An Interview With Ms. Birch
By Ana Mederos
Talk About A Job Well Done...
Ms. Birch got her bachelors and masters degree in History at Texas Woman's University. She has been teaching at Elgin High School for 2 years and is also teaching a dual credit class at ACC. Before she started teaching at Elgin she taught at Texas Woman's University, from which she graduated, Tarrant County College, North Lake College, and Mansfield ISD. Ms. Birch's inspiration to become a History teacher was her professor in college. She is a very inspiring teacher herself.
Elgin High School
Ms. Birch teaches U.S History and AP History at this high school.
Photography of Ms. Birch
Texas Woman's University
Ms. Birch earned her bachelors and masters in History at this university.
More about Ms. Birch
- U.S History
- AP History
- Dual credit U.S History at ACC
- Educational posters on wall
Classroom management techniques:
- Has bathroom passes
- Students are in groups
- Students not allowed to put their head down
- Allows students to work in groups
- Asks students questions
Hours per week- Approx. 50 hrs.
- Administration standards
- Watching her students succeed
- 7-8 on a scale of 1-10