I have taught fourth grade since 2002. Before that I taught one year of preschool.
I am very much a believer in cooperative learning and student initiated lessons. I believe in being the facilitator in the room.
National Board Certified Teacher Teacher of the Year
Bachelor's Degree from Lees McCrae Master's Degree from Winston-Salem State National Board Certification
I am a mother of two wonderful children. A daughter, Ayla and a son Austin. Ayla is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and holds an accounting degree. My son, Austin is currently enrolled at Surry Community College and seeking his electrician's certificate. I LOVE my job and my co-workers. Most of all I LOVE ALL of my students, past and present. Once they're mine - they're mine...forever.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Reading, Grammar, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Measurement, Science, Astronomy, Biology, Social Studies - History, Government, Arts & Music, Music, EFL - ESL - ELD, ELA Test Prep, Math Test Prep, Literature, Word Problems, Short Stories, Writing, Reading Strategies, Mental Math, Decimals, Place Value, Informational Text, Test Preparation, Close Reading