Hi! My name is Rosa Roper and I teach 3rd Grade in Brandon, Florida. I graduated a with Bachelor's degree from the University of Central Florida and a Master's Degree from Nova Southeastern University. I have been teaching since 1997 (but I took 2 years off early on to stay home with my kids). During my years teaching I have taught students with learning disabilities and other special needs in grades k-12. That's right I even tried my hand at high school. While I enjoyed the students at that level- I was a bit bored- ONCE AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER ALWAYS AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER! I currently teach a regular 3rd grade class. I have to say that teaching regular education has been very rewarding and where I plan to stay. Teaching and learning new things is my passion, so needless to say I love reading other teacher websites and now BLOGs to see what I can learn from other teachers. Thanks for visiting my little spot on the net!