Coursework in Special Education
Professional Development - Writer's Workshop, CAFE conference, Daily 5 Implementation
Dedicated educator committed to creating a classroom atmosphere that is stimulating, encouraging and supportive for all students. Easily cultivates trusting and productive relationships with students, parents, teachers and administrators. Excellent organization skills and extremely adaptable.
Third grade class in rural community/township. Communicated with parents through parent/teacher conferences and newsletters. Planned whole group, small group, remedial and center based lessons according to Indiana State Standards. Differentiated and scaffolded instruction for students with IEPs, collaborating with resource teacher when necessary. Established positive relationships with students, faculty and administration. Collaborated with third grade teachers weekly.
First grade class in urban community. Developed long term, standards based lesson using Common Core Standards. Differentiated lesson to diverse learners and various levels of English language abilities. Used scaffolding and manipulative. Collaborated with other first grade teachers. Incorporated various technology. 309 hours.
Practicum conducted junior year in 3rd grade class in fall, 6th grade class in spring. 392 hours.
Taught consecutive lessons in reading, math, science, and social studies. Implemented two-day thematic unit, integrated current curriculum and standards into theme.
Learned to teacher entire day, stressing continuity of lesson over time.
Practicum conducted January of sophomore year in diverse 2nd grade classroom.135 hours. Worked with individuals and small groups, facilitating differentiated lessons.
Practicum conducted during fall of sophomore year in kindergarten/first grade high ability classroom. 70 hours.
Learned to teach students with exceptional and advance abilities.
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