About Sheila Wilson...
Position: Science - IS8 & IS9, Academic Decathlon & Academic Pentathlon
This year I will be teaching Science, both IS8 and IS9, and Academic Pentathlon. Big topics for IS 8 this year include Chemistry and Genetics. Our main topic for IS9 is Energy. The theme for Pentathlon this year is the American Revolution. Click the link on the left for specific class information. All instruction is aligned with the Arizona State Standards for Science. Students will work through science projects and assignments that are designed to maximize their critical thinking skills. It's going to be a GREAT year!
My Education and Professional Background
B.S. with Honors, Eastern Michigan University, M.Ed. Elementary Curriculum Design, Northern Arizona University, 2000, M.Ed. Special Education, Northern Arizona University, 2001, M.Ed. Bilingual Education, Northern Arizona University, 2002. Teaching experience includes 1,2,3,6,7,8th grades. Science, Math, and Social Studies. Montessori and public schools in Michigan, Tennessee, and Arizona.
My Educational Philosophy
"Education is not the preparation for life; education is life itself." John Dewey