Taught K-12th in various roles, classroom (K, 2nd, 3rd), special education (2nd-8th), and Dyslexia and Dysgraphia instruction (7th-12th), as well as Science and Math Enrichment (K-5). Have worked with gifted and special education students, as well as a Yearbook class (8th).
Hit concepts hard, then how to approach reading or math problems. Teach different strategies, from different angles. Lots of visuals and hands on. Teaching higher level thinking... connecting across subjects and grades.
Pitchapalooza winner with my pitch for my middle grade novel, Devin and His Shape-Shifting Sister (I'm a writer... did I mention that?)
Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies from Texas State University.
Member of SCBWI (Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators); former member of ACC Collaborative (grant program with extensive training for science teachers); mother of two girls; teacher; wife; writer
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Applied Math, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Measurement, Special Education, Math Test Prep, Word Problems, Writing, Holidays/Seasonal, Poetry, Mental Math, Valentine's Day, Easter, Place Value, Handwriting, Early Intervention, Phonics