This is my 12th year teaching middle school and high school students. I have primarily taught gifted and upper level students and hold a gifted endorsement.
Student-centered classroom infused with humor, kindness and a passion for lifelong learning.
Fellow of The National Writing Project; Golden Apple Teacher of Distinction; Golden Apple Finalist; Highly Qualified; Common Core Trained; TIF (Teacher Incentive Fund) Grant Teacher Leader.
Vanderbilt University - BA in English and Communication Studies; Florida Gulf Coast University - MA in Curriculum and Instruction
Before beginning my teaching career I worked professionally as a journalist and editor. My lessons offer relevant writing skills for the classroom developed by a published writer. Additionally I have been trained in AS Level English Language by Cambridge International Examinations. Many of my products are designed for this course.
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Reading, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Social Studies - History, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Music, Other (Specialty), Film, ELA Test Prep, Life Skills, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, School Counseling, Character Education, Study Skills, Library Skills, Problem Solving, Writing, Short Stories, Writing, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Valentine's Day, For All Subjects, Informational Text, Coaching, Test Preparation, Close Reading