Teacher 8th Grade US History and English/Language Arts for 10 years; Teacher 2nd Grade for 9 years; Teacher 7th Grade English/Language Arts for 2 years; Library Media Specialist PreK-12 for 2 years; Library Media Specialist K-5 from 2007 to 2014. Instructional Technology Integration Specialist for K-12 2014 to 2016; Library Media Specialist K-4 2016 to present.
Student-centered, hands-on lessons/units that incorporate national & state standards, information literacy skills, literature, and technology. But students mostly see the FUN I put into lessons.
Served on my district's English Language Arts Team and Technology Leadership Team. Also served on my district's Elementary Core Literacy Team to help revise and unify our district's elementary reading program.
Masters of Education in Library Science from UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI; BS in Elementary Education Grades 1-8 from UW-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI
Married for over 30 years, husband also a teacher; 4 daughters ages 28, 26, 17, 14; 1 son-in-law and 1 granddaughter born May 2016.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Numbers, Other (Specialty), Critical Thinking, Literature, Classroom Management, Professional Development, Study Skills, Instructional Technology, Library Skills, Problem Solving, Decimals, Tools for Common Core, Informational Text, Phonics