Top High School English Teacher Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a High School English Teacher. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of High School English Teacher resumes they appeared on. For example, 18.0% of High School English Teacher resumes contained Classroom Management as a skill. Let's find out what skills a High School English Teacher actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on High School English Teacher resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Classroom Management

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Here's how Classroom Management is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Time management and classroom management skills to utilize every minute to enhance student academic and personal success.
  • Used classroom management techniques to foster peer interaction among students in defined learning situations.
  • Instituted positive classroom management strategies and disciplinary programs that effectively controlled challenging behavior issues
  • Recognized for Exceptional Classroom Management that allowed for personal expression.
  • Established effective classroom management techniques.
  • Experienced no discipline issues with students in my classroom as a result of strong classroom management skills.
  • Employed effective classroom management techniques to gain and maintain student attention to task.
  • Practice and maintain effective, consistent, and fair classroom management policies.
  • Provided Classroom Management to over 90 students per school year.
  • Maintained classroom management using the Boys Town method.
  • Modified curriculum for special need students to promote a positive classroom experience Exercised excellent classroom management skills.
  • Direct skill improvements in the areas of teaching literature, classroom management, differentiating curricula, assessments, and evaluations.
  • Implemented PBIS and Spencer Henry classroom management strategies and techniques.
  • Demonstrated strong pedagogy and effective classroom management .Implemented the school-wide student management policies within classrooms and throughout school.
  • Teach A Beka Curriculum Create and implement lesson plans Assess student achievement and success Practice effective classroom management

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2. Curriculum Development

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Here's how Curriculum Development is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Served as active member of District Curriculum Development Committee.
  • Participated on curriculum development committee for 2013 accreditation requirements.
  • Served on curriculum development team.
  • Participated on the district technology council, curriculum development committee, and the Wisconsin High School Forensics Association.
  • Collaborated with fellowteachers and academic administrators on curriculum development and scheduling activities.
  • Conducted surveys from 40 teachers on what projects were needed at KNHS resulting in a better curriculum development for each class.
  • Collaborated with parents and staff through daily parent-teacher kmails and phone calls, curriculum development, and staff development.

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3. Literature

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Here's how Literature is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Participated in the creation of departmental curricula for World Literature and British Literature classes that used more alternative, outsourced materials.
  • Developed lessons, discussions and activities to support student voice, advanced analysis of literature and classroom community development.
  • Developed curriculum for community of rural students incorporating World, American and Appalachian literature and folklore.
  • Researched, organized and implemented curriculum and class discussions on classic and present-day American literature.
  • Developed, implemented, and supervised Peer Tutoring Program for struggling students in American Literature.
  • Planned and prepared daily lesson plans and materials on literature, grammar and vocabulary development.
  • Developed core curriculum for new courses in American Literature, Contemporary Literature, and Exposition.
  • Researched five year history and success of educational goals regarding current literature selections.
  • Stimulate and motivate students by generating excitement and enthusiasm about English literature.
  • Developed AP Literature and Composition syllabus for 2016-2017 approval.
  • Developed an American Literature course and Black literature units.
  • Specialized in American Literature and Junior Composition.
  • Focus on American literature course of study
  • Instructed High School level American Literature, British Literature, and Creative Writing courses on Advanced Placement and General Education levels.
  • Equipped high school students with the writing skills necessary for college and beyond * Taught language and literature to 9-12th grade students
  • Created and implemented curriculum for ninth, tenth, and eleventh graders on the subjects of American Literature and Religious Studies.
  • Launched class by recruiting diverse class members and c. executed original teaching methodologies within the Women's Literature class itself.
  • Created an English /American Literature curriculum for the high school level using the creative writing process and drama/musical based activities.
  • Planned lessons and activities that stimulated growth in language, social, and life skill through literature and writing skills.
  • Conceived and designed innovative course curriculum for Women's Literature class for the 11th grade ELA level in high school.

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4. Lesson Plans

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Here's how Lesson Plans is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Developed lesson plans and materials designed to improve students' conversational English skills while incorporating both student-centered and Ethiopian-teaching style methods.
  • Developed Individual Education Plans, conducted parent/teacher interviews, organized year-long lesson plans for five separate classes.
  • Developed and implemented lesson plans, including managing classroom behavior and monitoring individual student progress.
  • Created and implemented original lesson plans to ensure delivery of defined curriculum.
  • Designed and implemented lesson plans using both traditional methods and several newer
  • Designed daily lesson plans and created and administered examinations.
  • Prepared lesson plans Volunteer Work Experience
  • 74873Planned, researched, and prepared both traditional and interactive lesson plans for a variety of student learners in grades 9-12.
  • Developed thorough and effective daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly lesson plans in order to achieve long term goals.
  • Designed and implemented lesson plans to challenge, increase and reflect students ability to analyze and evaluate the text.
  • Prepared weekly lesson plans for classes; also assisted in the development of students' reading and writing skills.
  • Created and administered lesson plans that improved skills in reading, writing, listening, and speaking in English.
  • Prepared lesson plans, using the DL (Disciplinary Learning) concept and Prince George s County curriculum manuals.
  • Developed English lesson plans in line with the Florida curriculum: Planned English lessons to meet curriculum standards.
  • Developed and executed lesson plans for ninth, eleventh and twelfth grade classes in-line with independent school standards.
  • Developed lesson plans based on students' needs to meet individual learning styles, following curriculum guidelines.
  • Created and taught my own lesson plans about the history, culture, and geography of Michigan.
  • Developed lesson plans and exams, graded papers, facilitated discussions and prepared students for standardized tests.
  • Planned and coordinated weekly lesson plans for thirteen 1st grade classes and ten 2nd grade classes.
  • Prepared daily lesson plans in accordance to the academic standards set by the state of Indiana.

