Montessori school, University of Colorado at Boulder Preschool, Friends British Primary, Alaya Buddhist Preschool, Crownpoint Elementary on the Navajo Reservation, Garden Grove USD since 1990.
Common Core, Standards Based Education, Child centered learning, whole language, balanced literacy, thinking maps, centers, thematic units, District Programs. Given that I have taught for thirty years I have been through all the cycles and seem to be back where I began.
Most Compassionate Teacher, Excellence in Art, Five children had Art shown in Pageant for the Masters in Laguna, CA. Over 20 of my children have won positions to display their art at 1000 Pieces of Art in Orange County California.
BA Sociology at University of Colorado at Boulder, Teaching Credential at University of Colorado at Boulder. Cal State Long Beach ELD courses for the license.
I started my teaching career in preschool as an alternative teacher. This continued until I started in the public schools on the Navajo Reservation. I have taught at Garden Grove unified school district since 1990. My goal is to meet the needs of the individual children with in my class through differentiated instruction.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Specialty, Math, Numbers, Other (Math), Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Graphic Arts, Other (Arts), Mathematics, Other, Classroom Management, Study Skills, Problem Solving, Writing, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Tools for Common Core, For All Subjects, Handwriting