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BARBARA LEDFORD

2825 Haverford Road, Ardmore, PA 19003-1929 ledford.barbara@gmail.com (484) 620-4033


ledfordbarbara.com @msmathnerd
EDUCATION
Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan
Master of Arts in Educational Technology
MAET Summer Overseas Program

Temple University


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education
Concentration: Mathematics
College of Education

Instructional II: Mathematics 7-12


Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Educational Technology Certificate


Michigan State University

July 2015

May 2011

PROFFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION

January 2016
June 2013

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
Mathematics Teacher, String Theory High School, Phila., PA
January 2015 to Current
Subjects include: Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Pre-Calculus, AP Caculus AB and SAT Math Elective
Activities Include: National Honor Society Advisor
Create original content and provide resources for students achievement via iTuneU
o Courses created and collaborated on include: Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Precalculus, AP
Calculus AB
Collaborate on iTunesU course Move with I.T. to help educators with educational technology
Collaborate on iTunesU course Digital Portfolio. to help educators and students with creating a professional
portfolio
Provide differentiated mathematical instruction to a diverse group of students geared towards Algebra I
Keystone Exams
Create an atmosphere of higher ordered mathematical thinking and questioning
Encourage deeper student understanding by designing and creating mathematical projects
Mathematics Teacher, Maritime Academy Charter High School, Phila., PA
August 2012 to January 2015
Subjects include: Algebra I Honors, Algebra I Inclusion, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus and Intro to
HTML/CSS
Activities Include: SeaPerch Robotics, 9th Grade Faculty Advisor, National Honor Society Advisor
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Presenter, ISTE, San Antonio, TX

Present session on iTunesU: How To!

June 2017

Presenter, ISTE, Denver, CO









Present poster on Effective Project Based Learning in High School
Present session on Math iPad-metics and Thank You Mr. Gutenberg, but Weve Moved On
Facilitated learning at the iPlayground

June 2016

Presenter, Bacon Bytes, Mileville, NJ





Present session Effective Project Based Learning in High School

April 2016

Presenter, EduCon2.8, Philadelphia, PA





Present conversation Effective Project Based Learning in High School

January 2016

Presenter, ECET2, Philadelphia, PA





Present session Redesigning your Mathematics Class

October 2015

Organizer, Maritime Academy Charter High School, Phila., PA



Spring 2013 to Spring 2015
Create and organize Personal Learning Community to help with use of technology in classroom
Provide professional development for high school teachers in all content area
Guide and provide feedback to teachers in successful implementing technology in lessons
Organizer and Presnter, GREAT14 Conference, Galway, Ireland
Present session on using video in the classroom, specifically flipped classroom
Collaborate with overseas graduate cohort to organize logistics of conferences

Summer 2014

WORK EXPERIENCE
Tutor, Mathnasium, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania



August 2010 to Current
Work with children in grades 2nd through 12th to improve their math skills, using data from diagnostic
assessments to identify target areas for growth
Provide homework help
Promote a fun, active learning atmosphere

REFERENCES:
Dr. Margery Covello
Director of Operations
String Theory High School
mcovello@stringtheorschools.org
Selena Driscoll
Head of Mathematics Department
String Theory High School
sdriscoll@stringtheoryschools.org
Joseph Tabasco
Mathematics Teacher
jtabasco12.1@gmail.com