Resume
Education
Alma College
 Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics (Sec. Ed.), Minor in Political Science
 Mathematics Honorary
Michigan State University
 Master of Arts in Educational Technology
 Emphasis in Creative Teaching
Experience
Mt. Pleasant High School – Mt. Pleasant, MI
High School Math teacher – All subjects
Writing Integration
 Integrated reflective blogging to increase metacognition in AP calculus
 Developed topic centered blogging in precalculus
Discourse Integration
 Developed activities specifically designed for collaborative whiteboarding
 Utilized WSQ (Watch, Summarize, Question) chats as follow ups to video lessons
Flipped classroom

Designed realworld problems that spanned each major unit of study

Created inquiry activities to deepen understanding of certain topics
 Leveraged technology to enhance the instruction
Creative Teaching
 Leveraged Metacognition in Mathematics with “Feeling Trig Functions” and “Walking out Functions” activities
 Collaboratively developed a card sort task to introduce trig verification
 Used GIFs to help students think abstractly about secant and tangent lines
 And more…
Accomplishments/Presentations
 Presented at the AP national conference on Discourse and Inquiry in AP Calculus
 Presented at the National Flipped Learning Conference (July 2015) *Same topics as MACUL
 Presented at Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning (MACUL) Conference on Inquiry in the Flipped Classroom as well as Discourse in Mathematics (March 2015)
 CoKeynote speaker at Michigan Flipped Learning Conference (January 2014)
 Presented at the Michigan Council of Teachers of English Conference on writing in the mathematics classroom (October 2013)
 Featured Speaker at the National Flipped Learning Conference (June 2013)
 Presented to Alma College Education Department about flipped learning and educational technology (February 2013)