Jen is a K-12 Reading Specialist who lives in Raleigh, NC. She is a teacher with 20 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.blogspot.com. In addition to curriculum designer, she is also a font designer. You can contact her at helloliteracyatgmaildotcom if you would be interested in having her come to your school.
Common Core Way; Classroom Learning Community based on Inquiry; Questions and Genuine Learning Opportunities; Hands-On Learning; 21st Century Learning: Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking, Creativity, Caring; Cooperative Learning, Opinionated Students Blogging Student Blog; TCRWP Reading & Writing Workshop; Common Core ELA; Science & Vocabulary Notebooks.
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
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Numbers, Science, Earth Sciences, Social Studies - History, Ancient History, World History, Spanish, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Graphic Arts, Special Education, EFL - ESL - ELD, Other (Specialty), Art, Education, Other, ELA Test Prep, Other (ELA), Life Skills, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Professional Development, Business, School Counseling, Character Education, General Science, Library Skills, Short Stories, Writing, Oral Communication, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Halloween, Winter, 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, End of Year, Phonics, Close Reading