FLES (Foreign Language in the Elementary School) Spanish teacher with the Mt. Lebanon School District in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for the past 5 years.
TPRS, Visuals, Songs, Communicative activities, art projects, Senteo responder system, SmartNotebook, student-centered technology
B.A.- English Literarture and Spanish from Duquesne University (2008) B.S.- English Education (7-12) from Duquesne University (2008) B.S.- Spanish Education (K-12) from Duquesne University (2008) M.A.- Education with a focus in Teacher Leadership from the University of Phoenix (2013) Instructional II Teaching Certification- State of Pennsylvania
Teaching Spanish to elementary school students is such a joy! I love the kids' enthusiasm for learning new languages. They quickly adopt the new vocabulary into their everyday lives and eagerly share new information, activities, and songs with their families and friends.
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Reading, Grammar, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Numbers, Science, Biology, Social Studies - History, European History, World History, World Language, French, Spanish, Other (World Language), Arts & Music, Geography, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, General Science, Problem Solving, Oral Communication, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Halloween, Winter, The New Year, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Close Reading