Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Amy Pitts
Hi, I am Amy Pitts. I was a special education teacher at Odenville Middle School the past two years. I taught special education in Limestone County for two and a half years before moving to Odenville. I have nine years prior experience in the early childhood classroom in the public school setting, as well as many years as a preschool teacher in private school settings. This year I am excited to be the school's reading interventionist!
I will be teaching all aspects of the reading process using multi-sensory methods and the computer programs Lexia and iSpire. I have a bachelor's and a master's degree in education from The University of Alabama! Roll Tide! I am married and live in Odenville. I have three young adult children and a precious one year old granddaughter. I also have an English bulldog named Georgia. I enjoy watching all University of Alabama sports, Olympic sports, reading, and going to the beach! I look forward to a wonderful year at OMS!
April 6th-April 14th
Beyond The Classroom with Reading!
Hi everyone! I hope you are enjoying your time at home and you and your family are well! We begin our Beyond the Classroom home instruction Monday, April 6, 2020. Th first week is a review for all of your classes. I am asking each of you to complete 60 minutes (1 hour) on Lexia this week. Remember I can see what you are working on even when you are at home!
* If you do not have internet access at home, then please read for 60 minutes (1 hour) in addition to what your ELA teacher is asking you to do. You may read a novel, non-fiction books or articles, magazines, comic books, recipes as you cook a meal, instructions as you play a game with your family, ingredients on your cereal box or other household products, just read! You need to write down what you read and email it to me using your phone or turn the paper in next Tuesday in the turn in bin on the porch at OMS.
You may turn in your Choice Board sheet on Tuesday, April 7th and pick up work from your other teachers.
*On Tuesday, April 14th, you will turn in your work from April 7th-13th, and pick up your FINAL PACKET FOR THE YEAR! I will have some work for you in my bin on this Tuesday so look for it
March 17th-April 3rd: Click on the Reading Beyond The Classroom at the bottom right hand side of the page to download an activity sheet for your extended time at home. Enjoy time with your family, help your parents around the house, get some rest, play outside, go on a virtual field trip (links on activity sheet), read a book, complete 4 or more activites on the Reading Choice Board, and stay safe and healthy these next 3 weeks!
Lexia Powerup Login at home:
Login on Google, Microsoft Edge, Safari, or Interner Explorer
Type in: Lexiapowerup in Search bar and click on the page
Click on: Lexia Power under sign in
Teacher's email is: firstname.lastname@example.org
Student's email/login is: last email@example.com
Password: Students will use the password they use at school
Hi everyone! I hope you are enjoying your time at home and that you and your family are healthy! We begin our Beyond the Classroom instruction tomorrow, Monday April 6, 2020! This is a review week so I am asking each of my students to complete a minium of 60 minutes (1 hour) on Lexia. Remember I can see your work! If you do not have internet service then I ask you to read for 1 hour in addition to what your ELA teacher is asking you.You may read a grade level book, picture books, magazines, comic books, recipes as you cook, ingredient lists on food or household problems, or the instructions to a game you are playing with your family! Write down what you read and email me, upload to TEAMs using your phone, or put the paper copy in the bins on the porch at OMS next Tuesday the 14th. On Tuesday, April 14th, you will pick up a new packet that will have work for the remainder of the year. I am available through TEAMS or email from 8-3 each day this week to help you in any way that I can. Next week look for some new instruction from me! Have fun learning at home! Mrs. Pitts