18 years public school: -8th Grade Physical Science -7th Grade General Science -8th Grade Earth Science -High School Applied Physics -SAT Math Prep -Science by Consensus -Science Olympiad Coach
Constructivist modeling: students make their own meaning in the shadow of the Big Ideas.
2008 Teacher of the Year
Skidmore College BA--Geology and Environmental Studies Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts MA--Education +45 hrs additional coursework in education and science
Publications: Using the Interactive Science Notebook for Inquiry Science NSTA Science Scope, April 2006 Dihydrogen Monoxide Assignment NSTA Science Scope, March 2007 Using Grading Systems to Promote Analytical Thinking Skills.. NSTA Science Scope Sept 2008 Green Anoles and Other Pet Lizards Children’s Book for World Book Teacher-Student Advisement for the Transescent--Middle School Advisory--Master’s Thesis
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Graphing, Other (Math), Science, Basic Principles, Chemistry, Physics, Other (Science), Physics, For All Subject Areas, Professional Development, General Science, Physical Science, Short Stories, Reading Strategies, Tools for Common Core, For All Subjects, Informational Text, Engineering, Close Reading