content subject areas.
  • Utilized cooperative learning strategies to effectively teach all subject areas.
  • Developed and implemented multiple lessons in different subject areas.
  • Developed and implemented standards-based curriculum in all subject areas.
  • Designed a creative Multicultural Unit integrating all subject areas.
  • Integrated subject areas to maximize learning
  • Developed and implemented daily lesson plans for all basic subject areas: language arts, math, social studies and science.
  • Assisted the Lead Teacher in providing classroom instruction in all basic subject areas (reading, writing, and math).
  • Plan and implement creative lessons in all subject areas in accordance with district, county, state, and federal guidelines.
  • Lead classroom instruction in all basic subject areas, including reading, math, writing, social studies, and science.
  • Developed and taught grade-appropriate lessons and activities for students that followed North Carolina Standard Course of Study in all subject areas.
  • Planned and coordinated the educational development of the students in all subject areas with an emphasis on reading and math.
  • Created and implemented curriculum that challenged students, fostered creativity across all subject areas, and addressed different learning styles.
  • Plan and implement productive and interactive lesson plans in all subject areas in order to meet grade level objectives.
  • Hired as a full-time teacher instructing all academic subject areas to classroom of up to 24 first grade students.
  • Designed and implemented student-centered classroom lessons and activities based on curriculum standards for all subject areas of first grade.
  • Worked collaboratively with team member to develop unit plans in all subject areas to aligning with the common core.

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13. Kindergarten

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Here's how Kindergarten is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Developed, implemented and evaluated re-design of Kindergarten curriculum for use in a semi-traditional classroom.
  • Developed curriculum for has particular experience in Kindergarten and Science and Writing.
  • Collaborated with Kindergarten grade partners to organize the Kindergarten graduation ceremony.
  • Developed and implemented curriculum for Kindergarten through 1st Grade.
  • Second Grade Teacher Kindergarten Long Term Substitute
  • Administered the Dial-3 Kindergarten screening assessments.
  • Planned and implemented first grade/kindergarten curriculum.
  • Collected and purchased items for a new Kindergarten/First grade level classroom that promoted a nature driven atmosphere and hands on learning.
  • Directed drama for kindergarten and first grade with a performance in the spring at the annual art and drama night.
  • Collaborated with Kindergarten and fifth-grade teachers on inter-classroom projects and activities as well as provided mentoring for first time teachers.
  • Provided educational activities for children enrolled in first grade/kindergarten at Harry E. James Elementary School in Hopewell, VA.
  • Served on a committee to create the scope and sequence used for kindergarten math across the Achievement First network.
  • Core Continental Phoenix, AZ Kindergarten Teacher Responsible for all duties and academics in a self-contained kindergarten classroom.
  • Attended staff development and assisted in writing the Family Life objectives for Hopewell Schools Kindergarten and first grade.
  • Conducted Centers Based curriculum for class of 32 students, most of whom did not have Kindergarten experience.
  • Experienced teaching First Grade students for the first two years then transferred to Kindergarten the next two years.
  • Collaborate with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of kindergarten programs.
  • Designed, wrote and taught reading, phonics and whole language lessons for Kindergarten and Grade 1.
  • Provided an instructional, yet fun learning environment that built from the skills learned in kindergarten.
  • Assumed full responsibility for planning, preparation, and instruction of kindergarten and first grade.

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14. State Standards

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Here's how State Standards is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Prepared workshop materials for professional development session on effective reading instruction and implementation of the Common Core State Standards.
  • Developed assessments using South Carolina State standards and also created alternative and authentic assessments for all subjects.
  • Designed a learning curriculum for first-grade students centered on Florida educational state standards.
  • Planned developmentally appropriate lessons meeting SC State Standards.
  • Developed curriculum to match the Wisconsin State Standards and implemented age appropriate lesson plans that comply with the Wisconsin State Standards.
  • Plan, develop, and present an organized learning opportunity for students in accordance with Common Core Standards and state standards.
  • Followed and instructed first grade curriculum according to the guidelines of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, implementing the Core State Standards.
  • Follow Nevada State Standards to prepare and implement the components of an effective lesson for: Math, English/Reading groups.
  • Communicated effectively with first grade team of teachers to produce lesson plans that were in compliance with Missouri State Standards.
  • Planned with first grade team and prepared and taught lesson plans utilizing Florida Sunshine State Standards (and NGSSS).
  • Planned, developed, organized, evaluated, and directed implementation of lesson plans according to CA State Standards.
  • Planned, implemented, monitored, and assessed a classroom instructional program which was consistent with Sunshine State Standards.
  • Develop and implement stimulating lesson plans in all core subjects, while adhering to school curriculum and state standards.
  • Created and distributed weekly newsletter informing parents of California State Standards being taught during that week in each subject area
  • Teach students academically through the core curriculum and state standards to help prepare them for the next grade level.
  • Designed units and lessons with clear objectives aligned with, or exceeding, California State Standards in multiple subjects.
  • Developed and implemented lessons in all subject areas based on the Florida Sunshine State Standards in an inclusion classroom.
  • Collaborated with my colleagues through weekly meetings involving the first grade curriculum in correlation with the Illinois State Standards.
  • Designed and implemented state standards and assessment-based curriculum units, differentiated instruction to meet the needs of diverse learners.
  • Instructed math using the EnVision Math curriculum and supplements for differentiated lessons based on Common Core State Standards.

