32 years of teaching experience with 31 years in first grade
My teaching style is constructivist. I enjoy creating an atmosphere and situations that guide students to true thinking and learning.
Twice nominated as a Teacher of Excellence
BS in Elementary Education from Geneva College Studied at with the Institute for Learning at the Learning Research and Development Center in the University of Pittsburgh
Thirty two years later I love teaching and creating a community of learners within my classroom each year. I use a Balanced LIteracy Framework and specialize in interactive read-alouds. I also teach math using Investigations.