This is my 20th year teaching, but I began 38 years ago. I left the profession for many years to raise my children and did a variety of part-time jobs. This is my 12th year back, and I'll never stop learning and growing! I currently teach 4th grade, which I think is the perfect grade for me.
I like to give students choice and ownership over their learning whenever I can. I also love to integrate technology into my classroom with my SMARTBoard and 6 iPads.
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B.S. in Child Development/Elementary Education from University of Maine.
Married 37 years to my college sweetheart, mom to 2 fabulous daughters, and now grandmother to two sweet little girls...life is good!
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Numbers, Science, Social Studies - History, Civics, Government, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Character Education, Instructional Technology, Physical Science, Writing, Oral Communication, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Autumn, Mental Math, Winter, Valentine's Day, Decimals, St. Patrick's Day, Spring, Place Value, Tools for Common Core, For All Subjects, Phonics, Classroom Community