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Lindsey Palmer

9231B 101 Avenue Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 0W2


Telephone: (780) 978-7937 Email: lpalmer@ualberta.ca


Highlights

Team player who is willing to help with extra-curricular activities
Strives to differentiate instruction to meet the unique needs of students
Highly personable and creates quick, meaningful rapport with students and colleagues
Committed to engage students in learning by implementing technology into the
classroom.
Passionate about fostering a love of leaning in students.
Education

B.Ed, Secondary Education (English Major, Drama Minor), April 2011
University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta
B. Ed, Secondary Education University Transfer Program, April 2009
Grant MacEwan University Edmonton, Alberta
Courses Instructed

Grade 4 Core Subjects
Grade 5 Core Subjects
Language Arts 7
Language Arts 8
Language Arts 9
Information Processing 8
Information Processing 9
Drama 10
Drama 20

Professional Skills and Development

Smart Board and Smart Notebook
Power School
MS Office
Fountas & Pinnell Assessment
ESL Benchmarking
Whole Brain Teaching PD
Circle of Courage PD with Dr. Martin Brokenleg
Do or DI: Differentiating Instruction so All Students Succeed PD with Danny Brassell
Comprehension That Works PD with Danny Brassell
Engaging Students The Art of Effective Instruction Webinar
Classroom Management Webinar
Winning Strategies for Struggling Students Webinar



Lindsey Palmer lpalmer@ualberta.ca


Teaching Experience

Crystal Park School September 2013-June 2014
Teacher Grande Prairie, Alberta
Instructed grade 5 Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, Science, Health, Physical
Education.
Integrated gradual release and the use of technology into lesson planning.
Worked with an instructional coach to sharpen classroom management methods and
integrate new methods into practice.
Engaged with students and parents to create a supportive environment conducive to
learning, which supported the emotional and intellectual well-being of the students.
Formed professional working relationships with other teachers and increased my
repertoire of teaching ideas and materials.
Marked student work in a timely manner and provided students with constructive
feedback.
Scheduled staff for lunch time supervision for students requiring additional work time and
a quiet location to work.
Coached grade 5 basketball and grade 6 volleyball.

Grande Prairie Public School District September 2011-June 2013
Substitute Teacher Grande Prairie, Alberta
Peace Wapiti School Division September 2011- June 2013
Substitute Teacher Grande Prairie, Alberta

Clairmont Community School February 2012 - June 2012
Teacher Clairmont, Alberta
Instructed grade 4 Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, Science, Health and Language
Arts 8.
Integrate technology into lesson planning
Formed positive relationships with students to create a supportive learning environment.
Formed collaborative relationships with other teachers, increasing my repertoire of
teaching ideas and materials.
Marked student work in a timely manner and provided students with constructive
feedback.



Lindsey Palmer lpalmer@ualberta.ca

F.R. Haythorne School October 2010-Decemeber 2010
Student Teacher Sherwood Park, Alberta
Advanced Professional Term Mentor Teacher Rebecca Carter
Instructed Language Arts 7, Language Arts 9, and Information Processing 8 & 9
Practiced modifying lessons based on students needs in each class.
Incorporated drama background into lesson plans to engage students.
Took part in parent-teacher interviews with parents from grade 7 classes.
Formed positive relationships with students to create a supportive environment.
Developed anti-bullying skits with grade 7 students to be shown at orientation for grade 6
students.
Participated in supervisory activities; including after school supervision, basketball
practices, and the Christmas dance.

Bev Facey Community High School November 2009 December 2009
Student Teacher Sherwood Park, Alberta
Introductory Professional Term Mentor Teacher Larry Frank
Instructed Drama 10 and Drama 20.
Collaborated with my mentor teacher to direct Drama 10 play.
Attended after school and weekend rehearsals for the Drama 30 production of Oliver!
Observed other teachers lessons to sharpen my own teaching style.
Formed positive and meaningful relationships with students to assist with classroom
management.
Related Experience

Destination Imagination January 2013 March 2013
Team Manager
Facilitated after school student meetings as they discovered solutions to different
challenges.
Planned multiple scenarios to assist students without impeding their creativity.
Attended weekend multi-district challenge tournament with students.
Alberta Speech and Debate Association February 2009
Tournament Judge
Evaluated student competitors on pre-established criteria.
Collaborated with teachers and community members to rank student competitors.
Assisted with tournament prize awards.


Lindsey Palmer lpalmer@ualberta.ca

References

Mrs. Charlene Ungstad
Principal
Crystal Park School
9351-116 Avenue,
Grande Prairie, AB, T8V 6L5
Work: (780) 539-0333
Email: charlene.ungstad@gppsd.ab.ca

Ms. Deanna Fidelak
Vice Principal
Crystal Park School
9351-116 Avenue,
Grande Prairie, AB, T8V 6L5
Work: (780) 539-0333
Email: deanna.fidelak@gppsd.ab.ca

Mr. Shawn OShea
Principal
Clairmont Community School
10407-104 Street
Clairmont, AB T0H 0W5
Work: (780) 567-4698
Email: shawnoshea@pwsd76.ab.ca