Retired teacher. 15 years as a teacher in Title One schools.(low income). 20 hours of Professional Development yearly for 23 years. Co-teacher and ESL experience. Tutor.
I believe all students have the right to not understand. It is my goal to find a way to make students feel successful. I teach with kindness and humor.
Outstanding Educator of the Year 2000
Bachelor of Arts in Economics 1981 Masters in General Education 1998
I also enjoy watercolor and acrylic painting, the great outdoors and watching my adult son compete in Triathlons for Team USA.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Applied Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Order of Operations, Other (Math), Science, Basic Principles, Earth Sciences, Environment, Other (Science), Social Studies - History, Special Education, Health, Other (Specialty), Math Test Prep, Geography, Other (ELA), Life Skills, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Character Education, Word Problems, General Science, Physical Science, Problem Solving, Short Stories, Writing, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Autumn, Mental Math, Halloween, Winter, The New Year, Valentine's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents' Day, Decimals, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Spring, Place Value, Tools for Common Core, For All Subjects, Summer, Informational Text, Early Intervention, Close Reading, Classroom Community