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Hello, and welcome to our class website.  I teach 8th grade physical science at Coffee Middle School in Douglas, Georgia. I am currently in my twentieth year in the field of education, and my tenth year as a middle grades teacher.  I have also worked in the field of adult education, where I specialized in media and technology administration.  I recently completed my Doctor of Education degree at The University of Georgia. I earned my Master of Education degree from Valdosta State University, and my Bachelor of Science degree from Brewton-Parker College.  When I'm not teaching, I enjoy spending time with my family, camping, reading, and playing golf.

I enjoy teaching physical science because I love learning about how and why things work the way that they do.  Most of us have a natural curiosity about the nature of the physical world, and it is that curiosity that makes learning not only fun, but meaningful as well.  I believe that students learn best with hands-on, active learning, and I try to incorporate as many of those activities as possible into my classes.  I look forward to getting to know all of my students and their parents this school year.  We will work hard, have fun, and learn a lot!

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