21 years teaching experience 24 years experience working in an educational environment 15 Years teaching English Language Learners Currently teaching kindergarten at Rogers Heights Elementarly School in Bladensburg, MD
I use a hands-on, five-senses approach in my classroom that includes all the multiple intelligences, with a focus on hands-on games and music.
National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT), 2011 Won a seat on the National LEGO Education Advisory Panel (LEAP), 2012 Fishman Prize for Superlative Classrom Practice Seminifinalist, 2012 Outstanding Educator of the Year, 2010, Prince Georges County Freida J. Riley National Teacher Award Candidate, 2005 Published, Classroom activities for Mailbox magazine, 1999
Currently taking ESOL courses. Wolf Trap Performing Artist Residency, 2008 to 2012 Master of Education, Curriculum And Instruction, Graduated 2002, Coppin State College, Baltimore, MD, Overall GPA 4.0 Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education, 1993, State University of New York, College at Fredonia Doctor of Education (started), Educational Leadership, Walden University, Minneapolis, MN (Online)
Take a look at my teaching blog: http://teachingwithsight.blogspot.com/ You can also watch a video about me here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UVj4NXL4dUc
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary, Math, Applied Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Geometry, Graphing, Numbers, Other (Math), Science, Anatomy, Basic Principles, Biology, Earth Sciences, Social Studies - History, Civics, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Graphic Arts, Drama, Other (Specialty), Other (Social Studies - History), Literature, Classroom Management, General Science, Writing, Holidays/Seasonal, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Autumn, Halloween, Winter, Valentine's Day, Easter, Spring, For All Subjects, Phonics