I've taught second grade, third grade and kindergarten in Georgia and Texas. I've also held jobs at Mississippi State University as an early childhood math consultant and at the Irving (Texas) Public Library.
Hands-on, Minds-on, Hearts full of learning!
Finalist, Dallas Teacher of the Year Award, 1992 Teacher of the Year, Tom C. Gooch Elementary School, Dallas, TX, 1992 Recipient, Robert Tolouse Outstanding Doctoral Student Award, Federation of North Texas Area universities, Denton, TX, 1987.
Ph. D., Early Childhood Education, Texas A&M.........Ed. S., Elementary Education, West Georgia College.........M. Ed. Elementary Education, West Georgia College.........B. S., Early Childhood Education, Georgia State University
I write ideas for magazines and books for early childhood teachers. I've been published with Scholastic, The Education Center (Mailbox Magazine and Mailbox Books), and Positive Promotions.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Reading, Specialty, Math, Basic Operations, Graphing, Numbers, Science, Anatomy, Astronomy, Biology, Earth Sciences, Environment, Other (Science), Social Studies - History, Civics, U.S. History, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Music, Vocal Music, Health, Geography, Life Skills, School Counseling, Character Education, General Science, Child Care, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Autumn, Halloween, Winter, Valentine's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents' Day, St. Patrick's Day, Spring, Summer, Informational Text, Early Intervention, End of Year, Classroom Community