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Matthew Pickwell Portfolio

  1. 1. Matthew Pickwell Teaching Portfolio Back to Table of Contents
  2. 2. Table of Contents <ul><li>Who Am I? </li></ul><ul><li>My Family </li></ul><ul><li>Education and Resume </li></ul><ul><li>Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Other Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Philosophy </li></ul><ul><li>Work </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom Management </li></ul>Back to Table of Contents
  3. 3. Who am I? I am from Knoxville. I grew up in South Knoxville and graduated from South Doyle High School. Upon graduation, I attended school to work with children in a ministerial position. I worked in Atlanta with after school and community mentoring programs. For the last two years, I have been the Family Life Minister at a church in Oak Ridge which encompassed working with the children and youth of the church. Back to Table of Contents
  4. 4. My Family <ul><li>I have been married for eight years to my wife Jennifer and have a year old daughter named Elsie Kate. </li></ul><ul><li>We have a Jack Russell dog named Juliet. When not working, our favorite thing to do is to camp in the Smokies. </li></ul><ul><li>My favorite subjects are Tennessee History and Math. </li></ul>Back to Table of Contents
  5. 5. My Education <ul><li>My Resume – Click Here </li></ul><ul><li>Reference Letter 1 – Click Here </li></ul><ul><li>Reference Letter 2 – Click Here </li></ul><ul><li>Tusculum College Knoxville, TN </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Graduated May 2011 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bachelors in Human Growth and Learning with K-6 Elementary Education Concentration </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Children’s Ministry Institute Warrenton, MO </li></ul><ul><ul><li>August 2001 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Children’s Ministry </li></ul></ul>Back to Table of Contents
  6. 6. My Experience <ul><li>Knox County Schools , Knoxville, TN January 2011-Present </li></ul><ul><li>Student Teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Belle Morris Elementary – 5th Grade </li></ul><ul><li>Powell Elementary – 1st Grade </li></ul><ul><li>Practiced the role of the teacher under the guidance of a master teacher. Duties include teaching, unit and lesson planning, tutoring, grading, designing assessments, overseeing classroom management and assisting in all areas of daily classroom experience, with a focus on: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching Strategies </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Learning Environment </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Assessment & Evaluation </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Growth </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Knox County Schools , Knoxville, TN November 2009-December 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Practicum Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Gresham Middle, Pleasant Ridge Elementary, Belle Morris Elementary, and Laura Cansler Boys & Girls Club. </li></ul><ul><li>Performed 198 hours of practicum. Gained practical experience within the classroom setting. Participated in a manner determined by the supervising teacher including teaching, tutoring, grading, designing assessments, overseeing classroom management and any other expectations from a master teacher. </li></ul>Back to Table of Contents
  7. 7. Other Experience <ul><li>First Baptist Church Oak Ridge , Oak Ridge, TN </li></ul><ul><li>June 2009- Present </li></ul><ul><li>Family Life Minister </li></ul><ul><li>Minister to the entire church with a primary emphasis on youth ministry. Additional responsibilities include equipping and developing lay leadership for the children, youth, and family ministries of the church. Also, work with all associated church leadership teams to offer quality activities that meet the spiritual and social needs of families. Also, involved in pastoral care, education, worship leadership, spiritual direction, and outreach with the ministerial team. </li></ul><ul><li>Key Accomplishments </li></ul><ul><li>Grew youth department by 400%. </li></ul><ul><li>Developed new children’s church program that uses many teaching and learning styles. </li></ul><ul><li>Developed a successful Vacation Bible School program that reached 75 children. </li></ul>Back to Table of Contents
  8. 8. My Philosophy <ul><li>I believe that we have to use multiple methods to approach all learning styles and to captivate students’ minds. </li></ul><ul><li>Students should experience learning, not just hear it. </li></ul><ul><li>I believe that children have so much negativity in their lives. We can make school a positive, rewarding and fun part of their day and impact their lives. I enjoy helping children find success and build confidence. </li></ul>Back to Table of Contents
  9. 9. My Work Back to Table of Contents <ul><li>ActivInspire Charts </li></ul><ul><li>Lesson Plans </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom Management </li></ul><ul><li>Web Presence </li></ul><ul><li>Spreadsheets </li></ul><ul><li>PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>Webquests </li></ul>
  10. 10. ActivInspire <ul><li>Using Illustrations – Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Judging Time – Math </li></ul><ul><li>Living or Nonliving – Science </li></ul><ul><li>Nickels and Pennies - Math </li></ul>Back to Table of Contents Back to My Work Back to Table of Contents Back to My Work
  11. 11. Lesson Plans <ul><li>Probability </li></ul><ul><li>Pie Charts </li></ul><ul><li>Ukraine </li></ul>Back to Table of Contents Back to My Work
  12. 12. Classrooom Management <ul><li>Classroom Newsletter </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom Rules </li></ul><ul><li>Consequences </li></ul><ul><li>Procedures </li></ul><ul><li>Grading System </li></ul><ul><li>Handbook Sample Page </li></ul><ul><li>Schedule </li></ul>Back to Table of Contents Back to My Work
  13. 13. Web Presence Educational Database Back to Table of Contents Back to My Work
  14. 14. Spreadsheets Fundraiser Tracking (Two Tab Tracking) Gradebook Back to Table of Contents Back to My Work
  15. 15. PowerPoint <ul><li>Probability </li></ul>Back to Table of Contents Back to My Work
  16. 16. Webquests <ul><li>Webquest Sample </li></ul>Back to Table of Contents Back to My Work