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5. Language Arts

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Here's how Language Arts is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Teach a variety of English/Language Arts courses to high school students in an online environment.
  • Prepared all lesson materials and taught all language arts courses for grades 9 through 12.
  • Helped create an invigorating and interesting English Language Arts Curriculum for English IV.
  • Instructed high school students in various grades, in various aspects of language arts
  • Designed and implemented curriculum in language arts and social sciences.
  • Created new language arts curriculum for grades ten and eleven.
  • Aligned Language Arts Basic Skills curriculum with N.J.C.C.S.S.
  • Chaired the English-Language Arts Department 7-12th grades.
  • Have also taught English Language Arts to 7th, 8th and 9th graders.
  • Instructed 9th and 10th grade English Language Arts courses, Regents level.
  • Teach the English language Arts: Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing) in a very interactive, fun way.
  • Create a unique and stimulating English Language Arts curriculum for English II and English IV.
  • Key Achievements: Designed and implemented High School Language Arts curriculum with various project collaborators.
  • Promoted staff relationships through PLCs, Language Arts department meetings, and district CE opportunities.
  • Credit recovery teacher for entire Language Arts instruction using NovaNET Courseware.
  • Developed a specific curriculum focused on the study of English/Language Arts.
  • Teach English Language Arts to the 8th grade Honors group, as well as a writingcourse to 7th grade students.
  • Developed and implemented student-centered lessons in Language Arts for a diverse group of 9th 12th grade learning support students.
  • instructed grades nine through twelve in all aspects of English language arts (i.e.

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6. Grammar

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Here's how Grammar is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Modeled standard and nonstandard grammar comparatively for practical exercises.
  • Instructed multicultural classes in English Language Arts including reading and comprehension, writing, grammar, public speaking and critical thinking.
  • Worked with Japanese instructors to teach grammar, pronunciation, fluency, and culture.
  • Designed and implemented lesson plans geared towards essay writing, grammar, and listening comprehension
  • Placed strong emphasis on reading, writing, grammar and real life situations.
  • Designed and implemented units on grammar, basic writing, and basic reading.
  • Proofed and corrected grammar and syntax over the course of numerous lessons.
  • Instructed students in conventions of grammar, spelling, and writing.
  • Created and taught my own lesson plans on Grammar and vocabulary.
  • Covered writing, reading, grammar, and test preparation.
  • Prepared, developed and evaluated lessons to reinforce grammar.
  • Advance Placement English Conversation, Grammar and Reading Skills
  • Implement student-centered instruction focused on literary reading, cultural analysis, textual development, grammar and writing, and vocabulary.
  • Embedded composition, grammar, and vocabulary conventions into curriculum to improve students' written communication.
  • Created curriculum and taught high school students compositional English and grammar Prepared, administered, and graded tests
  • Assess student writing, develop grammar curriculum, coach ski racing, golf
  • Helped students correct spelling and grammar as well as oriented them to thesis statements !

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7. Student Learning

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Here's how Student Learning is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Designed and produced series of multimedia presentations; enriched student learning experience and contributed to retention of at-risk middle school population.
  • Implemented family contract to eliminate truancy trends and enhance student learning by parent/guardian involvement.
  • Created and edited online curriculum modules to stimulate student learning.
  • Incorporated the utilization of technology into student learning.
  • Worked directly with other teachers, counselors, and principals to achieve student learning.
  • Utilized SMART Board as a teaching tool to empower student learning through interactive technology.
  • Facilitate student learning and conducted research in the English and Finance areas.
  • Exceeded expectations on Student Learning Objective 2.0 in relation to the SIP.
  • Provided intervention lesson plans to fill in gaps in student learning.
  • Influenced curriculum revisions by offering new ideas for student learning.
  • Create lessons and instructions designed to enhance student learning.
  • Experience developing student learning objectives and personal professional development plans.
  • Collaborated with a co-teacher, the English department, and the communications department to enhance student learning and achievement.
  • Designed, developed, and wrote curriculums to support student learning.

