20 years in the primary grades.
I believe in making learning fun, challenging, and relevant while integrating between and within subjects AND following Common Core Standards.
2018 Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching Recipient Runner up for the PAEMST Award for Math and Science Author on the Top Ten Most Popular All-Time Articles List for NCTM's Teaching Children Mathematics (link below) http://www.nctm.org/publications/tcm.aspx
M Ed (Curriculum and Instruction) - National Louis University Bachelor's Degree - Elementary (K - 9) North Central College
Owner/Author of Green Monster Learning, Co-Author of many publications for The Education Center, 2004 Author for NCTM's Teaching Children Mathematics, Published in NCTM's "Growing Professionally" Reference Book, Speaker at ICTM Conference 2006
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading, Spelling, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Basic Operations, Measurement, Numbers, Order of Operations, Other (Math), Science, Earth Sciences, Critical Thinking, Word Problems, Problem Solving, Writing, Holidays/Seasonal, Thanksgiving, Autumn, Mental Math, Valentine's Day, Place Value, Tools for Common Core, Informational Text