I've taught for 8 wonderful years in 1st and 2nd grade! The first half of my career was in Florida where I served as part of the inaugural staff of a successful charter school, earning Teacher of the Year in 2010. The second half of my teaching career landed me in Nashville, Tennessee where I taught at an amazing magnet school. I'm currently enjoying a leave of absence to take care of my two boys, Sawyer and Cohen.
I love to facilitate teacher guided, student led learning! And I love to make learning FUN and accessible to all students!!
Teacher of the Year 2010
Bachelors Degree in English Literature, Masters Degree in Elementary Ed., ESOL Endorsement, Artisan Teacher Program
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English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, Numbers, Other (Math), Science, Environment, Social Studies - History, Special Education, Other (Specialty), Other, Math Test Prep, Other (ELA), Life Skills, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Professional Development, School Counseling, Economics , Character Education, Word Problems, Problem Solving, Short Stories, Writing, Robotics, Oral Communication, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Autumn, Mental Math, Halloween, Winter, The New Year, Valentine's Day, Black History Month, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Spring, Place Value, Products For TpT Sellers, Tools for Common Core, Earth Day, For All Subjects, Summer, Informational Text, For Administrators, Coaching, Test Preparation, End of Year, Phonics, Close Reading, Classroom Community