I have been teaching in Texas for 11 years.
I believe learning should be hands-on and engaging. I like to create centers and activities for students to work on in pairs or small groups.
Garcia Elementary Teacher of the Year - 2012 Grand Prairie ISD Teacher of the Year - 2012
I have a B.F.A. in graphic design and a M.S. in Human Relations and Business. I am certified Early Childhood - 4th Grade ESL and 1st - 12th Grade Special Education. I also have my principal certification.I am currently a Master Teacher and have the honor of working with k-5 teachers on best teaching practices and increasing student achievement.
Before teaching I was a professional graphic designer for a large retail chain. I use my graphic design skills to create professional materials for the classroom.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Fractions, Graphing, Numbers, Other (Math), ELA Test Prep, Other (ELA), For All Subject Areas, Literature, Professional Development, Basic Reading, Writing, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Poetry, Autumn, Place Value, For All Subjects, Informational Text, For Administrators, Coaching, Early Intervention