This is my 10th year as a reading intervention teacher for exceptional needs students who need specific learning supports, it has always been great! All proceeds of this fundraiser will go to helping build a community library in a depressed area in the Philippines.
As a current Inclusion Specialist and Reading Intervention teacher, I adapt my teaching strategies based on the needs of individual students that I work with. Allowing each student to feel successful at the various tasks they attempt is the key to motivating every child in my classroom to learn. By providing a variety of ways (modifying, scaffolding, etc) for them to successfully accomplish the tasks at hand, I motivate them and allow them to express what they have learned, thereby letting me know what they know.
- National Board Certified Teacher '09 (Exceptional Needs Specialist) - Outstanding Special Education Teacher by the National Association for Special Education Teachers (NASET) - United Nations Representative of DKG International Society for Women Educators
I pursued higher education in the following areas: Special Education, Clinical Psychology, Early Childhood Education, Family Life and Child Development
When not in the classroom, I'm a wife and proud mom of two. I'm also a social network junkie! I blog at FUNSHINE, Twitter @Teacher Sol, I'm on Facebook FUNSHINE, and Pinterest Teacher Sol's Board, Google + "Maria Angala" and LinkedIn "Maria Angala"...let's connect!!
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