Danielle Sciatto

38380 Ann Arbor Trail Livonia, MI 48150 313.550.0745 dsciatto@gmail.com

EDUCATION
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2006-2011 3.343 GPA, Bachelor of Science, Biology, Music Provisional Secondary Certification, Biology, Psychology • University Honors: Fall 2009, 2010 • Kappa Delta Pi: Co- chair of “Literacy Alive!” Balanced part- time employment with full- time academics: Caribou Coffee Company • Awarded "Best of the Bou Crew", Fall 2009 • Designed and coordinated visual displays throughout store

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Student Teaching: Canton High School School of Education January 2011- April 2011 University of Michigan, Canton, MI • Observed and taught four 10th grade biology classes and one ELL biology class at a diverse, suburban high school • Incorporated technology into an inquiry- based curriculum while fulfilling Michigan standards on energy • Participated in school culture by helping run a Science Olympiad invitational. Practicum II: Frost Middle School School of Education September 2010- December 2010 University of Michigan, Livonia, MI • Observed three 7th grade science classes at a suburban middle school by shadowing an experienced teacher • Engaged students with a three- day lesson sequence on photosynthesis and macromolecules with inquiry Practicum I: Western International High School School of Education January 2010- April 2010 University of Michigan, Detroit, MI • Observed one biology and one integrated science classes at an urban bilingual high school by shadowing an experienced teacher • Supplemented biology curriculum through planning and teaching a lesson integrating literacy and photosynthesis Study Group Leader Science Learning Center January 2007- January 2009 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI • Enriched collegiate introductory biology courses by developing original study guides and lesson plans • Fostered an inclusive learning environment by facilitating peer discussions

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE
Parent Orientation Leader Office of New Student Programs May 2010- August 2010 Student Orientation Leader Office of New Student Programs May 2008- August 2008 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI • Communicated effectively in diverse settings by delivering clear presentations and short monologues to over 150 people, while giving thorough and concise answers to individual questions • Expanded worldview through participation in anti-bias and leadership training Rank Leader Michigan Marching Band August 2009- December 2009 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI • Motivated 40 peers to improve marching, playing and performance skills through demonstrating, evaluating and generating individual feedback • Strengthened the band program by interfacing and brainstorming with professional staff weekly Undergraduate Research Assistant Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology January 2009- April 2010 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI • Refined laboratory skills in growing cultures, REP-PCR, DNA extraction and antibiotic testing of bioluminescent bacteria • Worked to build a DNA library for two bacterial strains by extrapolating data to determine gene function and location

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