I have been involved in education in South Africa and the USA for over 30 years, teaching 3 year olds to 12 years olds in Public, Government and Montessori schools. Having been involved in training, teaching and administration – I find that being actively involved in the classroom remains the ultimate highlight!
I teach, because I acknowledge that inspiring a thirst for knowledge in my students is the first step to leading them on the road to a fulfilling life. I believe that my efforts as an Educator will be worthwhile and meaningful, if they result in the ability to think constructively and to think well. I desire for us all to live each day accompanied by an independently derived sense of purpose, i.e. one which is driven by a value system free of prejudice and dominated by a wish to help make this a better world for all.
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B.Ed. - Biology, Physical Education, Remedial Education, Junior Primary. Early Childhood Education - Montessori 3-6, Pretoria, South Africa, Elementary I Credential - Montessori 6-9, Houston, TX
Married for 35 years my husband and I are fortunate to travel regularly between South Africa and The States, experiencing the best that both continents have to offer. We have 2 outstanding sons!
English Language Arts, Reading, Specialty, Science, Biology, Earth Sciences, Environment, Other (Science), Social Studies - History, Geography, Gifted and Talented, General Science, Basic Reading, Writing, Writing, Reading Strategies, Informational Text