- B.A. Anthropology
- M.A. Education
- Multiple Subject Teaching Credential
- CLAD Certification
- SPED license (in process)
- 13 years teaching experience
Through my discussions with parents and fellow teachers, I have found that some people misunderstand the difference between children with learning disabilities and those who suffer from more acute ...
The new Common Core standards for math may seem daunting at first glance, but with a shift in perspective and a familiar teaching method, implementing the Common Core may not be that hard to achiev...
The history of Native American Heritage Month is an interesting topic that learners can research, discuss, and consider in a deep and meaningful way. Due to the November observance of Native Americ...
Teaching opportunities present themselves every day, in nearly any context. Parents and teachers alike are capable of providing engaging, challenging, and enriching moments intended to extend and a...
For those of us who have worked with special needs populations, we know first-hand the struggles of helping our learners communicate and progress academically in traditional venues. Over the years,...
“I Can” Common Core! Kindergarten Reading
Did your class meet the standards for reading? Guide the class with a handy checklist that focuses on reading foundational skills, reading fiction, and reading nonfiction texts. The poster prints onto three standard sheets of paper and introduces 31 standards as a comprehensive "I can" statements.
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“I Can” Common Core! Kindergarten Writing
Guide the class through the writing process with a great "I can" poster made specifically for the Common Core standards. Intended for learners in the first grade, the poster provides nine target standards in a checklist format.
- Print and laminate the poster and put on display.
K Language Arts 8 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Designed
“I Can” Common Core! Kindergarten Speaking & Listening
"I can" statements are the way to go if you want an easy way to understand the Common Core standards. There are eight standards on this checklist that address speaking and listening targets.
- Use during class discussion, have learners check off the standards they have met, and then use the data to track progress analytically
K Language Arts 4 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
“I Can” Common Core! Kindergarten Language
With a positive attitude kids can do just about anything, including master the Common Core. Reading foundational skills and language development is the focus of this great "I can" checklist made especially for learners in kindergarten. The poster provides 18 Common Core standards which can be checked off as your class works on language development throughout the term.
K Language Arts 13 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Designed
“I Can” Common Core! Kindergarten Math
Get ready to engage in Common Core math! Even the littlest mathematicians will enjoy checking off each standard they meet with a fun "I can" Common Core checklist. Thirty-four standards are listed on three pages; each standard provides a check box which can be checked off as you progress throughout the year.
K Math 117 Views 70 Downloads CCSS: Designed