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15. Language Arts

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Here's how Language Arts is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Coordinated with University faculty to develop/implement improved First Grade language arts program.
  • Evaluated district level Language Arts curriculum guidelines.
  • Implement differentiated levels of instruction using Reading Street Reading, language arts, math, and various supplemental materials as needed.
  • Worked with PISD curriculum activities in subjects like Language Arts, Integrated and Math with Bilingual methods of teaching.
  • Inspired interest and effectively articulated the subject matter (science, math, history and language arts).
  • Guided and instructed 8 student interns in a college education program with a focus in Language Arts.
  • Created and translated math, science, and Spanish language arts activities to implement in the classroom.
  • Instructed students in reading, language arts, and math, differentiating lessons by monitoring student needs.
  • Designed a unit with worms facilitating higher level thinking skills in math, science and language arts.
  • Integrated Title IV District Language Arts standards with a 96% success rate.
  • Self-contained teacher, covering math, English language arts, science and art.
  • Incorporated differentiated instruction in math and language arts as well as homework.
  • Generated Math, Language Arts, and Science lesson plans for grade-level.
  • Implemented the required core-curriculum in subjects such as Language Arts and Math.
  • Experienced in the Core Knowledge Language Arts curriculum and Eureka Math curriculum.
  • Implemented Core Knowledge Language Arts (CKLA) and Eureka Math.
  • Conducted daily differentiated small group instruction for math and language arts.
  • Created and presented lesson plans regularly in Language Arts and Math.
  • Instructed small and large group lessons in Math and Language Arts.
  • Implemented and executed the Open Court and Treasures Language Arts program.

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16. Core Subjects

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Here's how Core Subjects is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Developed and presented creative lesson plans that focused on core subjects, as well as personal and academic progression.
  • Created and presented dynamic lesson plans that focused on core subjects, as well as personal and academic growth.
  • Teach core subjects such as reading, writing and math along with English as a second language curriculum.
  • Plan and implement lessons for the core subjects of math, language arts, and history.
  • Used the district curriculum to plan and prepare lessons for all core subjects.
  • Create whole group, small group, and intervention lessons for core subjects.
  • Provided instruction in a bilingual classroom (English/Spanish) of all core subjects.
  • Planned, prepared, and delivered instructional activities for all core subjects.
  • Fulfilled classroom duties and created lesson plans for all core subjects.
  • Utilized thematic sequence throughout all core subjects for optimal learning.
  • Created and implemented lesson plans for all core subjects.
  • Differentiated instruction for students in all core subjects.
  • Provided instruction across core subjects including guided reading Observed and assisted with student assessment
  • Implement daily small group instruction to differentiate and individualize lessons Use student data to drive instruction and provide interventions for core subjects

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17. Phonics

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Here's how Phonics is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Implemented a pilot reading program focusing on phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary development and comprehension.
  • Created literature based phonics program.
  • Incorporated the five areas of reading; phonics, phonemic awareness, spelling, fluency, and comprehension into differentiated instruction.
  • Provided weekly progress reports assessing student comprehension and progress in reading, vocabulary, phonics, comprehension and writing.
  • Teach whole group shared reading, phonics, reader's workshop, writer's workshop, and interactive read-aloud.
  • Instructed a first grade class in all academic disciplines, conducted small reading groups with an emphasis on phonics.
  • Provide small group instruction to promote growth and success through the most pivotal point in reading and phonics development.
  • Used direct instruction when teaching all subjects including math, reading, grammar, phonics, and spelling.
  • Instruct 20 students individually and in a group setting in reading, math, phonics, and writing.
  • Used a variety of methods to teach and reinforce reading, writing, grammar, phonics and math.
  • Improved students' reading levels through cooperative learning, whole group instruction, and phonics based practice.
  • Implemented a new Phonics lesson that was developed through the Title I program based on Explicit Instruction.
  • Instruct students in phonemic awareness, phonics, comprehension, math, science, and social studies.
  • Integrated Success for All, Core Knowledge, Whole Language, Phonics, and CCC across curriculum.
  • Planned and taught lessons for Math, Science, Social Studies, Phonics, and Reading.
  • Prepared and executed whole group and small group phonics and social studies instruction for 50 students.
  • Implemented reading, phonics, writing and math lessons aligned with state and national standards.
  • Provided small group instruction with leveled readers to give students phonics and decoding skills.
  • Provided intervention lessons for students who struggled in reading, phonics and comprehension.
  • Implemented a program utilizing 'Jolly Phonics 'to read and write alphabets and sentences.

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18. IEP

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Here's how IEP is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Incorporated Common Core Standards-Accurately Documented students specific needs and developed IEP's accordingly-Taught and managed a variety of students-Attended professional development
  • Followed IEP recommendations and developed curriculum for both SPED and more academically-advanced students.
  • Presented academic and social/emotional behavior assessments at IEP meetings.
  • Participated in Individual Education Plan (IEP) meetings with speech language pathologists to discuss progress and update goals as needed.
  • Participated in the development of IEP's and attended meetings that included parents, lawyers, advocates and district personnel.
  • Assist in developing and implementing Individual Education Plans (IEP) and behavior management plans for students with special needs.
  • Accommodated and differentiated instruction for ESL students, those on IEP's as well as those on 504 plans.
  • Served on Child Study Teams to diagnose and develop Individualized Educational Programs (IEP's) for struggling students.
  • Support the growth and accomplishment of in IEP goals for Tier 3 students in collaboration with service providers.
  • Expand learning styles, IEP's, and educational plans through design and development of inquiry-based techniques.
  • Documented and created Individual Learning Plans (ILP) and tracked progress of students' IEP goals.
  • Attended all SpEd consult, IEP and TEAM meetings for students with special needs in my class.
  • Attended and participated in staff meetings, as well as IAT, IEP, and parent meetings.
  • Differentiated instruction to meet the needs of individual learners and meet students' IEP goals.
  • Participated in IEP meetings, SIT meetings, teacher in-services, and parent-teacher conferences.
  • Evaluated students, completed Special School District packets and attended and implemented IEP's.
  • Attend and provide student data for IEP, RTI meetings and parent conferences.
  • Prepared, developed and recommended Individual Education Plans (IEP) as required.
  • Direct experience with IEP, 504, and child study meetings.
  • Implemented and provided instruction for students with BBSST and IEP plans.

