10 years K-6 Science/ History Specialist. NBCT in Early Adolescent Science. 6 years in Gifted Education with Master's in Gifted Education. 5 years as National Board Coordinator for school system. experienced in professional development in National Board, Literature Circles, Socratic Seminar, Gifted Education, Problem Based Learning, ans Service Learning.
Facilitate student learning through Problem and Project Based Learning, Socratic Seminar, Integrated Curriculum Model, with emphasis on classical literature. Students expected to research and interact with text for depth of learning and develop their leadership through service learning. I believe in high expectations and truly preparing children to be 21st Century LEADERS, and not just in the technological aspect.
National Board Certified 2003 and Re-Certified 2012
BS Natural Resource Management Licensed 6-9 Science/ Social Studies, K-6, K-12 Gifted MAEd Gifted Education
You won't see a lot of "fluff" in my items, but you will find tested, integrated unit/ lessons to stimulate and develop critical thinking in students. Hope you find the material exciting and engaging for students. My motto: Engage, Equip, and Encourage
English Language Arts, Specialty, Math, Geometry, Graphing, Science, Earth Sciences, Social Studies - History, Ancient History, U.S. History, Career and Technical Education, Life Skills, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, Literature, Problem Solving, Holidays/Seasonal, Poetry, Winter, Informational Text