Resume - Devon Goodwin

Devon Nicole Goodwin
Phone: (403) 869-2095
Key strengths
Working with and connecting to diverse students and students with physical and cognitive challenges
Flexibility, willingness to take on new roles and challenges
Positive, Intelligent, Life-long learner
Bachelor of Education
Early Childhood, Elementary Route
University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
2011 to 2013
Bachelor of Psychology
Honors Degree
University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
1999 to 2003
Teaching Experience
Instructor, Law School Admission Test Preparation Course
July 2008 to present
Oxford Seminars, Calgary, AB Canada (casual)
 Teaching logic, problem solving, critical thinking and reading comprehension skills to University
graduates, in preparation for them to write the law school admission test (LSAT)
CBE Calgary Board of Education
September 2006- April 2007
Contract position, Special Education and Resource Teacher
 Providing in-class support to children in a school catering exclusively to high needs and high behavioral
elementary students
 Producing and implementing personalized learning and behavioral support plans for a variety of special
International Teaching Experience
Private Tutoring, Math and English, Tenerife, Spain
2003 to 2005, and 2008-2011
 Lesson planning and instruction for English Language Learners, age 5-14
 Lesson planning and instruction for children with delayed literacy and numeracy skills
Assistant to Teacher, Volunteer
March, 2010
El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain
 Working with an English Language Teacher, I travelled to municipal schools in El Hierro, K-12, delivering
English language classes and class support.
Practicum Experience
Kindergarten Teacher
Rosedale School, Calgary, AB
Grade 1/2 Teacher
Fall, 2012
University Elementary School, Calgary AB
 Taught Social Studies, Mathematics, and Art in interdisciplinary units
 Utilized documentation as a reflective teaching and learning practice
 Attending specifically to needs of English Language Learners and students with complex behaviors
Grade 1/2 Teacher
Winter, 2012
Hillhurst School, Calgary AB
 Worked with a diverse variety of students, including several coded as gifted and twice-exceptional
 Extensive practice of differentiation of instruction in the classroom
Additional Experience
Host Family to English Learning International Students
University of Calgary and Privately, Calgary, AB
 Providing a secure and warm atmosphere to international students from China and Japan living in our
 Daily integration in English conversation and English language support
Synchronized Swimming Coach, Volunteer
YMCA, Calgary, AB
 Training and choreography for a team of 8 girls, ages 7-9
 Attendance at provincial competitions that the team competed in
Girl Guides of Canada Leader, Sparks
Calgary, Alberta
 Programming and weekly instruction of 20 girls, ages 5-6
 Planning for and leading the group of girls on a 3 day outdoor camping trip
Professional Memberships
Student member of the Alberta Teachers’ Association
Calgary Reggio Emilia Network
MENSA Canada
Inquiry-based learning and Interdisciplinary projects
Development of the whole person: physical, mental, emotional, spiritual