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RECENT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Advanced Placement English Language & Literature Training

EARCOS Common Assessment Workshop

Taiwan Educators Association Workshops: Flipped Classroom, Table of Specifications

CATES Leadership Conference

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PUBLICATIONS / PROJECTS

English 9 Honors Fairy Tale Vignette Anthology   (House on Mango Street Unit)

English 9 Honors Fairy Tale Vignette Anthology
(House on Mango Street Unit)

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Lemur Newspaper (I am the founding instructor of the After-School Elementary Journalism Program) The Lemur is now online: www.lemurnewspaper.com

Lemur Newspaper (I am the founding instructor of the After-School Elementary Journalism Program) The Lemur is now online: http://www.lemurnewspaper.com

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Virus Magazine produced in my middle school publication program.

Virus Magazine produced in my middle school publication program.

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As Curriculum Coordinator, I created a newsletter to foster positive communication and awareness among faculty members.

As Curriculum Coordinator, I created a newsletter to foster positive communication and awareness among faculty members.

ORIGINAL LESSON PLANS / CUSTOM DESIGNED MATERIALS

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In Japan, all of my students were expected to maintain a journal. It was quite effective in developing their writing, communication, and vocabulary skills.

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The Raven In Pop Culture Powerpoint Presentation

Description: Example presentation I created for an Edgar Allan Poe unit in order for students to understand the impact his works have had on society. (CLICK ABOVE TITLE OR HERE TO DOWNLOAD)

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Gothic Unit Project (PDF)

Description: An example of how I utilize creative/authentic assessments and project based learning in the language arts classroom. (CLICK ABOVE TITLE TO VIEW OR RIGHT CLICK TO DOWNLOAD)

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Creative Assessment Example: This is a student’s anime style depiction of the character George in “Of Mice and Men.” The student created a complete series of illustrations for the text.

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This is example of a weekly assessment I used in English, Journalism and Leadership classes. It encourages students to read the newspaper and even if they fail the test, they will automatically be updated on current events while reviewing the answers.

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CO-CURRICULAR ACHIEVEMENT / ACTIVITIES DIRECTOR

An example of how generating press for the school in local media. (Florida Sun Sentinel)

Worked with the NAVY to bring the Leap Frog parachuting demonstration to the school.

Student Government Association Advisor

First Medallion in School History

Revitalized school climate with an onslaught of new activities.

 CLICK HERE TO VIEW FULL SGA CALENDAR

Please Note: Before adopting the SGA Advisor position, the only event SGA sponsored was Homecoming Week.

Newspaper Advisor

Launched the school newspaper’s first color print and digital edition

As founder of the Charger Cinema Club I gave students the opportunity to practice answering standardized test questions using movies they had just watched after-school. The club was widely popular and had up to 50 students in attendance during each of twice weekly sessions.

Firm Leadership / Organized Coaching

Created a new handbook for all clubs and activities

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Below is an testimony of the impact co-curricular activities have on students. This student is writing of his experience on the Washington D.C. trip, which I initiated, orchestrated and led to expose under privileged students to the nation’s capitol thus motivating them to become school leaders.

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As Activities Director, I arranged for art students to draw caricatures as thank you presents for all club sponsors.

Involving Parents and the Community in Co-Curricular Activities

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