I am an elementary school teacher with over 25 years of experience. I have a master's degree in special education. I am the co-director of a summer tutoring camp. I am also a published author. I write picture books as well as poetry and fictional writing. You can visit me at tanyaparis (dot) com
I am a strong believer in educational experiences that are integrated across all areas of the curriculum. My teaching practice is guided by the belief that children learn by doing and that a play-based learning environment is the best place for children to thrive and be successful.
I received the Teacher of the year award at my school.
I graduated from Wheelock College with a bachelor's degree in early childhood education. I also received a master's degree from Wheelock in special education.
I am the co-founder of Las Margaritas Foundation, a non-profit organization created to support children and young women in the Dominican Republic.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Applied Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Science, Earth Sciences, Social Studies - History, Civics, World Language, Spanish, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Graphic Arts, Special Education, EFL - ESL - ELD, Health, Geography, Life Skills, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, School Counseling, Character Education, Family Consumer Sciences, Study Skills, Physical Science, Problem Solving, Short Stories, Writing, Oral Communication, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Mental Math, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, For All Subjects, Informational Text, Occupational Therapy, Handwriting, Early Intervention, End of Year, Engineering, Phonics, Close Reading, Classroom Community