This will by my fourth year teaching Kindergarten and I absolutely love it! My first year I taught second grade and the year before that, I did a full year internship in fifth grade while I completed my Master's. I am so glad I was given the opportunity to teach Kindergarten at my school because I know this is where I truly belong!
I am a big believer in hands on teaching. I love for my students to use manipulatives whenever possible. Art projects to supplement learning are also a must!
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I graduated from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville in 2009 with my Bachelor's in English with a minor in Elementary Education. I returned to following year to complete my Master's in Teacher Education while completing a year long internship in fifth grade and writing an Action Research project on the effects of Writers' Workshop.
I currently reside in Knoxville, TN with my husband our dog, Jasper, and our cat, Sherlock.
English Language Arts, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Basic Operations, Geometry, Numbers, Science, Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (Specialty), For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, General Science, Short Stories, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Autumn, Winter, The New Year, Valentine's Day, Presidents' Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Spring, Handwriting, Phonics