Degrees and Certifications:
B.A. in Liberal Arts, Cardinal Glennon College M.Div. in Theology, Kenrick Seminary B.S. in Secondary Education-History, University of Missouri-St. Louis M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction, University of Missouri-St.Louis Missouri Teacher Certification: Social Studies 6-12, Math 5-9, Science 5-9, Special Education-Cross Categorical K-12
Currently, this is my 7th year teaching at Hixson Middle School as a Special School District Resource teacher. For the 2018-2019 school year, I will be teaching a 7th-grade IEP Math, an 8th-grade Learning Strategies in Reading Comprehension, co-teaching an 8th grade ELA class with Ms. Camden and a 7th grade Math class with Ms. Slalughter and providing Essential Skills support.
I am on Blue Team 8 and my assignments and class homework will be posted on that site.
7th IEP MATH LEARNING REQUIREMENTStudents will be able to:1. Solve problems using all operationswith fractions. (CCS Math Content7.NS.A.1, 7.NS.A.2)2. Use properties of operations togenerate equivalent expressions and solvereal-life problems. (CCS Math Content7.EE.A.1, 7.EE.B.3)3. Draw, construct, and describegeometrical figures and describe therelationships between them. (CCS MathContent 7.G.A.2)4. Solve real-life and mathematicalproblems involving angle measure andarea. (CCS Math Content 7.G.B.4, 7.G.B.5)
8th LEARNING STRATEGIES LEARNING REQUIREMENT
A student will be able to:
-infer while reading grade level text
- summarize grade level text
-judge if a word or phrase is important to the comprehension of text
-recognize elements of a story such as a flashback, flash forward, and dialogue and how they are used to move the story along
-determine important events to include in a summary
-quote evidence from within text as support
-accurately complete a plot diagram
-identify author's message as it relates to the theme of text or script