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Mrs. Jenny Carnahan
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Silex School
Hometown:
Eolia
Class Information:
Students per Class: 84
Class Description:
I teach 7-9 grade students Communication Arts. There are on average 17 students in my class at a time. My room is bright and colorful, with lots of poster covering the walls.
Position:
Middle School English Teacher
Needs:
We need a Smart Board. With this technology we could do so many things to help aid in reading and writing.
My Philosophy:
Students learn by doing and participating. They don't learn by sticking a book in front of them and lecturing. They need the opportunities to move around and have fun while learning.
Personal Information:
About Me:
I am 27 years old, married, and have a son. He is 9 months old and is the best baby ever.
College and Degrees:
B.S. in Early Childhood/ElementaryEducation- certified for high school English through Praxis
Activities:
Varsity Cheer Coach Class Sponsor Spendingtime with family and friends
Favorite Books:
Anything by Nicholas Sparks or John Grisham
Favorite Quotes:
"Every man thinks about changing the world, but no one thinks about changing themselves."
Interests:
reading, scrapbooking, writing, and taking pictures
Employment History:
Silex High School 3 years 2007-present TeetertotterLearning Center 2 years 2005-2007
Why Do I Teach?:
I teach because of the smiles on students' faces when they remember a topic. Students are the future of this country and they need help to succeed in life. Every student has a story and I want to be able to help them learn to tell that story.
Percent of Students are:
     At-risk: 3 %
     Average: 82 %
     High-achiever: 12 %
     Special Needs: 3 %
Percent of Students are:
     White/Caucasian : 99 %
     African American: 1 %
Free/Reduced Lunch Program Enrollment:: 38 %
Average number of students in class:: 17 students
Number of students I teach:: 84 students