About Me

Welcome to Primary Junction!  I am a First Grade teacher.  Throughout my educational career, I have taught grades Pre-K through Second.  First Grade is such a monumental year.  Students become real readers during this grade and so many concepts begin to click for them.  My favorite part of teaching First Grade is reading and phonics.  I love using engaging stories, charts, pictures, and videos to teach phonics.  Being a First Grade teacher is a HUGE challenge but always exciting and rewarding.

As a teacher, I believe in creating a warm environment and creating a community among my class.  I am a MASSIVE planner and am constantly researching latest methods, engaging activities, and ways to close the data gap.  I believe in constantly staying on top of my students' needs and providing lots of practice through different methods.

Incorporating technology is my strength.  I enjoy creating engaging and interactive lessons to tie into my instruction.

Outside of teaching, I enjoy spending time with family and friends, traveling, reading, exploring antique stores, and relaxing by watching the ID Channel 😧, Netflix, and my favorite YouTube vlogs.

Thank you for stopping by!  It is my hope that Primary Junction will provide you with information and new ideas to use in your classroom. 

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