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I can answer questions about classroom management, lesson planning ideas, organization, motivation, and mentoring new teachers. I can also answer questions about curriculum for grades 3-5 and how to prepare students for middle school issues. I'm also able to answer questions about dealing with parents and how to work together. I can also help with learning how to work on professional learning teams and working with other teachers. I'm able to help with technology in the classroom as well. I can also answer questions about student teaching. I can also answer questions about year round schooling.

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I have ten years of teaching experience and have served on numerous committees. I've been grade chair, and committee chair for several committees. I've been a member of the PTA for ten years and I enjoy working with parents. I have had several student teachers and enjoy sharing my classroom with others. I taught in a year round school in North Carolina for three years.


BS Elementary Education from Eastern Michigan University MAEd K12 Curriculum and Instruction MAEd Administration and Supervision Wake County Public Schools Mentor (I've been a mentor to three teachers) Cooperating Teacher through Eastern Michigan University Scholatic Teacher Advisor (2010-2012) I have my own website with teaching ideas and examples of things I do in my own classroom (www.steveandcat.net/mrswalker)

Awards and Honors

Teacher of the Year for Oak Grove Elementary Semi-Finalist for Wake County Teacher of the Year Numerous website awards Selected as one of fifteen teachers across the U.S. as a Scholastic Teacher Advisor

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sara01/26/13101010Thank you Cathy for all your information .....

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2015-11-26 What should:

I'd keep helping her transition to American English. Her accent is likely to be permanent, so I'd work with her speaking slower and help the fellow classmates understand what she's saying.    It sounds

2013-06-01 Motivation:

Hi Robin!          In my experience of teaching third, fourth, and even fifth graders, I've learned that the best way to motivate them to learn is through praise. Obviously, you can only do so much when


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