Jacob Schwab

Freelance Content Writer & Editor

Location:Denver, Colorado, United States
2 Skills
Jacob Schwab
755 SOUTH DEXTER STREET #835, DENVER, COLORADO 80246 • PHONE (720) 937-8430

A dedicated individual with the ability to reach out to students and create a learning environment by implementing both new and classical educational strategies within the classroom.
Areas of Expertise:
Western Literature Reading Comprehension
Ability to alter lessons in order to reach the maximum amount of students Working knowledge of classroom technology tools with the ability to effectively implement it into day to day lessons
Capability to effectively lead classroom in meaningful discussion of lessons Classroom Management

To work as a member of a dedicated group of educators to ensure each student receives a classical high school education allowing them to succeed while developing the skills necessary to be successful in their pursuit of a college education.
Teaching Experience
Student Teaching, 9th-12th grade Fall, 2010
Smoky Hill High School, Cherry Creek School District
Worked with cooperating teacher and supervisor to develop and build units of instruction comprised of daily lessons and assessments
Given complete control of the classroom to plan, implement, and assess lessons for an entire semester
Unit plan for Lord of the Flies was done completely on my own from beginning to end
Participated in the “culture” of the school, becoming involved in extracurricular activities
Worked with members of the English department to ensure students are achieving their full potential
Worked within the PLT group to better assess the curriculum of the English department

Teaching Practicum/Field Experience, 9th-12th grade Spring, 2010
Smoky Hill High School, Cherry Creek School District
Taught short lessons in conjunction with cooperating teacher
Worked with students in small groups
Worked with cooperating teacher in designing lessons/assessments

Teaching Practicum/Field Experience, 9th-12th grade Fall, 2009
Martin Luther King Junior Early College, Denver Public Schools
Taught short lessons in conjunction with cooperating teacher
Worked with students in small groups
Led and monitored classroom discussions concerning the topics being covered

Teaching Practicum/Field Experience, 6th grade Spring, 2009
Hamilton Middle School, Denver Public Schools
Worked with cooperating teacher in implementing lesson plans
Worked one on one with struggling students
Taught small lessons to class
Enforced main ideas to small groups of students
Observed classroom management techniques and skills

Bachelor of Arts in English – Metropolitan State College of Denver
Concentration in Secondary School Teaching and a Minor in Secondary Education
G.P.A. - 3.67 PLACE Score - 248
Sample Courses
? Myth, Symbol, Allusion
? The Victorian Era in Literature ? Shakespeare’s Tragedies
? Educational Technology
? Teaching Composition in Grades 7-12
? Teaching Literature and Communication 7-12 ? Chaucer, Shakespeare, and Milton
? Young Adult Literature

Other experiences working with children
Camp Counselor, Riverside Country Club Austin, Texas Summer 2002-2004
Planning and implementation of daily activities
Ensure the safety of 100+ campers
Supervise activities as well as transitional periods (between activities, lunch, pickup, etc.)
Proficient with classroom technology and implementation
Website Creation
Microsoft Word and PowerPoint proficient
Ability to connect with students of all backgrounds on multiple educational levels

Work Experience
Server/Trainer, Hacienda Colorado 2006-Present
Night Foreman, Home Depot 2003-2006
National Education Association National Council of Teachers of English
National Association for Beginning Teachers Colorado Language Arts Society
Professional Affiliations
Skills (2) Rating
Content Writing