While I have experience teaching in nearly every grade level and subject, I found my passion for upper elementary and never went back.
As I have grown in my career, I've discovered the importance of allowing students to see that everywhere we turn, there is an opportunity to learn something. I value learning with relative content and aim to create lessons in which students see relevance within their own lives. I love centers, stations, group work, and real world problem solving! I have taught in a very classical private school and a very progressive public school, and I believe that it takes both old school and new school techniques to deliver a superior education.
Teacher of the Year
~Graduated summa cum laude in both high school and college. ~Graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University with a Bachelor's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and a 4.0 grade average. ~Graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University with a Master's degree in Educational Leadership and a 4.0 grade average.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Spelling, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Applied Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Order of Operations, Other (Math), Science, Astronomy, Basic Principles, Biology, Earth Sciences, Social Studies - History, Ancient History, Elections - Voting, Government, Native Americans, U.S. History, World Language, Spanish, Arts & Music, Music, Special Education, Communication Disorders, Math Test Prep, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Business, Economics , Character Education, Word Problems, Study Skills, Instructional Technology, General Science, Physical Science, Problem Solving, Writing, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Mental Math, Halloween, Winter, The New Year, Valentine's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents' Day, Decimals, Black History Month, St. Patrick's Day, Spring, Place Value, Summer, Informational Text, Test Preparation, Early Intervention, End of Year, Women's History Month, Classroom Community