Strengths & Weaknesses

As a new teacher, I am very aware that there are many things I don’t know yet, and I look forward to forging relationships with my fellow educators, with administrators, and district experts who will help me learn and progress. My experience outside of public education, however, provides me with […]

N.: A Success Story

N. was a handful in every class in which I substituted. He was constantly off-task, talking with his neighbors, complaining about the assignments, and wandering around the classroom. Attempts to redirect him were met with dismissive or rude comments. Conversations about his behavior resulted either in N. walking away or […]

On Differentiation

Everyone’s learning journey is different. Through personal goal setting, regular open communication, and one-on-one mentoring, I assist my students as they find the learning methods and techniques that work best for them. In the classroom I strive to be both a facilitator and a delegator. I help students identify their […]

An Outstanding Teacher

I believe that an outstanding teacher takes the time to form relationships with her students. By taking the time to develop connections with students, a teacher is able to identify interests and needs, and open lines of communications so that she is able to best support her classes. She does […]