Welcome to our classroom website! I am looking forward to working with you and your child this year. My mission as a third grade teacher is to promote a classroom where everyone is treated with respect and dignity in a caring community. I will constantly emphasize accepting each other's differences. It is important that my students learn to value themselves and each other. Fostering a love and enthusiasm for learning our third grade curriculum will be a goal during the course of this year. I will implement many teaching strategies to help your child achieve the highest possible potential. I will also work on the development of positive character traits which are essential in becoming a productive citizen in today's society. I aim to bring an open mind, a positive attitude, creativity, organization, humor, and high expectations to the classroom each day. I believe that I owe it to my students, as well as the community, to bring consistency, diligence, and warmth to my job in the hope that I can ultimately inspire and encourage such traits in the children as well. Let's work as a team to make this a great year. Thank you for sharing your precious child with me.