Dive into Learning Lagoon!
Designed by Jamie Yates




A beautiful beach on the coast of the British Virgin Islands



Hi! My name is Jamie Yates and I'm a 20-year-old junior at Valdosta State University in Valdosta, Georgia.  My major is Early Childhood Education in the Early Childhood & Special Education Department.

snorkelers
When I'm not in class, I spend most of my time at the Baptist Collegiate Ministries on campus.  I also enjoy shopping and going to the beach or to pool with my friends.  This summer, I spent a week at St. George Island, one of my favorite beaches. I try to make the most out of my free time since it is usually scarce!
 
beach scene with palm tree


I am really looking forward to becoming a teacher and being able to make a positive impact on my students' lives day after day. It's important for teachers to stay up to date with Georgia's Performance Standards.  Other valuable teaching resources may be found on the U.S. Department of Education's homepage.


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red crab

Student Resources
pelican

Ways I Can Integrate Technology
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LiveText Portfolio

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Topic Mini-Research Website


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Topic Mini-Research Lesson Plan
rainbow fish

E-Book Lesson Website
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E-Book Lesson Plan
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Classroom Website for Student Teaching
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Educational Activities Website for Student Teaching





under the sea
jlyates@valdosta.edu