Christina is currently a fourth-grade teacher at P.S. 110, the Florence Nightingale School, on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. She has also had experience as a general education teacher in first and eighth grades and as an ESL teacher in kindergarten through fourth grade at the Jacob Riis School, a public Title I school in Lower Manhattan where Learning Cultures was piloted.
Christina graduated from Binghamton University, State University of New York, with an undergraduate degree in English in 2001, and earned her M.A. in Childhood and Special Education from New York University in 2011.
Christina loves teaching because it pushes her creativity, energy, and intellect. When she’s not at work in the classroom, Christina enjoys hiking in the woods and knitting. Christina is an advocate for heterogeneous and student centered classroom practices and looks forward to furthering her expertise about the Learning Cultures model and sharing it with her students and fellow teachers as she continues on her teaching career.
The Importance of Freedom in Education
Instruction in Learning Cultures
Narrowing the Achievement Gap
Academic Achievement of ELLs
Distinguishing Between Standards
Teacher Observation and Grass Root Lessons
Teacher Expertise and Effectiveness