Mr. Andersen is starting his fifth year teaching at Parkway Northeast Middle School and his sixth year teaching overall. He received his Masters in Education from Truman State University in 2008 and degrees in English (B.A.) and Linguistics (B.S.) in 2006. His favorite author is John Green.
Mr. Andersen also enjoys talking about himself in the third person in "about me" biographies.
English Language Arts is divided into reading standards and writing standards. Both reading and writing will be taught throughout the year with students given many opportunities to practice, revise, and improve.