Maria`s Resume

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MARIA CAROLINA FORD
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(780) 918- 4537
[email protected]
ePortfolio www.teachermariaford.weebly.com
1. ACADEMIC BACKGROUND:
University of Calgary - Calgary, Canada (Sep 2013-April 2014)
Bridge to Teaching Program. Graduate Studies. Faculty of Education
University of Calgary - Calgary, Canada (2011-to date)
M.A. in Political Sciences- thesis based. Main area -Comparative Politics
University of São Paulo – São Paulo, Brazil (2006-2011)
After Degree in Education (“Licenciatura”), equivalent to a B.Ed.
Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo- São Paulo, Brazil (2001-2006)
LL.B. Major in International Public Law
University of São Paulo – São Paulo, Brazil (2001-2005)
B.A. in Social Sciences. Major in Anthropology
University of Porto- Porto, Portugal (Jan- July, 2004)
Exchange Program- five full Sociology courses. International ProtocolUniversity of São Paulo and University of Porto
2. LANGUAGES:
Portuguese: native speaker
English: fluent
Spanish: intermediate
3. WORK EXPERIENCE:
3.1. TEACHING:
Junior High School Senator Patrick Burns- Calgary (Oct-Nov 2013, and Feb-Mar
2014)
Student teacher. During this five weeks practicum, I taught 50% of the time by
the third week in 2014 and taught 100% of the time by the third week in 2014
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Design creative lessons, inquiry projects and pedagogical
material in Social Studies and Language Arts
Provide detailed feedback loop to students
Contribute to staff and project meetings
University of Calgary- Calgary (May 2012)
Guest speaker. I taught two classes for undergraduate students at Latin
American Politics (Poli 473, winter term, 2012). Topic: Violence in Brazil
University of Calgary- Calgary (Fall term, 2011)
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MARIA CAROLINA FORD
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(780) 918- 4537
[email protected]
ePortfolio www.teachermariaford.weebly.com
T.A. (teacher assistant) at Introduction to Comparative Politics (Poli 359, fall term,
2011)
 Offer weekly tutorials to undergraduate students
 Provide detailed performance feedback to students
 Supervising students at final exams and mark final
assignments
Bureau of Co-operative Learning (SESCOOP-SP), São Paulo, Brazil (2008-2011)
SESCOOP- SP is a provincial independent body which provides training and
qualification to staff of several Co-ops. I worked with Vocational Educational
and Training (VET) teaching Arts and Culture, History of the Cooperative
Movement and Portuguese Composition classes
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Design syllabus, tests and pedagogical material
Provide detailed feedback loop to students
Enhance student’s language skills and by critical thinking
literacy
Assess courses' outcomes through formative assessment
Deliver training and information sessions to SESCOOP staff
Colégio Bandeirantes (2010-2011)
Colégio Bandeirantes is one of the top and is among the most traditional
Brazilian private secondary schools. As a former student, I chose this school to
perform part of my teaching practicum requirements. I worked as a Sociology
T.A. and as a substitute teacher at the high school level
E.E. Brisabella de Almeida Nobre- São Paulo, Brazil (Jan-July, 2011)
E.E Brisabella de Almeida Nobre is a public provincial school, attending students
from Junior High to Senior High School. I worked as a Geography and Sociology
teacher at the High School level
Private Tutor- São Paulo, Brazil (2006-2011)
Assist students of all grades with homework, exam preparation, reading and
writing skills and analytical thinking
It’s Cool Languages- São Paulo, Brazil (2001-2003)
English as a Second Language (ESL) to adults
3.2. TRANSLATION:
Technical Translator at Fortress Energy Inc. - Calgary (May, 2012-May, 2013)
Translator and Interpreter [Portuguese/ English & English/ Portuguese]
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TRAINING:
Standard First Aid- Level C CPR and AED. St. John Ambulance. Valid until 2017
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