* Classroom teacher since 1998 * Certified Otron-Gillingham teacher * Reading Specialist * Reading Intervention for primary grades
I believe learning should be interactive, meaningful, and fun. I'm democratic in my approach and encourage active participation and problem solving. Building character and knowledge are equally important in my classroom.
Teacher of the Year 2013
BA in English Literature from Boston University MA in Elementary Education from Lesley University Orton-Gillingham Certified from Fairleigh Dickinson University
I've published four Scholastic Teaching Resource books on reading response "trifolds" as a tool for independent and guided reading: http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss/187-6024620-0405631?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=reading+response+trifolds
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Basic Operations, Measurement, Social Studies - History, Civics, Special Education, Geography, Literature, Character Education, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Autumn, Halloween, Winter, The New Year, Place Value, Phonics