Gregory L. Regans

Teacher's Assistant

Personal Statement: Gregory

Personal Statement

When I was in 4th grade I sprained my thumb playing kickball. I was getting ready to catch the ball when it curved, hit my thumb and yanked it back. I tried to keep playing, but I ended up having to sit on the bench. I really wanted to contribute to the game, but since I was hurt I did the only thing I could do. I cheered on the rest of my team. I learned that just because things don’t go the way I planned, I can still be an important part in my team winning.


Now I have been learning at Byrd Middle School for 3 years. I was awarded in 7th grade the sensational award for having great responsibility, integrity, and being respectful. I am a cartoon artist who loves drawing animation and I also don’t mind drawing realistic drawings as well. Even though l love to draw, I still focus on my school academics. I’m much influenced when it comes to math. In 5th grade I was a school safety and a teacher’s assistant. I helped teachers in the morning and in the afternoon when they needed help; I would watch kids and tell them what to do if the misbehaved. During my spare time in school I would tutor students in a lower grade and sometimes in the same grade as me, if they had trouble in math. I received a gift card for doing an amazing job as a safety, being a positive influence on children, and helping them when they need help. I have amazing skills in Windows software as well as Microsoft office. I know if I set my mind to something I know I can achieve that goal. During the summer while I was with my aunt I was volunteering at a local library near my aunt’s house. I decided to take an hour and a half out of my day to read too little kids. In I am so glad I spent my time getting to know so many wonderful children. I am a well-rounded individual. I do what I’m told by an adult that I know and respect, I’m respectful, responsible, and I have great integrity.


Thanks for hearing some of my life stories. Remember this famous quote “If you believe, you can achieve." -Tupac Shakur

Resume

Education


2004- June 15, 2013 | Harry Floyd Byrd Middle School

Sensational Student Award


Experience


9/4/2009 - June 15, 2010 | Ruby F. Carver Elementary School

School safety and teacher's assistant


Skills:
  • Microsoft Office software
  • Excellent drawing skills
  • Windows MovieMaker
  • Good Writer
  • Microsoft Windows software
  • Good Communication skills
  • Good Work Ethic

Work Experience Journal

12/21/12 To prepare for my work experience I have been able to learn a lot of things over the last few weeks. I have learned the differences and similarities of a personal statement and a resume. I learned how to make a good personal statement and an effective personal statement video. Now I'm learning new things about how to make my working experience known by using digital tools.


1/11/12 I learned today that makes mistakes in life in if you do something wrong you have to pay for what did. Not everybody is perfect in no body should think they are. I have also learned life quotes are something that define you and many ways: how you live your life, and how you show your character. I learned that a lot of people live by especially my EFE teacher Mr. Timok his life quote is Honor Above All Things meaning Honesty is the key to not getting in trouble as i believe in my words


1/30/13 Today i have learned to tie a tie. i have had a interview with two of the teachers at Byrd middle school. one of the teachers was Ms. Goemat. I was able to learn a lot of stuff that they do during 7th block. i am looking forward to meeting with her again. I also met with Ms. Hampton i found out that i might be able to work for her on some days during 7th block. I look foward to hearing from both teacher's and also other teachers as well


2/1/13 I had a interview with Mrs. Richards i felt that i did a good job but i think i could work on some stuff. i think i did good to be able to work for her on the days that she would need me. I also able to get a good feel for the job when i visited by Mrs. Goemat's room in stayed there for 15 minutes so i could get a feel for the job.


2/11/13 Last week i started working for Mrs. Goemat i was able to read to some of the kids there. I started a game called " Timed Bingo " and watched them while they were getting the things out there locker. There was a girl in that class that gave me a $ 50 for the store that they have in there class. she also gave my friend Aida $ 50 for the day to. I start working again Wednesday i cant wait for the to come.


2/13/13 I helped the students with their projects so that they could be ready for the presentations on Friday. they had different types of fruits like kiwana melon, strawberries, pineapple.


2/15/13 We learned how to work the machines in the teachers lounge. including the copying machine, laminating machine, and also how to place mall in the teachers boxes.


2/20/13 Helped the student with work that they were assigned to do, then at the end of the day started playing uno with some of the kids


2/27/13 Helped students finish their fruit projects. Then went over a quiz with a girl in the class which Mr. Timok my EFE teacher asked me to do. When I was going over the quiz with the girl she didn’t seem to be listening to anything that I had to say until when I finally got to her when talking about her grade so after wards she decided to listen to me when I was trying to help her.


3/1/13 Helped a student go over a quiz, before I helped Mrs. Goemat with a muffin activity they were doing so I helped them make muffins.



3/6/13 snow day



3/8/13 They were making a map for the class so i was In charge of making sure that they put the states in the correct spot, I was also in charge of their class store to help to them how to count so they buy things like toys, candy, etc.



