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DANICA

JACOBSSON

(760) 636-2573

danica.jacobsson@gmail.com

FIELD EXPERIENCE

Baker Elementary

Sept.
201 5Dec.
201 5

July
201 5Aug.
201 5

Student Teaching: 23hrs/week

Implemented guided math centers


Devised differentiated lessons
Used daily exit tickets to assess students
Led guided reading groups for ELLs
Attended regualar collaboration meetings

31 02 1 st Ave. Apt. D, San Diego, CA 921 03

Professional
Goals
Obtain a teaching position in an upper elementary
classroom that would allow me to experience a
STEAM education as well as teaching students
social studies. I would also appreciate the
opportunity to experience and gain a deeper
understanding of implementing project based
learning.

Chula Vista Learning Community Charter


Practicum Observation: 8hrs/week

observed the use of Guided Language Acquisition Design (GLAD)


models and strategies within the classroom and their impact on
student learning

TEACHING RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE


JulyAug.
201 3
&
201 4

Fettes Centre for Language and Culture


Activity Leader

June
201 4July
201 5

May
201 3April
201 4

Guided Language Acquisition Design: Two


Day Training (July 201 5)

EDUCATION

Taught daily lessons for students from various countries


Developed unique lessons in multiple subjects
Created unique units integrating English with weekly themes
Planned and led weekend excusions to national landmarks

University of San Diego

University of Edinburgh

Multiple Subject Credential (May 201 6)


M.Ed (July 201 6)

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE

Aug.
201 2 May
201 5

PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT

Resident Assistant

Created a positive and supportive community of students


Provided advice and support for students
Managed annual site event budget and planned accordingly
Planned both small and large scale community social events

Edinburgh Students' Charities Appeal


Trustee/ Coordinator of Large Projects

Educated students on fundraising and holding charity events


Advised fundraisers on permits and charity law
Worked with other trustees to successfully apply for a grant

President of Raising and Giving

Chaired weekly volunteer and executive team meetings


More than doubled fundraising from our largest event
Nearly tripled annual fundraising to raise over $67,000
Managed a team of over 50 volunteers

San Diego, CA, USA


July 201 5-August 201 6

MEd in Curriculum and Instruction /


Elementary Education

University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Graduated June 201 5

Honours History MA (undergraduate)

Completed degree as an international


student in Scotland
Dissertation on the US Constitution and
Bill of Rights

PERSONAL
INTERESTS

I am passionate about travelling and


learning about other cultures. I also enjoy
SCUBA diving and have recently got into
underwater photography.