go to a teacher's class page, I like to know something about
him/her. So I decided to write a short
I have a
BS, MED, and EDS from Georgia Southern University in Early
Childhood Education with a Reading Specialist and SST
(Supervision of Student Teachers) add- ons.
first grade for nine years in Savannah-Chatham County School
in Savannah, GA.
taught second grade for twenty-nine years at Lanier Primary
in the Bryan County School System in Bryan County, GA.
decided the time was right to retire, so I packed up my
stuff and went home in May of 2009.
5 years of retirement, I really miss teaching, and would
probably go back to work if I didn't feel like I was taking
a job from a young teacher that needs the job.)
page was designed for my second graders to use at home and
at school. It was a safe way for them to surf the net.
I also used it as a teaching tool in the classroom.
teachers, I couldn't completely let go, so I keep my class
page and decide to update it for the second grade teachers at my
school to use. I had told the first grade teachers I would
make PowerPoints and skillsheets to go with the reading
series when I had time and now I have time.
Putting the PPT and skillsheets on the class page made it
easier for them to download the materials.
realized other teachers from other systems were using the
materials, I thought "This is wonderful." I have
always shared my stuff, and now I can share it with teachers
Therefore, if you need something that I don't have posted,
let me know and I'll see if I have something.
38 years of stuff and ideas that I'm always willing to
share. Just email me at
firstname.lastname@example.org and write classpage in the
subject bar. It will go to the junk mail and
that will make it stand out so I can retrieve it.
I always had pets in my classroom. Since I live on a
lake, I would find turtles and keep the little ones
in the classroom. Hence, the turtle theme.
** I became a grandma for the first time on
April 5, 2011.
Update 3-20-15: I now
have 4 grandsons and one on the way in August, 2015. So
I'll have 5 grands, 4 years and under. I hope number 5
will want to wear pink.