Six years of experience teaching Language Arts and Reading at the middle school level.
I love creating graphic organizers for my students and making learning hands-on. My students are encouraged to discuss and participate, as well as learn through collaboration!
Received a nomination for Teacher of the Year 2014 - Kuiper Scholarship from Calvin College for English Secondary Education program
Bachelors of Arts in English awarded from Calvin College Minor in English as a Second Language Professional Certificate for English for Grades 6-12. Reading Endorsement
Happily married and living in sunny Central Florida! When I'm not busy with school, I love relaxing on my porch with my two dogs.
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Vocabulary, Specialty, ELA Test Prep, Other (ELA), Life Skills, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Study Skills, Short Stories, Writing, Oral Communication, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Poetry, Tools for Common Core, For All Subjects, Informational Text, Test Preparation, Close Reading