I have a wonderful hubby ( high school sweetheart) of 33 years. 4 grown kids & 4 grandkids! This allows me some flexibilty...wife, mom, grandma, teacher, curriculum creator, etc. etc..:)
I am a 22-year veteran teacher, always in GRADE 1 ! I have taught at a Title 1 school for most of my career. I have been a district laison teacher, a BTSA support provider, a master teacher for new teachers, and a site lead teacher for many years. I have a reading specialist certificate, and currently have 18 EL students ( of 25) in my class.
MY TEACHING STYLE
My teaching style has developed over the years. I like a structured class, where my students feel respected and free to make choices. I enjoy the "buzz" of learning discussions within the classroom.My favorite time of the day, is when we come to the "reading table" to "show off". Show me what you know! I play music, we chant, we dance, and we laugh. I like to have educational games available for both non-readers and gifted students. I also hold my students accountable for their learning. I try to instill in them the love of LEARNING for a lifetime.