I've been teaching for 14 years. I have a Masters+. I currently teach 2nd grade. In the past I have taught 4th grade (6 years), 3rd grade (5 years), 6th grade (2 yrs), 1st grade (1 year) and incoming college freshman (as an adjunct instructor for a community college). I am a National Board Certified Teacher (Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/ Early Middle Childhood). I am also PA certified in Elementary Education K-6, Reading Specialist ceritifed grades k-6, and I am also Wilson Reading Certified. Teaching is not only my passion, it is a gift. I enjoy sharing my tips, resources, and experiences. Feel free to follow my blog: www.notsowimpyresources/ and my facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/nosowimpyresources.
I've taught an inclusion class where I differentiated instruction daily. I am a hands-on, project-based teacher. I integerate subjects through the use of hands-on/minds-on activities. In addition, integrating technology is a priority.
Children's Book Author Summer in the City National Board Certified (Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/ Early Middle Childhood) 2012
Bachelor of Science in Education (early childhood/ Elementary Education) Master of Science in Education (with a focus in literacy) Reading Specialist Certificate (k-6) Wilson Reading Certificate Special Education Ceritification (pending 3 credits) National Board Certification Early/Middle Years Literacy
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English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Geometry, Measurement, Numbers, Science, Arts & Music, Other (Specialty), ELA Test Prep, Literature, Classroom Management, Professional Development, Character Education, Word Problems, Problem Solving, Writing, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Mental Math, Halloween, Winter, Valentine's Day, President's Day, Decimals, Black History Month, Place Value, End of Year, Phonics