Krisa Winn holds a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education from Arkansas State University and an associate’s degree in Practical Theology from Christ for the Nations Institute. For over 20 years, she has taught in both private Christian school and public school. She has also worked as a private tutor and early childhood intervention specialist, and has had many opportunities to work with children with various special needs. Students with attention deficit disorder, attachment issues, developmental delays, auditory processing disorder, sensory processing disorders, and autism have filled her class rosters and her heart.
In 2012, Krisa joined HSLDA as a special needs consultant. She offers resources, support, and guidance to parents who homeschool children with special needs. In addition to helping her fellow homeschooling moms with encouragement and guidance, Krisa enjoys singing, leading worship, and taking walks. After almost 23 years of marriage, Krisa and her husband Byron were blessed with the birth of their first child, Grace and three years later, their second miracle.
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Teaching Struggling Learners at Home: Nuts and Bolts for Success: Part 1 (Handout Available)
Teaching Struggling Learners at Home: Nuts and Bolts for Success: Part 2 (Handout Available)
In this second half of “Nuts and Bolts for Success,” Krisa addresses homeschooling and working, teaching multi-ages, scheduling the day, and practical teaching strategies you can use regardless of your curriculum program. Krisa explains multi-sensory teaching methods, direct instruction, and modeled teaching.
Secrets from a Preschool Teacher
Teaching Math to Struggling Learners
Does your student understand math concepts, but can’t master multiplication facts? Do you have a child with a math phobia or even a learning disability in math? This workshop includes a broad spectrum of teaching strategies and resources that will equip you to present math in ways that go beyond the suggestions found in traditional teacher manuals.