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Language Arts


Dawn1.jpgDawn Aschoff

Educator since
1999
District
Foyil Public Schools
Subject Area
Math
Education
B.S. Elem. Ed., University of South Dakota
Certification
Elementary Education, Middle School Math, Science, Social Studies, Language Arts
Educational Philosophy
"All children can learn, I just need to find out how they can learn."
Lesson
Download Dawn's Lesson - Dawn Aschoff types of sentences.notebook
Video
Dawn talks about her lesson

Sue_Butler.jpgSue Butler

Years in Education
33
District
Sand Springs Public Schools
Subject Area
English
Science
Social Studies
Math
Education
BS Mentally/Physically Handicapped, East Central University
Certification
Mentally Handicapped
Physically Handicapped
Autism
Educational Philosophy
"Every child deserves to be treated with respect, encouragement, and strive to be the best they can be."
Lesson
Download Sue's Lesson - nouns.notebook
Video
Sue talks about her lesson

Crystal_Carey.jpgCrystal Carey

Years in Education
6
District
Town & Country School
Tulsa Community College
Subject Area
English
Creative Writing
Education
Bachelor of Arts, Oklahoma State University
Master of Fine Arts, St. Mary's College of CA
Certification
English
Educational Philosophy
"Learn harder! Just kidding. Have fun learning and love what you do! Fight the war against imagination."
Lesson
Download Crystal's Lesson - Shakespeare sonnet.notebook
Video
Crystal talks about her lesson


Katy_Edmonson.jpgKaty Edmonson

Years in Education
7
District
Sand Springs Public Schools - 9th Grade Center
Subject Area
English I
Education
BS English Education, Oklahoma Baptist University
Certification
5th - 8th Grade English
9th - 12th Grade English
Educational Philosophy
"My goal is to create an environment which allows for self-discovery, critical thinking, and an appreciation for all things nerdy!"
Lesson
Download Katy's Lesson - The Odyssey.notebook
Video
Katy talks about her lesson


Jennifer_Feather.jpgJennifer Feather

Educator Since
2004
District
Sand Springs Public Schools
Subject Area
10th - 12th Special Education - English
Education
B.S. English Education, University of Oklahoma, 2004
Certification
English
Mild to Moderate Disabilities
Journalism
Dance
Educational Philosophy
"Every student has a unique style of learning. I try to incorporate different types of activities to help all students feel successful."
Lesson
Download Jennifer's Lesson - Jennifer F Parts of speech.notebook
Video
Jennifer talks about her lesson


Christi_Gardner.jpgChristi Gardner


Years in Education
11
District
Sand Springs Public Schools
Subject Area
English
Title I Reading
Education
BA English / Secondary Education, University of Wyoming
Certification
English 6-12
Educational Philosophy
"If you like them, they will learn."
Personal Information
"In the other parts of my life, I am a Master Gardener, a great cook, and mom to an Army Sergeant, a Marine, and a rock climber."
Lesson
Download Christi's Lesson - Greek and Latin Roots (Unit 12).notebook
Video
Christi talks about her lesson

jan.jpgJan Gatti

Educator Since
1974
District
TulsaTech
Subject Area
Reading and Literacy
Education
BA Language Arts, Oklahoma State University
MA Reading, Eastern Michigan University
Certification
English, Reading
Educational Philosophy
"Find a way to snag or hook them, accept where they are, and take them as far as you can get them."
Lesson
Download Jan's Lesson - Jan Gatti Writing a Paragraph.notebook
Video
Jan talks about her lesson

c_griggs.jpgCynthia Griggs

Educator Since
1976
District
Catoosa Public Schools - Wells Middle School
Subject Area
Special Ed - 6th Grade Math, 8th Grade Language/Literature
Education
M.Ed., Special Education - Texas Tech University
Certification
Learning Disabilities
Emotionally Disturbed
Intellectually Challenged
MR
Educational Philosophy
"I believe every child can learn, kids playing video games has proved that many times over. My challenges are finding the motivations for each child."
Personal Info
"I love to read AND I love the beach! I have a very loving husband who I wouldn't change for anything! I love my miniature schnauzer - Lexi!"
Lesson
Download Cynthia's Lesson - Genres Lesson C Griggs.notebook
Video
Cindy talks about her lesson


