I just completed my 8th year teaching. Licensed to teach ELA/SS Grades 4-9 in the state of Ohio. I ♡ my sixth graders!
Project-based, standards-based mastery learning as well as the STEM approach to teaching content, which includes the engineering/design process and 21st century skills.
Accomplished Teacher as per Ohio Teacher Evaluation System (present); Ohio Standards Setting Committee for Social Studies (2015); Independent Contractor for Battelle to align curriculum (2015); Presenter for Concept Schools Professional Development Workshops (2011)
Attendee of Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development Conference on Teaching Excellence (2016); Participant of the National Consortium for Teaching About Asia fellowship, The Ohio State University (2013-14); Studied abroad in Turkey (2011); BS Education, Summa Cum Laude, Ashland University (2009); 5-year professional license in the state of Ohio (exp. 2021)
I have two cats, two guinea pigs, and a dog.
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Reading, Specialty, Social Studies - History, Ancient History, Elections - Voting, Government, World History, Special Education, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), Religion, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, School Counseling, Economics , Character Education, Writing, Asian Studies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Black History Month, Women's History Month, Classroom Community