Teach For America 1992 - 1996 James McHenry Elementary School, Baltimore, MD 1992-1996 Chase Elementary School, Baltimore County, MD 1996-2004 William Paca/Old Post Road Elementary School, Abingdon, MD 2004-2005 The Seven Hills School, Cincinnati, OH 2005-2010 Mountain Island Charter School, Mount Holly, NC 2010-2012 Mooresville Intermediate School, Mooresville, NC 2012 - 2019 Virginia Beach Public Schools, Va. Beach, VA 2019 - present
formal authority, demonstrator, facilitator, delegator
Teacher of the year finalist at Mooresville Intermediate school 2017-2018.
Norfolk State University (BS) 1988 California State University Northridge (Masters study) 1992 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (MA) 2001
I want to make sure my students are having fun while learning. So many times children want to get the right answer. I applaud their efforts even when their answers are incorrect. Children are not merely in school to learn, rather they are in school to learn how to think.
English Language Arts, Math, Algebra, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Order of Operations, Math Test Prep, Statistics, Word Problems, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Mental Math, Halloween, Winter, Decimals, Place Value, Close Reading