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19. Staff Members

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Here's how Staff Members is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Worked cooperatively with staff members and administrators.
  • Collaborated with other staff members to create and share lessons and resources as well as coordinate field trips and service projects.
  • Maintained open and effective communication with other staff members and administrators; request staff or grade level meeting as assigned.
  • Trained and assisted staff members on technology, STEM, Differentiated Instruction, and Guided Reading.
  • Worked closely with parents and staff members and helped bridge the gap between home and the classroom
  • Coordinated school wide activities for 80 staff members including staff holiday parties and other special events.
  • Communicated daily with staff members and families with emails, newsletters and phone calls.
  • Communicated intervention plans and results data to IEP teams and other pertinent staff members.
  • Teamed with other staff members to write accreditation report and school improvement plan.
  • Collaborate with fellow staff members and attend meetings on a weekly basis.
  • Collaborate with staff members as a part of a learning community.
  • Established and maintained a professional rapport with teachers and staff members.
  • Helped in organizing seminars among the staff members and students.
  • Interfaced with staff members and parents to provide quality instruction.
  • Established rapport with students and staff members.
  • Represented first grade as Lead Teacher acting as liaison between administrators and fellow staff members Selected to teach in the Gifted/Talented program
  • Worked closely with parents, teachers, auxiliary staff members, and administrators to improve overall student achievement.

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20. Social Development

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Here's how Social Development is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Assisted in the educational, emotional and social development of students under the direction and guidance of the lead teacher.
  • Perform monthly planning adapted for a better performance in reading, writing, and social development in students.
  • Lead activities designed to promote physical, mental, and social development.
  • Observed and evaluated students' performance, behavior and social development.
  • Assisted students in academic, personal and social development.
  • Self-directed and self-motivated, enthusiastic educator with a passionate commitment to student academic and social development, learning and achievement.

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21. ESL

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Here's how ESL is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Used my ESL certification on a regular basis * Worked in economically disadvantaged area
  • Learned many ESL strategies to help teach children in their native language while trying to transition them into English.
  • Collaborated with Special Education, ESL and Title I Reading Teachers to differentiate instruction within the classroom.
  • Collaborated with ESL, Speech, and EC instructors to best serve my students with special needs.
  • Lead an ESL Enrichment Class; developing students speaking, listening, reading, and writing :
  • Administered and scored the Language Assessment Scales (LAS) test to all ESL students.
  • Collaborated with first grade team regarding pacing of curriculum, and social workers ESL team.
  • Planned cooperative learning experiences to co- teach with ESL, Title I and PALS teachers.
  • Adapted curriculum to meet needs of English as a Second Language (ESL) students.
  • Observed and rated ESL students according to the Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System.
  • Designed and delivered main academic support for ESL students, to enhance Access scores.
  • Teach all content area subjects utilizing Sheltered English Instruction and various ESL strategies.
  • Accommodated lessons to meet the needs of all students, including ESL students.
  • Coordinated instruction for ESL students and communicated regularly with ESL students and parents.
  • Developed and implemented small group guided reading instruction for at risk ESL students.
  • Plan and Implement required curriculum and lessons plans for students and ESL students.
  • Tutored 35 ESL students in a community consisting of 38 different languages.
  • Fostered and developed growth for a large population of ESL students.
  • Provide differentiated Reading and Math instruction for First Grade ESL students.
  • Modified instruction to meet the needs of ESL students.

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22. Dibels

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Here's how Dibels is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Differentiated instruction according to student ability and skill level using several fluency programs including DIBELS and Six Minute Solution.
  • Implemented supplemental reading program and fluency programs including DIBELS and Six Minute Solution to increase student ability and skill level.
  • Monitored and assessed 43 first grade students through DIBELS to plan for short-term and long-term goals for each student.
  • Assessed student progress using grade level curriculum based measures such as DIBELS NEXT and Galileo Assessment Technology.
  • Implement Baseline and DIBELS assessment data for planning and re teaching reading skills to improve literacy.
  • Implement Write From The Beginning, DIBELS, and Thinking Maps to facilitate student learning.
  • Assessed student's progress through SAT10, DIBELS, Galileo, and personal assessments.
  • Utilized DIBELS, Running Records and NWEA data to drive everyday instruction and differentiation.
  • Administered DRA, DIBELS and MAP assessments and used results to drive instruction.
  • Assessed children and provided subsequent intervention through the use of the DIBELS screening.
  • Assessed student performance through Literacy First, DIBELS and anecdotal records.
  • Use DIBELS reading assessment to determine students level and needs.
  • Conducted formal assessment using DIBELS TRC data
  • Administered DIBELS and DRA assessments.
  • Experience with DIBELS, BURST, and DRA assessments.
  • Designed a wide range of assessment strategies to evaluate students' progress including DIBELS, SAT10, and other tools.
  • Conducted Dibels and Aims Web throughout the year to monitor the progress of students' reading and math skills.
  • Plan & execute a variety of interventions for struggling students (DIBELS, AIMSWEB, PALS).
  • Acted as the school's DIBELS coordinator and the Olweus Bullying Program facilitator.
  • Administered and scored Dibels, DRA2, IRLA literacy assessments.

