I am a teacher author who has taught for 15 years in both district and charter schools. I have experience in general education, special education, and intervention. I also mentored university pre-service teachers who aspire to be part of a teaching community.
My teaching recognizes the unique learning styles of all students. It's differentiated, innovative, creative, and purposeful.
2016 The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) Nominee, 2007-2008 Teacher of the Year Semi-Finalist, 2008-2009 Teacher of the Year Nominee, Published Author and Co-Author 2010, American Educational Research Association (AERA) Presenter
Proud Texas Longhorn! Hook 'em Horns! The University of Texas at Austin Masters degree in Multicultural Special Education & The University of Texas at Austin Bachelor of Science in Applied Learning and Development (Special Education Concentration). I am a certified General Education teacher, Special Education teacher, and ESL certified.
Aside from writing and designing, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, traveling, shopping, blogging, cooking, and Pinteresting.
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Order of Operations, Other (Math), Science, Social Studies - History, Special Education, Math Test Prep, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, Statistics, Character Education, Family Consumer Sciences, Word Problems, Problem Solving, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Mental Math, Halloween, Winter, Valentine's Day, Decimals, Easter, Place Value, For All Subjects, Summer, Test Preparation, Early Intervention, End of Year, Engineering, Phonics, Classroom Community