@Edu_At_Large * Dyslexia specialist. * Chief Educator of Educator at Large, LLC. * Learning Specialist 6-8 * Licensed and practicing educator, since 2008 * Previous Hats: K2 / Gr 1 Inclusion teacher * 3rd Gr teacher * ELL push-in teacher * Reading Specialist pull-out teacher * ESL Adult * EFL High School - Europe * +++ While managing my own classroom, I often hosted literacy workshops after school, 1:1 reading tutoring before school, Writing workshops during summer and school vacations. +++ Currently I work at a private preK - 8 school in Marin County, CA.
Much of my practice consists of designing curriculum to use with students that have Dyslexia. I do not compare students to their classmates, but rather to them self - month to month. I teach students to think critically from a young age.
Boston Education Foundation grant recipient. 2012-2013 school year Boston Education Foundation grant recipient. 2014-2015 school year
B.A. Simmons College +++ M.S.Ed Simmons College +++ Certified Wilson Dyslexia Practitioner +++ LiPS (Lindamood-Bell Phoneme Sequencing) +++ Mass DOE license Early Childhood preK-2 +++ Mass DOE license Moderate Disabilities preK-8 +++ Mass DOE license English as a Second Language K-6 2011 +++ TOEFL certification +++
My first love is Kindergarten and Grade 1. It's all about that foundation. +++Throughout the year, I speak in college classes, teacher prep classes, and at Education-related conferences on the subjects of writing, Dyslexia, and culturally relevant pedagogy. +++
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