Nicolette is a Chicago teacher who has switched grades almost every year she taught. She's taught 1st, 2nd, 7th, 8th, 4 year old preschool, 3rd/4th Remedial Reading, and K-8 art. Her heart lives in the primary grades. She now homeschools her sons, ages 5 and 7. Karen Whiteside is a Chicago K-12 art teacher who also holds her master's degree in administration. She is a mom to two children.
Centers-based. Child-led. Inquiry method. (Increasing interest in the Montessori approach)
Nicolette holds a bachelor's degree in Advertising from The University of Illinois at Urbana and master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction from The University of Illinois at Chicago. Karen holds a master's degree in Art Education from the Art Institute of Chicago and master's degree in Educational Administration from Northern Illinois University.
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English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Measurement, Numbers, Science, Biology, Earth Sciences, Environment, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Graphic Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, Other (Specialty), Life Skills, For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, General Science, Library Skills, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Autumn, Halloween, Winter, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Spring, Earth Day, For All Subjects, Summer, Handwriting, End of Year, Phonics