I am a secondary history/social science teacher. I obtained my California Secondary Teaching Credential in 1996. Subjects Taught include: 7th grade World History, 8th grade U.S. History, 9th grade Honors World History, 10th grade World History, 11th grade U.S. History, 12th grade Civics, 12th grade Economics, 12th grade online Civics, Psychology, Adult Ed. ESL Citizenship Class. PAPERLESS | DIGITAL RESOURCES | DISTANCE LEARNING
I teach in an urban community with a high population of English Language Learners and a high poverty rate. I use a wide variety of teaching strategies including; Gradual Release of Responsibility, Constructing Meaning, SDAIE, Cornell Notes, Costa's Questions, Gallery Walks, Learning Centers, Reciprocal Teaching, Discussion, Debates, DBQ's, Socratic Seminars, Philosophical Chairs, etc. I am currently a paperless classroom. Most of my resources include both print and digital versions.
Master Teacher, Teacher Coach, Department Chair, Strategy Academy Member, AVID Site Team Member, NAMI Advisor
University California, Irvine (B.A.) and California State University, Fullerton (Secondary Social Science Teaching Credential) UCI History Project ELL Institute AVID Institute
English Language Arts, Reading, Specialty, Science, Social Studies - History, Ancient History, Civics, Elections - Voting, Government, U.S. History, European History, World History, Computer Science - Technology, Health, Psychology, Australian History, British History, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, Professional Development, Psychology, Economics , Study Skills, Instructional Technology, Writing, Study Skills, Writing, Asian Studies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Black History Month, For All Subjects, School Psychology, African History