I have been teaching for 20 years. I am Nationally Board Certified teacher, certified in 2001 and renewed in 2011. I currently teach first grade and have been doing so for 17 years. I love teaching and sharing!
I believe in a collaborative, student-centered approach, with a strong emphasis on differentiation. I believe that excitement for learning is contagious!
I am Nationally Board Certified 2001 and 2011.
I have a Bachelor's degree in Communications and a BCLAD Multiple Subject Teaching Credential.
I am a mom, wife, avid runner, and novice surfer:). Visit my blog http://commoncorecollaboration.blogspot.com/
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Basic Operations, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Science, Astronomy, Social Studies - History, EFL - ESL - ELD, Geography, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Word Problems, Writing, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Mental Math, Winter, Valentine's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Black History Month, Place Value, Tools for Common Core, Informational Text, Phonics, Close Reading