I have been teaching for seven years and have been designing integrated curriculum for six.
I believe that every child is able to succeed and that the curriculum needs to be tailored to the child, playing on their interests and strengths, putting their learning in contexts that matter.
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I completed my Bachelor of Arts at Wilfrid Laurier University (Canada) and did my Post-Graduate Certificate in Education at Bangor University (Wales).
I have taught in a small village school in Canada as well as a three-form entry private British school in the Middle East. I'm presently teaching at a small school in Durham, North Carolina.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Applied Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Measurement, Numbers, Other (Math), Science, Anatomy, Astronomy, Basic Principles, Earth Sciences, Environment, Social Studies - History, Ancient History, U.S. History, World History, Middle Ages, Arts & Music, Art History, Visual Arts, Graphic Arts, Other (Arts), Instrumental Music, Computer Science - Technology, Drama, EFL - ESL - ELD, Other (Specialty), Math Test Prep, British History, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), Other (ELA), Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Professional Development, Word Problems, Instructional Technology, General Science, Problem Solving, Cooking, Short Stories, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Halloween, Winter, Valentine's Day, Decimals, Place Value, For All Subjects, Informational Text, Early Intervention, Engineering, Close Reading, African History, Classroom Community