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Mrs. Carol Ann ODonnell
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Highland Elementary School
Class Information:
Room Number: 200
Students per Class: 20max
Class Description:
Our classroom is a science classroom with 10 tables that each seat two students. They are arranged facing each other - in sets of two - to give us ample workspace to conduct our classroom activities and experiments, such as making ice cream, Fruit Loop atomic structures, and building earthquake proof structures.
Position:
Teacher
My Philosophy:
I teach the children that science is all around us, and to that end, try to immerse them in it. The room is decorated with colorful frogs, palm trees and posters, and they need to complete science current events reports, as well as non-fiction science book reports. I teach Halloween science where we dissect glow sticks and learn about adrenaline, Thanksgiving Science where we learn about pop-up timers, and helium balloons, and SuperBowl Science where we learn about the physics of football.
Personal Information:
About Me:
I am married for 21 years and we have a 14 year old son.
College and Degrees:
St. Francis College, Brooklyn, BS Biology CurrentlyAttending Adelphi University - Masters in Educational Leadership and Technology
Activities:
Actively involved with my son's Scout Troop
Favorite Books:
Gone With the Wind J.D. Robb books
Interests:
Surfing the web, Spending time with my family and friends, Reading, Cooking, yard sales, Beach going,
Employment History:
Highland Elementary School - 2008 - present Dover Corporation - 1988 - Present
Why Do I Teach?:
I love teaching the children about the world around them and being able to explore answers to the "why's" they see around them