4th, 5th Grade

“Excellent and well worth the time…. The strategies were immediately useable.”

Joanna Miller Casucci, 6 – 8th Grade RSP Teacher
Pasadena USD, California


Now a true lover of math and believe it can be fun!”

Angela Chavez, 5th Grade Teacher
Pasadena USD, California


Effective strategies! Total physical response, color coding, engagement, etc…”

Madeline Cossey, 5th Grade Teacher
Hawthorne School District, California


“Very charismatic and entertaining.  Definitely will be useful in classroom.”

Stacie Endo, 4th Grade Teacher
Valle Lindo School District, California


“Great workshop.  Students really need a reason to love math, and this will make them.”

—Joycelyn Knight, 5th Grade Teacher
Pasadena USD, California


 “I loved the fact that it begins to prepare students in the younger/lower grades for Algebra!”

Toby Carpenter, 5th / 6th Grade Teacher
Valle Lindo School District, California


“This is the type of teaching that needs to take place in order to allow our students to feel confident and be successful. Different strategies make a difference!”

Elsa Gutierrez, K – 2 Resource Teacher
Pasadena USD, California


“These are all strategies I can easily implement right away in my classroom!”

Christy Cardoza, K – 8th Resource Specialist
Long Beach USD, California


 “You made if fun and easy to understand.  Thank you!”

Cecilia Ochoa, 4th / 5th Grade Teacher – Spanish Immersion
Lakeside Union School District, California


Super kinesthetic involvement.  The workshop was very engaging!  Thank you!”

—Gina Ashworth, 5th Grade Teacher
Westerly Private School, California


Your energy and positive outlook is exactly what I needed!  Thanks!  Your love of math is fun.”

—Christine Reischling, 4th Grade Teacher
Pasadena USD, California


“It was very well delivered.  I will be implementing strategies immediately.”

Zak Salmon, 5th Grade Teacher
Lakeside Union School District, California


“I hate to be out of my room, but THIS was extremely worthwhile!  Excellent, enthusiastic, knowledgeable presenter!  Thank you for really great practical ideas!”

Linda Bartolotta, 4th / 5th Grade Teacher
Lakeside Union School District, California


“Really fun and engaging way to learn important math skills.  You were awesome!”

—Lucia Gonzalez, 4th Grade Teacher
Lakeside Union School District, California


“Thank you—this will be extremely helpful with all the levels/grades that I teach!”

—Stacey Westling, K – 8 SDC Teacher
Long Beach USD, California


 What a great set of tools to help make us better teachers and our students better learners!!

Jessica Ehlers, 5th Grade Teacher
Lakeside Union School District, California


I was really impressed at how well my students were able understand and use the math posters and strategies…  I’ve taught GEMDAS® to 6th graders and 4th graders.  I love it.  The kids love it…  The kids test scores have gone up and their confidence has gone up and it’s been great!”

Alicia Fowler, 4th & 6th Grade Math Teacher
Valle Lindo School District, California


There were many strategies that I feel are going to help me be a better math teacher.  I also feel that my teaching will be more dynamic.  Loved everything!”

—Lauren Takii, 4th Grade Teacher
Westerly Private School, California


“Loved it!”

 —Loyda Mena, 5th Grade Teacher
Valle Lindo School District, California


“Great presentation.  It kept my attention and I feel that all the strategies will help students a great deal.  It will get them excited for Algebra instead of terrified!”

Veronica Garcia, 4th Grade Teacher
Valle Lindo School District, California


“Lora, we loved your enthusiasm!  The song and dance, movements were great!”

Sharon Sullins, 4th Grade Teacher
Lakeside Union School District, California