I have taught kindergarten, first grade, and second grade in Maryland for 27 years. I love my job and creating things to use in the classroom is one of my favorite things!
I am constantly changing lessons to make them more fun and interactive. Students who are engaged are the happiest!
Teacher of the Year nomination, Instructional Team Leader for 10 years, Presenter for county in-service workshops
Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education Master's Degree in Reading
In my spare time I spend time with my husband, 4 children, and dog. We love family time - but when watching sports I can usually be found working on teaching activities on my laptop. :)
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Reading, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Applied Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Numbers, Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History, Health, Life Skills, Literature, Classroom Management, Character Education, Word Problems, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Autumn, Mental Math, Halloween, Winter, The New Year, St. Patrick's Day, Spring, Place Value, Tools for Common Core, Earth Day, Informational Text, End of Year, Phonics