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8. Special Needs

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Here's how Special Needs is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Instructed and co-taught many levels of students from inclusion with special needs students and their aides to core and academy honors.
  • Maintained records of student progress and inform parents and administrators of special needs and accommodations to ensure student success.
  • Work closely with Special Education teachers to provide accommodations and modifications for students with various special needs.
  • Designed the curriculum for the honors, college prep, and special needs program.
  • Established attainable educational goals for students with special needs and ESOL students.
  • Worked with special needs students and language impaired students as well.
  • Followed Individualized Learning Plans of students with special needs.
  • Created Individual Education Plans for students with special needs.
  • Adapted materials and methods for students with special needs.
  • Specialized in educating students with special needs.
  • Differentiated for those with special needs.
  • Integrated special needs lessons into the framework of the regular classroom to increase inclusion.

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9. Class Activities

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Here's how Class Activities is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Develop engaging class activities that capture students' attention while pushing them to learn.
  • Conduct small group and whole class activities with students based on differentiated student needs.
  • Addressed multiple learning styles through choice projects and class activities.
  • Planned and designed lessons, directed class activities and supervised children.
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.

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10. Yearbook

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Here's how Yearbook is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Produced two yearbooks annually, and maintained a solid profit margin with a yearly budget exceeding 50K.
  • Advise and supervise a club of 5-10 students each year through the creation of the annual yearbook.
  • Served as senior English teacher and Yearbook Coordinator for 200+ student high school.
  • Work included tutoring, curriculum design, and overseeing production of the yearbook.
  • Created, organized, and completed the school yearbook as the Editor-in-Chief.
  • Coached students in Yearbook Design, and taught journalistic techniques.
  • Managed finances for production of Casey County High School yearbook.
  • Doubled ad revenue and sales for the annual yearbook.
  • Recognized by students through 2002 yearbook dedication.
  • Voted yearbook teacher of the year.
  • Sponsored The Beta Club, Yearbook, J.H.
  • Filled in for an instructor who left mid-year Taught English 9, Yearbook, and Newspaper
  • Produced the school newspaper and yearbook; coached cheerleading.
  • Served as Yearbook Advisor for 14 years.
  • Selected as Yearbook advisor by the principal.
  • Provided mentorship and direct guidance as the student yearbook director.
  • School Webmaster Yearbook Advisor Journalism Teacher Class Advisor

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11. IEP

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Here's how IEP is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Employed effectual teaching strategies in conceptualizing and implementing Individualized Education Program (IEP) for various students.
  • Participated in IEP (individualized education plan) planning sessions with parents, teachers, and administrators.
  • Collaborated for the integration of IEP's and 504's into lesson and unit plans.
  • Attended weekly IEP meetings with parents, counselors, psychologists, and attorneys.
  • Case Manager for 12 students; writing and monitoring IEP goals.
  • Worked with guidance to provide proper placements per IEP prescribed.
  • Served as a regular education representative on IEP teams.
  • Tailored educational curriculum to IEPs for students with a variety of disabilities.
  • Participated in IEPs for students receiving special education.
  • Modified lessons, assignments, and grades according to student individual educational plans (IEPs), maintained student records.
  • Act as a resource in developing and implementing Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) for students.
  • Integrated differentiated instruction for students who have IEPs, and/or who are in Title One programs.

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12. Drama

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Here's how Drama is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Incorporated drama and improvisation activities to teach all content.
  • Worked with local businesses and with the local board of education to build a new drama department.
  • Created and implemented curricula for English IV Honors, English IV and Drama.
  • Helped to organize and direct the school's drama club.
  • Acted as faculty consultant for the drama club.
  • Produced and Directed Fall and Spring Drama Productions.
  • Coached drama and forensics teams for 4 seasons.
  • Served as Assistant Drama Director for 3 years.
  • Launched a High School Drama Club.
  • Created and implemented English, Drama, ESL, and Bible courses for 10th, 11th, and 12th grade classrooms.
  • Provided instruction in 9th and 12th grade English, 9th grade Pre-AP English, and Drama.
  • Directed the extra curricular drama/theatre program.
  • School Newspaper Advisor Drama Club Co-Advisor
  • Assisted the drama teacher with UIL competition and other productions, traveled with the students as a chaperone for UIL competitions.
  • Prepared students for State Academics and Fine Arts Competition in English Language Arts, Speech, and Drama.
  • Developed and wrote curriculums and other plans for instruction that resulted in dramatic increases in student achievement.
  • Design plan and implement drama/theatre classes for middle school students.
  • Instruct online curricula and face-to-face classes for grades 6 - 11 Advisor for Literary Magazine and Drama Club
  • Instructed 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th grade English and Drama.

