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Education

19951999

Bachelor of Arts - 3.7 GPA

Southwestern University

Major: Child Study and Language Development

Specializations in Reading and Early Childhood

Work experience

2015Current

App/Technology Reviewer and Guest Blogger

Teachers With Apps, Whooo's Reading, Texas Computer Education Association, Smartbrief

Write reviews of educational technology and blog articles serving to help teachers make informed decisions about technology use in classrooms.

2015Current

Consultant for App Developers

Edoki; MegaPro Calculator; PivotEd; Duck, Duck Moose; Kiddom

Beta-test educational technology in order to identify strengths and weaknesses.

2014Current

iPad Lab Teacher

Shreve Island Elementary/Caddo Parish School Board

Teach colleagues and students how to productively use technology, augment classroom instruction with technology, teach beginning coding and digital cititzenship to students in grades K-5.

20042013

Third Grade Teacher

Caddo Parish School Board

Implemented statewide education standards and guided students through their life journeys in a safe, nurturing environment.

20002004

Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

College Station Independent School District

Implemented early childhood standards and taught regular education pre-kindergarten students in a full inclusion environment while working cooperatively with special education personnel and students.

20012004

Parent/In-Home Trainer

College Station Independent School District

Met with families in their homes who had a child diagnosed with autism and taught management techniques. 

20002003

Extended School Year Teacher/Coordinator

College Station Indenpendent School District

Taught and coordinated the summer extended school year program for students with special needs.

Recent Presentations

Skoolbo + Community Partnership = Learning

TCEA                                                                                                                                                              2017

Poster Presentation

Digital Storytelling

Northwest Reading Association                                                                                                                 2016

https://www.emaze.com/@AWCWZLFO/digital-storytelling                                                                                                                 

Apps that Assess                                                                                                                                        2015-2107

APEL, TCEA, Fall CUE

https://www.emaze.com/@ALIIZILZ/apps-that-assess

Apps that Teach Number Concepts                                                                                                       2015

TCEA

https://www.emaze.com/@ALITRRLW/presentation-name 

Google Does What?!                                                                                                                                   2015

LaCUE

https://www.emaze.com/@ALIRLRTW/google-does-what

 

Want to Add an iPad Lab?                                                                                                                         2015

Caddo Instructional Technology Department

https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B-ZdMFzIogYaNTJpNEdldmZLam8&usp=sharing

Using iPads to Assess                                                                                                                                 2015

Walnut Hill Elementary/Middle 

https://sites.google.com/site/kcipadsclass/

Reflecting Software, Math Apps, Coding, Google Drive,                                                            2015-2016

Chromebook Use, Live Streaming, Video Creation and Editing,

Use of Greenscreen, Using QR codes, Publishing Videos, Book Creator App,

and many others                                                                                                                         

Shreve Island Elementary

topics discussed with colleagues in grade-level meetings, individual conferences, and/or faculty meetings