"I am a patient, caring, experienced, certified, highly qualified teacher who enjoys teaching young children. For the past 16 years I have been a Kindergarten - 2nd Grade teacher working with children of diversity, including learning and behavioral, in the RI public school system. I have implemented several Reading programs focusing on Balanced Literacy: Phonics, Phonemic Awareness, Comprehension, Fluency, Vocabulary, and Writing. Math programs include: EnVisions and Investigations. Basic to abst"