I have taught for over 25 years, including teaching first grade for 10 years.
I strive to motivate children to become lifelong learners thru experiences in the classroom that are engaging, challenging, and FUN, too.
National Board Certification-Generalist/Early Childhood
I am a graduate of Arizona State University.
Visit my teaching blog at First Grade Schoolhouse for inspiration, ideas, and more.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Numbers, Science, Environment, Social Studies - History, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, Word Problems, Writing, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Autumn, Halloween, Winter, The New Year, Valentine's Day, Martin Luther King Day, President's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Spring, Earth Day, Summer, Phonics