I have been an educator since 1993. I have taught: PreK, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 1/2 multi-age and a 3/4 Gifted cluster class. Arizona was my home for many years and the past 9 have been spent in Colorful Colorado.
My teaching style is always evolving and changing. I love to learn new things that enhance my craft and promote higher student achievement. I am a very laid back, soft spoken teacher. I allow a lot of student choice (daily 5, where to sit, topics for writing, etc.).
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I am a graduate of Grand Canyon University.
I am married, have three children (14,16,18), love to camp and enjoy the outdoors.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Basic Operations, Graphing, Other (Math), Science, Biology, Other (Science), Social Studies - History, Government, Arts & Music, Other (Arts), Other (Specialty), Other (ELA), For All Subject Areas, Literature, International Baccalaureate, Classroom Management, Character Education, Word Problems, Short Stories, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Poetry, Mental Math, Spring, Place Value, For All Subjects, End of Year, Phonics, Close Reading, Classroom Community