Resume


Education


Alma College 

  • Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics (Sec. Ed.), Minor in Political Science
  • Mathematics Honorary

Michigan State University

  • Master of Arts in Educational Technology
  • Emphasis in Creative Teaching

Experience


Mt. Pleasant High School – Mt. Pleasant, MI

High School Math teacher – All subjects

Writing Integration

  • Integrated reflective blogging to increase metacognition in AP calculus
  • Developed topic centered blogging in precalculus

Discourse Integration

  • Developed activities specifically designed for collaborative whiteboarding
  • Utilized WSQ (Watch, Summarize, Question) chats as follow ups to video lessons

Flipped classroom

  • Designed real-world problems that spanned each major unit of study

  • Created inquiry activities to deepen understanding of certain topics

  • Leveraged technology to enhance the instruction

Creative Teaching


Accomplishments/Presentations


  • Presented at the AP national conference on Discourse and Inquiry in AP Calculus
  • Presented at the National Flipped Learning Conference (July 2015) *Same topics as MACUL
  • Presented at Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning (MACUL) Conference on Inquiry in the Flipped Classroom as well as Discourse in Mathematics (March 2015)
  • Co-Keynote speaker at Michigan Flipped Learning Conference (January 2014)
  • Presented at the Michigan Council of Teachers of English Conference on writing in the mathematics classroom (October 2013)
  • Featured Speaker at the National Flipped Learning Conference (June 2013)
  • Presented to Alma College Education Department about flipped learning and educational technology (February 2013)