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Fourth Grade Team

 
Q1: First and last name. Along with Position at the school.

Becky Gans 4th grade

 
Q2: What is your favorite thing about your career?

Getting the light bulb to go off when a student understands something they have been working on.

 
Q3: Who is your favorite author?

JK Rowling

 
Q4: What is your favorite evening activity?

spending time with my family

 
Q5: What's your favorite holiday? Why?

Christmas

 
Q6: Who is your favorite teacher from grade school? Why?

3rd grade Mrs. Salley, she was funny but we learned a lot too

 
Q7: What is your favorite subject to teach? As always give your why?

Math, It is fun to teach.

 
Q8: On a scale of 1-10, how funny do you think you are?

5

 
Q9: What is your favorite teaching moment?

When I was called Dr. Gruner for a year because I taped a paper back together that a student cut. He thought I was a genius for doing it so he started calling my doctor!

 
Q10: What inspired you to become a teacher?

My past teachers and my mom.

 
Q1: First and last name. Along with Position at the school.

Anna Denn 4th Grade Teacher

 
Q2: What is your favorite thing about your career?

Interacting with the students

 
Q3: Who is your favorite author?

John Green

 
Q4: What is your favorite evening activity?

Reading

 
Q5: What's your favorite holiday? Why?

Thanksgiving because I love cooking and spending time with my family

 
Q6: Who is your favorite teacher from grade school? Why?

Mrs. May because she showed each student that she cared about them and their success.

 
Q7: What is your favorite subject to teach? As always give your why?

Math because I love teaching the students different strategies for solving a problem.

 
Q8: On a scale of 1-10, how funny do you think you are?

7

 
Q9: What inspired you to become a teacher?

My 1st and 2nd grade teacher Mrs. May inspired me to become a teacher.

 
Q1: First and last name. Along with Position at the school.

Amy Lopez 4th grade teacher

 
Q2: What is your favorite thing about your career?

I love helping students learn.

 
Q3: Who is your favorite author?

I have a lot of favorite authors. I like to read.

 
Q4: What is your favorite evening activity?

I like to cook dinner for/with my family.

 
Q5: What's your favorite holiday? Why?

Christmas becasue I get to spend it with my family and pass my family traditions onto my kids.

 
Q6: Who is your favorite teacher from grade school? Why?

My favorite teacher from grade school would have been my kindergarten teacher. She made school so much fun and I wanted to grow up and be a techer like her.

 
Q7: What is your favorite subject to teach? As always give your why?

I like to teach history, and I am excited that in 4th grade we get to learn Idaho history. I like learning about our history and why things happened.

 
Q8: On a scale of 1-10, how funny do you think you are?

4

 
Q9: What is your favorite teaching moment?

To many to just pick one.

 
Q10: What inspired you to become a teacher?

My kindergarten teacher inspired me to want to become a teacher. I wanted to help other.

 
Courtney Lynch