Licensed and Highly-Qualified Exceptional Children’s teacher with seven years of teaching experience in the field of Special Education. Inventor/Founder of the Live In Letters Colorized Reading Program. Presently employed through Cabarrus County Schools as an EC resource/inclusion teacher in 6th grade.
Passion for creating and implementing intervention strategies for students with exceptional needs and diverse learning styles. Motivated to enhancing the reading experience for all learners, with the mission of creating a solid foundation for alphabetic awareness, brain balance and colorful connections to fluency, recall and reading comprehension through the Live In Letters Colorized Reading Program.
Patent Title: Color Reading and Language Teaching Method Patent Filing Number: United States No. 62/041,867 Patent File Date: August 26, 2014 Patent Description: A method and computer system for teaching reading and language skills utilizing the application of color to traditional black text is provided. The method may be implemented by software and includes generating a new document from a source text document wherein the text of the new document is assigned a color according to one or more patterns. The user has the option to select from a first mode of operation wherein each letter in the new document is assigned an individual color, a second mode of operation wherein distinct groups of letters are assigned individual colors, and a third mode of operation wherein distinct words are assigned individual colors.
East Carolina University Greenville, North Carolina Master’s Degree, Special Education and Teaching, K-12 2007 – 2009 St. Andrews University Laurinburg, North Carolina Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 2003 – 2007 North Stanly High School New London, NC 2000-2003
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