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Jennifer Shaw

Experienced language teacher and instructional technologist recognized for the infusion of the
latest tools to provide meaningful learning experiences for 21
st
century learners
Continually learning and collaborating to develop knowledge of essential skills necessary to
educate todays learners in an ever-changing landscape of technology and demands
Eager to be a more integral part of improving language instruction through the use of technology

Qualifications Teaching and Education Experience:
Instructing diverse groups of varying size, age, ability, and background, including colleagues
Demonstrating leadership in advancing technological initiatives to improve learning
Evolving and adapting as to meet new technological and instructional needs

Technological Instruction:
Integrating instructional technology with Web 2.0 tools, mobile technology, and social media
Providing professional development to colleagues in the implementation of tools
Creating/modifying web content, including sites, blogs, E-learning, and audio/video digitization

Communication:
Interacting with superior verbal interpersonal and written communication skills
Collaborating with colleagues and others to develop best practice standards and curriculum
Writing professional reports, collecting/interpreting data, and communicating results to others


Web 2.0 Video Collaboration Social Networking Mobile Technology Distance/Blended Instruction
Video/Audio/Photo Production Mac/PC Web Development Digital Storytelling Pod/Vodcasting
Reference Databases Wikis Blogs Presentation Software Hardware A/V Troubleshooting


Spanish/English Teacher, Ann Arbor Public Schools, Michigan 2011- Present
Instructing in Spanish for grades 6-8 and providing E-learning for English 9/10 via Moodle
Integral in realigning the Spanish curriculum to reflect new standards for language proficiency
Training district colleagues in use of various web 2.0 tools to improve student outcomes

Spanish/English Teacher/Mandarin Coordinator, Plainwell Schools, Michigan 2010-2011
Demonstrated flexibility by teaching Spanish and English for grades 8-11 in three buildings
Led Spanish curriculum to proficiency-based assessments and used Web 2.0 tools to do so
Implemented online Mandarin program and web-based reading/literacy recovery program

Spanish and English Teacher, Greenville County Schools, South Carolina 2007-2010
Planned and implemented curriculum and assessed students with diverse evaluation methods
Instructed students in information literacy and reference practices to improve expository writing

Spanish and English Teacher, Napoleon Community Schools, Michigan 2005-2007
Served as language department lead while teaching Spanish and English for grades 9-12

University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 2010
Masters of Library and Information Science, Focus in School Library GPA: 3.9
Recipient of 2008 Ehrhardt Scholarship for professionalism and interest in library science

Albion College, Albion, Michigan 2005
Bachelor of Arts in English, Spanish, and Education with Honors GPA: 3.6
Received competitive endowment to conduct original research for Honors thesis
Awarded of Trustee and Shurmer Scholarships for achievement in educational research




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