I have 20 years of teaching experience, 4 years in elementary 16 in middle school. After 6 years of teaching Algebra 1 GATE and pre-algebra, I took on a new position as a math intervention specialist helping struggling math students, preparing lessons for teachers, and team-teaching with classroom math teachers. I truly believe in the necessity of teaching the "why" of mathematics. My favorite moments are the "Oh, now I get it!" ones.
Hands on, self-discovery, real life applications, making sure students understand the "Why" of mathematics. Without a conceptual understanding, is there really understanding?
2014-2015 Teacher of the Year for Salisbury Middle School
BS Elementary Education, Middle School Math Certification
VERY happily married mother of two amazing kids Jake (15) and Raegan (10). Hobbies: Riding with my husband on his Harley, SCUBA diving with my husband, being a soccer, lacrosse, field hockey and dance mom, photography and reading.
English Language Arts, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Order of Operations, Science, Arts & Music, Special Education, Math Test Prep, Statistics, Word Problems, Holidays/Seasonal, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Halloween, Decimals, Easter