I am currently teaching 10th grade English Language Arts and pursuing my Master of Education degree in Digital Education Leadership.
Before making the jump to high school, I had the privilege of teaching 8th grade English Language Arts in California from 2013-2017. I have experience teaching GATE English, Yearbook elective, and ESL classes.
In developing my own teaching style, I have tried to become the teacher I always hoped for (but rarely had) as a young adult. I believe in making lessons relevant and engaging. I am opposed to busy work in all forms. I strive to make every lesson as interesting as possible. I want students collaborating, creating, communicating, and critically thinking on a daily basis.
- Graduated Summa Cum Laude
- Certified Highly Qualified Teacher, California
- Bachelor of Arts in English and Communications
- Single-Subject Teaching Credential
- GATE Certified Teacher
- PBL Certification
- Google Certified Educator Level 1
- MEd in Digital Education Leadership (in progress)
When not creating ELA resources, I love to read (bet you couldn't have guessed!). I also enjoy doing Genealogical research, going for long walks with my two Dalmatians, exploring Seattle with my husband, and enjoying the many outdoor opportunities the Pacific Northwest offers.
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English Language Arts, Reading, Specialty, Science, Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (Specialty), Other (Social Studies - History), Life Skills, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Instructional Technology, Short Stories, Writing, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Autumn, Halloween, Valentine's Day, For All Subjects, Summer, Informational Text, Close Reading