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Miss caponi

lhhs | 9TH-12th GRADe
from: Detroit, Michigan

 

"My students inspire me because being a curious person, I love to try different methods and strategies to see how their learning can be successful!"

 

I'M ORIGINALLY FROM

I was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan.

I MOVED TO LAKE HAVASU BECAUSE

Town size and the lakes; being from the great lakes state.

YEARS TEACHING!

I have been a teacher since 1980, I began as an infant/toddler teacher and as my own daughter's grew, I attended college to be in the same school as them... I do have 5 teaching certificates starting in child development to high school consumer technical and I completed my Masters in Special Education.

PERSONAL INTERESTS AND/OR COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

A few personal interests are reading, singing, playing guitar ( fun simple children's songs), sewing, cooking (not baking), volleyball, Zumba dancing, lifting weights and riding my bike. In the realm of community involvement, I like to attend meetings from time to time to stay informed. I used to be the Easter Bunny for many years in a small Michigan town; the children were adorable and I'd consider that again:)

I WAS INSPIRED TO BE A TEACHER BECAUSE

I was inspired to be a teacher, because growing up I was a bit dyslexic; I struggled with reading as a child. Upon going to college I discovered that I loved to read! Throughout college I thought, "Oh my gosh, that's what they were trying to teach me; to find a love for information and knowledge!" There are many students that find reading burdensome and as a teacher I can motivate and encourage students to find the joy of reading, like I have.


 
 

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