Sixth grade language arts teacher, writer, coffee enthusiast & cat lady. I am entering my 5th year teaching in Illinois. I started as a 5th grade STEM teacher for my first 2 years, and have been teaching 6th grade ELA the past 3. I strive to create engaging, personalized learning experiences for my students!
High energy, engaging, and centered around building a rapport with students to build lessons based on their interests.
MS ELA Teacher Digital Content Editor for the Teach Better Team 2018-2019 AIMS Conference Presenter 2019 NCTE Annual Convention Presenter
B.S. in Elementary Education from Bradley University M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction from Northern Illinois University
Check out my blog at curriculumcoffee.com!
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Basic Operations, Geometry, Order of Operations, Science, Math Test Prep, Other (ELA), Literature, Classroom Management, Short Stories, Writing, Oral Communication, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Poetry, Decimals, For All Subjects, Engineering, Close Reading, Classroom Community