I have spent seven years teaching in a 1-3rd grade Montessori classroom.
The Montessori approach is to follow the child. My children are active and keep me active trying to keep up! They learn by doing, and my classroom is often humming with little busy-bodies bussling about. It is my goal to help them develop internal motivation, a sense of independence and responsibility, and a desire to learn more.
I have my B.S. in elementary education from Taylor University, and am working towards my M. Ed. in Instructional Design and Technology at the University of North Dakota.
I live in Maryland, outside the District of Columbia, with two shelter-rescued cats, Ricky and Lucy. I enjoy jogging, gardening, cooking, and most of all, designing instruction.