Crystal:15 Years experience as a middle school teacher in the areas of Science and Reading. New York State Assessment Item Writer. Curriculum writing and district level assessment design. Thomas: 16 Years experience as a middle school and elementary teacher in grades 4-8 in all content areas. Curriculum writing and distict level assessment designing.
Creative, hands-on approach to teaching in a diverse setting. Many lessons incorporate inquiry strategies while still applying the necessary basic skills.
Who's Who Among America's Teachers
Crystal: EdD Education Leadership University of Rochester, BS Elem Education, MA Thomas: BS Psychology, MEd. in Education
This is a combined project for Crystal and Thomas Rende, a husband and wife team of NYS teachers. Together we write and publish children's literature studies and additional educational resources for homeschoolers and teachers. We have several writers that have joined us. They have many years of experience and have written exceptional resources.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Math, Graphing, Science, Anatomy, Astronomy, Biology, Earth Sciences, Environment, Other (Science), Social Studies - History, Ancient History, Elections - Voting, U.S. History, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Graphic Arts, Other (Arts), Physical Education, Education, English, Geography, ELA Test Prep, Literature, General Science, Short Stories, Writing