Gabrielle has taught in several different special education classroom settings, serving various age groups and ability levels. She is a 2011 graduate from West Virginia University, graduating with a Masters in Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, and Special Education. Gabrielle strives to engage each and every learner in her classroom. She has a passion for providing high quality instruction, as well as a safe and nurturing learning environment that fosters independence and growth for children with special needs. The desire to share her passion with others led her to develop her blog, Teaching Special Thinkers, where she shares her teaching ideas and resources with teachers all over the world. She loves the challenge of creating classroom resources that can meet the needs of different learning styles and ability levels, and save teachers time!