Amanda was in the classroom for several years as she taught both kindergarten and first grade. With a heart for the inner city, she has experience teaching both mainstream and two-way dual language. All of her teaching experience is with ELL students. She is passionate about all things balanced literacy. Amanda provides professional development on balanced literacy, guided reading, and integrating science. She creates engaging teaching resources, and provides helpful teaching tips on her blog, Mrs. Richardson's Class.
Amanda's number one goal is to create a safe, welcoming, and engaging learning environment for her students. She enjoys creating activities that challenge her students and also help scaffold them as needed.
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Texas A&M University- Interdisciplinary Studies Stephen F. Austin- Master Reading Teacher courses
Amanda is a wife, mother, and always a teacher! She loves crafting, all things vintage, spending time with friends and family, and Jesus!
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Measurement, Numbers, Other (Math), Science, Astronomy, Basic Principles, Biology, Earth Sciences, Environment, Other (Science), Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World Language, Spanish, Arts & Music, Graphic Arts, Special Education, EFL - ESL - ELD, Health, For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, Economics , Word Problems, General Science, Physical Science, Library Skills, Short Stories, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Autumn, Halloween, Winter, The New Year, Valentine's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents' Day, Black History Month, St. Patrick's Day, Spring, Place Value, Products For TpT Sellers, Tools for Common Core, Earth Day, For All Subjects, Summer, Handwriting, For Administrators, End of Year, Phonics, Close Reading