I am an alphabet singing, storybook reading kindergarten teacher. I have taught grade K-3 for 25 years, but kindergarten is my favorite.
Whole group, centers and small groups with lots of hands-on, music and movement.
Intel Teach to the Future California Regional Winner 1999 Scholastic Top Teachers Blog Author 2012-2013 and 2016-2017 and 21st Century Teacher of the Year 2016 CRPUSD.
B.A. Psychology Multiple Subject Teaching Credential 1991 T.E.S.L. (Teaching English as a 2nd Language) 1992 Masters Curriculum Development with and emphasis in ELD 1994
I have two blogs Time 4 Kindergarten and Time 4 organization. I love to sing and dance especially to music from the 80's.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Applied Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Other (Math), Science, Anatomy, Earth Sciences, Environment, Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Spanish, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Graphic Arts, Computer Science - Technology, EFL - ESL - ELD, Health, Other (Specialty), ELA Test Prep, Other (ELA), Life Skills, For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, Character Education, Word Problems, Study Skills, Instructional Technology, Library Skills, Cooking, Basic Math, Short Stories, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Autumn, Mental Math, Halloween, Winter, Valentine's Day, Presidents' Day, St. Patrick's Day, Spring, Place Value, Earth Day, For All Subjects, Summer, Informational Text, Occupational Therapy, Handwriting, End of Year, Engineering, Phonics, Classroom Community