Why You Should Follow Upper Elementary Snapshots

Why should you follow Upper Elementary Snapshots? Upper Elementary Snapshots was formed to provide teachers and homeschool parents a place to find effective and creative ideas to help students be academically and socially successful. The advice here on UES is from qualified professionals with hands-on experience in all subject areas. We also have our own children and can see education from a parent's perspective. Read on to learn about us and why you should use our blog for trustworthy advice!

What is our experience?

The 17 teachers here at Upper Elementary Snapshots have taken their dedication to education seriously. We have:

13 teachers with a Master's Degree in education
3 teachers with a National Board Certification
1 teacher with a double Master's Degree
1 teacher with a Gifted and Talented Certification
1 teacher with a degree as an Educational Specialist
1 teacher with a K-5 Math Endorsement

What roles do/did we have in education?

The teachers here at Upper Elementary Snapshots have experience with many different roles in education. We are all elementary education teachers, but also have an array of other educational career titles to bring you a wide variety of expertise. Some of these include:
  • Writing Coach
  • Title One Math Support
  • Gift and Talented Teacher
  • Director of Instruction
  • Professional Development Coach
  • Technology Coordinator
  • Co-Teacher
  • ESL Teacher
  • ELL Teacher
  • Master Teacher
  • Reading Specialist
  • Math Instructional Coach
  • Assistant Principal
  • Early Childhood Teacher
  • Educational Technology Teacher
  • Lead Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Resource Teacher

How many years experience do we have?

The teachers here at Upper Elementary Snapshots have many years experience in education. We have worked with students in a one-on-one setting, small groups, and with large classes.
  • We range from 9-29 years teaching in the classroom. 
  • We have 2 homeschool teachers.
Cool fact: We have a total of 293 years in the classroom!

Do we have children?

Yes! Being that we have our own children and their ages span between 22 years, we can see their needs in education as well. We can use our perspectives as parents to guide our instructional advice.

  • We have 34 children. 
  • Our children range in ages from 5 months to 27 years! 

What benefits do you get from following UES?

As you can see from above, we have a variety of experience, educational roles, years in education, and a wide range of ages with our own children. This combination provides you with a credible source to get information, ideas, and advice. In addition, we are in constant collaboration. There is always someone in the group who has the expert knowledge of a topic.

Now that you know a little bit about each of us, we hope you explore our blog! Use the top tab called, ABOUT US to learn about the masterminds behind Upper Elementary Snapshots. Browse through over 340 blog posts using the CATEGORIES or SEARCH on the right column. We hope you continue coming back! You will find more ideas, advice, contests and giveaways! You can also follow us on Instagram and Facebook. Click the links below!



As always, thank you for visiting Upper Elementary Snapshots!

Holiday Giveaway:

From December 9th-13th, we will be hosting a HUGE GIVEAWAY for teachers and homeschool parents! Get to know us a little and WIN BIG!

Rules of the giveaway:

You can have up to 7 ENTRIES!

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We will have 4 WINNERS. Each winner will receive:

  1. $100 Teachers Pay Teachers gift card AND 
  2. $100 Amazon gift card. 
***Winners will be announced on December 14th.
***Winners will need to verify that they are a teacher or homeschool parent.

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