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Y U E N

P U N ( B O N N I E ) C H O W

317 Lake Street Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458


PHONE (201) 681-5587 E-MAIL yuen.p.chow@gmail.com PORTFOLIO http://yuenchow.weebly.com

EDUCATION
Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY




Dec. 2015
Master of Arts in Curriculum and Teaching; Dual Certification in Childhood Education and Students with Disabilities
Abby ONeill 2013 Fellow; GPA: 4.00

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL





Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology and English
Highest Distinction in Molecular and Cellular Biology

2007 2010

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
P4Q Skillman, Queens, NY
Critical Special Education Intern, 1st 8th Grade





Sept. 2015 Dec. 2015
Utilized Arts to foster student growth in communication, creative expression, science, and literacy
Created developmentally appropriate lessons to address IEP goals and support student learning in inclusive
environments
Balanced whole-group, small-group, and individual instruction to accommodate different learning styles
Collaborated with Art Instructor to design art curriculum for 66 students across 10 classrooms

Central Park East II Elementary School, New York, NY


Student Teacher, 1st Grade








Dec. 2014 May 2015
Taught across all content areas using an interactive approach to ensure greater learning experiences in an
integrated co-teaching classroom of 20 students
Differentiated instruction by providing physical and cognitive adaptations to meet the needs of individual students
Conducted formal and informal assessments of students to monitor development and learning
Planned and facilitated two four-week units on non-fiction text features and fiction story writing

P.S. 87 Elementary School, New York, NY


Student Teacher, 5th Grade








Aug. 2014 Dec. 2014
Co-taught across all content areas in an integrated co-teaching classroom of 29 students
Designed and executed science investigations using inquiry based model of instruction
Promoted collaborative learning among students by forming strategic partnerships
Incorporated multimodal literacies and technology into lesson plans to provide access for all learners

Private Tutoring, Upper Saddle River, NJ








Elementary and Secondary Education Tutor



2006 Present
Assist 24 students from ages 5 18 with homework tasks and generate supplemental assignments to strengthen
analytical abilities and study skills
Identify students individual learning needs and utilize various teaching methods to cater their full aptitude range
Assess students and uncover learning roadblocks to develop instructional plans with specific objectives
Collaborate with teachers and families regularly to improve instructional strategies and materials for teaching

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Fulbright-Hays Project, Tanzania






Jun. 2014 Aug. 2015
Fulbright-Hays Scholar











Partnered with various non-profit organizations to explore the intersections of language, culture, sexuality, and
society; and to deepen personal knowledge and awareness of diversity
Developed curricular resources that promoted teaching through a culturally relevant and critical framework

Teachers College Advisory Board on Teacher Education, New York, NY





2013 2014
Advisory Board Member
Discussed ways to strengthen field experiences and collaboration between P-12 schools and Teachers College
Evaluated the needs of different stakeholders in field experiences and initiated methods to address these need

CLASSROOM AND CURRICULUM EXPERTISE


Teachers College Reading and Writing Project; Linguistic Phonics; ENGAGE NY Mathematics Curriculum;
enVisionMATH Common Core; Responsive Classroom Approach