I have 20 years of language arts experience at the sixth grade level. I have been through numerous trainings in reading from skill based instruction to CCSS.
While the CCSS need to be taught in a methodical manner, I have fun doing it! I love teaching language arts, and I want my students to love reading and writing as much as I do! Whether it's teaching fiction or informational nonfiction, I want students to enjoy that love of reading!
I was a Golden Apple award winner in 2005.
I received my undergrad in elementary education from Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, IL. In addition, I received my graduate degree in Curriculum Technology Education Reform from the University of Illinois.
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