I have taught 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 5th grade, working in both gifted education and special education classrooms! I have loved each grade, but primary school is where my heart is!
Hands-on learning is the best! Activities and centers are my preference over worksheets!
NYS Highly Effective Teacher 12-13 & 13-14
I graduated from HS in a small town in Western NY. I attended Houghton College where I got my BS in Inclusive Childhood Education and my MS in Literacy B-12 from SUNY Geneseo.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Basic Operations, Geometry, Science, Social Studies - History, Civics, ELA Test Prep, Math Test Prep, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Professional Development, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Autumn, Mental Math, Halloween, Winter, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Spring, Tools for Common Core, For All Subjects, End of Year, Phonics