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13. State Standards

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Here's how State Standards is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Organize focused and challenging lesson plans aligned with the common core state standards designed to meet the needs of all students.
  • Designed and implemented lesson plans and assessments to align learning to North Carolina State Learning Standards and Common Core State Standards.
  • Served as a high school English instructor and coordinated curriculum development that met state standards and student performance improvement processes.
  • Developed appropriate goals and objectives that were consistent with Florida state standards based on curriculum benchmarks and goals.
  • Design and execute curriculum centered around the TN State Standards to meet the expectations of high-school level performance.
  • Created and taught challenging, engaging and differentiated lessons linked to state standards, ensuring all students learn.
  • Created culturally responsive units, lesson plans, and activities based on Indiana State Standards.
  • Instructed American Literature, in accordance with district approved curriculum and Sunshine State Standards.
  • Model classroom (according to Sunshine State Standards) for upper house English department.
  • Structured lessons that incorporate the State Standards and the use of the Core Curriculum
  • Developed reading and writing curriculum aligned with state standards and The Common Core.
  • Build and develop curriculum for school as related to Common Core State Standards.
  • Develop lesson and unit plans that align with the CA state standards.
  • Utilized best practices anchored in Michigan State Standards.
  • Designed course material to meet Arizona state standards.
  • Formulated lessons and assessment in compliance with district and state standards Taught Career Based Intervention Program for at-risk students 2002-2006
  • Instructed students in different subject areas, and executed curriculums in accordance with state standards and guidelines.
  • Created and implemented formative and summative assessments aligned with Minnesota English Language Arts common core state standards.

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14. Grade Level

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Here's how Grade Level is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Participated in Teacher/Student Advisory Program to encourage academic responsibility and smooth transitions from one grade level to the next.
  • Assisted curriculum committees in standards-based, grade level curriculum.
  • Meet with teachers during grade level planning to assist with curriculum alignment, instructional strategies, data analysis, and assessment.
  • Initiated a sisterhood club where girls from all grade levels discussed various topics privately while providing support for one another.
  • Planned and taught lessons concerning Lincoln-Douglas, Public Forum, and Congressional types of debate to all grade levels.
  • Instructed College Prep level classes at all grade levels during my seven-year tenure here (9th-12th).
  • Facilitated an inclusion classroom at the 9th grade level in which I was the lead teacher.
  • Implemented new curriculum, specifically Common Core, into multiple grade levels.
  • Substitute teacher for various grade levels within Jefferson City Public Schools.
  • Develop grade level (9-12) course descriptions and outlines.
  • Teach English classes as assigned at any grade level.
  • Conducted courses utilizing Socratic Method at all grade levels.
  • Teach lessons in English to grade levels 10-12
  • Grade levels taught: 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, and 12th.
  • Develop grade level standards aligned common assessment and essay rubrics to be used with Edusoft software.

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15. Poetry

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Here's how Poetry is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Modeled poetry recitation for student oral interpretation.
  • Instructed middle- and high-school level students in English Composition, Grammar, Literature, and Poetry in a one-day-per-week homeschooling academy.
  • Incorporated the use of writing process in various writing projects, from personal essays to research papers to poetry book projects.
  • Develop and present comprehensive lesson plans with a focus on grammar, poetry, Shakespeare, and creative writing.
  • Coordinated an on-site poetry slam between our students and those of another local high school.
  • Assigned students Found Poetry project to explore and promote comprehension of varying poetic devices.
  • Researched, initiated, and coached a student leadership and a student poetry club.
  • Incorporated new texts and poetry into standard curriculum.COMMITTEE INVOLVEMENT
  • Sponsor of several student activities: o Poetry and Breakdancing Clubs.
  • Incorporated fun and engaging units in Mythology, The Short Story and Poetry to encourage critical thinking skills.
  • Key Contributions: Taught sophomore English (basic and standard levels) Sponsored poetry club and animal activist club

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16. ESL

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Here's how ESL is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Maintained a sophisticated learning environment for high school-aged ESL students.
  • Share ideas with non-ESL certified teachers on strategies to teach ESL students successfully.
  • Prepared students for TOESL and TOEFL exams to gain entry to schools.
  • Certified TELPAS Rater for ESL students.
  • Selected Achievements: Developed and implemented high-quality curricula for multimedia and English ESL.
  • Assumed responsibility of creating a relationship and instructing supporting staff in ESL and every subject I substituted for.PCS

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17. III

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Here's how III is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Implemented VA standards of French III and AP French curricula.
  • Facilitated English I, II, and III classes in addition to Learning Strategies classes for students grades 9-12.
  • Trained Administrator for Woodcock-Johnson III Aptitude Test: Administers test of achievement for special-needs high school students
  • Created and implemented Spanish III and IV curricula to 60 students on a daily basis.
  • Developed the high school and middle school curriculum for Latin I-III and AP Latin.
  • Designed and helped implement district-wide curriculum for English III Pre-AP course for Garland ISD.

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18. Varsity

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Here's how Varsity is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Coached both High School (varsity, junior varsity) and Junior High Volleyball, Track and Soccer.
  • Coached 9th grade basketball team while also working as JV/Varsity assistant and educator.
  • Served as Head Coach for Boys Varsity Soccer.
  • Coached Varsity boys' soccer and Jr.
  • Teach middle school and high school English classes, along with head coach for varsity boys football and basketball.
  • Served as the Varsity Cheerleading Coach
  • Coached the Varsity Cheerleading squad for five years with the squad winning a National Cheerleading Association National Finalist ranking in 2001.

