I am the proud wife of a Staff Sgt. in the ARMY and mother to 4 beautiful children. I am transitioning back to the classroom as a 6th grade ELA teacher at a Title I school in Grovetown, GA. We are near Augusta (home of the Masters). Previously, I taught at Hampton City Schools in Virginia for seven years as an ELA 8th grade teacher and two years as a Secondary Literacy Coach for Title II middle schools supporting novice teachers in ELA instruction. When not working, I enjoy spending time with my family, watching TV and connecting with my PLN in numerous chats via Twitter. Blogging is time that I take for myself to reflect on the things that matter to me most, a lesson or resource that I must share, or anything that has affected my day, growth, or learning in some way. Thank you for taking them time to get to know me.