I've been teaching for 14 years. I have a Masters+. I am currently the Academic Dean of Students. In the past I have taught 4th grade (6 years), 3rd grade (5 years), 6th grade (2 yrs), 1st grade (1 year) and incoming college freshman (as an adjunct instructor for a community college). I am a National Board Certified Teacher (Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/ Early Middle Childhood). I am also PA certified in Elementary Education K-6, Reading Specialist ceritifed grades k-6, and I am also Wilson Reading Certified. Teaching is not only my passion, it is a gift. I enjoy sharing my tips, resources, and experiences. Feel free to follow my blog: www.notsowimpyresources/ and my facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/nosowimpyresources.