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Cameron Mount


Current Address

3063 Vine St. Lincoln, NE 68503

Permanent Address (after 5/2/13) 6002 Seward St. Omaha, NE 68104


cell: 402.350.1457
email: cam2009@gmail.com

e-portfolio: https://cameronmount.wordpress.com

 

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education and Human Sciences   Anticipated Graduation Date: May 4, 2013

GPA: 3.953 on 4.0 scale                                                        University of Nebraska – Lincoln

 

Endorsements:      English 7-12

Praxis Status:         Completed Praxis I

 

Certification

Application pending for Nebraska Initial Teaching Certificate

 

Related Experience in Education

 

Student Teaching

 

10th Grade Differentiated English, Lincoln High School, Lincoln, NE                       January-May, 2013

  • From day one, independently planned and taught two periods of 10D English (19 and 30 students, respectively)
  • Coordinated detailed, interactive lessons, activities, genre project, and discussions around the topics of sociolinguistics, dialect, gender identity, and connotation/denotation in conjunction with Barbara Kingsolver’s novel The Bean Trees. The following “big idea” objective guided the six-week unit: How does developing understandings of gender, sociolinguistics, and immigration/sanctuary strengthen our connection to literature, particularly on a thematic level?
  • Coordinated a detailed non-fiction unit around the following “big idea” objective: What does it mean to be literate across various genres, and how do these strategies support cultural and communicative competence?

 

Senior International Baccalaureate (IB) English, Lincoln High School, Lincoln, NE   January-May, 2013

  • Coordinated discussions and curriculum for 19 students in the final year of Lincoln High’s university-qualifying IB program

 

10th Grade World Experience (WEX), Lincoln High School, Lincoln, NE                             January-May, 2013

  • Coordinated and led discussion and curriculum in Lincoln High’s two-block course taught jointly by the school’s English (35 years experience) and History (20+ years experience) teachers. World Experience combines aspects of English, World Religions, Sociology in a rigorous curriculum

 

Practicum Experiences

10th Grade Differentiated English, Southeast High School, Lincoln, NE     September-December, 2012

  • From one week in until December, co-developed and co-taught all units with a practicum partner (under supervision from the cooperating teacher)
  • Units focused on Native American identity and stereotypes using novels by Sherman Alexie
  • Individually taught mini-units on Native American mythology (utilizing traditional Native American myths and Leslie Marmon Silko’s Storyteller), magical realism, and Native American stereotypes in the media (incorporating personally-conducted interviews with Native leaders in the Lincoln community.
  • Emphasized classroom discussion (whole and small-group)

 

8th Grade English at Park Middle School, Lincoln, NE                                               January-May, 2011

  • Worked one-on-one with students in class of 25 learners across a range of abilities

 

Additional Experience with Children

AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America), Lincoln, NE                          May-August 2012

  • Summer Athlete Academy supervisor through Lincoln Public Schools at Dawes Middle School. Supervised 6 weeks of sports with 6-8th graders, culminating in competition at the Cornhusker State Games. I took charge of three-times-a-day journaling where students set and reflected on their goals and progress
  • Dawes Mentor Program blueprint planner: Served on a comittee constructing a blueprint for a new school culture based around a school-wide college mentor program. After a summer of work, the resulting plan emphasized ways to help students take risks, self-advocate as leaders, and reflect in order to carry a personal vision for growth into high school and beyond

 

Honors and Positions

  • President, Pi Lambda Theta Honors Educational Society: May 2012 – Present (member since February 2010)
  • Undergraduate English Organization: Vice President, September 2010 – May 2011
  • College of Education & Human Sciences Dean’s List: 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Regents Scholarship recipient: 2009 – 2012

 

Additional Work Experience

  • Daily Nebraskan: Arts & Entertainment writer, Opinion columnist, May 2011 – Present
    • University of Nebraska at Lincoln Architecture Library: Library Assistant, August 2010 – Present
    • Gallup Poll Organization: Telephone interviewer, June 2008 – May 2012
    • University of Nebraska at Lincoln Mathematics Library: Library Assistant, August 2009 – May 2010

Community Service

  • Lighthouse After-School Program Tutor: February 2011 – May 2011 (20 hours)
  • Immanuel Lutheran Church Vacation Bible School Counselor: 2006-2009 (60 hours)
  • Immanuel Lutheran Church Christian Education Committee: 2006-2009
  • Immanuel Lutheran Church Worship & Music Committee: 2006-2009

 

Professional Skills

Experience with diverse populations

75+ hours experience leading a classroom

Basic speaking skills in Spanish

High technological literacy

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