Samantha attended Texas Christian University and CU Boulder as an undergraduate, receiving a BA in Communications and Elementary Education. In 2013 she received a Masters in Educational Equity and Cultural Diversity: Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education also from CU Boulder. She has been teaching 1st-4th grade with a focus on Linguistically Diverse education and Literacy since 2008.
Samantha is excited to share her knowledge on increasing student engagement, best practices in literacy, increasing student oracy in the classroom and more! She continues to teach in the classroom and learn alongside current Educator's place students.
When Samantha is not working she enjoys hiking, running, yoga, skiing, fishing and quality time with close family and friends.
Courses Samantha Teaches:
Increasing Oracy and Student Ownership in the Classroom