18 years teaching third grade including a 2nd/3rd split, and a 3rd/4th split. National Board Certified Master's Degree + 45 Yale Fellowship Dartmouth (Gilder Lehrman Institute) Fellowship Published a children's history book
Teaching to all learning types (visual, auditory, kinesthetic), use of cooperative learning groups, students take responsibility for learning. I teach students to think critically
National Board Certified Master's Degree + 45 Yale Fellowship Dartmouth (Gilder Lehrman Institute) Fellowship
BS from University of Illinois, Champaign- Urbana MSEd from Northern Illinois University
I have created integrated units for poetry and social studies including analysis of primary sources for Loyola's Teaching With Primary Sources, Yale National Teachers' Initiative, the Art Institute, and Chicago Public Schools Social Studies 2.0. I helped write the social studies curriculum for 3rd grade at CPS. I have published a book on Chicago's history for third graders called Just Add Water: Making the City of Chicago.