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Jamie L.

Sanborn ________________________________________________________

Job Objective
To become a teacher who provides enthusiastic and stimulating instruction in an elementary classroom through the use of multiple instructional strategies, technology and best practices while striving to make every student feel important and heard.

Education
Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI ...looks at teaching as an art rather than as a science... Mary Houston 4th Grade Teacher Daisy Brook Elementary Bachelor of Arts Cum Laude Deans List: Twelve Semesters Member: Iota Tau Chapter of Sigma Tau DeltaInternational English Honor Society Major(s): Education/English Minor: Elementary Education Emphasis: English Language Arts Certification: Michigan Provisional Elementary Teaching Certificate ...impressed with the enthusiasm she approaches her work and life in general students gravitate to her optimistic energy and generous caring nature. Lance Jones Principal Grant Middle School Endorsements: Elementary Education (ZG), Language Arts (BX) April 2013

Teaching Experience
Daisy Brook Elementary School Fremont, MI Student Teacher (January-April 2013) Designed and implemented developmentally appropriate lessons in all core content areas the diverse fourth grade students enjoyed; including an interactive science unit on the Sun, Moon and Earth system that integrated technology and hands-on activities to foster student engagement and learning. Collaborated with grade level colleagues to utilize Michigans Common Core State Standards and Grade Level Content Expectations. Actively participated in enrichment activities including teaching math games during a Title I Math Night and judging student exhibits at the school Science Fair. Engaged regularly in activities such as: assessing student progress, grading assignments and using computerized grading system, taking attendance, recess duty, communicating with parents via phone conversations, face-to-face meetings and e-mail. Kent City Community Schools Kent City, MI Teacher Assistant (September-December 2012) Assisted the regular education teacher in a first grade classroom by working one-on-one with students, leading group activities, planning and implementing activities for reading intervention groups. Helped administer DIBELS and DRA assessments for determining student reading levels. Created Math Center activities to enhance student knowledge of addition and subtraction facts, number sense, patterns, and counting.

..has wonderful understanding of the learner and learningfocuses on enabling individual learners to advance their learning by incorporating differentiated instructionalways searching for ways to increase application of knowledge to the real world. Mary Antor 1st Grade Teacher Kent City Elementary

Related Experience
West Educational LeasingPCMI Portland, MI Newaygo County ISD Substitute Teacher (September 2009-Present) Highly sought after for ability to work collaboratively with staff and administration, respect for school procedure and rules, professionalism, punctuality, building rapport with students, attention to detail, and ability to get work accomplished. Experience co-teaching with special education teachers and also working one-on-one with various special needs students; working to differentiate instruction to meet specific needs of the

Jamie L. Sanborn ________________________________________________________


interaction with individual children as they worked [is] positive and upbeatcalm and confident in role in the classroom Sheryl Vlietstra Field Coordinator GVSU, College of Education individual learner, applying accommodations as laid out in student Individual Education Plan. Extended positions: o 8th grade Algebra and Spanish 1; adjusting lesson plans as necessary for pacing and student learning, expanding on material, assessing content, year-end grading and parent contact. (5 wks. April/May 2010) o 3rd, 4th and 5th grades; teaching core content areas, assessing student progress to adjust instruction, grading student work, differentiating lessons to meet the needs of diverse student population. (2 wks. each; 2009-2010) o 6th grade English/Language Arts; implementing poetry project from introduction to final publishing: monitoring student progress to meet project requirements, assessing against a pre-formed rubric and using computer technology for publishing. (2 wks. Dec. 2010)

My ability to incorporate varied learning styles, and adjust lessons as necessary to scaffold the content for each student, will be an asset in any classroom I may work. Jamie L. Sanborn

Childcare Provider Fremont, MI Owner/Self-employed (August 1999-July 2009) Ability to interact positively with children and parents; foresee and prevent possible problems, manage difficult situations, and provide reasonable discipline. Highly organized to manage the developmental needs of various aged children, conflicting schedules of multiple families, and business ownership responsibilities. Effectively provided for the health and safety of children to ensure nutritional, social and intellectual needs; planning, organizing, and employing a variety of play and learning activities to encourage all areas of child development.

Professional Development
As part of the Student Teaching phase, attended several sessions of training, as a staff member, for Reading/Writing Workshop using Lucy Calkins units of study. (January-April 2013) Attended Michigan Reading Association annual conference (Spring 2013); sessions covering Guided Reading, Close Reading and integrating technology into reading/writing. Attended a speaking engagement, featuring Sir Ken Robinson, on the topic Leading a Culture of Innovation. Specific topics discussed include: the heart of education being the learner/student, the loss of individual creativity in current classrooms/curriculum across the country, ways to foster creativity and teach to varied learning styles. (March 2013) Participated in PLC at Kent Intermediate School District with Kelly Gallegher as the featured presenter. (5-13-13) Focus of the presentation was providing mentored writing practice for students to develop as successful writers across the curriculum and into the workplace or college environment.

Memberships
Michigan Reading Association (MRA) Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning (MACUL)

Community Involvement
Rainforest Group, Fremont Middle School (May 2013-ongoing) Title I Math Night activities (4-19-13) Girls on the Run mentor (April/May 2013) Science Fair judge for grades 4-5 (2-27-13 and 2-28-13) Relay for Liferaising money for Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Research (2010-2012) Youth Football Program/Rocket Football (2010-2011)

References Available upon request