I have been teaching for 22 years. Two of those years were spent as an academic coach out of the classroom. I worked with teachers at all grade levels with curriculum design, instruction and assessment. I have taught grades 1-5 during my tenure.
I believe very deeply that students, children in general, have more enduring learning experiences when they are an active part of the process. I like to hear them learn and teach each other. I believe collaboration is the key to quality learning as is discussion as a class, as a group and even with oneself. I take my job seriously and push my students to accomplish their best at every turn. I do not accept mediocre and I stress personal responsibility and perseverance to that end. I love my profession.
My sons say I am the best mom in the world...does that count?
Cosmetology License B.A degree in Liberal Studies with a focus in Sociology and African Studies. MS in Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
I have two beautiful sons, 7 and 27. The youngest is in second grade and the oldest in graduating law school in May of this year (2016). Every thing I do, I do for them.
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Specialty, Math, Basic Operations, Fractions, Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (Specialty), Geography, Critical Thinking, Literature, Classroom Management, Character Education, Word Problems, Study Skills, Writing, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, Black History Month, Tools for Common Core, For All Subjects, Informational Text, Close Reading, Classroom Community