I have been teaching for over 40 years in a variety of roles from classroom teacher k-6, multi grade classes, small schools....big schools, city school, rural schools, TESOL, Reading Recovery and years of casual relief teaching. My teaching niche is helping relief/substitute teachers in their role which can be a very challenging one at times. My resources are designed to engage, enthuse, impress and continue the learning that is happening in the classroom. I have written a number of teacher reference books that will help you to navigate your way around the internet to find the best and most valuable resources for you to use in your day to day teaching, whether you be a full time,temp or relief teacher.
I love using technology in the classroom, and challenging all of my students on different levels. Open ended activities are one of my favorite activities. I have been a substitute relief teacher for many years and know how challenging it can be to create engaging and meaningful lessons for a day, week, month or longer.
Diploma of teaching.
I loved every step of my primary education which was in England and spent my high school years in Australia. Completed teaching degree in 1976 and still going strong!!! Every day is a blessing, every child unique. I thank each and every one of them for the joy they have bought to my life.
Administration of "Surviving Casual Teaching" facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/1437338753217794/ I love this group, I have been able to support teachers in a role as mentor and have met so many wonderful educators along the way
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, Staff, Not Grade Specific
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Applied Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Order of Operations, Other (Math), Science, Anatomy, Archaeology, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environment, Other (Science), Social Studies - History, Civics, World History, World Language, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Graphic Arts, Other (Arts), Music, Music Composition, Other (Music), Physical Education, Computer Science - Technology, Special Education, Drama, EFL - ESL - ELD, Health, Other (Specialty), Art, Curriculum & Instruction, Other, Math Test Prep, Australian History, British History, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), Other (ELA), Life Skills, Religion, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Professional Development, Psychology, Character Education, Word Problems, General Science, Physical Science, Library Skills, Problem Solving, Short Stories, Writing, Oral Communication, Child Care, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Mental Math, Halloween, Speech Therapy, The New Year, Dance, Valentine's Day, Decimals, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Spring, Place Value, Products For TpT Sellers, Earth Day, For All Subjects, Summer, Informational Text, Student Council, Handwriting, For Administrators, Coaching, Early Intervention, School Psychology, End of Year, Engineering, Phonics, Classroom Community, Hispanic Heritage Month, Latinx Studies, Social Emotional Learning