I have been teaching for seventeen years. My classroom experience includes Kindergarten through 5th grade. I am currently working as a RtI Facilitator, focusing on helping teachers and parents develop appropriate Tier 2 and Tier 3 interventions.
There are two rules in our room: 1. Be kind. 2. Work hard. In the words of my friend Rafe, "If I expect my students to follow these rules, I need to be the kindest and hardest working person they know." I strive every day to make sure our room is full of kind, hard-working people. :)
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University of Georgia - Early Childhood Ed, BSEd University of Georgia - Children's Literature and Language Arts, MEd
Married to the world's most patient husband. Proud mama of the happiest little boys on the planet. Blessed beyond measure.
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Social Studies - History, Civics, Elections - Voting, U.S. History, Arts & Music, Music, Special Education, EFL - ESL - ELD, ELA Test Prep, Other (ELA), For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, Character Education, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Autumn, Mental Math, Halloween, Winter, Valentine's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents' Day, Decimals, St. Patrick's Day, Spring, Place Value, Tools for Common Core, Earth Day, For All Subjects, Summer, Early Intervention, End of Year, Phonics, Close Reading, Classroom Community