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Online Tutor Opportunity for English Students

Submitted on Wednesday, 11/13/2013, at 10:40 AM

InstaEDU is an online marketplace for tutors to meet students from all over the country. Tutors are paid $20.00 an hour and can work from the comfort of their own environment. The site itself has video chat built in, as well as a bunch of collaboration tools (text editing, code editor), so it’s very effective. You can see how the lesson space works here: http://instaedu.com/lesson-demo/.

Teach in New York City

Submitted on Tuesday, 12/11/2012, at 3:11 PM

We are looking for outstanding graduating seniors and recent graduates of all academic majors to join a network of talented individuals who have made the choice to become teachers in New York City. I believe students at Amherst will be a great fit for the program.

 

Fellows become full-time teachers in a New York City public school within a few months of enrolling in the Fellowship. Fellows engage in an intensive summer pre-service training program and then go through a subsidized master's degree program while teaching.

Urban Education Fellowship

Submitted on Wednesday, 8/22/2012, at 4:12 PM

Introducing Blue Engine, an urban education fellowship year in New York City designed for talented recent college graduates to connect with small numbers of students in a different way—not as teachers, but as full-time teaching assistants.  During one year terms of service, Blue Engine Teaching Assistants (BETAs) lead small group instruction (4-5 students per period) alongside experienced classroom teachers, working in teams from 7:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. to help entire grade levels make dramatic, measurable gains in Math and English / Language Arts. 

Highly Selective Fellowship for English Majors

Submitted on Wednesday, 8/22/2012, at 4:10 PM

Education Intern

Submitted on Wednesday, 8/22/2012, at 3:19 PM

The Education Intern assists in the administration of Symphony Space's education programs: The Curriculum Arts Project, an arts education program focusing on the social studies curriculum that serves New York City public school students and their teachers; and Selected Shorts: All Write!, an adult literacy program modeled on Symphony Space's nationally acclaimed Selected Shorts program, which serves New York City adult literacy students and their teachers.

Urban Education Math Tutoring Fellowship

Submitted on Wednesday, 8/22/2012, at 3:03 PM

 Match Corps: Merrimack Valley is a full-time, 10.5-month urban education math tutoring fellowship in two high schools in the Merrimack Valley. We are hiring 50 smart, idealistic, relentless people to work during the 2012-2013 school year. Each Fellow works during the school day with two students at a time for five periods a day, and will have a personal caseload of 12 students all year long.

UChicago Masters of Arts in Teaching and Certification Program

Submitted on Wednesday, 8/22/2012, at 2:49 PM

Charles Ashby Lewis, Life Trustee at Amherst and Chairman of the Lewis-Sebring Family Foundation is also a current University of Chicago Trustee. During a recent visit with us, he suggested we reach out to Amherst regarding our Masters of Arts in Teaching and Certification Program.

 

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