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19. Freshmen

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Here's how Freshmen is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Developed and facilitated instruction for: American Literature, Creative Writing, Advanced Creative Writing, Expository Writing, and Freshmen English
  • Created lessons correlating to the state standards, taught freshmen, juniors, and seniors all aspects of English.
  • Instructed conversational English to 100+ International High School students ranging from Freshmen to Senior.
  • Instructed higher intermediate EFL English to 60 freshmen in high school.
  • Substituted long-term for five sections of freshmen English
  • School Year Taught Freshmen and Senior English along with Gr.

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20. IV

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Here's how IV is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Integrated technology into planning, learning, progress reporting, and required record-keeping activities included for the preparation individual planning needs.
  • Proctored state tests, worked collaboratively with peers and administration, and energetically fulfilled all the responsibilities of teaching.
  • Maintained professional competence through in-service education activities provided by administration, departmental collaboration, and self-selected professional growth activities.
  • Developed innovative approaches to appeal to accelerated and below-basic learners in both public, private and continuation school settings.
  • Developed positive relationships with parents/staff/students, planned engaging standards- based lessons, and analyzed test results for continuous improvement.
  • Incorporated cooperative learning strategies to encourage student participation; created innovative project-based assignments to stimulate learning and increase retention.
  • Collaborated with school administrators, parents, and teachers in designing and implementing individualized education plans for students.
  • Established and maintained standards of student behavior required to provide an enthusiastic, yet orderly and productive environment.
  • Developed challenging and engaging lesson plans tailored to meet the needs of highly motivated and academically advanced students.
  • Fostered critical thinking and reasoning with language in a class setting designed to stimulate individual expression and creativity.
  • Maintained and provided reasonable and meaningful student grading and effectively communicated such information to students and parents.
  • Conducted a literacy section of Adolescent Accelerated Reading Initiative to increase reading levels of low-level students.
  • Demonstrate commitment to learning trough active participation in professional developments opportunities, staff and departmental meeting.
  • Collaborated with guidance counselors and representatives from post-secondary institutions to offer options to the graduating seniors.
  • Created weekly and unit plans that incorporated technology, differentiated instruction, and cooperative learning strategies.
  • Facilitated weekly advisory classes, which focused on study-skills, college preparedness, and community activism.
  • Attended multicultural workshops and fostered relationships with an astounding array of diverse students and families.
  • Exuded highly positive energy and inspiration towards students who were of lower socioeconomic households.
  • Interpreted and evaluated test results and implemented effective instructional plans based on data outcomes.
  • Assessed students' academic performance with regard to thoughtful lesson objectives and performance indicators.

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21. Course Materials

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Here's how Course Materials is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Developed and implemented interesting and interactive learning mediums to increase student understanding of course materials.
  • Develop course materials and curriculum.
  • Developed and implemented interesting and interactive learning mediums to increase student understanding of course materials.
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction.
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction.
  • Fostered students' commitment to lifelong learning by connecting course materials to broader themes and current events.

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22. Core Subjects

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Here's how Core Subjects is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Work with school core departments strategizing plans and ideas to implement core subjects in the classroom.
  • Created several integrated units including core subjects.
  • Designed integrated lesson plans and units, incorporating all core subjects, coordinating with other sixth grade teachers and interventionists.
  • Designed remedial instructional lessons that involved teaching the core subjects to a blend of 3rd-6th grade students.
  • Developed and implemented Alternative Curriculum for at risk middle school students for all core subjects as well as life skills.

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23. Public Speaking

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Here's how Public Speaking is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Prepared students for community public speaking performances.
  • Demonstrated and taught public speaking in a variety of settings, including formal debate, impromptu speaking, and informal self-expression.
  • Coached and judged forensics (public speaking, dramatic/interpretive reading, acting) at D.C. Everest for two seasons.
  • Worked with the Public Speaking teacher preparing students for speech contest and judging speech contests.
  • Incorporated public speaking and oral presentations to strengthen students' communication skills.
  • Developed proposal to implement public speaking into curriculum.

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24. Positive Relationships

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Here's how Positive Relationships is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Developed and maintained positive relationships as a representative of China Horizons.
  • Initiate and maintain highly positive relationships with students, parents, colleagues, administration and the community.
  • Collaborate with students and parents building positive relationships to promote and strengthen an educational environment through open communication and support.
  • Established positive relationships with all stakeholders- students, parents, fellow teachers, school administrators/staff and community members.
  • Build positive relationships within diverse student and teacher populations, both culturally and socioeconomically.
  • Provided quality education to these students while building positive relationships with and among students.

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25. Instructional Materials

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Here's how Instructional Materials is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Planned and coordinated learning activities and prepared lessons and instructional materials to meet the individualized learning styles and needs of students.
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students varying needs, abilities, and interests.
  • Prepared course work, planned class sessions: Selected/integrated appropriate instructional materials for classroom instruction - Organized/delivered classroom lectures to students.
  • Introduced creative instructional materials to meet the learning objectives of the district while promoting learning excitement, individual creativity and self-expression.
  • Prepared course work, planned class sessions: Selected/integrated appropriate instructional materials for classroom instruction - Organized/delivered classroom lectures to students.
  • Develop or modify curriculum and prepare lessons and other instructional materials according to students' achievement and ability levels.

