I began teaching in 2010 and have taught at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. This year, I'm at a Middle School teaching Grade 7/8 English, Social Studies, French, and Health. Visit me at oneteachersadventures.blogspot.ca or www.facebook.com/oneteachersadventurestpt
I enjoy being challenged by my students. I encourage students to think and question and engage me and each other. I put a big emphasis on critical thinking. I love to incorporate humour into my teaching.
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I grew up in the same district I am teaching in now. I did my first practicum at my elementary school, and it was very strange to go into the school as a student teacher! The first time I went into the staff room, I still felt like I wasn't allowed in there! Now that I have been working, I feel very supported as a teacher in my district as many of my colleagues were former teachers of mine!
I live in Victoria, BC, Canada. I love to travel, although I haven't done as much of it as I'd like. I am a very proud auntie to two nieces (Nati and Emily) and a nephew named Caleb!
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Other (Math), Science, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Other (Science), Social Studies - History, Civics, Government, World Language, French, Other (World Language), Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Other (Arts), Physical Education, Drama, EFL - ESL - ELD, Health, Other, Canadian History, British History, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), Other (ELA), Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Character Education, General Science, Physical Science, Short Stories, Writing, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Autumn, Halloween, Winter, Valentine's Day, Spring, Products For TpT Sellers, For All Subjects, Summer, Informational Text, Phonics