Hallsville Junior High School
#1 Bobcat Lane, Hallsville, Tx 75650• (903) 668-5986
Donna CarterRead 180
Westchester High School, Spring Branch ISD
BS Stephen F. Austin University
MA University of Houston
English Language Arts/Reading Specialist
Interests and Hobbies
I enjoy spending time with family and friends, reading, cooking, traveling, gardening, and teaching!
My husband, Jim, is a pharmacist with Omnicare. We have two sons. Nathan lives in Los Angeles and has his own videography company, Midnight Hour Studios. Nicholas is in school at UT Austin studying computer science.
Read 180 is a research-based reading intervention program published by Scholastic. Read 180 software provides struggling readers with intensive, differentiated skills practice, and instruction that:
- collects data to continually adjust instruction to meet each student's needs
- offers continuous support and immediate feedback
- is tremendously engaging and motivating with over 100 videos from grade-level science, math, history, and social studies content areas
- builds phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension
The single most effective tool you can implement at home to help your child increase his or her reading ability is to read every day for at least 20 minutes or more. Please try to have a collection of materials that the child will find interesting: books, magazines, newspapers, and computer activities.
On a normal daily schedule, my conference time is from 1:45-2:30. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions, or if I can help in any way.
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