This is my 22nd year teaching middle school students in a large inner city. I love my job. It is my passion and my driving force. I am currently working with students who were removed from their school due to behavior problems, possession of weapons or drugs. I try desperately to find new ways to reach reluctant learners and have discovered that without inspiration, nothing will get done.
Hands on, visualization, incorporating all 5 senses into the reading process.
numerous. My favorite "honor" has been written on evaluative statements when I have finished conducting a workshop. My adult students have asked, "What are you on and can we have some?" I a 'on' nothing, but demonstrate a passion and firm belief for what I do. We have the ability to change the world! What an honor and a challenge.
University of Nevada Las Vegas
Mom of four. Grandma of 2.5 !!!
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Specialty, Social Studies - History, Native Americans, Visual Arts, Music, Computer Science - Technology, EFL - ESL - ELD, Career and Technical Education, Health, Public Health, Social Work, Sociology, Other (Social Studies - History), Other (ELA), Critical Thinking, Literature, Psychology, Physical Science, Writing, ESL / ELL / EFL, Study Skills, Short Stories, Writing, Child Care, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, For All Subjects, Informational Text, Test Preparation