I have taught every grade from Pre-K to fifth grade, including gifted education and college. Currently serving as a South Carolina Reading Coach/Academic Coach at Hilton Head Island Early Childhood Center
"Real life isn't scripted. Real teaching isn't either."
Former Editor of The Mailbox Magazine Presenter with SDE, Staff Development for Educators Adjunct Professor at Mercer University
Appalachian State University, B.S. Elementary Education; Lesley University, M. Ed. Integrated Teaching through the Arts; Mercer University, PhD in progress
My Blogs: Smart Kids (www.smartkidsgammons.blogspot.com) ABCs of Reading: Integrating ARTS with BOOKS to teach COMPREHENSION Strategies (www.abcsofreading.blogspot.com)
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Geometry, Measurement, Numbers, Science, Earth Sciences, World Language, French, Spanish, Chinese, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, Word Problems, Writing, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Autumn, Halloween, Speech Therapy, Winter, Valentine's Day, Presidents' Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Spring, Tools for Common Core, Earth Day, For All Subjects, Summer, Informational Text, Handwriting, End of Year, Phonics