I have been teaching 4th grade for 9 years now. Before that I taught middle school math for 4 years. I also taught basic skills and a year in 2nd grade.
Each year I start off fresh. I never know what my students needs will be or what will be the most effective way to teach the children. I am always trying new ideas and philosophies to better assist my students so they can be successful!
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I graduated college with a double major in Elementary Education and Sociology. My masters is in teaching mathematics. I continue to take grad classes to keep up to date with new ideas.
I am very busy raising 3 wonderful wild children. I love using task cards in the classroom I use them in centers, as worksheets, or as an interactive lesson on the smart board. Sometimes I scatter them outside on a nice day and use it as a scavenger hunt. Most of my task cards use QR scans. I think this is a great way for children to check their work.
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Other (Math), Science, Other (Science), Social Studies - History, World Language, Spanish, EFL - ESL - ELD, ELA Test Prep, Math Test Prep, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), Literature, Classroom Management, Statistics, Word Problems, Writing, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Autumn, Halloween, Winter, The New Year, Valentine's Day, Decimals, Black History Month, St. Patrick's Day, Spring, Place Value, Tools for Common Core, For All Subjects, Summer, Informational Text, End of Year, Engineering, African History, Classroom Community