I have taught first grade for the past nine years in a large school district in Kansas. This year, I am moving to second grade. I have also worked as a special education pre-k para.
Inquiry/hands on/interactive...I like to use a mixture of technology and realia to inspire my students.
I received our district's Good Apple award four years ago for my work with my first graders.
I have a Bachelor of Arts from Bethany College and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Friends University.
I live in Kansas with my husband and our very entertaining son.
English Language Arts, Reading, Spelling, Specialty, Math, Numbers, Science, Other (Specialty), Life Skills, For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, Character Education, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Autumn, Halloween, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Tools for Common Core