3/13/13 Had a meeting with Mrs. Goemat about how well I was working so far and what were some things I was capable of doing in some things that I didn’t want to do but I really didn’t have faults I was capable of doing any job she told me to do



3/15/13 Was in the copying room all day for Mrs. Goemat making copies of worksheets in papers also making passes and laminating stuff things so it was pretty much a busy work busy day



3/20/13 There was a substitute teacher for the day in she erased what I had to do from the board so incense I didn’t know what to do I helped some students with their class work. I left early sense there was nothing else for me to do so I helped my friends in my class with picking of teachers recyclables in dumping them in the recycle bin outside the school



3/22/13 Mostly around the whole school, I was dropping off forms to the guidance office and to teachers. I went to the copying room to make copies of worksheets; also I made copies of pages out of a math workbook.


3/27/13 Finished my job from last week had to make packets and organize some papers sent papers to some teachers. after wards helped a helping teacher find some organisms on slides using a microscope.


3/29/13 Half day helped Mrs. Goemat with a Easter Egg in the library during block 5, didn't work because of the half day


4/10/13 Helped the students with some of there work that they were doing mostly working on addition problems.


4/12/13 Made digital portfolios for the students in the class room. Was interesting during some parts of my day in others it was kinda boring.


4/17/13 Worked on copying papers in making them into packets, afterwards i went with some kids to the library to watch them read and ride, there was one kid who wasn't behaving and so i had to take the hole group back to the classroom. it was pretty much a frustrating day during work.


4/19/13 Helped Mrs. Goemat with some of the work the students were doing. worked with the kids in counting there money in help them edit the paper on fruits that they started a couple of days ago. Was the bank manager for Mrs. Goemat; gave the kids money that they earned.


4/24/13 Had to go outside in plant flowers in the hot sun. Afterwards we came back in side then i helped with just worksheets that need to be done. When in the halls to watch them get there stuff in pack up. After that i went back to the classroom in didn't do anything. Until Mr. Timok asked me to trace this picture of our school's mascot for the golf game they were doing.


4/26/13 Don't remember much from this day. I cant remember anything i did during this day. It was pretty complicated that's all i can really remember.


5/1/13 My friend joey helped with work since it was a 2 hour class in he had nothing to do. Played games with some of the students that were in the classroom. Then i had to help this girl with something that she was doing in her wood shop class.


5/3/13 Had to walk around the school to different teachers rooms to pick up recycling. Afterwards i went over to lunch: then i walked around the school looking for stuff to do. Seed if any of my friends that were working at the time needed any help with anything. when i was all done i went to my locker to get my stuff and change then i headed back to the classroom.


5/8/13 Wasn't that much for me to do in the classroom. the teacher wanted me to go to the library in laminate some number lines and some other stuff. And after that i had to cut them all out. At first i kinda messed up cause the papers were spaced out to much so i had to be careful with the rest of the sheets. when i was done i went back to the classroom but Mrs. Goemat had nothing else for me to do so i headed back to the class.


5/10/13 Had to go back to the library for the second time this week. But before that i got to eat some banana bread that one of the students brought. So when i was done Mrs. Goemat wanted me to make packets for her summer school class so i was in the library copy lounge longer than normal. It seemed like it would only take a few minutes but it took me the rest of the class period. Had to copy and make packets, but then i kinda had a little setback when the copy machine stapled the wrong part of the packet. So i had to Un-staple then re-staple the packets that i made.


5/15/13 The beginning of class was a little bit slow. But when Mrs. Goemat came back to the class room she wanted to read to the some of the kids. We didnt read the hole book i just told them to read a certain amount of pages if they had difficulty reading the book. So we read about 20-23 pages. Then when they were all done i headed back to the classroom.


5/17/13 When we got into the class room i got to have some strawberry short cake that one of the teachers made. Then after i finished i had to go to the copy room to make copy papers. But there was some difficulty when the coping machine kept on messing so i had to calculate how many papers i had cause Mrs. Goemat wanted a certain amount of papers. So when i was done coping everything i had to make packets for somethings. Then Mrs. Lamen came to get me cause Mrs. Goemat thought i was taking to long. So when i got back to Mrs. G's room she wanted me to make summer school folders for the kids in her class.


5/22/13 Read to some of the kids separately, in the beginning made a game with multiplication flash cards and afterwards there really wasn't much i did after i was done working i went back to the classroom.


5/24/13 first i read to some of the kids again then i went to the library to make copies of papers that Mrs. Goemat printed out for memorial day then she wanted me to be in charge of the arts and craft table before they had to go pack up and get ready for the end of the day. then later on that day on the bus i told my friend that was taking the this class next year all the things about the class like what you, before you start working what are the things that you need and just basic things.


5/30/13 Mrs. Goemat wanted me to look at this website called Virginia Views and look for some games that will help the kids. After i was done with that my friend Thomson wanted me to help him and go deliver calculators but before i did that i got Mrs. Eads permission and then i went to go deliver the calculators. After i was done i came back in just worked on my work journal then went to go do hall duty in watch the kids pack up.


References

Contact Information

For more information or to schedule an interview, please contact Bruce Timok, Byrd Middle School EFE teacher.

rbtimok@henrico.k12.va.us

804-750-2630

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