This is my fifth year in 2nd grade. I have previously taught Kindergarten for one year and 1st grade for four years. I love teaching 2nd grade!
My style is always evolving. I love using games to teach and reinforce concepts. I fully believe that learning should be fun!
Teacher of the Year 2011-2012 B97.5 Teacher of the Month for November (2012) Teacher of the Year 2014-2015
I have a Bachelor's in Child Development and Learning from Maryville College and Master's in Elementary Education from the University of Tennessee. I'm currently working on my Ed.S. from Carson Newman University.
Check out my blog at http://swimmingintosecond.com for more ideas and resources.
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Measurement, Numbers, Science, Astronomy, Earth Sciences, Social Studies - History, Arts & Music, Music, ELA Test Prep, Math Test Prep, Geography, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Professional Development, General Science, Library Skills, Writing, Oral Communication, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Autumn, Mental Math, Halloween, Speech Therapy, Winter, Valentine's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents' Day, Black History Month, St. Patrick's Day, Spring, Place Value, Tools for Common Core, Earth Day, For All Subjects, Summer, Informational Text, Test Preparation, End of Year, Phonics