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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 We’ve 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