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23. Weekly Newsletter

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Here's how Weekly Newsletter is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Communicated effectively with parents through weekly newsletters as well as required conferences.
  • Designed and administered a weekly newsletter to promote further family involvement.
  • Provided weekly newsletters to ensure effective communication with parents.
  • Produced weekly newsletters and maintained regular communication with parents.
  • Communicated with parents using a weekly newsletter, sharing areas of curriculum being studied, homework, and upcoming events.
  • Create weekly newsletter to parents to keep them updated on class events and the progress of their child.
  • Communicated with parents/guardians via newsletters, special events bulletins, email, phone calls and weekly newsletter.
  • Maintained consistent and positive communication with families and students through weekly newsletters, phone calls and emails.
  • Established consistent communication with parents through weekly newsletters, daily phone conversations, and emails.
  • Established and maintained quality relationships with students and parents through daily feedback and weekly newsletters.
  • Communicate with parents through a weekly newsletter, parent conference s, and direct contact.
  • Communicate with parents throughout the year with conferences, meetings, and weekly newsletters.
  • Developed a weekly newsletter designed to relay to parents the class objectives and activities.
  • Communicated with families through weekly newsletters, homework alerts, planners and informal conversations.
  • Prepared weekly newsletters to encourage an open two-way line of communication with parents.
  • Corresponded regularly with parents via weekly newsletters, emails and phone calls.
  • Communicated with families through the use of narrative reports and weekly newsletters.
  • Develop and maintain a classroom website and bi-weekly newsletter.
  • Provided feedback to parents through a weekly newsletter.
  • Corresponded with parents through conferences and weekly newsletters.

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24. RTI

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Here's how RTI is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Contribute to and participate in corporate planning, self-evaluation, in-service training and professional development in assigned areas of the curriculum.
  • Participated in a year-long fellowship program to develop leadership skills and implement a school-wide project on co-teaching and collaboration.
  • Designed and taught interesting lessons that captured students' attention and imagination, and promoted active participation and socialization.
  • Participated in professional development activities including workshops, seminars and discussion groups with emphasis on teaching best practices.
  • Designed art lessons that actively engaged learners, utilizing multiple mediums and introduced a variety of artists.
  • Demonstrated commitment to continued learning through active participation in professional development opportunities, staff and departmental meetings.
  • Worked cooperatively and productively as a team member in planning, supporting and providing instruction.
  • Participated in Professional Learning Community focusing on collaboration to attain the academic and social goals.
  • Implemented Assertive Discipline strategies and employed a reward system of positive reinforcement to motivate students.
  • Participated in school-organized Social Committee, Indigenous Culture Committee, and Honduran Culture Committee.
  • Coordinate school events and participate in district-wide professional development initiatives including improvement committee meetings.
  • Participated in a collaborative team to create collective lesson plans for differentiated instruction.
  • Participated in meetings with other teachers and administrators to review student achievement.
  • Served as a Certified Trainer with Reading Alabama presenting educational technology training.
  • Develop curricula and enrichment activities that will encourage student interest and participation
  • Participated in teaching seminars in order to improve effective teaching methods.
  • Use various behavior modification techniques to encourage appropriate conduct and participation.
  • Participated in intensive summer training program followed by ongoing professional development.
  • Developed classroom control by applying assertive discipline and positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Planned vertically and horizontally with team members to align instruction.

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25. Report Cards

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Here's how Report Cards is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Maintained accurate program documentation including attendance, report cards, weekly assessments, and standardized testing.
  • Formulate Individual Professional Development Plan, and generate quarterly report cards.
  • Prepared student report cards and conducted parent-teacher conferences.
  • Produce report cards and facilitate parent-teacher conferences.
  • Collaborated on preparation of report cards.
  • Maintain accurate up to date files on each student including progress reports, report cards, observations and developmental assessments.
  • Reviewed student work and wrote report cards, participated in conferences with parents, and prepared students for English recitals.
  • Assess students, prepare and communicate directly with parents, to present Report Cards and Progress Reports of the students.
  • Served on the Report Card Committee to devise a plan to completely redesign school report cards and update curriculum.
  • Complete progress reports, report cards, cumulative folders, individual evaluations, and all other necessary progress indicators
  • Worked closely with faculty, parents, administrators, or counselors; generated report cards and communicated performance.
  • Calculate grades for report cards File and organize report cards and student information Attend staff meetings as required.
  • Prepared lessons, evaluated papers, prepared report cards, decorated and maintained the classroom.
  • Assessed student progress using district assessments, anecdotal reports, portfolios, and report cards.
  • Evaluate students' academic and social growth, maintain records, and prepare report cards.
  • Submitted report cards, administered and scored tests, and employed a token economy.
  • Evaluated and grade assessments, write report cards, communicate with parents and supervisors.
  • Communicate directly with parents to present report cards of children's performance in studies.
  • Presented students progress through collecting, organizing, and tabulating data in report cards.
  • Assisted with formulation of Individual Teaching plans, and produce periodical report cards.

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26. Instructional Materials

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Here's how Instructional Materials is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Instruct Elementary academic subjects and social interaction skills Plans curriculum and prepares lessons and other instructional materials.
  • Collaborated with colleagues on implementing CCSS into the curriculum and choosing appropriate instructional materials.
  • Developed and improved curriculum and instructional materials.
  • Prepared instructional materials, including making copies, constructed bulletin boards and set up work areas.
  • Designed and implemented a variety of instructional materials to target the learning needs of students.
  • Provided small-group instruction, executing learning activities using guides, textbooks, and instructional materials.
  • Create instructional materials and strategies consistent with students' learning and behavioral needs.
  • Prepare and administer exams, instructional materials, lesson plans.
  • Instructed students in citizenship and basic subject matter *Developed lesson plans and instructional materials.

