Thirty years teaching reading, writing, world history and U.S. History for grades 6-12 in public school. Challenge teacher for literature for grade 10. Currently working with kindergarten and first grade as a volunteer and cor-writing curriculum for new science standards.
My teaching style is experiential but highly planned and organized. I always have tried to design lessons that were engaging and tied to student interests but also infused with standards based objectives.
Golden Apple winnner District Teacher of the Year finalist Lead teacher for curriculum and assessment for teaching team
B.A. Technical Journalism with minors in science and English Teaching Certificate K-12 Washington State for all subjects 30 years of post graduate studies from multiple universities and varied subjects to improve instruction.
Award winning songwriter Currently writing multidisciplinary curriculum involving music integrated into learning of various standards.