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Reflection

Volunteer Experience

2011-2012Teacher-Candidate Mentor

Nipissing University, North Bay, Ontario

·Assist new teachers with potential planning, assessment, and classroom management 

Teaching Experience

Winter 2011Science Technology Pre-Service Teacher

W.J. Fricker, North Bay, Ontario

·Teaching grade 8 science technology in a shop class

·Guiding the students through a unit on hydraulics and building a scissor lift

Fall 2010Junior Communications Class Pre-Service Teacher

                 J. W. Trusler Public School, North Bay, Ontario

·Planned, taught and organized differentiated Gym, Language and Art lessons for a special education classroom for children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders

·Worked with expectations from grade 1-6 curriculum

·Assisted in helping with math and accompanied class on four field trips

·Attended Staff meeting on math integration and differentiation

·Sat in on IPRC statement of Decision and became familiarized with IEP's

2008-2009OTT Observation Teaching Hours

                    Widdifield Secondary School, North Bay, Ontario

·Observed Grade 9 English and Grade 10-12 Drama Classes for a total of 30 hours

·Helped English Class with public speaking tips

·Provided helpful feedback for Drama anthologies and exam one act play

2004-2006Company Member

                    Widdifield Secondary School, North Bay Ontario

·Ran Workshops for middle school students on Widdifield Spirit Days

·Organized and preformed in a children's puppet show around local public schools and daycares

·Crew leader for 2006 Sears Festival that ran, planned, organized and taught out of town students various drama related workshops and games

Education

May 2011Education in the Senior Division

Nipissing University, North Bay, Ontario

April 2011 Bachelor of Education

Nipissing University, North Bay, Ontario

Junior/Intermediate Division, History Teachable

April 2010Bachelor of Arts

                   Nipissing University, North Bay, Ontario

Psychology Major with Orientation to Teaching

Employment Experience

2004-2011 Data Entry/Accounting Assistant

                     Stradwicks Carpet One, North Bay, Ontario

·Created Spreadsheets and price updates using various programs (Excel, Word, Price Right, RFMS, CCA Pricing & Tagging…)

·Organized yearly filing systems efficiently

·Collaborated with others to create an online database of the stores inventory

·Analyzed, organized and sent our monthly statements of both account receivable and payable

2007-2011Part Time Key Holder

                    Athletes World, North Bay, Ontario

·Responsible for nightly deposits and returns in an efficient detail oriented manner

·Helped train new employees on various store procedures and policies

Computer Skills

·Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Smart, Excel, Power Point, Smart Notebook, Adobe Photoshop and Touch screens

·Familiar with Tumble Books, Starfall, Smart Ideas, Glogster, Wall Wisher and Twiducate

Professional Development

2010-2011 Nipissing University Workshops

·Smart Notebook Part 1& 2 Online Training Session

·Infusion Technology Integration Conference

·Blogging for Educators

·Using Adaptive Technology in the Classroom