Mrs. Martin is an elementary teacher, National Board Certified in 2003 in early childhood. She began her career in Orange County Public Schools 1996-2000 and is currently working for Volusia County Public Schools. Her main goal is to inspire students to love learning by creating fun educational experiences.
Walmart Teacher of the Year 2000 National Board Certified in Early Childhood Gen 2003 Chrystal Apple Award 2004 Startup Nation Leading Moms in Business Winner 2010 Heart of the Union Award 2015
Lyman High School 1990 University of Central Florida 1996
Mrs. Martin is an elementary teacher, National Board Certified in 2003 in early childhood. She has two children, a son who is in 5th grade and a daughter in 7th grade. Mrs. Martin believes that it is necessary to acknowledge visual, auditory and tactile learning styles when teaching students. She uses a balanced approach to teaching students. Her main goal is to inspire students to love learning by creating fun educational experiences. She loves incorporating new technology in her classroom, and is a child advocate. Students in the past have fond memories of her Polar Express PJ Day, hot cocoa on cold mornings, making personality pigs,writing books, her photo albums she makes for each student, mixing liquid to make GAK, using candy for math, seeing her dressed up like The Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly, trips to the Treasure Box for good behavior and fun literacy center activities. She writes blogs and started this story to inspire teachers to be creative in the classroom. You can follow her on Twitter under the name Teachersbrain.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Science, Astronomy, Biology, Earth Sciences, Environment, Other (Science), Social Studies - History, Civics, Elections - Voting, Native Americans, U.S. History, World History, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Other (Arts), Music, Special Education, Drama, Geography, Life Skills, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Professional Development, Statistics, School Counseling, Character Education, Word Problems, Study Skills, General Science, Physical Science, Problem Solving, Forensics, Short Stories, Writing, Asian Studies, Oral Communication, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Autumn, Mental Math, Halloween, Winter, The New Year, Valentine's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents' Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Spring, Place Value, Tools for Common Core, Earth Day, For All Subjects, Summer, Informational Text, Handwriting, For Administrators, Coaching, Test Preparation, Early Intervention, End of Year, Phonics, Classroom Community