Shari McLeod

Intro

Hello! I am Shari McLeod, and  I grew up in the Berkshires in Western Mass.  I have had several careers before focusing on special education 8 years ago. These include paralegal, bakery owner for 10 years, and working in DMH residential programs.  I have a psychology background and am a registered behavior technician. I am fascinated by human behavior.

About the Class

Our class includes 4 students aged 9-11, and 3 paraprofessionals: Matthew Durand, Gabby Frederick, and Danny Cambra.

Curriculum

Our curriculum this year has included learning about family structures, studying cultures in Italy, Ghana, and China, learning about ourselves, and community helpers.

Resources

My students enjoy reading books from the websites Epic!, interactive learning on HelpKidzLearn, ActivInspire, and Clicker7 Sentences.

Class News

We will be starting a new Science Unit in January that includes Recycling, Design, and Growing Plants.

Needs/Wish List

We always need soft tissues and extra snacks.