Math teacher, grades 6 - 8; Mathletes Coach; Coordinator, Math and Chess Clubs; Northrop-Grumman TEAACH program participant (2 years) and presenter (1 year)
I am big on making cross-curricular and career connections to the material that we're learning. I try to make math relevant to everyday life and I like to make learning fun.
Earthwatch Educator Fellowship, 2011; "Most Influential Teacher", 2012
B.S. Medical Laboratory Sciences (Medical Technology); Master of Public Health; Master of Arts in Teaching with Endorsements in Math, Science, and Social Studies
I am a committed environmentalist. I participated in an Earthwatch Institute fellowship, Climate Change at the Arctic's Edge, in Churchill, Manitoba in 2011. I had the privilege of working with 11 other teachers from across the U.S. and an international climate researcher in a part of the world that is absolutely fascinating. While in the Churchill area I saw a polar bear and beluga whales up close. Awesome!
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Order of Operations, Other (Math), Science, Environment, Career and Technical Education, Life Skills, Gifted and Talented, For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, School Counseling, Character Education, Word Problems, Study Skills, Basic Math, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Autumn, Mental Math, Halloween, Winter, The New Year, Decimals, Place Value, Earth Day, Test Preparation, End of Year, Classroom Community