This year will be the first year of a structured school for many of my students. I am excited to make this an amazing year that is both memorable and jump-starts their desire to be lifelong learners. My students come from an agricultural community that is predominately Spanish speaking. Much like my school's mission statement, I aim to provide a safe and nurturing environment to help my students reach their academic potential.
"The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what to see." -Alexandra Trenfor
My students attend a school that is more than 94% socioeconomically disadvantaged and more than 77% of the students are English language learners. With this in mind, I hope to create interactive lesson plans and keep my students engaged throughout the day. My goals are to provide a supporting and enticing environment so that my students may flourish.
My students come to be excited to learn and I want to help them initiate and continue that love for learning.
We are asking for playground balls. Our school is located in an area where students do not have direct access to the great outdoors, this will give my students a wonderful opportunity to explore while learning how to play.
Many of my students have not held a book until they entered my classroom.
I want to give them a LOVE of literacy. I want them to explore how books can take them anywhere just by using their imagination. These emergent readers will be used daily and provide the necessary foundation for student success. We are also hoping for English-Spanish matching cards. This is a wonderful center activity.
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