Lilah Gosman is currently a fourth and fifth grade lead special education teacher at the Parkside School on the Upper West Side as well as a Private Tutor. At Parkside, Lilah has had the opportunity to explore her passion for educating the whole child. She believes in differentiated instruction and individualized curriculum that engages children by tapping into their strengths and interests. Lilah has had the opportunity to work with a wide range of learners with varying struggles in reading, writing and math.
Lilah successfully utilizes and variety of techniques to help struggling readers and writers build confidence and skills in individual and small group settings. She has a particular interest in reading intervention and is trained in Preventing Academic Failure (PAF), a Multisensory Orton-Gillingham Based Reading Program. Lilah also has extensive experience using the Singapore Math approach.
As part of fulfilling her graduation requirements for her Dual Master’s Degree in General and Special Education at Bank Street College of Education, Lilah enjoyed diverse student teaching experiences at the Brooklyn New School in a 2nd grade inclusion classroom and at PS 180 in a 4th grade general education class.
One of the most inspiring aspects of teaching for Lilah is the opportunity for collaboration. She enjoys working with teachers, therapists, families and students to create an optimal learning experience.
Previous to attending Bank Street College of Education, Lilah received her Master’s Degree in Music from Manhattan School of Music and her Bachelor’s Degree from Johns Hopkins University. Lilah teaches an afterschool music program and also enjoys pursuing her own performance engagements.