Ms. Maddern has worked in a wide variety of classrooms including substantially separate special needs rooms, English Immersion classrooms, and most recently in a 7th grade classroom filled with underprivileged youth. She firmly believes that all students can learn if given the right support and the right tools.
Primarily discussion-based with subsequent independent reflection. These discussion habits - as with any routine - must be taught into to be done well.
Ben Draebeck Award in English
Ms. Maddern is a proud graduate of Smith College and is currently obtaining her M. Ed in Curriculum Development with a focus in English Literature. She has also taught in three countries because she believes that experience is the best educator.
You is broke. You is tired. You is a teacher.