About Ms. Kimberly Baldenegro...
Hello! My name is Kim Baldenegro and I have been teaching in Chandler Unified School District since 2001. I have taught fifth and sixth-grade at Frye Elementary, and I am currently teaching fifth-grade at Frye Elementary. I am so glad you are here! Get ready to make your mark!
My Education and Professional Background
BA Education from Arizona State University MA Education: Curriculum and Instruction from Northern Arizona University
My Educational Philosophy
I believe that each child is a unique individual who needs a secure, caring, and stimulating atmosphere in which to grow and mature emotionally, intellectually, physically, and socially. It is my desire as a educator to help students meet their fullest potential in these areas by providing an environment that is safe, supports risk-taking, and invites a sharing of ideas. There are three elements that I believe are conducive to establishing such an environment, (1) the teacher acting as a guide, (2) allowing the child's natural curiosity to direct his/her learning, and (3) promoting respect for all things and all people.