Degrees and Certifications:
Associate of Arts Bachelor of Science in Secondary English Grades 6 - 8 certificate Academically Gifted state certificate
Ms. Gina L. Bedford
Greetings and welcome to "Bedford'd Bayou". My parents placed the name Gina Lynn Bedford on my birth certificate, but I have been affectionately renamed over the years by my students as Ms. B or Mama B.
I graduated from what was at that time Mount Olive College with an Associate of Arts degree and from East Carolina University with a Bachelors of Science degree in Seconday English Education. After one year of working with high school, I decided that middle school was where I wanted to be. I have been teaching for 26 years with my time split between Wayne County and Johnston County schools.
I have spent the last 15 years teaching at Selma Middle School, but I am terribly excited to be teaching at Archer Lodge Middle School this year. After 15 years in seventh grade, he seems awfully good to be promoted to eighth grade.
I look forward to working with you over the course of the next year.
Please be sure to add my remind info: Text 81010 @GinaBed
7:30 - 8:05 Homeroom
8:08 - 9:15 2nd Period
9:18 - 10:25 3rd Period Enhancements
10:28 -11:35 4th Period
11:38 -12:45 5th Period
12:48- 2:19 6th Period/Lunch
A Lunch 12:51-1:15 (24 minutes)
2:22-3:10 SWAMP time (48 minutes)
Here's What Is Going on in "Bedford Bayou"
- Learning about theme and character by using well known children's books: Oh, the Places You Will Go and Mr. Peabody's Apples
- Learning about types of characters with a Japanese tale, "Wise Old Woman"
- Preparing for a novel study using S. E. Hinton's The Outsiders
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