I've taught English composition, literature, and creative writing as a college English instructor for over a decade. I have also been a home-school parent and have taught two grades in the K-12 school system. I enjoy coming up with a variety of ways to make teaching core standards not only fun, but also a valuable literary experience. And above all, it should be simple, for part of the point is to help children develop a love for reading and knowledge.
Hands-on, meeting core objectives, keeping things simple, developing a love for reading in students, differentiated learning, student focused
Not sure what to put here for honors/awards. I have received recognition at various times for teaching.
Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies (social work) Masters in English Training certificates in online education
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Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, Not Grade Specific
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Reading, Specialty, Math, Basic Operations, Science, Anatomy, Biology, Earth Sciences, Environment, Social Studies - History, Ancient History, Civics, Elections - Voting, Government, U.S. History, European History, World History, Middle Ages, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Other (Arts), Physical Education, Communications, English, Other (Social Studies - History), Other (ELA), Religion, Critical Thinking, Literature, Professional Development, Economics , Character Education, General Science, Problem Solving, Writing, Short Stories, Writing, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Autumn, Mental Math, Halloween, Valentine's Day, Presidents' Day, Black History Month, Easter, Tools for Common Core, Summer, Informational Text, Test Preparation, End of Year, Close Reading