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Troy Flowers | Elance
 
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Troy Flowers

Educator and Curriculum Writer
   United States
  |   Houston, TX

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $22

Results oriented, highly energetic educator and curriculum writer with expertise in creating innovative curricular products to support students' unique learning styles and interests. Proven track record in proofing and editing cross-curricular academic content for both online and print product deliverables.

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May 2, 2012|Children's Writing|$1,200|Completed
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Portfolio

I developed this product for the Rice University STEMscopes curriculum.

Skills (10)

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Academic Writing
Business Writing
Content Writing
English
English Grammar
English Punctuation
English Spelling
Online Writing
Report Writing
Resume Writing

Service Description

Nine years of exemplary, student-centered teaching experience gained within public, charter, and independent schools. Extensive experience in developing curricula and educational programs from inception, inclusive of setting specific goals, implementing strategies to obtain goals, and defining measurements and benchmarks to gauge progress. Substantive experience in effectively modeling and applying classroom teaching methodology and curriculum models that promote active student learning through the integration of technology and addresses the varied learning needs of all students. Highly skilled in the evaluation, selection, and administration of appropriate technology-related formative assessments and the application of assessment data to design and improve instruction. Demonstrated ability to collaborate with educational stakeholders, design and implement “value-added” faculty professional development sessions, and make decisions based on converging evidence from research to facilitate results-oriented, “forward-thinking” technology instruction. Solid conceptual and applied knowledge of current research and trends in primary and middle school education, curriculum development, service-learning, assessment for instruction, and literacy. Proven ability to remain flexible and manage change within high performance academic and business settings.

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Employment

Rice University
Curriculum Writer
2010 - Present
Apply appropriate instructional design principles to develop educational content for STEMscopes, a comprehensive, standards-aligned (STEM) online science program. Effectively leverage media, author...
The Kinkaid School
Middle School Technology Teacher
2005 - Present
Teach computer skills to sixth grade students based on a rigorous, standards-based, interdisciplinary academic technology curriculum. Collaborate with the middle school faculty to support their use...
KIPP Houston High School
Computer Applications Teacher
2004 - 2005
Founded the Upper School Business Technology Department; developed the department’s philosophy, academic standards, curriculum, and courses. Prepared and implemented dynamic lessons for effective...
Sam Houston Senior High School
Business Education Teacher
2003 - 2004
Taught knowledge and skills to “at risk” high school students in the following subjects: Accounting, Office Administration, Business Communications, Business Computer Applications, Business...
Randstad Work Solutions
Staffing Consultant - Interim Assignment
2003 - 2003
Built and qualified a portfolio of 300+ active clients and prospective clients through disciplined cold calling and independent research based on a market plan to develop new business within the...
United Airlines
Flight Operations Supervisor
2001 - 2003
Supervised a group of 200+ front-line customer service employees based in the organization’s second largest global flight operation. Interpreted and applied labor management policies and practices...
Cisco Systems Belgium
Business Partner Support Manager
1999 - 2001
Managed a portfolio of alliance partner accounts based in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) region valued at $200+ million. Increased value of account portfolio by 37% through a...
Dow Corning Europe
Market Research Analyst - Internship
1997 - 1998
Designed and implemented an in-depth market research project to evaluate the trends, demands, risks, and opportunities within the bleach sector of the global laundry detergent and pulp/paper...

Education

University of Houston
Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction
- 2010
Boston University Brussels
Master of Science in Multinational Commerce
- 1999
New York University
Bachelor of Arts in Humanities
- 1997

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Curriculum Development
Instructional Design
Technical Writing
Editing
Proofreading
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