Sue_Jantz.jpgSue Jantz

Educator Since
1995
District
Jenks Public Schools
Subject Area
ELL - K, Adult ESL
Education
B.A., Music Education
Certification
Music, Elementary Education, ESL
Educational Statement
"After reading a book entitled 'Brain Rules', I am excited about incorporating an interactive SMARTBoard activity in each of my lessons. Research proves these activites significantly improve retention"
Lesson
Download Sue's Lesson - schoolworkers-suejantz.notebook
Video
Sue talks about her lesson



wanda.jpgWanda Kendall

Educator Since
1972
District
TulsaTech
Subject Area
Reading, Study Skills, Test Taking, Writing, Soft Job Skills, Math
Education
BS Ed - English/Math, University of Montana
M.Ed., Eastern Washington University
Certification
Language Arts, Math, P.E.
Educational Philosophy
"Find the students strengths and interests, then capitalize on that to assist with learning."
Lesson
Download Wanda's Lesson - EBSCO Wanda Kendall notebook.notebook
Video
Wanda talks about her lesson


sherri_mcnally.jpgSherri McNally

Educator Since
1992
District
Catoosa Public Schools - Wells Middle School
Subject Area
Language Arts
Reading
Math
Education
BS Special Ed., Learning Disability - Northeastern State University
Certification
Special Education
Learning Disability - Birth to Adult
Educational Philosophy
"My goal in my classroom is to use and learn everything I can to be able to facilitate learning for all my students."
Personal Info
"I have a wonderful husband and 3 amazing boys! I love to scrapbook and read in my spare time."
Lesson
Download Sherri's Lesson - Plot-Conflict-Setting.notebook
Video
Sherri talks about her lesson


Jamie_Murray.jpgJamie Murray


Years in Education
18
District
Sand Springs Public Schools
Subject Area
Freshman English
Education
BS Business Education
MA Educational Administration, Curriculum and Supervision, University of Oklahoma
Certification
Special Education
Math
Computers
Accounting
Business Math
Administration
Educational Philosophy
"I believe every child is born with the capacity to learn; it is up to us as educators to make their educational experience the best it can be."
Personal Information
"I am married, have three children, and five grandsons. I am looking forward to retirement in five years."
Lesson
Download Jamie's Lesson - The Birds Game.notebook
Video
Jamie talks about her lesson

ella.jpgElla Niece

Educator Since
2003
District
Foyil
Subject Area
Reading, Language Arts, Spelling, Writing
Education
BS Elem. Ed., Northeastern State University
Certification
Elementary Education
Educational Philosophy
"All children can learn; it is my job to meet the child where he/she is and take them beyond where they think they can go!"
Lesson
Download Ella's Lesson- Ella Neice Language Arts PASS Vocabulary Grade 4 .notebook
Video
Ella talks about her lesson


Kathy_Prickett.jpgKathy Prickett


Educator Since
1976
District
Collinsville Public Schools
Subject Area
Reading - 6th Grade
Education
B.S. Special Education, Oklahoma State University
Certification
Elementary Education
Middle School Language Arts
Educational Philosophy
"All children can learn and begin school wanting to learn. As a teacher I must continue to encourage them to maintain their desire to learn."
Personal Information
"My husband and son are also teachers - my husband in the same system; my son is in Owasso."
Lesson
Download Kathy's Lesson - Kathy P Fact or Opinion.notebookFact/Opinion
Video
Kathy talks about her lesson


Lynn_Schroeder.jpgLynn Schroeder

Educator Since
1989
District
Sequoyah Public Schools
Subject Area
Special Education PreK-1
Education
B.A. Special Education, Northeastern State University
M.Ed. Early Childhood, Northeastern State University
Reading Specialist
Certification
Special Education - LD, MR, ED, Autism
Early Childhood
Reading Specialist
Elementary Principal
Educational Philosophy
"My job is to meet each child where they are and advance them as far as possible. I work to build a strong foundation for them to build on."
Lesson
Download Lynn's Lesson - Letter B Schroeder.notebook
Video
Lynn talks about her lesson


jacki.jpgJacki Taylor

Educator Since
2007
District
Jenks Public Schools
Subject Area
Language Arts, Social Studies
Education
BS Elem Ed, University of Oklahoma
Certification
Elementary Education
Middle Level English
Educational Philosophy
"My philosophy of education is that all students can learn and be successful and that learning should be fun and interesting."
Lesson
Download Jacki's Lesson - Jacki Taylor Using Transitions in Writing.notebook
Video
Jacki talks about her lesson


Cassie_Wayman.jpgCassie Wayman

Educator Since
2005
District
Sand Springs Public Schools
Subject Area
8th Grade English
Education
B.A. Secondary English
Certification
Secondary English
Educational Philosophy
"Students benefit and learn more by facilitating their own learning. Learning happens in the struggle."
Lesson
Download Cassie's Lesson - Cassie Identifying Tone in Literature.notebook
Video
Cassie talks about her lesson


Tammy1.jpgTammy Wiles

Educator Since
2004
District
Foyil Public Schools
Subject Area
Science, Reading, Math Tutoring
Education
B.S. Elem. Ed., Northeastern State University
Certification
Elementary Education, Intermediate Math, Middle School Science
Educational Philosophy
"Students learn in different ways, but all students learn."
Personal Information
"My favorite things in life are kids and animals."
Lesson
Download Tammy's Lesson - Tammy Wiles Introduction to Poetry.notebook
Video
Tammy talks about her lesson