I've been teaching language arts since 2003.
Constructivist, with a sense of humor.
-National Board Certified Teacher since 2008 -UCLA Writing Project Fellow since 2007 -Fund For Teachers Fellow -Awarded 2015 -Awarded UCLA Teacher Initiated Inquiry Project grant (2011) -Regular presenter at district, regional and state conferences (including California Association of Teachers of English).
Bachelor of Arts Degree, UC Berkeley (English and History) Masters Degree, UCLA (Education) But, real learning comes from my students, my colleagues, and Twitter (@MelissaMinkin is my handle).
I love to hike, read, and ride my bike - but not at the same time.