I have been teaching for 10 years, 5 of those in a traditional brick and mortar setting in 2nd grade, and 5 years in online education, in grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6. I am currently the K through 3rd literacy specialist for an online school in Nevada.
I teach virtually at a K 12 online school. I am a reading specialist for 3rd grade students at our school. I teach my students close reading and comprehension strategies through the Common Core State Standards.
Teacher of the Month: Nevada Virtual Academy, December 2012. Rave Review, Clark County School District, Las Vegas, NV, April 2002
Bachelor's Degree in Education at University of Las Vegas, Nevada, May 2001. Project STARS certified reading teacher, April 2004. TESL (teacher of English as a second language) endorsement, December 2014.
I have been married for 14 years to my wonderful husband, Todd. We have two children: Isabella, age 12 and Wyatt, age 9.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Fractions, Geometry, Measurement, Other (Math), Science, Anatomy, Basic Principles, Biology, Earth Sciences, Other (Science), Arts & Music, Drama, Education, ELA Test Prep, Math Test Prep, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Professional Development, Word Problems, Short Stories, Writing, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Poetry, Place Value, Tools for Common Core, Informational Text, Test Preparation, Close Reading