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Ms. Margaret Finnegan
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KAPPA VI
Hometown:
Valley Stream
Class Information:
Room Number: 250
Students per Class: 32
Class Description:
A mixture of 12 to 14 year olds both boys and girls using a computer reading program geared to differentiate non fiction reading
Position:
Special Ed Teacher
Needs:
New laptops! We have 6 year old laptops that are no longer fixable and need replacements.
My Philosophy:
Technology can be a pathway for equality for students to learn at their own pace and at their own interest leve.
Personal Information:
About Me:
Teaching 6 th year. Two children, 21 year old son, and 18 year old daughter in her first year of college. Single, I like music, fixing things.
College and Degrees:
College of New Rochelle, BA 2005 Queens College MS, Special Ed 2008
Activities:
Technology, facebook, walking, travel
Favorite Books:
The Clan of the Cave Bear, No Ordinary Time, The Kite Runner, The Secret Life of Bees
Favorite Quotes:
Seek and you shall find. You can be anything you want to be. The MD or Atty are no smarter than anyone else, they just work harder.
Interests:
Reading, exercise, word games
Employment History:
Customer Service, Parent, School Aide, Paraprofessional,Teacher
Why Do I Teach?:
I teach because I love children and beleive that every child has to right to a good education.
Percent of Students are:
     At-risk: 15 %
     Average: 60 %
     High-achiever: 15 %
     Special Needs: 10 %
Percent of Students are:
     White/Caucasian : 1 %
     Hispanic: 5 %
     African American: 90 %
     Asian: 4 %
Free/Reduced Lunch Program Enrollment:: 90 %
ESL Enrollment:: 10 %
Average number of students in class:: 30 students
Number of students I teach:: 90 students