January 6, 2019 4 Comments

Currently, I teach fifth grade and have taught fifth grade since 2011. Before teaching fifth grade, I taught third grade, first grade, kindergarten, preschool, baby and toddler music, college, and graduate school. I am a mom of two daughters, a Maltese dog, and a tuxedo cat.

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  • Shannon Olsen February 7, 2019 at 9:58 pm

    I love your author study resources! These discussion cards are so helpful!

    • amazingmaterials4you February 8, 2019 at 5:08 am

      Thank you so much, Shannon! It’s my passion. My goal is always to make things easier for other teachers and I know these will.

  • Brooklyn McCarley February 8, 2019 at 2:02 pm

    Amazing resources for my classroom! Thank you!!

    • amazingmaterials4you February 8, 2019 at 9:51 pm

      Thank you so much!

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    The letters of my first name inspired the name of this blog and the names of my other business ventures, so when you think of me, just remember AM4Y. I started my teaching journey in 1987 and have taught every age from babies to fifth grade as well as college and graduate school in Tennessee, Florida, Maryland, Washington, D.C., Colorado, and Virginia. I have a B.A. in English and Psychology from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville and an M.A.T. in curriculum and instruction from The University of Memphis. In addition, I have completed more graduate work at The University of Maryland and The University of Colorado, Denver. I am a mom of two young adult daughters and a cute Maltese dog. When I am not teaching, you can find me traveling, reading, hiking, or cooking. Read More

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