Ryan Elias is a 1st grade teacher at Green Acres School in North Bethesda. She received her BA from Scripps College in Claremont, CA in Art History, and her MS from Bank Street College of Education in NYC with a dual degree in Early Childhood General and Special Education. She is committed to differentiating instruction, so that each child she works with is able to more fully grasp the material introduced and express himself or herself using multiple modes of expression. Ryan has been trained in Orton-Gillingham and Really Great Reading. She has completed Little Flower Yoga’s teacher training in yoga and mindfulness for children.