* BS in Elementary Education * 28 years in public education * certified in Arkansas and Texas * taught 1st and; 4th Grade and served as a Gifted and Talented specialist in Rockwall, TX * retired June 2013
Even after 28 years in education, I am evolving! Non-traditional, student centered, technology focused, all infused with student voice and fun is how I would describe my style! Retired, I tutor students, ages 5-12, in Dallas.
* Teacher of the Year 1987 * Disney Teacher Nominee * Received numerous grants from RISD
* 1979 Graduate of Tuckerman, High School * 1985 Graduate of Harding University, Searcy, AR
* Live in Garland, Texas * 1 daughter, 30 years old * 1 Granddaughter 2 years old * Retired from 28 years serving students in theTexas public school system * Tutor for Academic Clinical Services in Dallas * Homeschool two boys ages 7 and 11
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Basic Operations, Graphing, Other (Math), Science, Biology, Earth Sciences, Social Studies - History, Ancient History, Elections - Voting, Government, Native Americans, U.S. History, Arts & Music, Art History, Computer Science - Technology, ELA Test Prep, Math Test Prep, Other (Social Studies - History), Other (ELA), Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Word Problems, General Science, Library Skills, Problem Solving, Short Stories, Writing, Oral Communication, Child Care, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Autumn, Halloween, Winter, The New Year, Valentine's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents' Day, Decimals, Black History Month, St. Patrick's Day, Spring, Place Value, Earth Day, For All Subjects, Informational Text, Test Preparation, Women's History Month, Classroom Community