I am in my tenth year of teaching, and I have taught everything from Kindergarten to grade 6, and even spent a year as an SEA in a high school and tutored high school students. I have taught in England, north Alberta, and am now starting my third year in the beautiful Salmon Arm, BC, Canada. I teach second grade at a Christian School, and I love it!
I believe that learning should be fun and meaningful. I have an extensive teaching background from teaching in two different countries, every grade from K-12, and from teaching 5 split grades at once! I use games, music, movement, hands-on activities and I love transforming my classroom to enrich the learning.
"Teacher of the Year for Victoria" - 2013/2014 from School Is Easy Tutoring company.
I grew up on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada and went to school at first a French Immersion, then Christian School, where I graduated High School. I went to Vancouver Island University for a Bachelor of Arts with a major in English and a Bachelor of Education.
I have a beautiful puppy named Mika who is a Saint Bernard X Siberian Husky. I have a wonderfully supportive family, great friends and an amazing group of students who push and motivate me to be better everyday.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Measurement, Numbers, Science, Biology, World Language, French, Spanish, Other (World Language), Arts & Music, Drama, Life Skills, Religion, For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, Character Education, Word Problems, General Science, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Autumn, Mental Math, Halloween, Winter, Decimals, Easter, Spring, Place Value, Tools for Common Core, For All Subjects, Phonics