- B. S. Education Ohio State University
- State of Ohio Professional Teaching License in Middle Childhood Reading/Language Arts and Social Studies
- M. Ed. Ohio State University
The responsibilities of an educator may seem overwhelming at times. Maintaining the balance between staff, parent, and committee meetings as well as the mounds of paperwork that await us each evening can be difficult. My goal is to provide resources and ideas that can be utilized quickly and efficiently in the classroom. Our time is precious, and with the correct resources and lesson ideas I hope to make our instructional time a positive and productive experience.
Practice Makes Perfect: Citing Textual Evidence
Strategies, lesson plans, and ideas to help pupils locate and cite textual evidence.
Happy Birthday Hans: How To Celebrate International Children's Book Day
Honor Hans Christian Andersen while encouraging young readers with enjoyable projects and activities.
Chasing Lincoln's Killer: A Novel Study
James Swanson's novel, Chasing Lincoln's Killer, provides an engaging unit of study for all readers.
Beyond the Dictionary: Meaningful Word Study
Engaging lesson and activity ideas that grow pupils' word knowledge in all content areas.
Changing the Grade
How one school took the first few steps in changing the way we viewed our grading approaches and practices.