This is my seventh year teaching. I've taught general and special education, language arts and math, 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 8th grade special education. I have a Masters degree in Reading and a Bachelor's degree in 7-12 Secondary English Language Arts Education. One of my favorite educational experiences was completing my student teaching in South Africa in 2012.
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
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Science, Biology, Earth Sciences, Environment, Social Studies - History, Civics, U.S. History, Computer Science - Technology, EFL - ESL - ELD, ELA Test Prep, Literature, Study Skills, General Science, Criminal Justice - Law, Writing, Robotics, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, Poetry, Halloween, For All Subjects, Informational Text, Test Preparation, End of Year, Engineering, Close Reading