I have spent the last 9 years of my life teaching in the same elementary school. I taught 4th grade for two years and then switched to 5th grade. I have been teaching 5th grade Gifted/ High Achieving students for the past 7 years.
I enjoy teaching through interdisciplinary units, hands-on activities, and project-based learning.
American Tapestry Teaching American History Grant- Lead Teacher 2010-2013 Roots, Rise, Resilience Teaching American History Grant Lead Teacher 2008-2010 City of Margate Teacher of the Month- October 2011 George Washington Teacher's Institute Representative 2010 Broward County Schools: Elementary Social Studies Teacher of the Year for 2009 Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute Representative 2008
BA in Education from Florida Atlantic University- 2005 MA in Teaching & Learning with Specialization in Reading- 2007 Elementary Education Certification- 2005 Gifted Certification- 2008 Social Science 6-12 Certification- 2009
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English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Order of Operations, Science, Anatomy, Astronomy, Basic Principles, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environment, Physics, Social Studies - History, Civics, Elections - Voting, U.S. History, World Language, Computer Science - Technology, Career and Technical Education, Geography, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Business, Economics , Family Consumer Sciences, General Science, Physical Science, Library Skills, Writing, Reading Strategies, Informational Text, Vocational Education