Melinda Younger

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Melinda, a seasoned educator, retired from Adams 12 School District in 2013. She earned her BA in Elementary Education from The University of Northern Colorado, and her Master's Degree in the Diverse Learner from the University of Phoenix. Her seasoning comes from doing a bit of everything in the educational field. For 15 years of her career she was a Preschool Director, private tutor, and taught grades 2-6 as well as the gifted student - all at once. Towards the end of her career, Melinda worked with executive functioning students. Melinda has also been teaching post graduate classes for the past 12 years.

Melinda has 4 of her own children that she delights in every day! She loves to read, bike, nap and enjoy all that life has to offer.


Courses Melinda Teaches:

Teaching Literacy to Students of All Cultures

Growth Mindsets for Math Success

Working With LGBT+ Students and Families

Work Smarter Not Harder

Motivation That Works

Organizing the Unorganized Student

Teaching Writing For Results

Poverty and Education

Reaching the Gifted

English Language Learners and Assessment

Learning Languages

Understanding The ADD/ADHD Student

Gifted Learner & Program Assessment

Instructional Strategies & Planning For The Gifted

CLDE 520 - Literacy for English Language Learners

CLDE 560 - ELL Assessment & Administration

CLDE 581 - Practicum