I spent 15 years in the classroom teaching 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grades. For the past 4 years I have been a full release new teacher mentor and now a District Instructional Coach. I love collaborative learning, a focus on standards based activities, and teaching kids to have a growth mindset - because I do!
I love to have fun with my students! So everything I do in the classroom has to have lots of movement, music, and laughter. I use Kagan all the time and I am an advocate for brain based learning strategies. I love making products that are practical and perfect for busy teachers like us!
National Board Certified Teacher - Early Childhood Generalist 2014 Teacher of the Year
University of South Florida - B.S. Marketing
I am a HUGE Florida State Seminoles FAN, and I would love to have you visit my blog www.TeachingintheHeartofFlorida.com
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading, Grammar, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Other (Math), Science, Social Studies - History, Civics, Elections - Voting, Other (Specialty), ELA Test Prep, Math Test Prep, Other (Social Studies - History), Other (ELA), Life Skills, For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, Character Education, Word Problems, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Valentine's Day, Place Value, For All Subjects, Informational Text, Test Preparation, Phonics, Close Reading, Women's History Month