Teaching has always been a passion of Laura’s, and she loves being a member of the Ben Franklin Academy staff. Laura has been teaching for eight years. She has taught fourth grade for four years, two at BFA, and is now the K-5 Specials technology teacher. Technology is important to BFA and Laura is able to help effectively integrate technology into the hands of students at BFA.
Laura received her Bachelor’s degree in 2009 in Elementary Education from Purdue University. She has her certification in Linguistically Diverse Education from the University of Colorado at Denver, as well as a Masters in Information and Learning Technologies from the University of Colorado at Denver. Laura also received an award for ‘Outstanding Student in the Program’ at the end of her Masters program course work. This ILT program not only allowed Laura to grow with her own personal education, but it helps bring many of the latest ideas and projects related to technology into the classrooms at BFA. Laura also teaches two educational technology courses at the University of Colorado at Denver.
A Colorado native, Laura loves spinning, barre, watching football, and her dog Bettie. Laura recently got married, so yes her new last name is really Tickle.Faculty Favorites
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