I am in my 6th year of teaching students with special needs and just love it! I have also taught Kindergarten and sometimes miss being with the itty-bitty's all day long! I am currently working as an Education Specialist in a full inclusion district.
My students are mainstreamed into K-5 classrooms, so I'm always thinking about ways to create appropriate and meaningful modified and/or differentiated activities and lessons. I'm always striving to both address my students' IEP goals as well as keep them engaged in the general education classroom!
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Graduated with a double major in Elementary and Special Education from Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island. Master's Degree in The Theory of Multiple Intelligences from University of St. Joseph in West Hartford, CT.
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English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Basic Operations, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Science, Astronomy, Earth Sciences, Arts & Music, Special Education, Health, Life Skills, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, School Counseling, Character Education, Word Problems, Problem Solving, Cooking, Short Stories, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Autumn, Halloween, Winter, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Spring, Place Value, For All Subjects, Summer, Informational Text, Early Intervention, School Psychology, End of Year, Phonics