Middle Grades English/Language Arts and Reading for 26 years
Utilize Differentiated Instruction; Infuse 21st Century Skills; Create Independent Learners; Give options and choices in learning; Listen to my students; Interested in how they best learn
2013 Recognition of Excellence in Education Award
Masters and Specialist Degree in Secondary and Middle Grades Language Arts and Social Studies; Curriculum and Instruction courses at the Doctorate level
I enjoy creating curriculum materials for all subject areas and grade levels. I was born to teach and am blessed to have had that figured out since eighth grade. I'm adventurous and a reflective thinker. I love hiking, biking, and kayaking.
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Basic Operations, Geometry, Numbers, Social Studies - History, Ancient History, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Drama, Curriculum & Instruction, ELA Test Prep, Math Test Prep, Life Skills, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Professional Development, Character Education, Word Problems, Study Skills, Instructional Technology, Short Stories, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Autumn, Valentine's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Tools for Common Core, For All Subjects, Informational Text, End of Year, Close Reading