Welcome to 5th grade! I am so excited to begin the school year and see all the progress that is made this year! Fifth graders will be experiencing many new and exciting hands on projects, writing assignments, and real-life applications of the curriculum. Fifth grade is an extremely pivotal time for students-a unique time because it is the bridge between the primary grades and middle school. Each student will be guided to excel to the best of their ability, both academically and socially.
My Education and Professional Background
I attended Arizona State University and graduated in 2011. This will be my fifth year teaching. I previously taught in the Balsz School District, teaching both fourth and fifth grade. Teaching has always been a passion of mine from the time I was a small child. I know that it is my true calling!
My Educational Philosophy
I want to make learning memorable and fun for all students. I believe that all students are unique and can learn. Not every child learns the same way and no one knows your child better than you. I believe that having a strong partnership between teachers and parents can help students to be their most effective selves. I welcome your support and input in the effort to help your child reach their individual goals this school year. I also believe that each child deserves an individualized education, based on their needs. This helps to ensure that each child can reach their greatest potential in fifth grade. Most importantly, I want to encourage students to become lifelong learners and love learning new things.
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