I was in the classroom for 9 years. I have taught Kindergarten, 1st grade and 2nd grade. I also taught 3rd - 5th grade summer school classes. I have done private tutoring for K-5. I am currently a learning coach for my district so I am working with teachers. I do their professional development, model lessons in thier classrooms, co-planning, data dialog, etc.
I love hands on learning and high engagement. I believe that everything being rigor and relevance are very important in teaching. I also believe that every child can learn and grow, you may just have to figure out the way they learn best to reach them.
Good Apple Award, Wichita Public School (2000 & 2010) Nominated for Distinguished New Classroom Teacher, Wichita Public Schools (1999)
Masters in Curriculum & Instruction, Wichita State University Bachelors in Elementary Education w/ art minor, Fort Hays State University
I have been in education for 13 years. I taught in the classroom for 9 years and now I am an academic coach for teachers. I do their professional development, model lessons, co-plan, etc. I am also an adjunct instruction for Friends University.
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary, Math, Basic Operations, Numbers, Science, Other (ELA), Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Mental Math, Phonics