Noelle is originally from Pittsburgh. She always wanted to teach and was always very active in sports. Volleyball was her favorite. She played right through college and enjoyed being competitive in sports. With that in mind, majoring in Health and Phys. Ed. seemed like a natural choice to her. She loves to be active even if she isn't playing volleyball any more. She is interested in all aspects of healthy living.
For the past six and a half years, I've taught English to public school ninth graders. This year, I actually have a brand new job: teaching seventh grade English in a very religious, Jewish private school.
For back-to-school week on Magnificent Nose, we’ll be featuring interviews with teachers and other education professionals. Lisa Miller Kawalek teaches at Bayonne High School in Bayonne, NJ. In addition, she's a teacher with Judith Kawalek presents Kindermusik, where she leads music and movement classes for babies and their caretakers. Magnificent Nose: Could you start out … Continue reading Back to School Interview: Lisa Miller Kawalek
For back-to-school week on Magnificent Nose, we’ll be featuring interviews with teachers and other education professionals. Dianna T. teaches at a bilingual school in New York City. She is fluent in both French and English, but because she is a native speaker of English she's expected not to speak French with the children. She quickly … Continue reading Back to School Interview: Dianna T.
I'm a high school librarian. I'm also involved in technology, curriculum, and staff development for teachers. I used to be a high school English teacher. I love talking to kids about books, writing, and information, but after I had my children, I knew I couldn't be the mother I wanted to be while still grading hundreds of papers per month.