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Skills

Teaching Qualities

Early Childhood Learning Concepts

Age Appropriate Activities 

Graphic Design Software 

Student-Centered Learning

Experiential Learning 

Technological Instructions 

Art

Art History

Colour Theory

Art Installation

Hand Drawing

Art Vocabulary

Colour Theory 

Multi-Media Artwork

Creative Processes

Computer

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Illustrator

Microsoft Office

Personal Qualities

Creative Thinking Skills

Teamwork Skills

Interpersonal Skills 

Enthusiastic

Organized 

Reflective Listener

Goal-Oriented

Great Sense of Humor

Ability to connect with learners

Hands-On

Digital Fabrication

Model Making

Photography

Multimedia Artwork

Dash Kaur Swani

Artist | Educator 

www.artwithmsdash.com

duangchaiswani@gmail.com

+66-988824196

Family Status: Single, no dependents

Education

Moreland University | Washington, DC, U.S.A - September 2020

Master's in Education with Teacher Preparation: Early Childhood Education

Asian College of Teachers | Bangkok, Thailand - June 2019

Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Certification

School of the Art Insitute of Chicago (SAIC) | Chicago, IL, U.S.A - August 2016

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Minor in Art History

Teaching Methodology 

Structure studio environment, ability to engage with learners. learner-centric, encourage exploration of media to develop independent thinking and risk-taking, investigation and art critiques integral to student's voice

Professional Development

Making the PYP happen: Implementing agency Category 1 - November 2019

  • Teachers trained about the fundamentals of IB and implementing student agency

  • Emphasis on collaborative teaching and learning

Experience

Canadian International School of Thailand (CIST) - Early Years and Elementary Art Teacher | Bangkok, Thailand | August 2019 - July 2021

  • PreK-3 - G5 Visual Arts 

  • Establishing a positive classroom climate through efficient classroom management Explaining, demonstrating, and implementing Elements of Art and Principles of Design

  • Building PYP Visual Arts curriculum and collaborating with grade-level teachers to integrate transdisciplinary teaching, vertically and horizontally.

  • Inspired students and assisted them in developing their creativity and self-expression through various art forms and media

  • ECA - Introduction to Watercolour

Shrewsbury International School - Work Experience Teaching Assistant | Bangkok, Thailand | May 2019 - July 2019

  • Developing fine motor skills, knowledge and use of color, exploration of materials as well as fine-tuning & honing skills such as drawing, painting, three-dimensional understanding

  • Teach students to use the creative process and problem-solving skills, encourage independent investigation and decision in art-making

School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) - Portfolio Reviewer | February 2017 - Current

  • Review high school students' portfolios and give them constructive feedback, encouragement, and guidance

BASIS International School Bangkok (BISB) - Subject Expert Teacher- Art Teacher | July 2021 - Current

  • Implemented BASIS Visual Arts Curriculum

  • Planned, prepared, and delivered instructional activities related to various art mediums

  • Organized and displayed Bi-Yearly Visual Arts Show that is popular with students and parents

  • Encouraged student creativity with motivation, positive feedback, and constructive criticism

  • Worked closely with the Fine Arts Team to put up Musical and Drama Productions

The Art of Education University - NOW Conference Presenter - July 2021

  • At the global online conference for art educators, I spoke on self-care for teachers and provided strategies and digital resources to thrive during the school year for an audience of over 2000 educators.

 

References

Available upon request