• Krista Calvano
    Subjects / Classes Taught: English 1-2 & World History
    Room 127
    Google classroom site: History and English


    To provide integrated, academically rigorous projects in an inventive and differentiated student-led classroom while utilizing an in-depth understanding of my content areas, my students, and brain research.

    • BA in Secondary English Education and Theatre, with a minor in History
    • Master's in Differentiated Instruction
    Areas of Expertise
    • Differentiated instruction
    • Transdisciplinary content integration
    • Brain-based learning
    • Visual thinking maps
    • Reading comprehension strategies
    • Gifted, Advanced Placement, & honors instruction
    • 4 years, 7th grade, Peoria District
    • 13 years, secondary English, History, & Humanities, Peoria District
    • 4 years, IB English, North High School


    • Born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland
    • Graduate of Cactus High School in Peoria District
    • Graduate of Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa
    • Married with a daughter
    • Hobbies: reading, movies, travel