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27. Content Areas

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Here's how Content Areas is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Integrate reading and writing across content areas, organize reading literacy and math stations, lead small group instruction and remediation.
  • Provided instruction in English and Spanish throughout all content areas to twenty-seven students in a self- contained dual language classroom.
  • Employed a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction textual materials to teach and reinforce skills in all content areas.
  • Observed, assisted, and taught first grade students in all content areas using a variety of instructional approaches.
  • Created and implemented authentic learning experiences across the content areas to meet the needs of all learners.
  • Supervised and instructed fifty students in all content areas in Spanish in a side-by-side dual language setting.
  • Delivered primary instruction in all content areas for classes of 19 to 25 first grade students.
  • Planned effective and creative instructional strategies across all content areas to address state mandated literacy skills.
  • Designed and implemented instruction in all content areas based on the Core Curriculum State Standards.
  • Prepare and implement lessons for all content areas in a full day kindergarten classroom.
  • Instruct students in all content areas to implement the guaranteed and viable curriculum.
  • Developed curriculum pacing guides for grade level instruction across all content areas.
  • Used the co-teaching model to provide instruction in the content areas.
  • Planned lessons and instructed first grade students in all content areas
  • Adapted instruction to heterogeneous class in all content areas.
  • Teach all content areas in a 1st grade classroom.
  • Teach students all content areas.
  • Expanded the range of education in literacy, math and content areas through cooperative learning and multisensory learning centers.
  • Infuse technology and integrated the Arts daily in content areas with manipulatives to ensure comprehension.

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28. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Established communication with parents using phone calls and parent/teacher conferences.
  • United with parents through conferences, phone calls, and extra activities to maximize student development, progress, and confidence.
  • Handled administrative duties including typing, filing, creating reports, phone calls, and responding to correspondence as needed.
  • Create and maintain a positive home-to-school relationship with parents; classroom website, monthly newsletter, notes/phone calls home.
  • Initiated parent involvement through phone calls, student-teacher conferences, and invitations to attend classroom reading and writing celebrations.
  • Communicated frequently with parents and stakeholders through use of newsletters, conferences, phone calls, and emails.
  • Encouraged and strengthened rapport with parents through regular conferences, phone calls, and e-mails regarding student progress.
  • Developed communication skills by interacting with parents through emails or phone calls, newsletter and at conferences.
  • Communicated with parents throughout the school year during parent/teacher conference, phone calls and email.
  • Communicate with parents through newsletter, email, parent letters, and phone calls.
  • Called students and/or parents/guardians as needed and respond to their telephone calls and e-mails.
  • Facilitate communication with parents through conferences, phone calls, newsletters and progress reports.
  • Provide support for parents, through conferences, phone calls, and written communication.
  • Communicate with parents through newsletters, phone calls, blog, and conferences.
  • Maintained parent communication through phone calls, notes, and conferences.
  • Communicated with parents/guardians through phone calls, emails, face-to-face.
  • Communicated with parents through notes, letters, phone calls, text messages, email, planbook.com, and parent conferences.

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29. Clear Objectives

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Here's how Clear Objectives is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Developed Common Core aligned units in accordance with curriculum while establishing and communicating clear objectives.
  • Developed and implemented lessons with clear objectives through an integrated approach.
  • Planned & conducted activities for a balanced program of instruction, with clear objectives for all lessons and projects.
  • Established clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects for children in charter school extended day program.
  • Established clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects (posted weekly on the board).
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all levels of instruction.
  • Established and communicated clear objectives for each lesson and project Prepared materials and classrooms for class activities
  • Established clear objectives using the 5E Model in correlation with CSCOPE for all lessons and units.
  • Establish clear objectives and guides for the learning process towards increased studentachievement.
  • Established and communicated clear objectives for all learning activities ("I Can" statements listed on the board daily).

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30. Thematic Units

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Here's how Thematic Units is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Incorporated thematic units across the curriculum using a whole language/phonics approach meeting state standards.
  • Created thematic units that utilized cooperative learning groups and hands-on activities.
  • Utilized curriculum to create, develop and interdisciplinary thematic units.
  • Facilitated Thematic Units to integrate across the curriculum.
  • Developed and implemented thematic units and lesson plans.
  • Created interdisciplinary thematic units and Learning Centers.
  • Developed thematic units around major instructional goals.
  • Planned developmentally appropriate thematic units and lessons.
  • Created educational plays and implemented thematic units.
  • Constructed thematic units utilized for instruction.
  • Created thematic units for interdisciplinary lessons.
  • Assisted with creating thematic units for learning and assisted with the implantation of the Positive Behavior Support System within the school.
  • Collaborated with first grade colleagues to create, plan, and implement curriculum and thematic units across content areas.
  • Worked with colleagues to develop lessons, thematic units and assessments in line with state standards and school goals.
  • Created lesson plans, activities and thematic units according to both state educational standards and school county guidelines.
  • Developed and implemented thematic units in both Spanish and English targeting all content areas aligned with the standards.
  • Set the stage implementing thematic units across the board showcasing animals, insects and metal health, etc.
  • Planned, prepared, and organized activities and curriculum materials for thematic units in a variety of areas.
  • Worked in conjunction with kindergarten team to develop kindergarten thematic units based on the Georgia Performance Standards.
  • Developed appropriate thematic units to nurture children's physical, emotional, intellectual, and social growth.

