*Currently District Science Specialist *STEM Educator *15 years in the classroom. *5 years as Curriculum Specialist *Certified Math Foundations Trainer. *National Schools Attuned Trainer *Author *Star Discovery Educator *Discovery Education GURU *Discovery Program Champion *Owner of Engage! Inspire! Expect! Inform! *NASA Educator *STEM Advisor for Brain Pop *www.engageinspireexpectinform.com *Math and STEM Science Presenter
Simply put- I am a constructivist. I strive to provide an environment for children and teachers to construct their own learning. I believe that if learners make an investment into what they are learning, they will richly reap the benefits.
Discovery Education GURU; SxSWEdu Presenter 2015; Spring Virtcon Keynote 2015; ISTE; NCTM Presenter 2013 Las Vegas; NCTM Presenter 2014 Indianapolis and Houston; Math Presenter at NCCTM (2008-2012); Science Presenter at NCSTA (2007-2012); Presenter at North Carolina Elementary Conference Presenter at NCATA- (2012, 2013); North Carolina Math Foundations Trainer' North Carolina Science DLT Member; Member of NCSTA, NCCTM, NCSELA; Author of “Science Alive”, ”History Alive” District Science Specialist- Durham Public Schools; Discovery Star Educator; Discovery Education Leadership Council; Discovery Education GURU and PROGRAM CHAMPION Discovery Education EventsTeam; 2012-2013 DENny Award; Yadkin County Teacher of the Year; Southwest Elementary School Teacher of the Year; Wilmer Jenkins Teacher of the Year: 2004
*Elementary Education and Music Education *Educational Leadership *STEM Educator
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English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, Numbers, Science, Basic Principles, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Social Studies - History, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Special Education, Career and Technical Education, Other (Social Studies - History), Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, Character Education, Word Problems, General Science, Physical Science, Writing, Holidays/Seasonal, Mental Math, Winter, Decimals, Place Value, Tools for Common Core, For All Subjects, Engineering