6th Grade Science/Social Studies 6th Grade Language Arts 7th Grade World Geography 7th Grade World History 5th Grade Language Arts/Social Studies (US History) Gifted and Talented Education
I love teaching through literacy centers and interactive technology, including Powerpoint, Promethean software, podcasts, and PhotoStories! I am currently helping to pilot a "Connected Classroom" with ipads in my school district.
2008-2009 Teacher of the Year (Crowders Creek Middle School) Multiple Awards for development programs using GPS devices in the classroom
BS in Elementary Education from Winthrop University (1998) MEd. in Middle Level Education from Winthrop University (2003) GT Endorsement from Columbia College (2007)
I am a 16+ year veteran of middle level education, and I have spent my summers with middle and high schoolers working at a youth camp called Summersalt! I love writing curriculum and hope to one day publish my own books. I have also been an instructor at Winthrop University!
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Science, Social Studies - History, Elections - Voting, Government, U.S. History, European History, World History, Visual Arts, Graphic Arts, Other (Music), Physical Education, Computer Science - Technology, Education, ELA Test Prep, Geography, Life Skills, Religion, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Economics , Character Education, Study Skills, Study Skills, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Poetry