Teaching and Learning

Knowledge of learners and learning

  • Differentiated all lessons to adapt to class needs (SPED, ENL, Honors)
  • Designed K-6 weekly information literacy lessons
  • Designed 7-8th grade weekly information literacy and tech skills lessons
  • Designed 9-12th grade Theater History and Acting course
  • 2016 Middletown High School Honored Teacher (voted by students)

Effective and Knowledgeable teacher

  • NYLA/SSL Leadership Institute – August 7-8, 2019
  • NYLA/SSL Annual Conference – May 30 – June 1, 2019
  • NYLA/SSL Leadership Institute – August 2-3, 2018
  • NYLA/SSL Annual Conference – May 3-5, 2018
  • NYLA SSL Leadership Institute – August 3-4, 2017
  • NYLA SSL Annual Conference – May 4-6, 2017
  • The Future of the Librarian – Syracuse University iSchool Webinar – January 2016
  • PBL and the Library – ALA Webinar – March 2016
  • Makerspaces and the School – Syracuse University iSchool Webinar – September 2016

Connections to Information Literacy Curriculum

  • Designed Project-Based Learning (PBL) units that allowed for information fluency
  • Designed lessons to provide efficient and ethical information-seeking behavior
  • Literacy and reading promotion, including book swaps and open mics
  • Provide access to information through website, displays, flyers, and environment
  • Created a student-focused learning environment that cultivated student curiosity

Sample Lessons

Remote Learning Adaptations

Screenshot of Distance Learning Forum:

Sample Remote Learning Lessons