I believe the children are our future...
I believe each and every child has the potential to bring something unique and special to the world. I help develop their potential by believing in them as capable individuals. I assist children in discovering who they are, so they can express their own opinions and their own ideas. Teach them well and let them lead the way...
Every classroom is a unique community of learners that varies in abilities, and learning styles. I teach to the needs of each child so all learners feel capable and successful. I present curriculum that involves the interests of the children bringing learning relevant to life. I incorporate themes, integrated units, projects, group work, individual work, and hands-on learning in order to make children active learners. Show them all the beauty they possess inside. Give them a sense of pride... My classroom is a caring, and safe environment where each child can grow. I allow children to become responsible members of our classroom community using strategies like; class meetings, positive discipline, and democratic principles. Showing children how to become responsible for themselves as well as their own learning, I give them tools to become successful in life. Let the children's laughter…
Teaching is a lifelong process of learning, especially learning from the children. Children have taught me to open my mind and my heart to the joys, the innocence, and the diversity of ideas in the world. Therefore, I will never forget how to smile with the new, cherish the old, and laugh with the children.
Philosophy of Teaching
Every student urns to and can learn. No matter what learning style, what disability, or even what socio-economic huddles they have to overcome. It takes a community to raise a child, and as an educator I must rise to the occasion and take down the hurdles that bar my students from success. With high expectations for all students and an overwhelming classroom sense...
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