Instructor: Laura Cahill

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Laura Cahill currently teaches third grade, but has experience with teaching first grade as well. She completed her undergraduate studies at The College of New Jersey and earned a Master's Degree in Education from Georgian Court University in 2010. Laura currently holds both a K-5 Elementary Education and a K-12 Special Education teaching certificate. In 2011, her school's administrators named her "New Jersey's Governor's School's Teacher of the Year". Laura is passionate about all aspects of learning, particularly the use of technology in the classroom. She lives with her husband, Kevin, son, Patrick and daughter, Lily. The family enjoys spending time outside, attending Mets games and going on vacations.

Classes by this instructor

T&L 2900: VIR: Bridging the Gap: High Yield Strategies to Recover from Learning Loss (K-12)
Because of the extended learning disruptions caused by the global pandemic, teachers across the country are desperate to find ways to recover from the learning loss experienced by most students. This online course is designed to give K-12 teachers the peace of mind they so desperately crave as they return to in-person instruction after a long absence.
October 1, 2021 to October 1, 2024
T&L 2900: VIR: Focus on Phonics (K-2)
This online course focuses on effective ways to teach children to decode unknown words. Phonics basics will be emphasized along with specific ways to help students who are struggling in this area. Using context clues and structural analysis as a means of decoding will also be introduced. Suggestions for teaching sight words, high frequency words, and instant words will be shared.
October 1, 2021 to October 1, 2024
T&L 2900: VIR: How to Reach and Teach Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (PreK-5)
As more students transition into the least restrictive environment, teachers are finding themselves at a loss concerning how best to reach this unique population in an inclusive setting. This online course is specifically geared toward PreK-5 teachers who want to explore a wide variety of strategies so that they are better positioned to meet the needs of students with autism in the least restrictive environment.
October 1, 2021 to October 1, 2024