Between the two of us, we have 50+ years of teaching experience. We have taught k-5 as classroom teachers for most of these years. We have between us, in addition to classroom teaching, tutoring experience, elementary art experience, Starlab experience (dome shape traveling planetarium, and dyslexia certification and dyslexia tutoring.
small and large group teaching centers leveled choices of activities themed multi-disciplinary units multi-grade use of manipulatives for teaching cooperative small group learning positive reinforcement appreciation of learning styles
Blue Ribbon and Spotlight awards to schools who student population is low income, high minority with above average progress on state test Those Who Excel Awards for curriculum work involving the development of objectives, choosing and recommending language arts, math and science texts Procedural development of the writing of expository, narrative, and persuasive essays School Board and Staff Development presentations on the above topics, but not limited to those topics
D #1 B.A. Elementary Education W.S.U. Eau Claire Wisconsin M.S. Ed Specialization in Reading Northern Ill. Univ. DeKalb an additional 42 hours past masters in language arts, science, math manipulatives, learning styles, and classroom management D #2 B.A. Elementary Education and Physical Education Rockford, Ill University M.A. National University in curriculum and instruction additional 60 hours past Masters
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