I have taught K-5 learners for over 30 years! I especially enjoy integrating subjects in the curriculum. I am currently an Elementary Education Team Leader at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. I'm passionate about helping teachers and students! Please visit my blog for more ideas: Science is for Kids
Creative, Child-Centered, Experiential, Science Integration with a focus on vocabulary development, STEM, STEAM Literature Based Science Hands-on-Science that is responsive and inclusive. All students but especially students that may need extra support flourish when given specific content vocabulary. Research shows that a strong functional vocabulary skill set is the key to student success!
National Board Certified Early Childhood Generalist National Science Teacher Association Presenter HERP Project Facilitator STEM Teacher Leader Collaborative at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro Teach to Lead Fellow
Bachelors in Early Childhood Education Masters in Child Development and Family Relations/Education National Board Certified-Early Childhood Generalist TESOL Certified
I love to read mysteries and I love to hang out with family and friends. I have one dog, two cats, and one Corn snake. I especially enjoy hiking and being outdoors. My husband is a fourth-grade teacher and I have two daughters.
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, Numbers, Order of Operations, Science, Astronomy, Biology, Earth Sciences, Physics, Social Studies - History, Health, Math Test Prep, Geography, For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, Character Education, Word Problems, General Science, Physical Science, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Autumn, Mental Math, Halloween, Winter, Valentine's Day, Martin Luther King Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Place Value, Earth Day, For All Subjects, Summer, Informational Text, Early Intervention, End of Year, Phonics, Close Reading