Barry-Cochran

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United States - Oregon - Portland
Barry-Cochran
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I am a community-focused career educator currently living in Portland, Oregon. My interests range from writing to cycling. I am also interested in travel, reading, and the arts.
 
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By Barry-Cochran
This is a very basic activity introducing students to Microsoft Excel. I have included my notes that I use when demonstrating the basics of Excel. Some knowledge of Excel is required on the part of the instructor.
Subjects:
Computer Science - Technology, Career and Technical Education, Business
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Activities
$1.00
13 ratings
3.8
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By Barry-Cochran
This is an fun activity introducing students to Microsoft Excel, that allows creativity. It follows and builds on Lesson #3. I have included my notes that I use when demonstrating the basics of Excel and the lesson itself in both Word and PDF. An
Subjects:
Computer Science - Technology, Career and Technical Education, Business
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Activities
$1.00
7 ratings
4.0
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By Barry-Cochran
This is an activity introducing students to Microsoft Excel. It follows and builds on Lesson #1. I have included my notes that I use when demonstrating the basics of Excel and the lesson itself in both Word and PDF. An example is also included.
Subjects:
Computer Science - Technology, Career and Technical Education, Business
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Activities
$1.00
6 ratings
4.0
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By Barry-Cochran
This project is intended to connect the book Frankenstein , by Mary Shelley to current events and ethical issues that students may face in their lifetimes. The issues involved are chosen to maximize student engagement in the project, and although
Subjects:
Reading, Critical Thinking, Literature
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Novel Study, Cooperative Learning
$4.99
2 ratings
3.5
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By Barry-Cochran
This series of writing practices is designed to increase students’ writing endurance. Teaching Advanced Placement Literature, I have noticed that one of the greatest obstacles to student success on the AP essays is their inability (and perceived
Subjects:
ELA Test Prep, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Thematic Unit Plans, Test Prep
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By Barry-Cochran
This is a template in Excel for creating Lesson Plans for an AP Literature Class. Several standards and objectives-- including AP Objective, Literary Period Focus, Lit Crit Focus, Research, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills, and Marzano's 9 / 5
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Tools for Common Core, For All Subjects
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Teacher Manuals, Excel Spreadsheets, Professional Documents
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8 ratings
4.0
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By Barry-Cochran
Very basic introduction to MS Word and navigating around the keyboard. Appropriate for all ages. Includes my text as example; you may replace with your own. (My text is a short paragraph about my life in texas and Portland, Oregon; I've found these
Subjects:
Computer Science - Technology, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Software
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Professional educator offering over 10 years classroom teaching experience at the university and high school levels. Experienced at designing presentations for peers. Skilled coach with the proven ability to engage and motivate students to set and achieve academic goals. Possess knowledge of teaching strategies such as scaffolding and differentiation for individuals, with specific experience in diverse areas such as English Language Learners and Advanced Placement. Effective at working as part of a professional team to promote student success. Experienced at coaching and tutoring individual students. Effective at empowering students to organize to become self-sustaining.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Tradigital (word coined by Kevin Honeycutt)

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

• Spotlight on Excellence, Board of Trustees, Pampa Independent School District, April 2012 • Nominee, Teacher of the Year, Pampa High School, Spring, 2012 • Spotlight on Excellence, Board of Trustees, Pampa Independent School District, October 2011

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BA English, West Texas A&M MA History, West Texas A&M

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Classes Taught: (High School) AP English Literature, English IV, English III, Speech and Debate, ACT/SAT Prep (College) American History I, II; Twentieth-Century History Presentation: "Beyond the First-Person Shooter: Exploring Narrative with Video Games." Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented annual conference, Austin, TX, December 2011. Presentation: "We’re All in it Together: Using Wikis to Improve Critical Understanding of Contemporary Media." Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented annual conference, Austin, TX, December 2011. Founding member of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment committee from implementation of 1:1 Laptop initiative, 2011- present Founding member of anti-bullying / diversity awareness task force, Pampa High School, 2009-present

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