I have taught PreK, 2nd, 3rd, 5th, Remedial Junior High English, Junior High and High School English and on the college level in the areas of reading and reading disabilities. I currently teach high school English. I have several websites that are free! www.gonewiththeword.webs.com, www.hemingwayhideaway.webs.com and www.wisewings.webs.com.
I believe in a constructivist approach to education and am a strong advocate for differentiated instruction.
President’s Honor Roll 2000 - Northern Oklahoma College 2002 - Northwestern Oklahoma State University 2001 - Phi Theta Kappa 2001 - Cardinal Key Nominee – Northwestern Oklahoma State University 2001 – Struckle Outstanding Scholar Award 2001 - 2002 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities 2005 - Who’s Who in American Women 2003 - 2004 Perfect Attendance – Washington Center 2003 – 2004 – Outstanding Literacy Instruction by a Beginning Teacher Finalist Oklahoma Higher Education Reading Council 2004 – 2005 –Disney Hand Creative Teaching Award Nominee 2004 – 2005 – Outstanding Literacy Instruction by a Beginning Teacher Winner Oklahoma Higher Education Reading Council 2004 – Rogers Outstanding Grant Award 2005 – Chancellor’s List 2005 – Who’s Who in American Teachers 2013 – Honorary FFA Degree 2013 – Teacher for Tomorrow
I am certified in Elementary, Early Childhood, Elementary Principal, Middle Level Principal, Secondary Principal, English, and Speech/Drama/Debate.
I am the mother of three daughters.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Math, Other (Math), Science, Biology, Earth Sciences, Social Studies - History, Native Americans, U.S. History, World History, Arts & Music, Other (Arts), Education, Other (ELA), For All Subject Areas, Literature, Physical Science, Short Stories, Writing, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Poetry, Informational Text