Grade(s): 9 / 10 / 11 / 12
I earned my Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from North Carolina State University. I have over five years experience teaching English, including Basic Grammar, Introductory and Advanced Composition, and Creative Writing. I also have taught courses in Study Skills and Public Speaking. I have worked as a tutor and with students from whom English is a second language.
My name is Rebecca Oberg and I'm an English teacher (9th grade and Journalism) in Minneapolis specializing in the use of 21st century learning in the modern English/Language Arts classroom. Before teaching I attended the University of Minnesota, where I graduated Summa cum Laude with a BA in English Literature and Composition with minors in Geography and European Studies. I continued at the U of M, where I received my Masters of Education and licensure to teach English Communication Arts and Literature for grades 5-12. I have worked in urban and suburban schools, as well as with various other programs including Upward Bound. When I'm not teaching, I enjoy playing with my cocker spaniel dog Maggie as well as traveling, reading, learning Greek, and being an aunt to my two adorable nephews!