6 years teaching experience, just completed my Masters degree in education, National Board canidate, taught math and science from 5th grade up to 7th grade, worked with interns and student teachers, regularly teach workshops on technology and science inquiry.
Small group, hands-on, student centered, and most importantly INQUIRY!!! (I frequently employ the 5e Learning Method) When I strongly believe in the Constructivist learning theory which states that humans, in general, learn best when they can actively construct learning in their own minds by creating knowledge instead of simply absorbing it from someone else.
Grant written for Middle Level Consumables is used as template for other teachers. Awarded "best mannered teacher" from local cotillion chapter.
BSE: Middle Level Education w/ emphasis in Math and Science. MSE: Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning.