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Samantha

Alderton
samanthalderton@gmail.com San Diego County, CA

Credentials and Education


SB 2042 Single Subject Credentials, Social Science and English English Learner Authorization California State University San Marcos Bachelor of Arts, Social Science California State University San Marcos June 2013 December 2011

Experience
Student Teacher Mission Hills High School, San Marcos, CA January-June 2013 Designed lessons utilizing a variety of instructional strategies modeled after the Essential Elements of Instruction Fostered an environment of respect, compassion, and integrity through meaningful student-teacher relationships, which resulted in effective classroom management and student discipline Differentiated instruction in English Language Development classes (Levels 1 through 4) by providing one-on-one support, small group instruction, and visual support for oral instruction Participated in Advanced SDAIE training at district office and immediately implemented strategies into instructional planning Student Teacher High Tech Middle - North County, San Marcos, CA August-December 2012 Varied instructional strategies to appeal to a variety of learning modalities and abilities, which resulted in engagement, comprehension, and evidence of learning and interest Incorporated technology to enhance students understanding of material and to allow students to interact with and create using a variety of programs and applications Used backward planning approach to design and implement a project-based learning unit that integrated world history and English California Content Standards and Common Core English Language Arts standards Volunteered in collaboration with a group of teachers to develop activities and opportunities for students to learn and practice social skills, which resulted in the planning and implementation of an anti-bullying campaign Co-taught yearbook class and assisted in the development of a yearbook theme, staff, and procedures Head CoachVarsity, Junior Varsity, Novice San Pasqual High School, Escondido, CA November 2008-Present Coached 2012 team to runner-up league champion; six athletes honored with all-league awards Built a culture of teamwork, personal responsibility, respect, ethics and commitment to scholastic achievement Aquatics Director/Swim Instructor 2010-2012/2009-2010 Frogs Fitness, San Diego, CA Defined and monitored performance standards, which kept team motivated and accountable Planned, organized, presented, and kept record of regular staff training sessions