Math at Greenwood is focused on numeracy and number concept, math operations, part-to-whole relationships, geometry, and problem solving skills. The math classroom is a place where students feel confident that their effort and practice will be respected by the instructor as well as their peers. The boys can feel safe taking chances on coming up with strategies, postulates, and formulas for the variety of concepts we cover.
Teaches courses in mathematics following an Integrated Common Core aligned Math Curriculum.
Develops lesson plans that harness in house resources as well as integrating math best practices from outside the school.
Utilizes a multi-mode teaching practice including but not limited to: demonstrations, discussions, lectures, and online experiences.
Plans, develops, and utilizes a variety of instructional materials in order to support students with learning differences including: dyslexia, dyscalculia and executive functioning.
Individualizes and adapts teaching to differentiation including incorporating IEP goals and objectives.
Provides instruction in small class size 3-6 student groups incorporating discussion based instruction.
Maintains a classroom culture that encourages a safe learning space.
Reviews, analyzes, evaluates, and reports pupil academic, social, and emotional growth.
Educational curriculum and instructional goals and objectives, and educational trends in mathematics;
Academic, social, and behavioral characteristics of secondary students;
Behavior management and classroom culture shaping strategies and ideas.
Perform the example duties within a small department and work collaboratively with the faculty;
Effectively assess the instructional and educational needs of students, and design, develop, and design instructional material that responds to those needs while also meeting the designed curriculum;
Provide a motivating and stimulating learning environment.
Education: Possession of a baccalaureate or higher degree.
The Greenwood School, located in Putney, VT, and founded in 1978, is a boarding and day school for middle and high school boys who have been diagnosed with: dyslexia; specific language-based learning disabilities / learning differences (LD); receptive language and/or expressive language deficits; executive functioning deficits; attentional difficulties (ADD or ADHD); disorders of written expressio...n; dysgraphia; or speech and language needs. In fact, a combination of these learning disabilities / learning differences (LD) are often clustered together in most Greenwood students’ learning profiles. The Greenwood School believes that education and development is important in and out of the formal classroom, and that the residential portion of school life is fundamental in student development.