I currently teach a 4th/5th grade Seminar class. I have been teaching upper grade elementary for the last 11 years. Prior to that, I taught 6-8 grades for 13 years. I have taught language arts, math, history, science, and computer education.
I try to make learning fun! I like to do simulations, problem-based projects, and genius hour.
I have a reading specialist certificate, GATE certification, CLAD certification, and I am a Board Certified Teacher.
I have a bachelor's degree in Liberal Studies and a master degree in Curriculum and Instruction. I am currently working on a Spanish certification.
I have a lot of experience working with second language students and GATE identified students.
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Reading, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Order of Operations, Science, Astronomy, Earth Sciences, Social Studies - History, Government, Native Americans, U.S. History, EFL - ESL - ELD, Geography, Gifted and Talented, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Word Problems, Writing, Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Decimals, Place Value, Tools for Common Core, For All Subjects, Informational Text, Handwriting