22 years' experience in the classroom, primarily in 4-6th grades. I have taught all subject areas and especially enjoy holistic education.
Brain-based, holistic, and differentiated approach which also incorporates the use of centers. I try to make learning fun.
Two-time Elementary School Teacher of the Year (2007, 2008); District Teacher of the Year (2008); Kids in Need Foundation National Teacher of the Year (2010); Toyota Tapestry Winner (2008, 2009)
BS in Elementary Education, Mathematics, and Secondary Mathematics Education; MEd in Administration; and National Board Certified Teacher (Middle Childhood Generalist)
I write grant proposals each year to acquire funding for supplemental resources.