I have taught more than 15 years. I have spent most of those years teaching First Grade. I taught preschool and kindergarten for several years. I have also taught Reading Recovery.
I have training as a Reading Recovery teacher and have 6 years experience in that area. I like integrating technology in my lessons that allow my students opportunities to learn. I incorporate a leveled reading system in my guided reading groups.
Teacher of the Year for my school corporation in 2014.
BA in Elementary Education from Purdue University in 1995, have taught 2 years of preschool, 6 years of Reading Recovery, taught 2 years in Kdg., currently teaching 1st grade @ 12 years. BS in Environmental Science from Ball State University in 1990
I have traveled to several countries: Poland, Switzerland, Germany, Ireland, Canada. I love reading, dancing, music, and I sing all the time.