I have taught various grades and subjects over the past 7 years: grades 6, 7, and 8 and subjects: social studies, reading, and writing.
My teaching style would best be described as student-centered and mastery-oriented. Most of my units involve activities that meet various learning styles and activities that include group work. I truly believe that students learn better together. When I do include PowerPoints, I include multiple opportunities for ThinkFasts and think,pair,shares. Lastly, I try to foster critical thinking in students; therefore, most of the individual and group activities I create are designed using higher order Bloom's processes and skills.
Created, Organized, and Taught PD on Silver & Strong's New American Lecture technique Kentucky Core Advocate Create and Teach PLC on DBQ Member of Kentucky Student Growth Project (Classroom Action Research) Member of District Literacy team
Bachelor of Science Middle Grades Education with an emphasis in Social Studies and Language Arts Masters of Arts Reading and Writing Specialist
I love my family! I have a wonderful husband and two beautiful children! I try to teach my students the way I would want my children taught!
English Language Arts, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Other (Specialty), ELA Test Prep, Other (ELA), For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, School Counseling, Character Education, Basic Reading, Short Stories, Writing, Oral Communication, Reading Strategies, For All Subjects, Test Preparation, Close Reading