I have an amazing group of 24 caring, inquisitive and very energetic first graders. Throughout our day we can be mathematicians, engineers, writers, readers, and scientists! I try and support the unique learning style of each student and believe that if they feel comfortable in our classroom they will be able to grow and learn in amazing ways.
Creating a welcoming and supportive learning environment for all of my students will allow them to work to their full potential.
Students relish the opportunity to choose their own learning space. By allowing students to make choices in how they approach different activities at school they learn to self-regulate, take responsibility for their learning and becoming more confident learners.
Please join us in helping make our classroom a successful learning space for every child.
Picture books can be powerful. Precise words and wondrous illustrations can help students understand themselves and others. A read-aloud time each day can connect readers and writers giving a shared experience in the classroom building a community of learners.
Students need to see themselves in books and in the authors who write the books.
Picture books like "All Are Welcome" by Alexandra Penfold and Suzanne Kaufman and "Alma and How She Got Her Name" by Juana Martinez-Nea can help build empathy among classmates and empower students to be brave.
By reading a picture book a day, our class will deepen their understanding of each other and our world.
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