I'm a university professor working with in-service teachers from all grade levels, especially in the areas of ESL/EFL and reading. I have published 5 books with major publishers, but the process is very slow and often not very rewarding. I create interactive activities to help my students with language arts and English, and many of my students have urged me to make these materials available through teacherspayteachers. So here I am!
**constructivist - we learn through doing! **imaginative - there is no "box" **playful - the best learning may arise from purposeful playing **high standards - a stickler for getting it right **analytical - help kids learn to reason through complex challenges
finalist for IRA Dissertation Award, 2005.
*doctorate in reading *masters in Teaching English as a Second Language * bachelors in English with secondary teaching certificate *currently licensed in Illinois for secondary ESL/BIL, reading, language arts, Title I reading
Provide professional development in Illinois and at state and national conferences.