I love teaching! Most of my 17 years in education have been spent teaching students in grades 3, 4, and 5. I currently teach Gifted self-contained 3rd grade.
I like to make learning accessible, meaningful, and fun, honoring the many different ways in which children learn :o)
Among my most treasured gifts are notes from former students who let me know that I impacted their life in a positive way; if you are a teacher, you already know how wonderful that feels!
♥ B.Ed. in Elementary Education ♥ M.A. in Humanities with an emphasis in Literature ♥ Gifted Education (K-8) ♥ Middle Grades Language Arts (7-8) ♥ Middle Level Specialist (5-9) ♥ English as a Second Language (K-12) ♥ Mathematics Specialist (K-8)
For teaching ideas, book reviews, and the occasional freebie, please come visit me at my blog: ♥ Hedgehog Reader ♥
English Language Arts, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Applied Math, Basic Operations, Science, Social Studies - History, Math Test Prep, Geography, Other (ELA), Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, Character Education, Word Problems, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Autumn, Halloween, Winter, Valentine's Day, Martin Luther King Day, St. Patrick's Day, Spring, Place Value, Tools for Common Core, Earth Day, For All Subjects, Summer, Informational Text, End of Year, Engineering, Phonics, Close Reading