Teaching math with games and technology is something that I love doing with my 2nd, 3rd, and 4th graders. I student taught with a class of 18 early intervention 2nd graders. After that, I was hired as a long-term sub in 4th grade for the last half of the school year. The school hired me to teach 3rd grade the next year, and I have taught 3rd for two years. I was on the technology team, math team, taught a class in the after-school program for 2nd and 3rd graders, and ran the Scrabble Club for grades 3-5. I also do private tutoring for grades 1-5.
I try to incorporate technology and collaboration daily using work stations in literacy and math. My workshop usually starts with a quick video, review, or game. Students then break off and rotate between 2-4 stations around the room in the time allowed. I try to keep my summaries exciting and different throughout the week!
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B.S. in Elementary and Early Childhood Education / GA Educator's Certification PK-5 / Reading Endorsement PK-12
I live with my husband, three cats, and three chickens just outside of Atlanta, Georgia. We were both born and raised nearby. We love visiting the North GA mountains! I am a total homebody who enjoys spending days creating in my home office. When I am not working, I enjoy gardening (veggies, flowers, houseplants!), reading, and cooking. Logo Design done by A Little Peace of Africa at http://www.peaceofafrica.com/ ~ Photograph done by Alex Neely at http://aneelyphoto.com/
English Language Arts, Reading, Grammar, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Basic Operations, Fractions, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Other (Math), Science, Archaeology, Biology, Earth Sciences, Environment, Other (Science), Social Studies - History, Other (Specialty), Life Skills, Classroom Management, Character Education, Physical Science, Writing, Holidays/Seasonal, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Autumn, Mental Math, Halloween, Winter, Martin Luther King Day, Black History Month, Place Value, Tools for Common Core, For All Subjects, Informational Text, Test Preparation