She is a Literacy Consultant, working with area schools to help train their Reading Teachers and design their Literacy Programs. She also tutors students, ranging from pre-K through grade 12; she assesses students’ reading abilities, and she creates a goal-driven plan to help them meet with success in English and Reading. She writes online curriculum for the state of Maryland, and her work has been published in dozens of print and online publications.
She views her position as a stay-at-home mom with a strong background in education as an opportunity to help out her pals by sharing with them some of the “insider secrets” of teaching to use on their own children.
Hoping to create an easy way for parents to interact with the bloggers they read and for parents–and teachers–to share their super-cool ideas without going through the trouble of starting a blog, Amy developed we teach. A sort of ‘virtual teachers’ lounge’, we teach has grown quickly and steadily in a very short time, and is a place for everyone to learn, share, and grow.
Amy’s goals for the New Year? Clarity. Focus. Simplicity. Contentment.
Her impetus for starting this blog waaaaay back in 2008? Sharing with friends and family how she tries to sneak in some sort of learning for her own children in the every day. Nothing super-fancy, expensive, or complicated–just learning through meaningful time and play together.
Her kiddos? Here’s the skinny: