After I graduated, I moved to Virginia to teach 1st grade and I absolutely loved it! I missed my family though. :( So, I moved home and subbed for a while. Then I was hired for two years as a 6th grade long term sub. The following year, I long term subbed in 3rd grade, RtII, and Gifted. The year after that, I had my daughter and was FINALLY HIRED as a fourth grade teacher! After 7 years teaching fourth grade, I am now a second grade teacher.
I believe in making learning fun. Anything that I found boring when I was in school, I refuse to put my students through. I LOVE class discussions, sorts, and hands-on activities. Technology is my best friend as well in the classroom!
Artwork/Paintings displayed in many juried art shows in Washington DC
Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education (K-6) 24 Continuing Credits in Mathematics
My husband and I have been married for 6 years and we have a beautiful daughter named Ava. We also have 3 dogs. The Pittsburgh area is our home.
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Applied Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Measurement, Numbers, Other (Math), Science, Earth Sciences, Environment, Physics, Other (Science), Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History, Arts & Music, Other (Specialty), Curriculum & Instruction, Other, ELA Test Prep, Math Test Prep, Geography, Other (ELA), For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, Professional Development, School Counseling, Character Education, Word Problems, General Science, Physical Science, Algebra 2, Writing, Child Care, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Mental Math, Halloween, Valentine's Day, Presidents' Day, Decimals, St. Patrick's Day, Place Value, Products For TpT Sellers, Tools for Common Core, For All Subjects, Summer, Informational Text, For Administrators, Test Preparation, School Psychology, End of Year, Phonics, Close Reading, Classroom Community