1969-1971 Fourth Grade Teacher 1971-1972 Reading Clinician U of West Florida 1972 - Present Sole Proprietor, Corrective Reading Institute 1990-1994 Home School Evaluator, Palmyra, PA school district 1982-1997 Home School Teacher 1994-1997 Health Teacher, Temple Christian School 1997-1998 Stock Market Game Teacher, Home Link, Washington 1990-2010 Substitute Teacher in Vancouver, Battle Ground, and Evergreen School Districts in Washington. 2012 Author Grace, Miracles, and Chocolate by Marriott Cole (pen name) available at http://bookstore.inspiringvoices.com/Products/SKU-000526398/grace-miracles-and-chocolate.aspx or wherever books are sold.
I use an eclectic approach and like to figure out what my students' learning styles are and work with them accordingly. I generally have students use all senses except smell as they learn to read better.
I actually had a seventh grade student I was substituting for tell me, "Thanks for being such a good teacher. I finally understand it."
1960-1966 Westlake School for Girls, Grades 7-12. 1966-1969 Bachelor's of Science from University of Oregon 1970 - 1972 Master of Arts, with a specialization in Remedial Reading. 1974 Pre-nursing courses Linn-Benton Community College 1994-1996 Counseling Classes Portland Bible College 2003 Internet and Real Estate classes. Self educated in Midwifery, Making Money in the Stock Market (In the last week with news of the war between Israel and Hamas, my money returned 50%.)
Widowed in 1992, I finished raising seven children alone. The youngest child graduated and married in 2005. I remarried in 2010. Details are in my book, Grace, Miracles, and Chocolate, available at http://bookstore.inspiringvoices.com/Products/SKU-000526398/grace-miracles-and-chocolate.aspx