Jen is a K-12 Reading Specialist who lives in Raleigh, NC. She is a teacher with 23 years of classroom experience. She is a literacy consultant, intervention specialist, teacher trainer, and staff developer. She blogs about all things literacy at www.helloliteracy.com. In addition to creating curriculum, she is also a font designer. You can contact her at helloliteracyatgmaildotcom if you would be interested in having her come to your school.
Classroom Learning Community based on Inquiry; Questions and Genuine Learning Opportunities; Hands-On Learning; 21st Century Learning; Cooperative Learning, Writing Workshop; Common Core ELA, Writing Workshop, Reading Comprehension, Structured Literacy & Guided Phonics (K-2) Guided Reading (3-12), & Vocabulary Notebooks.
Co-Founder, Co-Facilitator - Happy Go Teach Teacher Conference - 2016, 2017 Keynote Speaker - Teach Your Heart Out Teacher Conference - 2016, 2017 Keynote Speaker - North Carolina Reading Association - 2016 Keynote Speaker - East Carolina University Reading Conference - 2014 Contributing Writer for the International Reading Association - 2014 Contributing Writer for Parents Magazine - 2014 Creative Freedom Award - Duke University - August 2013 Invited Speaker - North Carolina Reading Conference - 2013 Guest Blogger for www.whattoexpect.com Knightdale 100 "Making a Difference in Student Achievement" Award - November 2011 Contributing Writer for the Parent Matters Magazine 2010 Teacher Trainer for the Florida Reading Initiative 2006
BA: English & Psychology, California Polytechnic State University MAED-READ: Reading Education, East Carolina University Reading Recovery Certificate, Fresno State University
Favorite Meal: Lunch Favorite Beverage: Coca-Cola Favorite Morning Stop: Starbuck's Favorite Store: Anthropologie Favorite Movie: The Holiday Favorite Hobby: Beading Favorite Lipstick: Revlon Colorburst - Pink Ice Favorite Perfume (this year): D&G Light Blue Favorite Toy: My iPad, next to my iPhone Favorite Color: Pink
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, Staff, Not Grade Specific
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Numbers, Science, Earth Sciences, Social Studies - History, Ancient History, World History, World Language, Spanish, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Graphic Arts, Computer Science - Technology, Special Education, Drama, EFL - ESL - ELD, Other (Specialty), Education, ELA Test Prep, Other (ELA), Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Character Education, General Science, Library Skills, Short Stories, Writing, Oral Communication, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Autumn, Mental Math, Halloween, Speech Therapy, Valentine's Day, Presidents' Day, St. Patrick's Day, Spring, Products For TpT Sellers, Tools for Common Core, Earth Day, For All Subjects, Informational Text, Handwriting, For Administrators, Test Preparation, Early Intervention, School Psychology, End of Year, Phonics, Close Reading, Classroom Community