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31. DRA

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Here's how DRA is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Supervised extracurricular activities set up field trips and fundraisers, recruited parental involvement, observed and wrote reports.
  • Implemented Foundations and Frameworks Reading Comprehension program to improve comprehension with dramatic results.
  • Created a tempered environment after a dramatic incident has erupted.
  • Participated regularly in the monthly school fundraisers and family events.
  • Organized fundraisers and extracurricular activities for 300 students.
  • Drafted and organized hands on and classroom learning lesson plans to effectively teach two grade levels consisting of 25 students simultaneously.
  • Administered, and assessed DRA2, DIBLES, progress monitoring, running records, math CBMS and District Assessments.
  • Perform the Developmental Reading Assessment, 2nd Edition PLUS (DRA2+) to determine the child's reading level.
  • Assisted in planning and running school plays, fundraisers, school dances, school assemblies, and movie nights.
  • Key Accomplishment: Steered 95% of general education students to exceed or reach DRA reading level by year-end.
  • Administered DRA (Developmental Reading Assessment), Words Their Way Spelling Inventory, and maintained anecdotal notes.
  • Teach oral development, language skills, and vocabulary development with the use of story dictations and dramatizations.
  • Utilize results from American Reading Company and DRA assessments to plan balanced literacy and guided reading lessons.
  • Administer the Development Reading Assessment (DRA2) to guide instruction and gauge reading progress throughout the year
  • Assisted with fundraisers and marketing for the academy for success of school academics and progress
  • Create a reading long-term plan drawing central ideas from International Baccalaureate (IB).
  • Conducted systematic DRA evaluations to verify levels and move on to the next.
  • Administered oral reading running records and DRA to students throughout the school year.
  • Implemented daily Guided Reading lesson plans using running records and DRA2 data.
  • Administer DRA tests, reading and math assessments based on standards.

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32. Positive Relationships

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Here's how Positive Relationships is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Maintained positive relationships with students and parents while maintaining a learning environment with rigor and high expectations.
  • Maintained positive relationships with stakeholders.STUDENT TEACHING EXPERIENCE
  • Established positive relationships with parents to increase student achievement in the classroom, as well as at home.
  • Maintained strong and positive relationships with cooperating teacher, Principal, faculty members, and the students.
  • Build positive relationships and work collaboratively and stay connected with families via email or phone, weekly.
  • Created positive relationships with students and parents within a diverse, Title I population.
  • Engaged and built positive relationships with parents through daily interactions and camp events.
  • Established and maintained positive relationships with students, parents, and colleagues.
  • Developed positive relationships with students, parents, coworkers, and administrators.
  • Establish positive relationships with students, faculty, and parents.
  • Demonstrated effective behavior management skills while maintaining positive relationships with parents and students.
  • Formed professional and positive relationships amongst co-workers and students.
  • Fostered positive relationships amongst team members.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, peers and school administrators.

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33. Parent-Teacher Conferences

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Here's how Parent-Teacher Conferences is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Conducted parent-teacher conferences and contributed feedback in course material selection, department objectives and institution direction.
  • Conducted parent-teacher conferences, actively involved in faculty meetings and parent involvement in the classroom.
  • Participated in professional development opportunities, parent-teacher conferences, and team collaboration meetings.
  • Participated in professional in-services, staff meetings, and parent-teacher conferences.
  • Processed student education reports for department performance and parent-teacher conferences.
  • Scheduled and held parent-teacher conferences to maintain accountability.
  • Conducted parent-teacher conferences as well as student self-assessments.
  • Conducted parent-teacher conferences and open house events.
  • Participated in Parent-Teacher conferences quarterly.
  • Conducted parent-teacher conferences two times a year to keep parents apprised of their children's progress.
  • Collected grades, conducted parent-teacher conferences and provided phone calls and emails to parents when necessary.
  • Conducted parent-teacher conferences to discuss each student's ability, progress and achievement.
  • Plan and organize parent-teacher conferences and trainings.
  • Develop weekly lesson plans Supervise children and classroom activities Conduct parent-teacher conferences

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34. Pbis

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Here's how Pbis is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Implemented a school wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) program both within my classroom and the school grounds.
  • Launched Anti-Bullying program, and then joined forces with the SWPBIS team to help create a more positive school environment.
  • Used the PBIS (Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports) method of behavior management.
  • Volunteer member of the PBIS (Behavioral Interventions and Supports) committee.
  • Implemented the PBIS social emotional development program.
  • Created and maintained effective behavior policies in the classroom and school- wide PBIS Assumed full responsibilities as a teacher.
  • Collaborated with colleagues by developing interventions to reduce behavioral issues as part of the PBISteam.
  • Employed PBIS to reenforce positive behavior among students.
  • Involved with the SHINE club and the PBIS special events committee.
  • Substitute Teacher: first grade, second grade, third grade, PBL Committees: PBIS Clinical Teacher for UCCS Teacher Candidate

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35. Open Communication

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Here's how Open Communication is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Provided weekly parent newsletters and held frequent parent conferences to encourage open communication.
  • Interacted on a regular basis with parents and caregivers to facilitate open communication.
  • Initiated open communication and team relationship with families to meet individual learning goals.
  • Prepared weekly newsletters and Class DoJo to encourage open communication with parents.
  • Prepared weekly homework/reading letter to encourage open communication with parents.
  • Maintained and prioritized open communication with parents.
  • Bridged open communication between parents through email, newsletters, and phone calls to track any and all questions or concerns.
  • Provided weekly progress reports and held frequent parent conferences that encouraged open communication between teacher, parent, and student.
  • Maintained open communication with parents through daily notes, newsletters, website, telephone calls, conferences and progress reports.
  • Collaborate with students, parents, and colleagues to foster an environment of open communication and support.
  • Maintained open communication with parents via weekly newsletters, email and text correspondence and telephone calls.
  • Maintained ongoing, open communication with parents through newsletter, phone calls, and conferences.
  • Encourage open communication with parents via email, letters, conferences, and phone calls.
  • Encourage open communication and positive relationships with students, parents, and staff.
  • Conducted parent teacher conferences and kept an open communication with parents.
  • Maintained open communication with students, parents, and colleagues.
  • Facilitate open communication with students as well parents and family members via parent-teacher conferences, daily phone calls and emails.
  • Provided consistent open communication with parents regarding their child's needs,strengths and weaknesses.

