I am a Reading Specialist/Lit Coach! Reading is my passion!
I LOVE teaching Reading!!!! I teach most of my Science and Social Studies through reading. I love Guided Reading and teaching phonics and word work! I also love utilizing technology in the classroom. I am an e-MINTS certified teacher which is using technology to enhance learning.
District Award for utilizing technology in the classroom. STEAM award recipient for District. Innovation Grant Award Winner MSTA Grant Award Winner for Science of Reading
Northwest Missouri State in Maryville, Missouri for general education. Southern Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri for degree program. Graduated May, 2001 Masters in Literacy American College of Education 2018
Mom to 3 kids, Kaden, Blake, and Ava. Check out my blog - kraftyteacher.com
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Specialty, Math, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Numbers, Other (Math), Science, Basic Principles, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Other (Science), Social Studies - History, Government, Arts & Music, Computer Science - Technology, Special Education, Health, Other (Specialty), ELA Test Prep, Geography, Life Skills, Gifted and Talented, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, School Counseling, Character Education, General Science, Physical Science, Writing, Robotics, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Halloween, Speech Therapy, Winter, The New Year, Valentine's Day, Black History Month, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Earth Day, For All Subjects, Informational Text, Handwriting, Engineering, Phonics, Close Reading, Classroom Community