Welcome to the Computer Lab
It is with pleasure that I will be joining the staff at Franklin Avenue as the new technology teacher. I have worked in this role for the past 8 years at both Moseley and Southampton Road Elementary Schools.
I hold a degree in Business/Finance from Westfield State College and worked in the business arena for over 20 years before transitioning into education. I began my educational career as a 4th grade teacher at Juniper Park Elementary School, where I taught for several years before accepting an Instructional Technology position.
My husband and I have two sons who will soon be graduating from college.
Aside from teaching and working with children, my other passions and hobbies
include traveling with family and friends, interior decorating, photography and attending our boys' soccer games in the fall.
You will find my classroom to be a warm and nurturing environment with fun and engaging lessons. A positive attitude, mutual respect and giving one's personal best are very important to me.
Students will gain knowledge and experience using a variety of digital tools and understand the many computing devices that are available today. Grades 2-5 will also explore coding and computational thinking, including algorithms and programs. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Kidpix 3D, iPads and apps will also be an exciting piece of our tech curriculum. Educational websites, and other web-based programs will be used throughout the year.
I look forward to a fun and productive year in the computer lab and cannot wait to meet all of my new students!