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CARLA REDDEN

Educator
5381 Brassie Drive / Indianapolis, IN 46235
Cell: 317-261-1612 / carla91290@gmail.com / Home: 317-823-0982
Highly qualified, talented science teacher passionate about making the middle/high school experience a positive one for all
students. Culturally aware teacher who presents course materials in a clear, interesting, and innovative way. Works with each
student individually to help them achieve academic goals. Teacher that promotes technology use in the classroom in learning
management websites, 1:1 student devices, and other technology applications. Dedicated to improving literacy through
innovative lessons.

Areas of Expertise



Earth/Space Science
Chemistry
Geology
Physical Science




Computer applications
Technology Integration
Literacy Improvement
Innovative Leadership




Show/Program Development
1:1 Student device training
Supervising Teacher
Project based and UDL
instruction

Professional Experience
Student Science Teacher
Lawrence North High School (Grades 9 – 12)

Spring 2015

–Planned and implemented inquiry based lessons for Astronomy, Earth/Space Science,
ACP Geology, and Integrated Physic and Chemistry at this public high school during the
Spring 2015.
–Integrated technology into classroom to aid students in understanding subject matter
and encourage participation.
–Use various manipulatives including Canvas Learning management system, integrated
white board, electronic grade books, 1:1 student technology devices.

STUDENT SCIENCE TEACHER
FALL CREEK VALLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL (GRADE 7)

Fall 2014

–Taught general science curriculum at this public middle school during Fall 2014.
–Taught colleagues how to use electronic grade books, interactive white board
(Promethean), ActivInspire software and clickers.
–Connected classroom activities to the real world by providing students with research
based project and problem opportunities of real world scenarios.
–-Collaborated with colleagues to develop a multidisciplinary project

SUMMER SCIENCE SAFARI ASSISTANT – Wayne Township, IN

Summer 2014

–Assistant of Rick Crosslin for elementary and middle schools for Science Summer Safari.
–Organized and planned activities, and guide students on this summer safari.
–Activities include guiding students through caves, going on nature walks, walking
through creeks while collecting fish and crawdads, fossil and geode collecting, arts
and crafts, airplane flying and taking tours of the AAA tower, Airport and fire station.

Co-teacher at Joyce Kilmer Elementary – Indianapolis, IN
IUPUI Center for Earth & Environmental Science Program
Teacher, Project based Environmental Science (Grades 3rd – 6th)
–Planned and instructed creative 4th through 6th grade engaging science lessons under
the supervision of the Center for Earth and Environmental sciences teach science program.
–Created and helped led a school community garden program to help students understand
the concepts of sustainability.

2013 - 2014

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
STEM Project based learning – Indianapolis, IN

April 2015

Teaching ESL & minority students – Indianapolis, IN

March 2015

Science Technology Professional Development

February 2015

Professional Learning Community (PLC)

Fall 2014

TEACHING RELATED EXPERIENCE AND EMPLOYMENT
IUPUI, UITS Technology Center Employee
–Set up equipment and coached IUPUI instructors to use various technology
Manipulatives within the classroom.
–Technology includes document cameras, wired and wireless microphones,
projectors, webcams, computer MAC, printers, digital laptop connection,
clickers and other IUPUI technology manipulatives.
Volunteer Work – Indianapolis, IN
–Indiana State Science Fair
–Geo-fest - Indiana State Museum
–Tutoring - Science, Math

2013 - 2014

2010 – Present

Education & Credentials
Bachelor Degree in Geology - INDIANA UNIVERSITY PURDUE UNIVERSITY, Indianapolis, IN
State of Indiana Secondary Education teaching certificate expected June 2015
Endorsements
– Earth Space Science, Received May, 2014
– Chemistry, Expected by May 11th, 2015

Professional Affiliations
IUPUI Geology Club
Center for Earth and Environmental Sciences Program
Faculty of Geo-Information Science
Hoosier Association of Science Teachers
National Earth Sciences Teachers Association

TECHNOLOGY
Microsoft WORD Microsoft
EXCEL Microsoft
POWERPOINT
Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Windows 7
Web Development Software
iPad/Kindle/Tablet, GPS units
Kahoot, Socrative, Online Sites

SmartBoard Software, Canvas
Promethean Board Document
Camera/ELMO/Skyward
Clickers and Microphones

Google Applications Screen
Capturing (Jing) Projectors
Python Computer Language
Html, CSS computer language

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