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About Me

   I am new to Spring Branch ISD after teaching for almost twenty years. I moved down to Houston to be with family five years ago from Arlington, TX and have loved living here! I have three children - Danny is a jazz arranger in Boston, Mass; Michael is a studio engineer in Austin; Lauren works for an oil company up in Arlington. My only grandson, Brooks, lives with his parents there.

   I graduated from UT Austin with a degree in clothing and textiles, but it wasn't long after that I decided to go into teaching. I went back to school and got my certification twenty years ago. I then went for my Masters in Reading.

   I have taught the majority of my career in ESL and Early Childhood, but I moved up to high school last year and realized I love the older kids! When this position came available, I jumped at the opportunity to work with such special kiddos. I look forward to many happy years at Spring Woods Middle School!

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A typical day in our class begins with the morning activities. Everyone has a responsibility in the group including keeping the calendar and written date current, graphing the weather, recycling throughout the school, and choosing lunch from the menu. Then the rotations begin:

1st      Reading/Language Arts (2 groups are with teachers, 1 group is on computer, 1 group works independently)

2nd     Reading/Language Arts (same)

3rd      Math (same)

4th      Math (same)

5th     Lunch

6th     Science/Social Studies

7th     PE

8th     Art

9th     Personal Management

Homework

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Homework is on an as-needed basis.