I have taught kindergarten, pre-first, first, and second grades. I've also taught special education students, grades K-6. I have worked with students and educators to facilitate the use of technology. As a district trainer, I have conducted workshops for math concepts, reading (4 Blocks model, Harcourt) and writing (Step Up to Writing, Six Traits.) Currently, I am immersing myself into developing teaching materials that address the Common Core.
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UnderGraduate Work: Central Washington University PostGraduate Work: University of Hawaii at Manoa
I currently live in Lacey, Washington. I have taught in the Aleutian Islands of Alaska, North Carolina, and Japan. I have three great girls, ages 17, 21, and 22.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Other (Math), Science, Social Studies - History, Music, Computer Science - Technology, EFL - ESL - ELD, English, Geography, Literature, Classroom Management, Study Skills, Holidays/Seasonal, Mental Math, Black History Month, Place Value, Tools for Common Core