I've taught 3rd and 4th grade in both Metro Nashville Public Schools and Chicago Public Schools. Currently a STEM, STEAM, Growth Mindset promoter :)
I'm a fly by the seat of my pants type teacher. I enjoy teaching with technology and always trying new things.
I'm a certified EL teacher with a Master's in English as a Second Language. I have endorsements in Social Studies and gifted education.
I have an Undergraduate degree from Illinois State University and graduate degree from The University of Illinois at Chicago. I've taken classes at Fisk University, Vanderbilt University and Belmont University.
I've taught for many years and have used this website repeatedly. I love the commnuity of teachers it creates.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Spelling, Specialty, Science, Chemistry, Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History, World History, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, General Science, Writing, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Black History Month, Informational Text, Engineering