I have been teaching since 2006. I enjoyed three years teaching kindergarten before moving into third grade which I have been happily teaching since 2009.
Hands on, inquiry based, positive reinforcement, clear and consistent expectations, high expectations
Several projects funded through donorschoose.org, grant for sound equipment through NEF
B.S. in Elementary Education from Central Connecticut State University, 2006 M.Ed. in Literacy Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Missouri-Columbia, 2008 Currently pursuing Ed.S. in Educational Leadership from Arkansas State University
In addition to teaching third grade, I also built our school's theatre club from the ground up. I enjoy directing our yearly musical and watching our club grow. We have now expanded to include the high school and are on the high school stage. I also enjoy taking student teachers under my wing.
English Language Arts, Reading, Spelling, Specialty, Math, Other (Math), Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Tools for Common Core, Informational Text