I have 29 years experience in visual and fine arts, reading, language arts, elementary, middle and high school education, administration and ESL. I have earned 2 masters degrees and am working on my EdD. I have worked and am licensed as a Diagnostician and Special Educator. My passion is reading and I currently work as a Reading Specialist in a Middle School in downtown Missouri.
I utilize guided reading and explicit and direct instruction in small groups. I supplement with quick and frequent exposure to sight words, phrases, and repeated reading passages. I am an intervention specialist who believes in systematic explicit instruction.
Teacher of the Year, Nomination for Who's Who Among New Mexico Women, NIE Newspapers in the Classroom
BFA - ENMU MA - ENMU MED - TTU NCU-EdD in progress
I am a wife of 28 years we are both retired teacchers and I am still working full-time in another state. I have 5 beautiful and highly educated children and 3 precious grandbabies. I have practiced the strategies I present in my own classroom with measurable success. I am currently teaching and plan to do so as long as I draw breath my lungs. Teaching is my life. If there is anything I can do to inspire and assist another teacher or parent I will do so! I believe collaboration and sharing cultivate the greatest success in educational instruction. Thank you for visiting my store.
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, Not Grade Specific
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading, Vocabulary, Specialty, Special Education, EFL - ESL - ELD, ELA Test Prep, Other (ELA), For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, Writing, Reading Strategies, Tools for Common Core, Test Preparation, Phonics