I'm currently an ESE teacher in Jacksonville, Florida. My experience includes working with students in K-12. I've been a classroom teacher, Media Specialist, Technology Teacher, and a Reading Recovery teacher. My passion is creating easy to understand and visually engaging products which promote success and a positive attitude toward school.
Hmm....perhaps a bit unique and offbeat! I make a plan but don't always follow it as I love to explore topics that arise from discussions and students' interests. My style includes a generous dose of humor, encouragement, movement, hands-on activities, and technology!
Teacher of the Year and....I should probably have these: * Stays Too Late and Needs to Go Home Award * No Life During the School Year Award * Acts Like a Kindergarten Student Award * Oops I Went on the School Bouncy Slide and Sprained My Wrist Award * Trying to Capture Stray Kittens Who Bite Your Finger During Summer Cleaning Award
Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and Reading Recovery Training Certifications: Elementary Education, Primary Education, Media Specialist, ESE, Gifted Endorsement, ESOL Endorsement, and Reading Endorsement
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English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Geometry, Measurement, Numbers, Other (Math), Science, Anatomy, Astronomy, Basic Principles, Biology, Earth Sciences, Physics, Other (Science), Social Studies - History, Native Americans, Arts & Music, Special Education, Health, Math Test Prep, Other (ELA), Life Skills, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Economics , Character Education, Word Problems, General Science, Physical Science, Library Skills, Problem Solving, Short Stories, Writing, Child Care, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Autumn, Halloween, Winter, Valentine's Day, Black History Month, Easter, Spring, Place Value, Products For TpT Sellers, Earth Day, For All Subjects, Informational Text, Handwriting, Early Intervention, End of Year, Phonics