Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor's Degree: Texas State University Master's Degree: Texas State University College Reading and Learning Association CRLA trained State of Texas Board certified Educator EC-6 State of Texas Bilingual Certified Educator
Ms. Rodriguez has an MFA in Creative Writing from Texas State University. While earning her Master's degree, she worked as a literary editor for Front Porch Journal.
Ms. Rodriguez was also a graduate tutor at The Writing Center, where she tutored graduate and doctoral candidates on their theses and dissertations. Rodriguez was the university's U.S.Veteran Corps tutor, and held the record for the most tutoring appointments in a semester(over 200!). She also holds a Bachelor's Degree from Texas State University. She double-majored in Writing and Media Studies.
Writing Prompts to Practice at Home
What are the qualities a student needs to be successful at school? Why?
Write about something you enjoy doing. Explain what you enjoy about it.
What makes a good friend and why?
What is your favorite modern-day invention and why?
What is the best season of the year? Defend your argument.
If you could be the teacher for a day, what rules would you expect students to follow and why?
What is one goal you have set for yourself? Explain how you will accomplish it.
Should teachers assign homework? Why or why not?
What’s one thing you’ve accomplished that you’re proud of? Why?
If you could be any singer, who would you choose and why?
What is the most important subject we learn in school and why?
What is the favorite part of your day? Explain why this is your favorite time of day.
Who is someone you admire and why?
What is an item in your life you treasure and why?
Albert Einstein once said, “Imagination is more important than knowledge.” Do you agree with this quote? Why or why not?
What is your favorite place in the world and why?
If you could give any advice to a new student, what would it be? Why?
If you could be any age, what age would you choose to be? Explain.
What’s the best part of being a kid? Why?