With a major in teaching physics from Illinois State University, I began my career as a physics teacher at Barrington High School. This is my fifth year teaching there and I am currently teaching honors and AP physics B. I am lucky to find my first physics teaching job where Chris Chiaverina and Jim Hicks taught. All of my colleagues at BHS past and present are such an inspiration and offer so much support for each other. I would also like to thank Diane Riendeau for introducing me to talking chips and my department chair, Mark Gilbert, for helping me develop the idea into talking cards.

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