15+ teaching in secondary education in New York and Connecticut as English and Reading teacher. 5 years teaching graduate level education courses in literacy. Currently teaching academic electives for middle schoolers including rock and roll history, speech and debate, career exploration, media literacy, and speech and debate.
Reading and writing for real purposes, teaching topics that are relevant to students and at the same time focusing on literacy skills to deepen understanding and comprehension.
GlogsterEDU Ambassador Presented at numerous conferences from 140EDU in New York City to NCTE
B.A. English Education, Syracuse University Ed.M. English Education, Teachers College Columbia University Ed.D. English Education, Teachers College Columbia Unversity
Author of The Teaching Factor blog and administrator for internationally recognized wikispaces: www.rockwritelisten.wikispaces.com www.mediasavvykids.wikispaces.com www.beyondrms.wikispaces.com www.cyberteaching.wikispaces.com
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Reading, Specialty, Social Studies - History, Ancient History, U.S. History, Arts & Music, Music, Drama, Career and Technical Education, Other (Specialty), ELA Test Prep, Life Skills, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Oral Communication, Reading Strategies, Informational Text, Close Reading