Thirty four years in the classroom from grades k-8.Was building representative for Building a presence in Science. Presented at the Detroit Metropolitan Science Teacher's conference for 3 years. Presented at the Michigan Science teacher's Conference once. Gave workshop on G,L.O.B.E. and also on Hogwarts laboratory . Helped write curriculum for kindergarten, second grade hands on math, fifth grade language arts. TA on line in conjunction with NTEl-Burns for soil science.
Active involvement between students and teacher, students and students. A lot of hands on and small groups. I start out the large group, the class and then usual break up into small groups. sometimes use centers or stations . Also The children's work is always displayed
Received Excellence in Education from Ford's in partnership with Wayne RESA. Who's Who Among by America's Teachers two years, honored by former students at district banquets.
BA and MA in Education from Michigan State University.
Married and the mother of grown twins, boy and girl. A grandmother of 4 grandchildren.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Applied Math, Arithmetic, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Science, Biology, Earth Sciences, Environment, Social Studies - History, Civics, Arts & Music, Other (Arts), Other (Specialty), Geography, Literature, General Science, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Mental Math, Decimals, Black History Month, Place Value, Tools for Common Core, Informational Text, End of Year, Phonics