Definition Unit

The first resume was a traditional one where we could collect all the information about us and our life.  As first step, the traditional resume was important in order to have a clear idea of what our skills, experiences and goals are. It was fun to list all the achievements and goals even though it was hard to remember every single one of them.

The visual resume is the one that would make a employee shine. It is fun to look at, fun to make and fun to share! It is jut a modern way of presenting yourself and show to your future boss what you are capable of.

Then we created a LinkedIn profile that we could share with other people that we know and don’t know and see how we are better than others or what we could improve about our resumes.

 

This is my traditional resume:

 

Gaia Quinto

17002 Briarcliff Pointe Circle

Anchorage, AK

Youcouldbemyhero95@gmail.com

SUMMARY

Seventeen years-old girl with a hard work ethic and high level student. Interested in Biology and Languages where also she reports high grades. She studied for her 12th grade in Alaska, US. Willing to learn, experience new things and travel as much as possible.

SKILLS AND EXPERTISE

  • Twelve years of competitive swimming
  • Travelled in more than seven countries
  • Interested in creative visualizations
  • Interested in Biology
  • High level of resiliency
  • Two years of experience in Girl Scouts

LANGUAGES

  • Italian – Native language
  • English – High proficiency
  • French – Limited working
  • Spanish – Limited working

EDUCATION

  • Elementary School degree – M. L. King Elementary School
  • Middle School degree – Galileo Galilei Middle School
  • High School degree – V. Benini High School
  • Attending courses at South Anchorage High School

INTERESTS

  • Travelling
  • Learn new languages
  • Swimming
  • Reading
  • Creating media
  • Listening to music
  • Watching movies
  • Skiing
  • Hiking
  • Singing
  • Acting

My LinkedIn account:

http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=230324780&trk=hb_tab_pro_top

 

My visual resume:

http://vizualize.me/Topolino#.UWBb7zfh_To

Digital Literacy

I personally think that it was really interesting to list the results of our hard work, sometimes you just forget about those because you think they are not  important until you have to look for a job and at that point you realize how important they were.
It was challenging to use websites and visual resumes but once you understand how it works, it is not hard at all.

This product meets:

ISTE Standard I – Creativity and Innovation

Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes
using technology. Students:
a. apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes
b. create original works as a means of personal or group expression
c. use models and simulations to explore complex systems and issues
d. identify trends and forecast possibilities

ISTE Standard IV – Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making

Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make
informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources. Students:
a. identify and define authentic problems and significant questions for investigation
b. plan and manage activities to develop a solution or complete a project
c. collect and analyze data to identify solutions and/or make informed decisions
d. use multiple processes and diverse perspectives to explore alternative solutions

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