Dedicated elementary teacher with a passion for education and an unwavering commitment to optimizing student and school success. Demonstrated ability to teach, motivate, and direct students while maintaining high interest and achievement.
- KATIE SHUMWAY
- Provo, Utah 84604
Elementary Education - Bachelor of ScienceApril 2013
Brigham Young University
Utah State Teaching License: K-6
Expected April 2013
Intern, 5th gradeJune 2012- Present
Art City Elementary, Springville, Utah
Prepared and delivered effective and impactful lesson plans in all subjects. Established a rapport with each student in all three fifth grade classes. Actively participated in weekly collaboration with fifth grade team. Utilized the district reading program, Journeys, for whole group shared practice and guided reading groups. Incorporated the new Common Core math standards using inquiry-based teaching. Developed close relationships with parents; kept them informed and involved in their students’ education through weekly email correspondence.
Student Teaching—Practicum Experience, 3rd grade March-April 2012
Canyon Elementary, Spanish Fork, Utah
Continuously taught, reflected, and modified students’ skills in all subjects through lessons and assessments. Guided small reading groups to improve comprehension and fluency. Adapted lessons for both advanced students and students falling behind through different assignments and increased critical thinking.
Student Teaching—Practicum Experience, Kindergarten October-November 2011
Spanish Oaks Elementary, Spanish Fork, Utah
Maintained classroom management utilizing various attention getters, alternating learning styles, while maintaining an awareness of individual student needs. Collaborated with other school faculty and practicum students to identify the most appropriate way to design and deliver individualized educational content. Supervised guided reading groups to improve comprehension and fluency.
Westridge ElementaryAugust 2011-Mary 2012
Teacher: Karen Schwen (801) 374-4870
Volunteered in a first grade classroom twice a week. Worked with students on class work, homework, and reading. Taught a small guided reading group. Assisted with class art projects.
Volunteered at the Special Olympics preparing and assisting athletes to participate in the games.
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- Provo, Utah 84604
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: (801) 367-4681
- Website: http://www.kshumway.com