“I would say to let the student take over the conversation. They are an open book and so full of stories. I would ask their name, the languages they speak, and what they did for summer break to help break the ice.”
What’s the best advice you’ve been given about teaching?
“Someone once told me to take it a day at a time. Some days are harder than others but we have to be patient with our students and with ourselves.”
If you could take your students on a field trip anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
“I would love to take them to Animal Kingdom because I personally love animals. It would be such a great experience to show the kids animals that they have never seen before.”
How do you think students will remember you and your class?
“I joke with my students a lot and am invested in the things they like such as Pokemon. I think they will remember how fun I was.”
What is the best thing about working at your school?
“Everyone is here for each other. We are a team that values each other and supports one another. We have a great culture and environment throughout the school.”