17 years of regular education spent at a Blue Ribbon School in New York State.
My teaching style constantly evolves based on research and current education trends and philosophies. However, at the heart of my beliefs is that children should enjoy coming to school each day and that they will love to learn if you love to teach.
2011-2012 and 2010-2011 New York State Winner- Disney's Planet Challenge: Authentic Teaching of Science Curriculum in a Meaningful Setting 2012 Blue Ribbon School Staff Recipient 2005-Recipient of over $10,000 in grant materials for curriculum use in the classroom due to innovative instructional methodology.
BS- Rutgers University MS- Dowling College
I constantly research new methodologies to bring modern teaching into my classroom.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Measurement, Numbers, Other (Math), Science, Basic Principles, Biology, Earth Sciences, Environment, Other (Science), Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History, EFL - ESL - ELD, Australian History, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), Life Skills, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, General Science, Physical Science, Short Stories, Writing, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Mental Math, Halloween, Winter, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Place Value, Tools for Common Core, Summer, Informational Text, Handwriting, End of Year, Phonics, Close Reading