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Hi! I'm Michelle! I teach structured literacy lessons full of movement, games, and multi-sensory fun! 

I also coach teachers on how to engage students online with minimal tech!  I'll see you in the Zoom Room!

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My passion is...

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Welcome! I love working as a dyslexia practitioner and early literacy teacher.  During the pandemic I started supporting reading teachers and tutors!  My mission is to continue to show the positive sides of online teaching.  I aim to provide strategies to engage extra wiggly students, manage behavior, and have successful structured literacy lessons wherever you are teaching from.  

Currently and prior to the mass closing of schools, I worked  as an online dyslexia practitioner, home school consultant, early literacy interventionist, and private academic evaluator. I have provided training and free resources to thousands of  teachers globally and supported schools on how to engage and motivate children while teaching online.  I hold interactive workshops to show effective methods and strategies to preserve educational progress. Whether you are a parent or teacher/tutor, I can't wait to meet you in the ZOOM ROOM!

 

 

 

Education + Experience

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Michelle graduated from McGill University with an undergraduate degree in Elementary Education K-6 and a master’s degree in Teaching Moderate Disabilities (Pre-K-8) from Lesley University. She also holds a Level 1 Wilson certification along with certification in teaching expository writing (EmPower Writing). Training in online education includes assessments with diagnostic tools and implementing assistive technology for students with reading and/or writing disabilities. Michelle also has experience as a special education and K-1 educator. 

Additional professional development includes:

  • Wilson Fundations

  • Lively Letters

  • Project Read

  • Framing Your Thoughts

  • Four Square

  • Social Skills Training (How Does Your Engine Run & SuperFlex)

  • Teaching with Manipulatives