Paddy taught grades 1-3 and 6. She also acted as a literacy specilaist and adult trainer. She continues to volunteer in elementary classrooms, speaks with parent and community organizations and advocates for volunteers in classrooms.
I use whole class, small group and individual instruction and invite adults in to help students learn. I encourage the use of higher level thinking skills, open-ended questions and inquiry methods along with self-assessment.
Paddy's dedication to children and her profession has resulted in her receiving two awards: a PTA Golden Acorn and Teacher of the Month from her local educational association.
Paddy graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in elementary education.
Paddy Eger is a veteran teacher from the Edmonds School District 15 in Washington state. She’s participated in classrooms as a community volunteer, a parent volunteer, and a parent trainer as well as a teacher in primary and intermediate grades. Her years in the PCEP, the Parent Cooperative Education Program, as a successful teacher and trainer created the foundation for the award-winning book, Educating America: 101 Strategies for Adult Assistants in K-8 Classrooms and it’s companion, Educating America Desktop Flipbook . Through these books and her training of volunteers, adults become competent, enthusiastic, and committed to helping students grow and learn.