Two years teaching 7th grade in an inner-city middle school. Three years teaching high school in a rural area.
Let the kids try it, no matter what their ability level. See what they CAN do before deciding what they can't do. Honesty with students is key; I don't sugar-coat.
Perfect ACT score in English when in high school. Member of Sigma Tau Delta in college.
Majored in English and minored in Secondary Education at Union University (a small liberal-arts college in Jackson, TN). Took several graduate-level classes in School Counseling at Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, TN. Currently pursuing a master's degree in Holocaust and Genocide Studies from Gratz College in PA.
I am a mom of two small children.
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Social Studies - History, Middle Ages, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Drama, Life Skills, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Library Skills, Problem Solving, Short Stories, Writing, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Poetry, For All Subjects, Informational Text, Test Preparation, Phonics, Close Reading