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, Drama, Curriculum & Instruction, ELA Test Prep, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Professional Development, Character Education, Word Problems, Study Skills, Instructional Technology, Short Stories, Writing, Oral Communication, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Autumn, Halloween, Winter, Valentine's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Black History Month, Tools for Common Core, For All Subjects, Summer, Informational Text, End of Year, Close Reading, Classroom Community