Working in education since 2003 - textbook editor, curriculum development/design, public school teacher (10th grade English), private school teacher (middle school writing specialist). Dual secondary certifications in English and Social Studies.
MISSION STATEMENT: To increase student engagement through relaxed creativity and flexible learning.
Award of Teaching Excellence from CTC High School. And at the risk of bragging, I was once the emcee of a preschool beauty pageant:)
B.S. Political Science/Psychology; Teaching Certificate in English and Social Studies
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Geometry, Graphing, Numbers, Science, Anatomy, Archaeology, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environment, Physics, Other (Science), Social Studies - History, Civics, Elections - Voting, Government, Native Americans, U.S. History, World History, Arts & Music, Art History, Visual Arts, Music, Music Composition, Vocal Music, Instrumental Music, Computer Science - Technology, Career and Technical Education, Health, Other (Specialty), Astronomy, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), Religion, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, Literature, Business, School Counseling, Psychology, Economics , General Science, Library Skills, Algebra 2, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Winter, Valentine's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents' Day, Black History Month, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Place Value, For All Subjects, Informational Text, School Psychology, Engineering, Phonics, Close Reading, Women's History Month