I love teaching Kindergarten. People often say it's a "special" grade to teach, I guess that's why I especially love it. I have been blessed with a career in teaching for 15 years, with the latter 8 years teaching in Southern California. Most of my experience has been in Kindergarten...12 years. My work is my passion, I constantly design, test, and re-develop learning tools for my students.
My teaching style is based on every student's preferred learning style. I feel that my teaching is constantly evolving to meet the needs of every student in my class. I utilize direct explicit instruction and constructed response during lessons to maximize each learner's academic success.
Teacher of the Year 2005
Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education Master's degree in Early Childhood Professional Development Specialist Common Core & Rigorous Curriculum Design Team member Trained trainer for Thinking Maps Trained trainer for Write from the Beginning Trained trainer for RtI
I am a proud mother of three teenagers and wife of almost 20 years to my first love. I love to design and create teacher resources, blogs, and digital scrapbooking. I also enjoy watching movies, cooking, baking, and spending quality time with my family++friends. Thanks for checking out my store!
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary, Math, Numbers, Science, Earth Sciences, Civics, Other (Social Studies - History), Character Education, Study Skills, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Informational Text, Handwriting