I have been a first and third grade teacher for many years. First grade is my very favorite. It where the foundation of all the other grades is built and a lot of growth is seen. I have worked with children with dyslexia and am Wilson certified. I have taught a workshop for parents at my school for parents of struggling readers.
I modifiy for my students, using multi-modal learning. I use highlighters and I use pictures to help my students learn. I also use singing and music videos to help my students understand key concepts.
I have been in honors during my education degree at Hofstra University.
I have a bachelors in English literature from my undergraduate degree at the University of Delaware. I have two masters degree. I have one in literacy and the other in education.
I used to play the clarinet and was in All-County and Tri-M. I also was a grade leader in first grade. I organized field trips. I am very creative.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Reading, Specialty, Math, Arithmetic, Graphing, Social Studies - History, Physical Education, Computer Science - Technology, ELA Test Prep, Math Test Prep, Other (Social Studies - History), Literature, Word Problems, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Valentine's Day, Easter, Informational Text, Test Preparation, Close Reading