This is my fifth year teaching language arts. I've taught general and special education, ranging from grades 6-12. I was a member of Teach For America, Atlanta corps 2012, in which I taught high school ELA and special education. I am currently teaching middle school ELA and special education, grades 6-8.
I believe in providing choice and scaffolded support to teach reading and writing. I think novels are the best and most engaging way to teach reading and promote a lifelong love of learning.
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Ohio University B.S. 6-12 English Education, Mercer University, M.Ed. Reading
I love YA literature and enjoy creating resources for teachers to bring culturally-response, high-interest lessons into the classroom.
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Science, Earth Sciences, Environment, Social Studies - History, Civics, U.S. History, Computer Science - Technology, EFL - ESL - ELD, ELA Test Prep, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Criminal Justice - Law, Writing, Robotics, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Halloween, Informational Text, Engineering, Close Reading