Lucy Miller-Ganfield

Technology, English skills, leadership skills Teacher
Apex, United States

Member since: Sep 29, 2008

Last active on: Sep 25, 2009 at 08:56 PM (EST)

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Teaching Preferences

Online Teaching

One-on-One at $40-50 per hour

Group Teaching at $30-40 per hour

In Person Teaching

One-on-One at $40-50 per hour

Group Teaching at $30-40 per hour

Teaches following Subjects/Exams
Technology (1st - 4th Grade)
Language of Instruction: English
Technology leadership, English skills, writing, grammar, geography, test-taking skills. self-esteem, special education
English skills (5th - 8th Grade)
Language of Instruction: English
Technology leadership, Creative Writing, Grammar, time management, self-esteem building, building relationships
leadership skills (Others)
Language of Instruction: English
Technology leadership, self-esteem. organizational skills, time management, manage student technology leadership program school
Teaching Experience

President

Students Working To Advance Technology, United States

Jan 1997 - Present

Technology Leadership training students


1997 National Technology Teacher of the Year. Nationally recognized for SWAT (Students Working To Advance Technology) awarded by Technology and Learning Magazine and Microsoft and recently published T.H.E Journal, Teacher Magazine and The Chicago Tribune. The SWAT Program at www.swatweb.net provides a structured environment, and content, for students to develop Digital Literacy skills.

Professional Experience
Support Teacher K-12
Singapore American School, Singapore
Jul 2005 - Oct 2008

Provided relief instruction for all grades, K-12, all subjects, technology, ESL and directed an after school program in digital scrapbooking. I also provided private tutoring to an International community of children for all aspects of Language Arts, PSLE and other school assessment training.

Feature Writer
Singapore Society For Reading and Literacy, Singapore
Jan 2006 - Jun 2008

Freelance writer for Singapore’s Premier Reading Plus Children’s Magazine, http://www.readingplus.com.sg/, created original short stories and introduced the concept of “TIP”, technology tips forchildren readers.
Volunteer for other writing projects as assigned. Produced four cover stories and 25 technology publications for children.

Education

Curriculum Leadership

City University of New York, New York, United States

Jan 2006 - Present

School Administration

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia, United States

Jan 1982 - Jun 1985

Master of Education

Idaho State University, Idaho, United States

Jul 1978 - Aug 1979


Scholarship Recipient

Bachelor of Science

Rhode Island College, Rhode Island, United States

Sep 1974 - Jun 1978


Deans List

Professional Exams & Certifications

Principal (Grades K-12),

North Carolina, United States

Year Of Passing: 2005

Exceptional Children Program Administration (K-12)

North Carolina, United States

Year Of Passing: 2005

Elementary Education (Grades K-6

North Carolina, United States

Year Of Passing: 2005

Cross Categorical Grades (K-12)

North Carolina, United States

Year Of Passing: 2005

Severe Profoundly Handicapped (K-12)

North Carolina, United States

Year Of Passing: 2005

Associations & Membership
Internation Society for Technology in Education
North Carolina, United States
Jul 2008 - Present

Lucy Miller-Ganfield’s Honors:
1997: National Technology Teacher of the Year awarded by Technology and Learning Magazine and Microsoft.
1997: Individual Award for Education, North Carolina Educational Technology and Industry Assoc.
1990:Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher Nomination, Fairfax County Public Schools
1994: Consultant/National Geographic Journeys with the NGS Kids Network.
1993: Publication, Greater Washington Reading Council Journal, Vol. XVII,
"Integrating Math and Language Arts: Using Math Journals”.

Publications and Research
Triumph of the Nerds, How Geeks Became Chic
Amanda Long

2008, February Volume 35, #2, T.H.E. Journal, 2007, Reading Plus Magazine, 4 cover stories 2007/2008: Reading Plus Magazine, TIP (Technology Information Provider) Technology Tips over 25 articles 2007, Snap Trap Magazine, Top Technology Trends 2004: The Chicago Tribune, Role Reversal; Young Tech Wizards Teach Their Teacher a Thing or Two 2003: Teacher Magazine, Technology Issue, “Who You Gonna Call?”

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