Mrs. Sonya T. Jackson, Ed.S.

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Mrs. Sonya T. Jackson, Ed.S.

Hello, my name is Mrs. Sonya Tubman Jackson. I’m a wife, mother, and a teacher. I love teaching, creating resources for my students and sharing what I have learned along the way. I graduated with honors from the College of Charleston (SC) with a Bachelor of Science dual degree in Biology and Social Psychology with a minor in Spanish. I transferred to Northern Arizona University and completed three programs of study. I received post-degree certification in Elementary Education (PK-8) & Bilingual Multicultural Education (BME) and two Masters degrees --Master of Education in Elementary Education and Master of Education in Counseling. I furthered my educational goals at Nova Southeastern University and received an Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) in Curriculum / Instruction Management & Administration. I am currently working on my Ed.D. in Educational Psychology.  I am the proud mother of five.  My children are in grades PreK, Kindergarten, fourth grade (twins), and 6th grade.  As a Navy wife, I’ve had the opportunity to teach in Arizona, California, Georgia, South Carolina, and Virginia. I am excited to now teach in my hometown!! In Georgia, I am certified to teach ELA, Math, Science, and Social Studies in grades PK through 8.

 

I currently teach Kindergarten, but have taught grades 1, 2, 3, and 4 within the past twenty years.  People sometimes ask me which grade level is my favorite, and, well . . . each one has it’s pluses and minuses, it’s quirks, and it’s “A-Ha” moments.  However, it is difficult for me to choose – however; every year the grade level that I am currently teaching truly has a special place in my heart!! ♥ -- With that being said I feel blessed to be an educator and I love each moment I’m given an opportunity to teach!! 

 

I enjoy teaching all the core subjects (ELA, Math, Science/Health, and Social Studies).  Scaffolding the learning within these areas and then watching how students make “sense” of it all is AMAZING!  I love being able to take them from point A to point B and see their growth along the way.  I “move” my students and I love watching their growth.  Right now, if you popped into my classroom, you’d see students engaged all different kinds of things.  I’m a firm believer in differentiating instruction and giving students what they need to succeed.  That doesn’t mean everyone does the same thing at the same time.  Quite the opposite!  I do small groups for almost everything and students are hard at work on their own learning goals. I LOVE TO LEARN and my daily goal is to foster a love of learning in each of my students!! Thank you very much for entrusting me to fulfill your child’s educational needs! I look forward to working with your family—together we make the perfect team!!