I am finishing up my Associate Level Certification in Orton Gillingham. This involves a 40 hour class and a 100 hour supervised practicum. I have been tutoring using the Orton-Gillingham and Wilson Methods for over 16 years. Teacher (grades K5, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5,th, 6th, 7th, 8th); Learning Resource Director (K5-6th grade); Learning Resource Teacher: reading (K5, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th); Private tutor (using orton gillingham techniques to teach reading) Assistant Diagnostician (administered psychoeducational assessments: 5 yrs.-adult)
multisensory instruction with a mix of teacher-directed instruction and child discovery learning
Most Innovative Teacher of the Year
EdD- Curriculum and Instruction; Sp.Ed- Psychology/Counseling; M.Ed- Elementary Education (minor in Learning Disabilities); BS. Ed- Elementary Education; State Certified: Elementary Education, Learning Disabilities; Currently working on Associate Level certification in Orton Gillingham methods
My biggest motivator as a teacher is seeing my students' eyes light up when they "get it"!
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Science, EFL - ESL - ELD, Other, Religion, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Study Skills, Writing, Poetry, For All Subjects, Occupational Therapy, Handwriting, Phonics