MYP English Language Acquisition Teacher
Jackie was born and raised in Christchurch, New Zealand. She completed her Bachelor of Arts Degree with a double major in English and Art History, and minoring in History at University of Canterbury. She also received her Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning (Secondary) which included her internship. Following that she completed a two-year Master in Education in Cultural Responsible Learning and Second Language Acquisition.
Jackie is a strong advocate of hands-on, inquiry-based learning, she involves her students in a variety of, problem-solving, and technology-infused activities that provide them with opportunities to use their English to help others. She also strives to make each student feel valued and supported while taking into consideration their individual interests and needs. Her professional interests focus on communicative approaches to language teaching, thematic planning, and cooperative learning.
Jackie is very enthusiastic to continue teaching MYP Year 1-4 Language Acquisition, and she is looking forward to the great year ahead!