I teach German I, German II, PSAT, and ACT prep at Lewisburg High School. Above you will see links for more information about me and the classes I teach. Links has useful links for learning and practicing German. Files has uploaded documents and notes that we use in class.
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I grew up in Kentucky and Indiana and moved to the Midsouth in 2001 to attend college. I graduated from Rhodes College with a BA in German in 2005. In addition, I studied at the University of Tuebingen in Germany. I am certified to teach German and English.
I began my teaching career in 2006 at Southaven High School. In 2014, I moved to Lewisburg High School, where I teach German and PSAT/ACT Prep. In addition, I am the sponsor of the Knowledge Bowl team and the German Club.
This is a helpful website for students working on projects and homework. It is an online German-English dictionary. Remember, translator websites are not acceptable, but this dictionary website is.http://dict.leo.org/ende?lang=de&lp=ende
Get inspired auf deutsch!http://www.zitate.de/
Did you know you can access most major websites in German? Just change the extension from .com to .de. Daily use of German outside of class is very important for your success in learning the language.http://de.yahoo.com/
This website has lessons and exercises for extra practice at home. Remember, you can always come to tutoring before or after school for extra help.http://www.deutsch-lernen.com/
Sing these songs over and over until they get stuck in your head. It's a surefire way to learn a language!http://genkienglish.net/learntospeakgerman/index.htm
Practice your German vocabulary while donating rice to help end world hunger. It's a win win!http://freerice.com/#/german/14605
Learn about the National Merit Scholarship opportunities and the PSAT. Did you take the test last year? Log-in to see your score report. Are you taking the test this year? There are free preparation materials as well.http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/psat/about.html
Register for the ACT here.http://www.actstudent.org/
Are you reading daily? A healthy dose of daily reading is very important for improvement on the PSAT. See my recommendations and current reading list here.http://www.goodreads.com/