Nine years as a teacher in Arizona where I had over a 95% reading and 90% writing student pass rate of the Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards. Currently teaching at Universal Learning Academy in Michigan.
Student centered and student focused. I give students projects and tasks and give them class time to complete the task with me in the room to help them. Teaching curiosity and engaging in students interests is the essential goal of the English classroom, the novel is dead some say. I say you just haven't provoked enough interest to make it worth the students time to read...
Presented at NCTE Conference in Washington D.C. in 2016 Rotary Teacher of the Year in 2014
Adrian College Undergrad - BA in Writing with minors in business management and economics University of Phoenix - Masters in Education
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