25 years teaching experience 18 Years teaching English Language Learners
I use a five-senses approach in my classroom that includes all the multiple intelligences, with a focus on hands-on games, music and movement.
National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT), 2011 Member of Really Good Stuff Advisory Panel, 2013-present Member of National LEGO Education Advisory Panel (LEAP), 2012-present Fishman Prize for Superlative Classrom Practice Seminifinalist, 2012 Outstanding Educator of the Year, 2010
SIOP certified Wolf Trap Performing Artist Residency, 2008 to 2012 Master of Education, Curriculum And Instruction, Graduated 2002, Coppin State College, Baltimore, MD, Overall GPA 4.0 Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education, 1993, State University of New York, College at Fredonia Doctor of Education (started), Educational Leadership, Walden University, Minneapolis, MN (Online)
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Applied Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Other (Math), Science, Anatomy, Basic Principles, Biology, Earth Sciences, Social Studies - History, Civics, U.S. History, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Special Education, Drama, EFL - ESL - ELD, Health, Other (Social Studies - History), Literature, Classroom Management, Character Education, General Science, Problem Solving, Cooking, Writing, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Autumn, Halloween, Winter, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Spring, Place Value, For All Subjects, Summer, Handwriting, Phonics