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I taught high school English, Journalism, dual-credit English, AP Literature & Language and Composition for almost 9 years at Waggener High School in Louisville, KY before leaving the classroom for the first time in February 2016 to become an instructional coach. I earned my undergraduate degree in English and my first Master's of Arts in Teaching from the University of Louisville. From there, I continued my education by earning post-baccalaureate credits in English from U of L and my National Board Certification. I then earned a Master's of Science in Library Media and my certification as a School Media Librarian. I am integrating all of these areas into my current doctoral capstone.
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Oct 15, 2018
“This book is for teachers who want something better for their students and who believe in each child’s capacity for deep and creative ...0
Feb 20, 2018
Looking for ways to incorporate more African American History into your lessons? Why not use Wonderopolis? That's right, they've put together one new ...0
Oct 9, 2017
This week I am thrilled to have the opportunity to attend the National Center for Families Learning Annual Summit once again. This year, it is in ...
Jun 11, 2016
Yesterday marked the first professional learning session geared toward middle and high school teachers that centered around Wonderopolis and Genius ...
Jun 11, 2016
Students will each have Wonder Journals provided to them that they can decorate and make their own. We can pool a big supply of old magazines and art ...
Jun 11, 2016
As we begin Camp Wonderopolis for the summer, don’t forget to extend this learning to older students. Don’t be afraid — I know they’d ...
Mar 17, 2016
By the time students reach 12th grade, many of them (particularly those of poverty) have switched on auto-pilot. Life has become complicated; ...
Mar 7, 2016
As I arrived at my office this morning (yes, you read that correctly — OFFICE), I could not help but think that change is good. It is messy, ...
Jan 12, 2016
I have posted my first official book review on Goodreads and Amazon. Check out my Book Reviews page for the updated widget. I am excited to use this ...
Nov 15, 2015
Wow! I am much poorer for it, but I absolutely loved the KY Book Festival yesterday in Frankfort! I took my 9-year-old step-son and 11-year-old ...
Nov 10, 2015
Last weekend, I had the distinct pleasure to meet with the KY Council of Teachers of English to read the conference proposals for the Annual ...