I am a thirteen year teaching veteran. I have taught middle school science and upper elementary. I am currently the Literacy Teaching and Learning Facilitator (coach) for my school district.
In teaching science I used a balanced approach. We would do a little bit of experiments, a little bit of writing, reading, along with many hands on activities. In my elementary classroom we use the workshop method for everything! I love my guided math, reading and writing groups!
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I have an Elementary degree in Education, with an emphasis on science, math, and social studies (this allows me to teach these subjects in the middle school). I have a Masters in Education in Teacher Leadership from Walden University.
Life is busy. On top of my 9 to 5 job teaching, I am a wife and mother to a 6 year old and 4 year old.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Reading, Grammar, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Geometry, Numbers, Science, Earth Sciences, Social Studies - History, Ancient History, Elections - Voting, Government, Native Americans, U.S. History, World History, Other (Specialty), Other, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Character Education, Word Problems, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Autumn, Valentine's Day, Presidents' Day, Black History Month, St. Patrick's Day, Tools for Common Core, For All Subjects, Informational Text, End of Year, Phonics