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36. Social Needs

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Here's how Social Needs is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Developed and implemented interesting and interactive learning techniques to meet academic, intellectual and social needs of students.
  • Designed and developed programs to meet the academic, intellectual and social needs of the students within a regular education classroom.
  • Instructed First Grade Curriculum by developing lesson plans that met the academic, intellectual, and social needs of students.
  • Instructed 1st Grade Curriculum, worked with developed programs to meet the academic, intellectual and social needs of students.
  • Instructed first grade curriculum, designing programs to meet the academic, intellectual, and social needs of the students.
  • Collaborated with school counselor, administrators, and academic specialists to meet the academic and social needs of at-risk students.
  • Developed lesson plans that met academic, intellectual, and social needs of all students in a classroom setting.
  • Identified early signs of emotional, developmental and social needs of students and followed up with parents.
  • Developed and adapted lesson plans for core subject areas to meet differing abilities and social needs.
  • Design and implement lessons to meet the academic, intellectual, and social needs of students.
  • Differentiated the curriculum and instruction to meet academic and social needs of all students.
  • Used a variety of teaching strategies to meet academic, intellectual, and social needs of students.
  • Developed multi-sensory lesson plans to meet academic, intellectual and social needs of students.

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37. Positive Reinforcement Method

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Here's how Positive Reinforcement Method is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Implemented positive reinforcement method to redirect poor behavior.
  • Encouraged appropriate cohort behavior by utilizing the positive reinforcement method.
  • Apply the positive reinforcement method to redirect negative behaviors.
  • Encouraged good behaviors using the positive reinforcement method.
  • Redirected poor behavior using the positive reinforcement method.
  • Encourage good behavior and positive reinforcement methods.

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38. Summative Assessments

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Here's how Summative Assessments is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Implemented formative and summative assessments along with project-based learning.
  • Facilitated formative and summative assessments.
  • Administer formative and summative assessments.
  • Administer a variety of formative and summative assessments to accurately assess students' reading levels such as STEP.
  • Focused on, test preparation using both Formative and Summative Assessments giving all learners an opportunity to achieve.
  • Increased student test scores by using formative and summative assessments to drive instruction.
  • Use data consistently by providing formative and summative assessments to drive instruction.
  • Assessed students using Formative and Summative Assessments in the classroom.
  • Created formal and summative assessments to guide instruction and pacing.
  • Assess student performance through formative and summative assessments.
  • Assessed student outcomes with formative and summative assessments.

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39. Fountas

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Here's how Fountas is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Documented student's reading progress in the Fountas and Pinnel database.
  • Followed Fountas and Pinnell Guided Reading groups for balanced literacy.
  • Created and maintained individual student portfolios of formal and informal assessments; incorporated Fountas and Pinnell Benchmark Assessments.
  • Experience with Reading and Writing Workshop, Fountas and Pinnel guided reading, Eureka math, and Working with Words.
  • Used Fountas and Pinnell benchmark assessments to gauge progress and inform instruction.
  • Utilized STEP, NWEA (MAP), Fountas & Pinnell assessments to inform data-driven instruction.

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40. Public Schools

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Here's how Public Schools is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Recognized by Superintendent as Lawrence Public Schools District Model Writing Classroom * Implemented Success for All reading program
  • Demonstrated ability to teach Elementary school student for 3 years in Saint Paul Public Schools.
  • Planned and implemented Virginia Standards of Learning Curriculum and Norfolk Public Schools Curriculum in English/Reading.
  • Green Valley Elementary, Denver Public Schools * Recognized by Denver Public Schools for exceptional school and classroom student growth.
  • Led music classes for kids Kindergarten - 2nd grade in various Chicago Public Schools.
  • Reported yearly student progress to area public schools to receive allocated funding.

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41. Anecdotal Records

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Here's how Anecdotal Records is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Assessed student performance through data analysis, anecdotal records, student-teacher conferencing, small group checklists, and running records.
  • Assessed student performance through anecdotal records, student-teacher conferencing peer evaluation, checklists, and student data notebooks.
  • Assessed student performance through anecdotal records, student-teacher conferences, peer evaluations, checklists, and student portfolios.
  • Assessed student performance through anecdotal records, student-teaching conferencing, checklists, student portfolios and fair assessments.
  • Assessed student performance with anecdotal records, student- teacher conferences, checklists and student portfolios.
  • Assess student performance through anecdotal records, student-teacher conferences, and formal assessment.
  • Assessed student performance through anecdotal records, state and district assessments.
  • Evaluated children using Common Core, observations and anecdotal records.
  • Assess student performance through STEP Reading and anecdotal records.
  • Teach 16 plus students' common core standards while staying organized Positive classroom management Help facilitate meetings Maintain anecdotal records Prepare reports

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42. Regular Basis

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Here's how Regular Basis is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Monitored/Assessed progress of students on a regular basis.
  • Communicate with parents/guardians on a regular basis.
  • Created a classroom library to allow students to shop for books on a regular basis and build a love of reading.
  • Assessed the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provided progress reports as required.
  • Consulted with parents, teachers, and administrators on a regular basis concerning students.
  • Maintained close relationships with parents, communicating on a regular basis.
  • Assess the accomplishments of students on a regular basis.
  • Evaluated student's progress on a regular basis.

