Abigail Horton Resume
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Location: Buffalo, NY, USA
University: Syracuse University
Major: Inclusive Elementary and Special Education

Abigail Horton Resume

PRACTICUM EXPERIENCE

STUDENT TEACHER, GRADE 1 FALL 2018
Midtown West Elementary School P.S. 212, Manhattan, NY

Collaborated with 1st grade team to cultivate hands-on learning experiences. Fostered the literacy skill development of two English-language learners daily to build vocabulary and promote confidence. Successfully pioneered a scaffolded, individualized behavior management strategy.

STUDENT TEACHER, INCLUSIVE CO-TAUGHT GRADE 4 FALL 2018
The Brooklyn New School P.S. 146, Brooklyn, NY

Developed co-taught, differentiated lessons surrounding social-justice topics and activism. Facilitated whole-group conversations around productive conflict resolution. Constructed a math exploration unit to support student-led, inquiry- based learning.

PRACTICUM STUDENT, INCLUSIVE GRADE 4 SPRING 2018
Dr. Weeks Elementary School, Syracuse, NY

Co-taught and collaborated with peers to create unit-lessons across content areas. Created inquiry and standards-based curriculum in science, mathematics, and literacy.

PRACTICUM STUDENT, GRADE 3 SPRING 2017
Donlin Drive Elementary School, Syracuse, NY

Implemented inclusive strategies for student-centered, standards-based content. Facilitated differentiated mathematics, and culturally relevant social studies lessons while integrating technology.

PRACTICUM STUDENT, GRADE 1 FALL 2016
Roxboro Road Elementary School, Syracuse, NY

Tutored students 1:1 with the Road to Reading Phonics Intervention Program. Produced inclusive strategies for community building experiences.

WORK EXPERIENCE

THE SUMMIT CENTER SUMMER 2016 - PRESENT
Buffalo, NY
Onsite Direct Support Professional
Implemented specialized therapy to children with Autism through small, group-based social skills training sessions; as well as recreational activities to practice skills.

THE KELBERMAN CENTER SPRING 2016 – SPRING 2018
Syracuse, NY
Peer Mentor
Supported college-aged students with disabilities in academic and social settings. Regularly compiled behavioral data to facilitate community habilitation plans.

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