I have taught in the primary grades for 36 years. Most of this time has been in either kindergarten or first grade.
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For two years in a row, I was in Who's Who Among America's Teachers.
BA in Elementary Education with a minor in mathematics. Master's Degree in Teaching and Learning with an ESL endorsement.
I retired from teaching June 2016 after teaching for 37 years. I started my career as a Title I Math Teacher. I did that for 3 years. The following years were spent teaching kindergarten, first or second grade. My store name, Primarily First, is because I spent the bulk of my career in first grade. I would say that teaching math is my passion. I purposefully plan and prepare math lessons that help students to build their understandings of how numbers work rather than learning math as a process.
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Geometry, Graphing, Numbers, Other (Math), Science, Earth Sciences, Environment, Other (Science), Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Arts & Music, Music, Physical Education, Computer Science - Technology, EFL - ESL - ELD, Life Skills, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Economics , Character Education, Word Problems, General Science, Cooking, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Mental Math, Halloween, Winter, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Place Value, Products For TpT Sellers, Earth Day, For All Subjects, Informational Text, Handwriting, Phonics, Classroom Community