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43. PLC

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Here's how PLC is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Collaborated with first grade PLC team to develop Project-Based Learning Projects and S.T.E.M.
  • Dedicated to the Professional Learning Community Model (PLC).
  • Chaired K-2nd Grade PLC's (Professional Learning Community).
  • Served on PPLC and Leadership committees.
  • Attended PLC (Professional Learning Community) meetings Worked with a video-on-demand website called Safari Montage.
  • Utilized PLC time to form common assessments and discuss struggling students !
  • Participate in a variety of trainings and PLCs.

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44. Academic Areas

low Demand
Here's how Academic Areas is used in First Grade Teacher jobs:
  • Provide educational planning and implementation in all academic areas based on district wide curriculum and state mandates.
  • Designed age appropriate curriculum with differentiated instruction in all academic areas to optimize student learning.
  • Worked collaboratively with colleague to plan developmentally appropriate and rigorous lessons for all academic areas.
  • Provided instruction in several academic areas for elementary and middle school students.
  • Provided differentiating instruction to primary elementary students in all academic areas.
  • Devised first grade curriculum in all academic areas so the school could become nationally accredited by New York State.
  • Instruct students in all academic areas through application of the Daily 5 class management system.
  • Instructed elementary students in a Title I school and differentiated instruction in all academic areas.
  • Planed, prepared and delivered standards and data based instruction in all academic areas.
  • Instructed students in all academic areas, including Art, Spanish, and Physical Education
  • Instructed a class of 24 students in all academic areas emphasizing Whole Language strategies.
  • Utilized cooking, music, and movement with the academic areas to enhance learning.
  • Assessed all academic areas for mastery, basic, and reinforcement levels.
  • Instruct firsts grade students in all academic areas in a self-contained classroom.
  • Incorporate technology in the classroom to enrich instruction in all academic areas.
  • Teach students in all academic areas.
  • Planned and taught all academic areas.
  • Teach all academic areas Responsible for implementing differentiated lessons Communicate with parents on a weekly basis

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20 Most Common Skill for a First Grade Teacher

Grade Level17%
Classroom Management16.8%
Mathematics11.2%
Lesson Plans9.9%
Student Learning7.3%
Special Needs7%
Small Groups4.3%
Social Studies4.2%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A First Grade Teacher

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Grade Level
Grade Level
15.3%
15.3%
2
2
Classroom Management
Classroom Management
15.1%
15.1%
3
3
Mathematics
Mathematics
10.1%
10.1%
4
4
Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans
8.9%
8.9%
5
5
Student Learning
Student Learning
6.5%
6.5%
6
6
Special Needs
Special Needs
6.3%
6.3%
7
7
Small Groups
Small Groups
3.8%
3.8%
8
8
Social Studies
Social Studies
3.7%
3.7%
9
9
Literacy
Literacy
3.3%
3.3%
10
10
Curriculum Development
Curriculum Development
2.6%
2.6%
11
11
Class Activities
Class Activities
2.1%
2.1%
12
12
Subject Areas
Subject Areas
2%
2%
13
13
Kindergarten
Kindergarten
1.6%
1.6%
14
14
State Standards
State Standards
1.6%
1.6%
15
15
Language Arts
Language Arts
1.4%
1.4%
16
16
Core Subjects
Core Subjects
1.4%
1.4%
17
17
Phonics
Phonics
1.4%
1.4%
18
18
IEP
IEP
1.3%
1.3%
19
19
Staff Members
Staff Members
0.9%
0.9%
20
20
Social Development
Social Development
0.7%
0.7%
21
21
ESL
ESL
0.7%
0.7%
22
22
Dibels
Dibels
0.7%
0.7%
23
23
Weekly Newsletter
Weekly Newsletter
0.6%
0.6%
24
24
RTI
RTI
0.6%
0.6%
25
25
Report Cards
Report Cards
0.6%
0.6%
26
26
Instructional Materials
Instructional Materials
0.6%
0.6%
27
27
Content Areas
Content Areas
0.5%
0.5%
28
28
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
0.5%
0.5%
29
29
Clear Objectives
Clear Objectives
0.4%
0.4%
30
30
Thematic Units
Thematic Units
0.4%
0.4%
31
31
DRA
DRA
0.4%
0.4%
32
32
Positive Relationships
Positive Relationships
0.4%
0.4%
33
33
Parent-Teacher Conferences
Parent-Teacher Conferences
0.4%
0.4%
34
34
Pbis
Pbis
0.4%
0.4%
35
35
Open Communication
Open Communication
0.4%
0.4%
36
36
Social Needs
Social Needs
0.3%
0.3%
37
37
Positive Reinforcement Method
Positive Reinforcement Method
0.3%
0.3%
38
38
Summative Assessments
Summative Assessments
0.3%
0.3%
39
39
Fountas
Fountas
0.3%
0.3%
40
40
Public Schools
Public Schools
0.3%
0.3%
41
41
Anecdotal Records
Anecdotal Records
0.3%
0.3%
42
42
Regular Basis
Regular Basis
0.2%
0.2%
43
43
PLC
PLC
0.2%
0.2%
44
44
Academic Areas
Academic Areas
0.2%
0.2%

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