Taught 3rd grade for 3 years. Teaching 2nd grade for the 3rd year.
I strive to make my students feel safe, important, and loved so that their curiosity can take off and drive their learning. I use the Class Dojo management system and try to reward/acknowledge good choices and behaviors as much as possible instead of getting bogged down in negative behaviors.
Named District "Super Teacher" for being a 21st century educator, April 2013
BA in Music from Hunter College, CUNY Teaching certificate from Texas A&M-Commerce
A wife & Mom to one little boy, 2 years old in May 2013, I have performed in musicals since high school, and this summer 2013, I'll be performing in my first show since I had my son 2 years ago. In addition to singing and acting, I love blogging, reading (mostly fiction), and watching t.v.