|Subject / Grade||1st Grade DLI|
|"You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose."|
|-- Dr. Seuss|
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Welcome to First Grade at Tarwater Elementary School! My name is Amy Shoot and I am so excited to get to know your family. A little about me; I have lived in Michigan, California and Arizona. I love to spend time with my 2 grown sons, my husband and my 2 rescue dogs. I hope to make this year a fun and exciting one!
My Education and Professional Background
I received my AA in Early Childhood Education from Mira Costa Community College in California. After teaching preschool for 2 years, I obtained my BA in Liberal Studies (teaching emphasis) from San Diego State University and my Elementary Teaching Credential from California State University, San Marcos. I have earned a Reading Specialist, Media Specialist & Structured English Immersion (SEI) endorsements. I have experience teaching Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st grade, 3rd grade and 5th grade. Most recently, I have been a Media/Reading Specialist for 6 years.
My Educational Philosophy
I believe every child is unique, loveable and capable of success! I believe a classroom should be a warm and welcoming environment where students feel safe and loved. I hope to inspire and encourage my students to learn and grow. I can't wait to go on this educational journey with your child!
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