Teaching Experience

McDonogh School, Baltimore, MD

New Canaan Country School, New Canaan, CT    Dalton School, New York, NY

  • Challenged young kids to think about the ambiguities of history and prioritized debating and asking questions in the classroom

  • Developed and implemented project based learning curriculum for students

  • Emphasized the value of making mistakes and the importance of all learning styles in our classroom community

  • Initiated forum where kids shared cognitive discoveries in ‘podium' moments

  • Sustained positive, affirming relationships with students, colleagues and parents

Education and Awards

Wheelock College, Boston, MA
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education
Certified in Elementary Education

 

Awarded Thomas Harper Teaching Chair for Excellence in Teaching

Publications and Productions

Authored two books for children, ‘Count-a-saurus’ published by Four Winds Press and ‘Batter Up!’ published by Good Year Books (under author’s maiden name, Blumenthal)

Wrote and directed twenty-one plays for second graders produced and performed at Dalton, New Canaan and McDonogh