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26. Social Studies

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Here's how Social Studies is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Cross curriculum instruction with social studies classroom.
  • Work with a hard to place population of learners English: 9-12 Co-teacher of four sections of English and Social Studies
  • Constructed an interdisciplinary, six-unit Social Studies curriculum on waves of immigration throughout American history.
  • Created and delivered innovative Social Studies and English curriculum using diverse media and progressive instructional strategies.
  • Implemented interdisciplinary approach to English and Social Studies curricula in cooperation with colleagues.
  • Planned and executed social studies lessons that integrated primary and secondary historical sources.

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27. Staff Members

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Here's how Staff Members is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Work with other staff members to determine instructional goals, objectives and method.
  • Interviewed potential staff members and gave input on hiring decisions.
  • Interacted cooperatively with other staff members in the development of cohesive curriculum materials and the establishment of instructional goals.
  • Facilitated Cultural Competency sessions to empower staff members in assisting students of any background or heritage to succeed.
  • Directed multiple weekly outings with severely handicapped individuals and staff members.
  • Developed daily rotating schedules for staff members with detailed requirements.

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28. Powerpoint

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Here's how Powerpoint is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Worked daily with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Synergy (TeacherVue, StudentVue, and ParenVue), Excel.
  • Developed PowerPoint presentations used to inform new teachers of what to expect teaching in Japan.
  • Designed and created several PowerPoint presentations and project-based lessons to support and reinforce learning and engagement.
  • Sponsor of student generated Newsletter and PowerPoint promotional presentation.
  • Compiled testing data and prepared PowerPoint presentations to share with administrators.
  • Created PowerPoint presentations and conducted turn-key professional development for district.

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29. Tenth Grade

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Here's how Tenth Grade is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Provided educational leadership to tenth grade students enrolled in honors and academic classes.
  • Created and implemented lesson plans using effective reading and study strategies for ninth and tenth grade students.
  • Planned, organized, developed, and presented lessons for tenth grade English classes.
  • Developed both long and short range lesson plans for a tenth grade class.
  • Spearheaded ninth and tenth grade curriculum revision Correlated curriculum to state and national standards
  • Planned and delivered lessons and activities for ninth grade regular education classes and tenth grade communications lab classes.

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30. IB

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Here's how IB is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Contributed specialized accommodations for students requiring individual education planning initiatives that kept students on track within that grade's learning objectives.
  • Assume extra-curricular responsibilities, including Yearbook and Creative Writing clubs and Student Mentoring.
  • Organized and order materials for school library to satisfy accreditation requirements.
  • Maintained school and departmental responsibilities regarding attendance and online grade reporting.
  • Attended monthly department meetings and contributed to collaborative department projects.
  • Facilitated World Language classes by contributing to podcast development.
  • Delegated responsibilities to team members.
  • Utilized various curriculum resources for use in the classroom, utilized public library resources and increased the use of technology.
  • Perform administrative duties such as assisting in school libraries, hall and cafeteria monitoring, and bus loading and unloading.
  • Planned and incorporated technology into discussion based lessons by using an online poll accessible through cell phones and laptops.
  • Configured and implemented the online library database Destiny and worked with teachers to help students navigate the new catalog.
  • Created lesson plans and was responsible for student assessments in compliance with Indiana State and Federal guidelines.
  • Acted as liaison between ASEP Central office and school site also responsible for financial records and reports.
  • Focus on developing self-responsibility, self- reliability, and meeting work deadlines in students.
  • Substituted for Bible, Band, History, Algebra II, and Keyboarding.
  • Acquired, cataloged, updated, and maintained the school s library collection.
  • Designed and delivered rigorous, relevant, diversified, accessible units and lessons.
  • Work with guidance counselors to distribute college relevant material to graduating seniors.
  • Practice flexibility with changing school schedules or student needs quickly and effectively.
  • Assumed all responsibilities as the department chair for the English department.

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31. High Schools

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Here's how High Schools is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Established new English as a Second Language programs at four high schools and taught at an established fifth program.
  • Managed relationships and implementation of new instructional designs within and between departments of two high schools.
  • Developed a highly touted curriculum, later adopted district wide across 20+ high schools.
  • Deliver computer based instruction in a non-traditional setting, housed inside CCSD High Schools.
  • Collaborated with other high schools music department to record various student instrumental bands.
  • Tutored at multiple High Schools in the Chicago area through Catholic Charities Organization.

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32. Public Schools

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Here's how Public Schools is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Adapted the Pittsburgh Public Schools Curriculum to meet the needs of at risk students.
  • Selected as the only non-Japanese teacher in two public schools.
  • Presented the new curriculum guide at the 2011 annual Baltimore County Public Schools Music Professional Development day.
  • Implemented a behavioral point system for students who had difficulties in public schools.
  • Raised funds for educational and extracurricular trips for Grade 8 visiting Public schools for possible candidates for future attendance at I.S.
  • Developed the Winchester Public Schools Prep Program.

