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“The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.

” ~Marc van Doren

Professional Amanda Johnson


Development: 163 Main St  Rocky Ford, Ga  912-863-6722  ajohnson@effingham.k12.ga.us

Six Elements of an CERTIFIED ELEMENTARY and MIDDLE SCHOOL


Effective Math TEACHER
Lesson Objective: To obtain a position as a Media Specialist in a public school.

Implementing the Core Competencies


GPS — Facilitating Mathematical — EIP and At-Risk Students
Understanding — GPS Driven Planning and
— Curriculum Development Instruction
GPS- 3-5 Curriculum
— Instructional Best-Practices — Classroom Management
Enhancement — Peer Collaboration
— Technology in Instruction
5th Grade Writing
Assessment Training Experience
100 hours in Media Centers, in school ranging k-12
Write From the
Beginning and Springfield Elementary, Effingham County, Georgia
Thinking Maps
5th Grade Teacher: 8/06 to Present
Increasing Student EIp Math Teacher- 4 years
Gifted Math Teacher- 3 years
Achievement with
GPS Key Contributions
I have:
Mathematics Unit
— Served as the Springfield Elementary 5th grade math representative for
Alignment county meetings and curriculum development for four years.
— Worked with three other 5th grade math teachers from the county to write
RESA Math Content the county curriculum map and all 5th grade math instructional units that are
Training: Numbers based strictly on standards to make our curriculum standards-driven, as
opposed to textbook-driven.
and Operations
— Gained the privilege to be the Faculty Committee, SACS committee, and School
Improvement Committee grade level representative this school year.
RESA Math Content
— Tutored students after school for two Spring Semesters and taught math
Training: Geometry club during homeroom.
and Measurement — Been commended for using technology for instruction and assessment and
frequently called upon to assist peers with technology issues. .
Mathematics: 3-5 — Served on Attendance the Hardship Committee for three years, technology
Content Revision & committee for one year, and media committee for one year.
Benchmark — Co-Sponsored Beta Club for the past two years.
Development — Lead the 5th grade Rock Eagle 3-day field trip.
— Experienced exceptional gains in moving students from DNM to Meets and
Becoming a Meets to Exceeds.
Standards-Based
School: One Teacher
Education & Credentials
at a Time
Georgia Southern University, 2008-2010
Book Study: The Master’s Degree in Instructional Technology
References available upon request.
Essential 55
Georgia Southern
References University,
available upon2002-2006
request.
Taught- Prezi: An Bachelor’s Degree in Middle School Education: Math and Social
Alternative to PPT Studies (4-8)
References available upon request.
Certification:

References available upon request.