Fourth Grade Teacher
School District of Waukesha- Heyer Elementary
Created and implemented lesson plans according to the Common Core State Standards. Specialized in English Language Arts. Collaborated and planned with grade level and vertical teams and the special education staff. AnalyzedMAPS scores and other summative and formative assessment to plan effective and personalized instruction. Participated in PLCs with various teaching teams. Created a safe, positive, and engaging learning environment. Technology was used daily to enhance learning. Students thrived and felt comfortable taking risks. Attended professional meetings, educational conferences, including The Midwest Google Summit, The Wisconsin State Association Reading conventions and district professional development opportunities. Integrated technology into the classroom and used technology applications to personalize student learning. Expert user of Google Apps For Education, Blogging, Google and Chrome Store scripts, extensions and applications and iPad use and E-portfolios. Used student productivity applications like Animoto, Voki, Explain Everything, iMovie, Notability, Book Creator and many more. Served as a key driver of technology and content integration at Heyer. Planned and taught building level professional development in technology use. Created a website and blog to keep staff up-to-date on new technologies and how to use them.