20+ years in grades 6-8.
Every day is different. I work hard to appeal to all learning styles and ability levels. Keeping middle schoolers engaged is 90% of the battle so I make things fun and exciting.
National Board Professional Teaching Standards - Science
Western Michigan University 20+ years of public school teaching
English Language Arts, Reading, Grammar, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Order of Operations, Other (Math), Science, Anatomy, Archaeology, Astronomy, Basic Principles, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environment, Physics, Other (Science), Social Studies - History, U.S. History, European History, World History, Arts & Music, Graphic Arts, Music, Vocal Music, Physical Education, Computer Science - Technology, Career and Technical Education, Health, Canadian History, Australian History, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), Other (ELA), Life Skills, Critical Thinking, Literature, Statistics, Psychology, Character Education, Word Problems, General Science, Physical Science, Problem Solving, Criminal Justice - Law, Forensics, Short Stories, Writing, Asian Studies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Mental Math, Halloween, Winter, Valentine's Day, Black History Month, Earth Day, Informational Text, Vocational Education, End of Year, Engineering, African History