About Shaffer...
Subject / Grade ELL 7th and 8th Grade
Room: M-5
Phone: 480-883-5789
Email: Shaffer
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Welcome to English Language Development (ELD). This class is designed to help students get the language skills they need to achieve their academic goals. I am honored to have the opportunity to work with you and your child this school year.

My Education and Professional Background

I received my Master's Degree in Elementary Education from The University of Michigan in 2005. I also have an undergraduate degree in Management Information Systems. I have taught in CUSD for many years, primarily working in early education (Grades Pre-K through 2nd grade). I am excited to begin teaching at Willis and getting to know your wonderful children!

My Educational Philosophy

What a gift it is to be a multilingual person! Although learning to speak English may be challenging, the work you are doing now will influence your life in so many ways for your future! We will practice in many ways during class with the ultimate goal of learning to communicate effectively with people. We will use a variety of activities to increase our listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.

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