Ms. Knight 4th Grade

Ms. Knight

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Professional Biography

  • I have been in education for 25 years.  During that time I have been blessed to serve in many rewarding and challenging roles including teacher, principal, director of professional development, leadership coach and consultant. My classroom experience includes Gifted k-5, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 5th grade and my favorite grade of all, 4th. I hold a k-8 teaching certificate with an endorsement in reading and a Masters Degree in School Administration. Of all the wonderful opportunities I have had to serve in education the most rewarding, inspiring and challenging by far has been, and continues to be my time with students in the classroom.  

    Philosophy 

    It can be a difficult thing to put words to the love and hope we hold for our children.  This quote says it best for me.

    "Deciding to have a child is momentous, it is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside of your body."  Elizabeth Stone - Teacher and Author. 

     It is with great deference and care that embark on my journey with you and your children this year.  Together, we can help your child discover and nurture strengths and learn to persevere when thing aren't quite so easy.  

    Each day I will strive to bring an open mind, and an open heart to our classroom community. All students can learn and I will hold high expectations for your children while providing the encouragement and support students need to reach those expectations. Our classroom environment is an essential component of that support.  We will create a safe, caring community where all differences are honored and respected, where we support each other in learning together and where children feel safe to share their thinking and questions. 

     

     

     

Schedule

  • Classroom schedule (subject to change) 

     

    8:25 - 8:55 LIVE LESSON Social Emotional Learning

    8:55-9:10 Break 

    9:10 - 9:50 LIVE LESSON Math  (M,T) ELA (W, Th) Science (F) 

    9:50 - 10:10 Independent work and small group lessons and support

    10:10-10:15 Transition

    10:15-10:45 Small group intervention Title and Special Education support time

    10:45-10:50 Transition

    10:50- 11:30 Recorded lesson/ independent work time

    Monday Science

    Tuesday  ELA

    Wednesday Math

    Thursday and Friday Individual and small group work 

    11:30 - 12:30 Student Lunch 

    12:30-2:20 Independent work time

    1:00 - 2:00 Family/student connection time 

    1:00 - 1:30 Title and Special Eduction Block 2

    2:20 - 2:50 Specialist Monday and Wednesday (Art, P.E., Music)