37 years teaching Gr. 7-12, college, and university: social studies, Spanish, English, ESL, humanities; published Spanish and ESL grammar books; court-appointed interpreter for murder trial; translator
interactive lectures in Humanities; critical thinking; conversational Spanish
Lambda Theta award for Spanish; innovation in curriculum design; 3 mini-grants to develop materials for "Voyages of Discovery: Guatemala, Costa Rica, and Spain; NEH fellowship for research in Egypt; Mellon Fellow with Tulane University to study a summer in Mexico City
B.A. in Spanish and history -- Case Western Reserve Univ, M.A. in Spanish CWRU, grad work in English Lit at University of Florida and Florida State Univ. and Latin American Studies; junior year at the Universidad de Madrid; summer at Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico
Love to travel, photograph, and research abroad. Plan to turn travel journals info into Social Studies culture modules. Play Mah-jong and crochet. Interested in archeology.
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Arithmetic, Fractions, Measurement, Numbers, Science, Anatomy, Archaeology, Biology, Earth Sciences, Environment, Other (Science), Social Studies - History, Ancient History, U.S. History, European History, World History, World Language, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Chinese, Other (World Language), Arts & Music, Music Composition, Drama, EFL - ESL - ELD, Other (Specialty), Architecture, Art History, English, Foreign Languages, Geology, History, Other, ELA Test Prep, Geography, Other (ELA), Religion, Critical Thinking, Arabic, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Economics , Study Skills, General Science, Cooking, Employment, Writing, ESL / ELL / EFL, Study Skills, Short Stories, Writing, Asian Studies, Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day