Brooke Reedlunn

brooke.reedlunn@gmail.com

Objective: To write and publish engaging texts that get kids excited about reading and learning.

Writing Experience:

Freelance Writing 2012-2013

  • Appleseeds Magazine will publish “Inca Ruins” article (working title), April 2014
  • Highlights Magazine purchased the non-fiction article- “Hello Giant Anteater (and Baby)!”
  • Skipping Stones Magazine will publish “Felix Forgets” January 2014
  • Spigot Science Magazine published several non-fiction articles- “How to Make a Graphite Circuit,” “How Touch Screens Work,” “The Father of Electricity,” “The Ground is Falling,” “Desalination,” and “The Phytoplankton from Outer Space”
  • Imagination Cafe published “Learning Styles” – http://www.imagination-cafe.com/extra/howdoyoulearn.asp
  • Won Institute of Children’s Literature contest for “Twins” a preteen story in texts

Educational Writing, 2002-2013

  • Wrote teacher guides for state standards and Common Core Standards
  • Wrote weekly newsletters, updated website, and communicated with families and community
  • Wrote classroom grants – awarded in 2008, 2009, and 2011
  • Attended Summer Writing/Reading Institute, New York Teachers College 2008 & 2010

Curriculum Experience:

  • Fountas and Pinnell Word Study/Phonics
  • Words Their Way Phonics
  • Teacher’s College Readers Workshop and Guided Reading
  • Lucy Caulkin’s Writer’s Workshop
  • 6 Traits Writing
  • Harcourt Brace Open Court Reading and Phonics
  • Everyday Mathematics and E-suite
  • Houghton Mifflin Math Series
  • Rubicon Atlas Curriculum Mapping

Credentials/Affliations:

  • Active member of Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators  2012-13
  • Attended SCBWI Summer Conference   2013
  • National Board Certification – Early Childhood              2009 – Expiration 2019
  • Professional Michigan State Teaching Credential        Elementary K-5, All Subjects
  • California Professional Clear Credential                        CLAD, Multiple Subject

Teaching Experience:

Paddock Elementary, Milan Area Schools, Milan, MI – First Grade 2007-2012,   Art TeacherGrades 1-2, 2005-2007

  • -Extensive interactive whiteboard lesson design
  • -Cross curricular emphasis on literacy in science, math, social studies, and art

Corona Creek Elementary, Waugh School District, Petaluma, CA – K-3, 2003-2005

Justin Elementary School, Simi Valley Unified School District, Simi Valley, CA – First Grade, 2002-2003 

Education:

  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI                                     Masters in Education: Curriculum Development 2007                                        
  • California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, CA                                    Bachelor of Arts: Liberal Studies 2001                                               

 

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