As an urban school 5th grade teacher, creating engaging lessons and resources for students is half the battle; and with a lot of emphasis put on teaching to the test, I think it's important to teach from the heart, not just the books. I enjoy creating and sharing my ideas with other teachers.
Bachelor's in Special Education (N-12) and Elementary (K-6); Certified in Middle Level Math (7-9); Curriculum and Instruction; English as a Second Language.
My life outside of school revolves around being a 2nd-year newlywed and caring for my adorable fur babies: Zoie, a 3 year old miniature dachshund and Jaxon, a year old chocolate lab.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Basic Operations, Measurement, Numbers, Other (Math), Science, Social Studies - History, Elections - Voting, U.S. History, Foreign Language, Special Education, Other (Specialty), English, Mathematics, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), Life Skills, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, School Counseling, Character Education, Problem Solving, Basic Reading, Basic Math, Writing, Child Care, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Autumn, Mental Math, Halloween, Winter, The New Year, Valentine's Day, Martin Luther King Day, President's Day, Decimals, Black History Month, St. Patrick's Day, Spring, Products For TpT Sellers, Tools for Common Core, Earth Day, For All Subjects, Summer, American Sign Language, Early Intervention, School Psychology, End of Year