Integrating Technology and Learning - Michelle Lynn's Master's Portfolio for CU Denver

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Michelle E. Lynn

(303) 912-2127


I am currently the Instructional Technology Assistant at Fox Creek Elementary in Douglas County Colorado. This job has been the perfect fit for my love of teaching and my love of technology. Under the guidance of certified staff, I am able to create and implement technology lessons for our students that provide authentic learning experiences using 21st century tools. I am currently seeking alternative licensure through the Colorado Department of Education so that I can be a more effective educator and further support integration of technology into the classroom through sound pedagogy and supporting classroom teachers with technology training.


Instructional Assistant - Technology - July 08 - present
Fox Creek Elementary in Douglas County School District, Highlands Ranch, CO
Maintain building computers and network. Troubleshoot hardware and software for students and staff. Provide technology instruction to students and staff. Some accomplishments include:
  • Under the guidance of certified staff, create and implement engaging technology lessons that align with district technology essential learnings using software such as ComicLife, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, GarageBand, KidPix, Kidspiration and Inspiration as well as Web 2.0 tools such as Picnik and Google Docs.
  • Redesigned and maintain Fox Creek Elementary's website with goal to create a communication portal for reliable up-to-date information and resources for student, staff and community.
  • Serve as a technology resource to student and staff by providing timely education of technology topics and quickly troubleshooting technology problems.

Computer Applications Contractor - January 2001 - present
Independent Contractor, Highlands Ranch, CO
Complete computer application projects for organizations. Some clients and projects include:

Computer Applications and Business Skills Instructor - January 1998 - present (contract)
New Horizons Computer Learning Centers, Englewood, CO
Provide quality classroom training for desktop computer applications and programming.
  • Teach through the advanced levels for Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and M.S. Word and business skills classes which include Effective Presentations.
  • Focus on web-design training using FrontPage, Dreamweaver, Cascading Style Sheets, Fireworks, as well as HTML, CIW (Certified Internet Webmaster) and JavaScript.

Manager of Nutrition Services - November 1995 - April 1997
Garland Community Hospital, Garland, TX

Clinical Dietitian - July 1990 - November 1995
Walls Regional Hospital, Cleburne, TX

Accreditations, Certifications & Honors



The University of Colorado Denver - August 2008
Master of Arts in Information and Learning Technologies- GPA: 4.0/4.0

The University of Oklahoma - May 1990
Bachelor of Science in Clinical Dietetics - GPA: 3.61/4.0