Professional Portfolio: Meghan Bishop

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MEGAN (PORTFOLIOGEN)

I am a teacher who most importantly embraces the development of a trusting environment with my students.
Education
My Certifications
  • Special Education
    New Jersey
  • Elementary K-8
    New Jersey
  • Guidance Counselor
    I was certified as a guidance counselor in New Jersey
    New Jersey (Feb 2014)
Book List
Books I Like

Here are some books that I enjoy

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The Smartest Kids in the World
Author(s): Amanda Ripley
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Teaching Mathematics for Social Justice
Author(s): Anita A. Wager,David W. Stinson
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What Your Third Grader Needs to Know (Revised and Updated)
Author(s): E. D. Jr Hirsch
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Goals
Personal Goals
  • To learn to play piano
Professional Goals
  • To become a better teacher
Documents and Lessons
Professional
My professional documents and credentials
Sample Lesson Plans
Here are some sample lesson plans that I have posted.
Music
Here are a couple of music pieces that I enjoy.
My Endorsements
Educational Philosophy

    "It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge." ~Albert Einstein

Welcome to my portfolio!  Thanks for visiting!

I come to this profession with definite beliefs in mind in relation to who I will be as a successful teacher, employee, and member of your community. I am a teacher who most importantly embraces the development of a trusting environment with my students. In my opinion, students only open up to learning beyond the borders of basic requirements when trust is present. One of the skills I will utilize in building the before mentioned environment is found in the ability to communicate efficiently with one’s students. I will not only provide educational data from the curriculum, but am a good listener willing to respond in kind to all ideas presented by the classroom community. I will also respond well to change in being open to learning from others in trying new approaches in lesson construction and delivery.

      My teaching methodologies main objective is to inspire learning of content as well as developing the skills necessary for students to explore content and draw intelligent conclusions independently. I am committed to inspiring this critical exploration through stimulating teamwork amongst peers, being aware of different learning styles, teaching across subject boundaries, providing individualized accommodations, involving students in goal setting where appropriate, and being able to recognize and seize the moment when teachable moments occur.  All of these approaches can be fostered through creative lesson planning.  

My Class Videos
Tour of Australia
Places I Have Been

I've traveled throughout Japan and would love to visit again sometime very soon !!!

  • Kyoto
    (A)

    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan

    This is my favorite city

  • Mount Fuji
    (B)

    Mount Fuji, Kitayama, Fujinomiya, Shizuoka Prefecture 418-0112, Japan

  • Narita International Airport
    (C)

    1-1 Furugome, Narita, Chiba Prefecture 282-0004, Japan

  • Tokyo
    (D)

    Tokyo, Japan

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My Awards
  • Teacher of the Year (Oct 2019)

    Awarded by the town of Rivervale

  • Teacher of the Month (May 2016)

    Recognized as Teacher of the Month by the students and faculty of Woodside Elementary School

Co-Curriculum Subjects
  • Band
  • Soccer
  • Softball
Skills
Professional Skills
  • Creative Lesson Planning
  • Curriculum Development
  • Classroom Management & Discipline
  • Experiential Learning
Athletics

Some sports that I like to play.

  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
    I played soccer in high schol
    Jan 2007 - May 2011
  • Softball
    I played softball all through high school
    Jan 2007 - May 2011
Things I Love

Below are some of my interests along with hobbies I enjoy.

  • Computer Science
  • Creative & Performance
  • Culinary Arts
  • Education
  • Entertainment
  • Photo & Video
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Travel