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Lena Milling | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 22, 2011

Lena Milling

Educational and Professional Writing and Editing
   United States
  |   Oakhurst, NJ
  |  7:22 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

I am a veteran English teacher with 13 years of classroom teaching experience and expert on educational reading and writing materials and their place in the classroom curriculum. I have undertaken hundreds of professional development hours attending seminars on cognitive learning and its application in the classroom. From that I successfully presented three eight-hour workshops on differentiating classroom instruction in my district. I enjoy the challenges of creating powerpoints to enhance classroom learning and professional development...

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Service Description

______________INDEPENDENT CONTRACT WORK________________

Houghton-Mifflin Harcourt, Riverside Publishing
TEST DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST
• Create tests written to and aligned to the new common core standards for reading. Some tasks involved are researching core standards, creating blueprints, conducting needs analysis for item and passage development, creating item and passage assignment for item writing vendors, accepting/rejecting the items and passages, editing them, and creating test forms.


Time4Learning—SpellingCity.com
CONTENT WRITER
• Create usage-sets of context-rich vocabulary sentences for vocabulary and spelling website activity following grade-specific guidelines for a K-12 student audience.

LearningExpress, LLC, New York, NY
AUTHOR AND REVIEWER
• AUTHOR of Writing Skills Success in 20 Minutes a Day, 4th edition. Re-Published November, 2008. Karen Wolny, Editorial Director.
• AUTHOR of Grammar in 15 Minutes a Day: Junior Skill Builders, a grammar reference guide for adolescents. Published July, 2008. Karen Wolny, Editorial Director. (Copyrights signed to LearningExpress, LLC)
• AUTHOR of Express Grammar Review, a grammar reference guide for adolescents in grades 6 – 9. Published June, 2007. Karen Wolny, Editorial Director. (Copyrights signed to LearningExpress, LLC)
• AUTHOR of Grammar Skills Success in 20 Minutes a Day, a grammar reference guide for adults. Published January, 2008. Karen Wolny, Editorial Director. (Copyrights...

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Employment

Township of Ocean Board of Education
Educator
2001 - Present
Houghton-Mifflin Harcourt, Riverside Publishing
Freelance Assessment Development Specialist
2010 - 2010
Macmillan McGraw-Hill
Senior Project Editor
2008 - 2009
LearningExpress, LLC
Freelance Author and Copy Editor
2005 - 2009
Publishers Resource Group
Freelance Copy Writer
2007 - 2007

Education

Monmouth University
Master of Arts
1994 - 1996
Monmouth University
Bachelor of Arts Communications
1986 - 1988
Monmouth University
Bachelor of Arts English
1986 - 1988
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academic
assessment
educational
edit
write
K-12
alignment
correlations
language arts
English
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