To build on students' prior knowledge to achieve an inquiry-based, lifelong learning classroom through differentiated instruction.
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Kindergarten Intern, 08/2013 to 12/2013 Haisley Elementary School (AAPS) – Ann Arbor, Michigan
Planned and led lessons in mathematics, science, social studies, and literacy.
Enforced the school-wide PBIS in the classroom to create an effective learning environment for a diverse class.
Attended bi-weekly staff meetings.
Provided balanced literacy with reading, writing, speaking and listening.
Instructed up to 20 students individually and in groups.
Promoted physical, mental and social development by implementing classroom games and outdoor recreational activities.
Pursued professional development continually by attending educational conferences and teacher training workshops.
Engaged with children on an individual basis to build positive relationships with them.
Implemented reading and writing workshops to increase student literacy and support school reading programs.
K-5 Resource Room Intern, 01/2014 to 04/2014 Haisley Elementary School (AAPS) – Ann Arbor, Michigan
Planned and led daily lessons
Worked with students using Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices such as ECO and Words for Life
Effectively used high and low-tech assistive technology in the classroom
Planned substitute plans
Attended bi-weekly staff meetings
Attended weekly multidisciplinary team meetings
Attended IEP meetings Attended data team meetings
Implemented a reading intervention using System 44
Set up lesson materials, bulletin board displays and demonstrations.
Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
Created and taught engaging math lessons and activities.
Designed and implemented a basic math program to be available to all students.
Modified the general education curriculum for special-needs students based upon a variety of instructional techniques and technologies.
Substitute Teacher, 09/2012 to Current PESG – Ann Arbor, Michigan
Taught in a variety of grades and subjects.
Accurately followed lesson plans left by the classroom teacher.
Made necessary adaptions when plans were not left or plans were changed.
Classroom Volunteer, 01/2012 to 05/2012 Waverly East Intermediate School – Lansing, Michigan
Worked one-on-one with student in reading.
Nanny/Tutor, 06/2011 to 08/2013 Micki Scheuler – Ann Arbor, Michigan
Responsible for the caretaking of two elementary aged children during the summer months
Communicated with parents about daily activities and behaviors.
Organized activities that enhanced children's physical, emotional and social well-being.
Worked with parents to develop and implement discipline programs to promote positive behavior.
Station Leader Volunteer, 01/2011 to 01/2012 Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival – East Lansing, MI
Developed and ran mathematics stations.
Provided hands-on mathematics activities for K-2 students.
Volunteer, 01/2010 to 01/2013 Alpha Phi Omega – East Lansing, MI
Active member of this non-greek, co-ed, service fraternity.
Completed at least 20 hours of community service each semester.
Kindergarten, pre-intern, 09/2012 to 05/2013 Forest View Elementary – East Lansing, Michigan
Actively led literacy centers.
Planned and taught social studies, science, mathematics, and literacy lessons.
Worked one-on-one with struggling learners.
Conducted Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) and Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP).
Bachelor of Arts: Elementary Education K-5, 2013 Michigan State University - East Lansing, Michigan Endorsements: Language Arts 6-8; Mathematics 6-8; Special Education K-12
CPR/First Aid: March 2014 Professional Development, 2013-2014: American Promise Screening Haisley A.M. Haisley October First Wednesday CCSS Math: Kindergarten Everyday Math eSuite Program: Setting Up Access ASD: Characteristics and Strategies Title 1 Basics: Eligibility and Instructional Service in Math Mathematical Discourse: Using Questioning Strategies Assessment Strategies