Work History

Work History
Sep 2009 - Present

i21 Trainer

Department of Educational Technology, San Diego Unified School District
  • Content developer for classes such as Student Presentations on the iPad, Google Earth 1 and 2, Educational Podcasting, and Using the Internet for Instruction.
  • Lead teacher for classes such as DocCam 860, Blogging, Wikis, Microsoft Word, Windows 7/Outlook, and Moodle l, ll, & lll.
Oct 2012 - Present

Educational Technology Resource Teacher

San Diego Unified School District
  • Support teachers to effectively use technology provided by the i21 Initiative.
  • Collaborate with Principals to design and implement staff professional development.
  • Design and implement iPad trainings for SDUSD teachers.
  • Lead district implementation of My Big Campus LMS.
  • Lead a team to design online courses for i21 trainings.
Jan 2005 - Oct 2012

Mathematics Teacher

Jean Farb Middle School
  • Experience teaching Pre-Algebra, Algebra, and Geometry.
  • Integral member of the AVID Site Team at Farb – an AVID National Demonstration School.
  • 2009 and 2010 Teacher of the Year.
  • Design and lead face-to-face and web-based instruction for Algebra and Geometry students at Farb. 
  • Assist in designing and leading staff professional development focusing on applying technology and AVID strategies in classrooms. 
  • Manage classes online using the Moodle LMS.
  • Analyze data about student learning outcomes to guide instruction.
Sep 2009 - Dec 2009

Internship

SPAWAR Systems Center, Pacific
  • Lead a team of educational technology graduate students from San Diego State University through all phases of ADDIE to create a learning module for high school math students.
  • Interview subject matter experts within the Department of Defense.
  • Survey educators to guide design and development decisions.

Education

Education
Aug 2004 - May 2005

Single Subject Teaching Credential

San Diego State University

Student Teaching Experience

  • City Heights Educational Collaborative
  • Hoover High School, grades 9-12, Unified Math (entry level algebra).

Professional Organizations

2009-present:  Computer Using Educators (CUE)

2009-present:  International Society Technology in Education (ISTE)

2009-present:  Greater San Diego Mathematics Council (GSDMC)

Objective

To teach math to high school students, facilitate teachers to effectively use technology in their classrooms, and to write online courses. 

Conference Presentations

  • Staff Developer, Mathematics 1, AVID Summer Institute, San Diego, CA, August 2012
  • Supporting Math in the AVID Elective, AVID National Conference.  Orlando, FL, December 2011

Skills

Skills

Flipped Classroom Instruction

I teach Algebra using the Flipped Classroom model in which students watch screencasts to learn at home and practice skills in class with teacher guidance.  My screencasts can be found on my YouTube channel.

Moodle

Providing technical support to students and staff. Developing and implementing units of study. Organizing courses online.