I have been teaching for 23 years, 22 at the same school where I have taught 2nd and 3rd grades. I am a National Board Certified teacher in Early Childhood. I am a UCLA Writing Project Fellow, a district math coach and have been extensively trained in CGI (Cognitively Guided Instruction) math.
Cooperative learning Differentiated learning a classroom community
National Board certification in Early Childhood
B.A. in Psychology from UC Berkeley M.Ed. in Elementary Education from UCLA
I am a first degree black belt in Tang Soo Do and ran the LA Marathon!
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Other (Math), Science, Biology, Earth Sciences, Social Studies - History, Arts & Music, Art History, Visual Arts, Music, Geography, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Word Problems, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Thanksgiving, Poetry, Mental Math, Halloween, Valentine's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents' Day, Decimals, Black History Month, St. Patrick's Day, Place Value, Summer, Informational Text