Fifteen years in public education - 5 years in regular education and 10 years in gifted education. One year homeschool parent of three children ages 9, 11, and 13. Author of Teaching Technology Through Interest Projects published with The Critical Thinking Company. Gold Medal winner of Mom's Choice Awards.
Hands-On learning. Creative and critical thinking skills emphasized in classroom. Cooperative learning used to strengthen core skills. Integrating technology as a tool not for drill and practice.
Teacher of the Year First book recently awarded the Mom's Choice Award for best adult resource book. Presenter at the National Association for Gifted Children's National Convention
BA in Film and Television Gifted Education Certified
Recently, I home schooled our three children so we could take have a family field trip year. We traveled the world and visited many historic sites to bring history to life. Check out our family's experience at http://brookssabbatical.blogspot.com .
English Language Arts, Reading, Specialty, Science, Anatomy, Basic Principles, Biology, Earth Sciences, Environment, Social Studies - History, Elections - Voting, Native Americans, U.S. History, Arts & Music, Art History, Computer Science - Technology, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, General Science, Writing, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, Autumn, Presidents' Day, Informational Text