K-8 teacher at Taiwanese IB international school; 3rd grade teacher at American international school; 5th grade teacher at private Christian school in the U.S; kindergarten, third grade, and fifth grade teacher at public school in the U.S.; graduate-level instructor for Oregon State University and Western Oregon University, specializing in English for Speakers of Other Languages. Instructional coach for Title I elementary
Practical, hands-on learning that is meaningful for students
ESOL and reading endorsements; ENVoY Classroom Coach
B.A. in early childhood/elementary education with emphases in language arts and math; ESOL endorsement for Oregon licensure; M.Ed. with emphasis in reading; reading endorsement for licensure
I love creating practical teaching resources that fit easily into tight teaching budgets and provide real-world connections for students. My highly varied teaching experience (pubic/private, U.S./international, K-12/university level, classroom teaching/instructional coaching) will give you a great wealth of resources.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Writing-Expository, Reading, Specialty, Social Studies - History, Other (Specialty), Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Economics , Writing, Reading Strategies, Tools for Common Core