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33. Small Groups

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Here's how Small Groups is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Developed strong classroom management that allowed students to work independently while pulling small groups for individual instruction.
  • Developed innovative curriculum to instruct individual students and small groups.
  • Pulled students out to work in small groups and provide extra help and attention to those struggling with reading and writing.
  • Provided professional tutoring services in language arts for both individual students and small groups.
  • Instructed students in small groups, stations and individually, using technology such as the Promethean board.
  • Develop innovative curriculum to instruct individual students, small groups and classes of 30 plus students.

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34. Test Scores

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Here's how Test Scores is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Recognized by School District for Outstanding Student Test Scores 2008 and 2009
  • Raised test scores of low performing students in district assessments.
  • Value-Added: Increased student confidence and test scores.
  • Improved test scores and graduation percentages
  • Key Roles: Recognized as having the highest English II State Test scores.
  • Developed and managed individual learning plans for students that consistently increased test scores.

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35. Community Service

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Here's how Community Service is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Created and sponsored a Young Women s Club dedicated to school and community service (2 yrs.).
  • Served on Values and Community Service Committees.
  • Head Cheerleading Coach - Led 20 team members to local competition victories, exhibitions, community service & parades.
  • Involved with community service activities and chaperone for the senior trip to Prague.
  • Field Training at X439: Bronx High School of Law and Community Service teaching Living Environment.
  • Coordinated student community service projects and fundraising activities for local service organizations.

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36. Shakespeare

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Here's how Shakespeare is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Teach Junior and Senior English, Shakespeare & Reading Comprehension, Essay and Expository Writing Skills.
  • Specialized in Advertising and Politics, Shakespeare, Mythology, Film Criticism, and Modern American Fiction.
  • Developed Humanities / Social Studies and Shakespeare curriculum.
  • Directed annual 8th grade Shakespeare play.

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37. Internet

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Here's how Internet is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Utilize the Internet for resources on authors, writing, and literature to complement learning activities.
  • Integrated utilization of classroom computers and Internet access into English/Humanities project based learning.
  • Encouraged interactive learning by incorporating educational software and the Internet.
  • Posted lessons on internet for Written Communications course to undergraduate students
  • Encouraged interactive learning by incorporating educational software and the Internet.
  • Guided 11th grade students through a research paper using MLA format and guided students to assessing appropriate internet research.

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38. Homework Assignments

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Here's how Homework Assignments is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Ensured comprehension of lessons through regular homework assignments, quizzes and tests.
  • Keep up-to-date record of grades and homework assignments on Parent Portal.
  • Encourage opportunities to use IT and word processing skills in class work and homework assignments.
  • Prepared lesson plans, subject quizzes, homework assignments, and tests.
  • Tutored and mentored students after hours and worked closely with parents on the management of their child's homework assignments.
  • Assist teacher in classroom discussions, course material, homework assignments and evaluations along with other duties as required.

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39. Student Records

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Here's how Student Records is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Maintained all student records in a secure manner and with fidelity
  • Maintained and evaluated student records to track progress and develop appropriate individualized curricula.
  • Maintained accurate student records including attendance.
  • Assisted students with enrollment and attendance verification, as well as maintenance of student records.
  • Maintained student records and prepared monthly statistical reports for grant funding purposes.
  • Maintained student records as directed by the special education teacher and the counselor assigned to special education.

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40. Student Newspaper

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Here's how Student Newspaper is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Advised staff of student newspaper and literary magazine, and supervised a freshman homeroom.
  • Advised student newspaper and journalism club.
  • Assumed post as student newspaper Advisor, teaching writing, publishing and meeting stringent deadlines.

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41. Ability Levels

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Here's how Ability Levels is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Developed and implemented lessons for students of differing ability levels in a public education setting.
  • Assisted students with a variety of ability levels, including special education and gifted students in a fully inclusive classroom.
  • Designed daily lesson plans for students with diverse learning styles and various ability levels.
  • Implemented differentiated instruction with a wide range of ability levels in the classroom.

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42. Taks

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Here's how Taks is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Coached students and reviewed test material in preparation for TAKS and STAAR state-wide standardized tests.
  • Ensured that lessons correlated to the TEKS and prepared students for the TAKS test.
  • Raised TAKS scores 35% in 2008, receiving Texas Excellent Teachers Award.
  • Led 160 students to 100% passing rate on English Texas State Exam (TAKS) in first year of teaching.
  • Prepared students for TAKS and STAAR Test - 95% Passing Rate for 11th grade ELA TAKS Test.
  • Worked collaboratively with the reading teacher to strengthen reading skills to prepare for the TAKS Reading test.

