I have been teaching since 2005- I've dabbled in humanities with K-5, spent two years teaching 5th grade, and for the past 4 years been in 2nd grade. I absolutely LOVE it!
My teaching style is a mis-match of fun, hands-on applications and games that teach by doing. Worksheets serve a purpose, (don't get me wrong...we do enough of them to drive the copier into fits of metal breakdowns) but the learning that takes place when students don't realize they are learning is more meaningful to me.
None at this time, but that doesn't mean there aren't any in my future! (Academy Awards - I'm still waiting for my phone call!)
K-8 in Christian school 9-12 Public High School (10-12 spent in Community College through the Running Start Program where students can complete BOTH high school and the first two years of college concurrently) Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction (2006) and Masters of Education in Administration and Leadership (2010) both through the University of Phoenix AA in Culinary Arts
Wife to Alejandro Mother to Alexander Xavier aka The Bean Daughter to Jan Friend to just about everyone (with the exception of the dog next door, but I don't think he likes anybody)
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