14 years of classroom experience - all in a middle school setting: 6th, 7th and 8th grade ELA
I utilize many cooperative learning strategies in my classroom. By keeping middle school students engaged in active learning, the classroom becomes a place that students want to be. One of my strengths is in the area of classroom management - perhaps in part because of this very philosophy. I have presented classroom management strategies in my district on several occasions.
Nominated for Teacher of the Year My Middle School Matters Blog has been named as one of the Top 25 Middle School Teaching Blogs by the Teacher Certification Degrees website Contributed to A Comprehensive Guide to Readers Theatre: Enhancing Fluency and Comprehension in Middle School and Beyond by Alison Black and Anna M. Stave
BA in English and English Education; MA in Reading K -12; Certified Reading Specialist
I'm also a wife and a mother to a 6 year old boy who is the light of my life.
English Language Arts, Reading, Grammar, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Science, Social Studies - History, Education, ELA Test Prep, Other (ELA), For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Halloween, Tools for Common Core, For All Subjects, Informational Text