Teaching

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Tecumseh Middle School, Lafayette, IN 2013-2014
Volunteer Instructional Assistant
• Co-teach and assist in lesson planning and assessment in middle school English classroom with cooperating teacher
• After-school tutoring for at-risk students

GK-12 Program, Lafayette, IN 2012
Visiting Scholar in English Language Arts Grade 8
• Co-teach middle school English lessons with cooperating teacher
• Develop and teach inquiry-based writing lesson aligned to common curriculum in collaboration with Professional Learning Community

Ivy Tech Community College, West Lafayette, IN 2011-present
Adjunct Faculty
English 111 English Composition
English 112 Exposition and Persuasion
• Develop conceptual units and lessons to guide students through theory and practice of composition, rhetoric, and style
• Facilitate writing workshop

Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 2009-present
Teaching Assistant
ENGL 391 Composition For English Teachers
• Coaching students in development of evaluation of teacher education texts and corresponding lesson plans
• Book presentations on resources for preservice teachers on teaching writing

Teaching Assistant
EDCI 559 Academic Language and Content Area Learning for ELLs
• Virtual conferencing on student projects
• Developing model assignments for students

Teaching Assistant
ENGL 106 English Composition
• Develop conceptual units and daily lessons to guide students through theory and practice of composition, rhetoric, and style
• Facilitate writing workshop and individual conferences

Karnes Archives and Special Collections Instruction
• Develop primary research methods lessons for ENGL 106 students using archives for research papers
• Collaborate with cooperating instructor to align lesson to parameters of the course

Andrew J Brown Academy, Indianapolis, IN 2008-2009
Teacher Grade 7-8 English Language Arts
• Created daily lesson plans and conceptual units to align to state standards and National Heritage Academies corporate standards of English Language Arts
• Constructed assessments to measure achievement and growth in composition and reading comprehension

East Central High School, St. Leon, IN 2008
High School English Summer School Program
• Created daily lesson plans and conceptual units to align to state standards in English Language Arts

Batesville High School, Batesville, IN 2008
Student Teacher
• Developed two conceptual unit plans aligned with state standards:
• Collaborated with cooperating teacher and institutional mentor to refine pedagogical skills

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