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Jordan L.

6060 Carriage Hill Dr. Apt 27 East Lansing, MI 48823 (906)396-3605 To obtain an elementary teaching position to encourage higher-order thinking through differentiated instruction to make every student successful in and out of the classroom. Elementary Education K-5 Language Arts 6-8 Michigan State University East Lansing, Michigan 2008-2013

Objective Certification Endorsement Education

Bachelor of Arts, Elementary Education Cumulative GPA: 3.42/4.0 GPA in Major: 3.85/4.0 Dean’s List: Spring 2013, Summer 2010, Fall 2010, Spring 2011, Summer 2011, Summer 2012, Fall 2012

Internship Field Experience
Pattengill Academy January 2013- April 2013       Lansing, Michigan Grade Level: 5th

Developed and implemented lessons for a collaborative learning environment in all subject areas based off the Common Core State Standards Participated in planning and implementing of IEPs Administered DRA testing Coordinated book club for full group reading, individual open ended assessment, and small group discussion Utilized Kagan cooperative learning strategies daily to support cooperative learning Assisted in planning and attending full week field trip to Potter Park Zoo

Indiana School for the Deaf Indianapolis, Indiana January 2012- April 2012 Grade Level: 3rd-4th  Planned and implemented lessons in American Sign Language in all subject areas based off the Michigan Grade Level Content Expectations  Wrote weekly online parent newsletters to continue open conversation with families  Participated in writing and updating student IEP goals  Facilitated and co-lead case conferences

Pre-Internship Field Experience:
Wilcox Elementary School Holt, Michigan October 2010- April 2011 Grade Level: 3rd  Planned and taught lessons about Photosynthesis, Michigan’s Attractions, multiplication, and creating predictions while reading  Observed and assisted teacher in small group, individual, and whole group setting

Shawnee Park Oral School for the Deaf January 2010-May 2010  Observed classroom activities and management techniques  Witnessed teaching techniques for the auditory-oral method  Observed and interacted with students

Grand Rapids, Michigan Grade Level: Preschool-3rd

Forest View Elementary School Lansing, Michigan May 2009-June 2009 Grade Level: Kindergarten  Observed classroom activities and management activities  Experienced group activities to enhance literary skills  Worked with student on writing, reading, and comprehensive skills

Child Related Work Experience:
Child Care Provider East Lansing, Michigan January 2014-Present Ages: 8 month, 5 years  Maintained an environment conducive for early childhood development  Introduced story telling and games to promote physical and mental development  Communicated daily reports with parents Long-Term Paraprofessional Substitute August 2013-December 2013  Worked primarily one-on-one with student with multiple disabilities  Prepared daily activities to support IEP goals  Tested and documented weekly IEP goal progress  Collaborated with teachers to best educate the student  Supported other student’s academic learning Direct Support Staff, Real Life Living Services August 2009- December 2011  Assisted and cared young adolescent boy with multiple disabilities  Prepared daily activities to support individualized goals  Offered input with IEP meetings  Helped write behavior management plan Williamston, Michigan Grade Level: 9th

East Lansing, Michigan Ages: 11-13

Camp Counselor, Bay Cliff Health Camp Big Bay, Michigan June 2009-August 2009 Ages: 7-9  Provided 7 disabled boys with supervision, therapy, classes, activities and meals  Created a positive and supportive learning environment  Supported daily therapy goals

Additional Work Experience:
Buddies Pub and Grill, Server May 2012- August 2013 East Lansing, Michigan

Technology Experience:
 Proficient with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Document Camera

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Experience with EdModo, Weebly, Google Drive, Jing, and Voice Thread

Professional Development:
EdCamp Conference  Flipping In Fourth Grade  Augmented Reality  What’s Special about IPads? RTI Training Curriculum Crafter CAEBER Language Development Power Notes Teaching and the Law, Mr. John Smith Project Based Learning January 2014

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April 2012 and 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 February 2012 January 2012

Additional Skills
  American Sign Language Skills CPR/First Aid Certified