I have taught Kindergarten, 3rd grade, and 8th grade ELA for the past 5 years.
I enjoy a laid back teaching/learning style where learning is centered around and driven by the students.
Teacher of the Year 2011, Teacher of the Year 2016, San Diego Unified Teacher of the Year Runner Up 2016
Bachelor of Arts; Liberal Studies Bachelor of Arts; Studio Art Master of Education; Curriculum and Instruction
I am married with 2 dogs and a 3 year old
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Reading, Grammar, Specialty, Math, Science, Earth Sciences, Social Studies - History, ELA Test Prep, Other (ELA), For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, General Science, Physical Science, Short Stories, Writing, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Poetry, Tools for Common Core, For All Subjects, Informational Text, Close Reading, Classroom Community