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43. Literary Analysis

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Here's how Literary Analysis is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Guided students through daily writing exercises, reading activities, and literary analysis techniques.
  • Developed critical thinking skills among 180+ students using writing & literary analysis of American classics.
  • Created rigorous lessons and units of study that are driven by data and promote critical thinking through literary analysis and writing.

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44. Clear Objectives

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Here's how Clear Objectives is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Developed and implemented daily lesson plans with clear objectives aligned with Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks.
  • Established and communicated clear objectives for all learning activities.
  • Communicated clear objectives for all assignments.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to students.
  • Established clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects using formal and informal assessment data obtained from students.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate these objectives to students.

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45. Research Paper

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Here's how Research Paper is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Coached written communication through writing of research papers and journals.
  • Developed research paper unit and taught writing as thinking process.
  • Teach research paper commensurate with updated MLA rules and guidelines.
  • Integrated and facilitated technology into the classroom by developing research skills, utilized web-based curriculum, and assign multi-genre research papers.

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46. Moodle

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Here's how Moodle is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Used Edgenuity/e2020, Moodle, Google Classroom for credit recovery classes.

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47. Diverse Population

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Here's how Diverse Population is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Developed and implemented a curriculum focused on technology based instruction fostering 21st Century skills among a diverse population.
  • Implemented a variety strategies and differentiated assessments to accommodate a diverse population of learners.
  • Interviewed students to determine goals, evaluated skills, and then developed an individualized program of study for a diverse population.
  • Managed a diverse population of students between the ages of 18-22.

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48. Toefl

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Here's how Toefl is used in High School English Teacher jobs:
  • Prepared students to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Examination.
  • Co-designed the curricula for the SAT Preparation, IELTS Preparation and TOEFL preparation courses.
  • Guide students in the methodology of Competencies through course studies in Cambridge and Toefl Exam Preparation courses.

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20 Most Common Skill for a High School English Teacher

Classroom Management20.6%
Curriculum Development17.2%
Literature11.7%
Lesson Plans9.8%
Language Arts8.1%
Grammar4.9%
Student Learning4.8%
Special Needs4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A High School English Teacher

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Classroom Management
Classroom Management
18%
18%
2
2
Curriculum Development
Curriculum Development
15%
15%
3
3
Literature
Literature
10.2%
10.2%
4
4
Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans
8.6%
8.6%
5
5
Language Arts
Language Arts
7%
7%
6
6
Grammar
Grammar
4.2%
4.2%
7
7
Student Learning
Student Learning
4.2%
4.2%
8
8
Special Needs
Special Needs
3.5%
3.5%
9
9
Class Activities
Class Activities
3%
3%
10
10
Yearbook
Yearbook
1.8%
1.8%
11
11
IEP
IEP
1.6%
1.6%
12
12
Drama
Drama
1.5%
1.5%
13
13
State Standards
State Standards
1.5%
1.5%
14
14
Grade Level
Grade Level
1.3%
1.3%
15
15
Poetry
Poetry
1.1%
1.1%
16
16
ESL
ESL
1.1%
1.1%
17
17
III
III
1%
1%
18
18
Varsity
Varsity
0.9%
0.9%
19
19
Freshmen
Freshmen
0.8%
0.8%
20
20
IV
IV
0.8%
0.8%
21
21
Course Materials
Course Materials
0.8%
0.8%
22
22
Core Subjects
Core Subjects
0.8%
0.8%
23
23
Public Speaking
Public Speaking
0.7%
0.7%
24
24
Positive Relationships
Positive Relationships
0.7%
0.7%
25
25
Instructional Materials
Instructional Materials
0.7%
0.7%
26
26
Social Studies
Social Studies
0.6%
0.6%
27
27
Staff Members
Staff Members
0.6%
0.6%
28
28
Powerpoint
Powerpoint
0.6%
0.6%
29
29
Tenth Grade
Tenth Grade
0.5%
0.5%
30
30
IB
IB
0.5%
0.5%
31
31
High Schools
High Schools
0.5%
0.5%
32
32
Public Schools
Public Schools
0.5%
0.5%
33
33
Small Groups
Small Groups
0.4%
0.4%
34
34
Test Scores
Test Scores
0.4%
0.4%
35
35
Community Service
Community Service
0.4%
0.4%
36
36
Shakespeare
Shakespeare
0.4%
0.4%
37
37
Internet
Internet
0.4%
0.4%
38
38
Homework Assignments
Homework Assignments
0.4%
0.4%
39
39
Student Records
Student Records
0.3%
0.3%
40
40
Student Newspaper
Student Newspaper
0.3%
0.3%
41
41
Ability Levels
Ability Levels
0.3%
0.3%
42
42
Taks
Taks
0.3%
0.3%
43
43
Literary Analysis
Literary Analysis
0.3%
0.3%
44
44
Clear Objectives
Clear Objectives
0.3%
0.3%
45
45
Research Paper
Research Paper
0.3%
0.3%
46
46
Moodle
Moodle
0.2%
0.2%
47
47
Diverse Population
Diverse Population
0.2%
0.2%
48
48
Toefl
Toefl
0.2%
0.2%

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