About Me

I am a fifth-year educator who teaches in rural Maine.

I taught second grade for four years at a very small school. This year, I am moving into a new position where I will serve as the STEM teacher for all of the students in my school, from grades Pre-K to 8.

This blog will feature posts about my experiences developing and implementing curriculum, cultivating a classroom community, and efforts to push my students to use higher-order thinking skills to expand their knowledge of the world around them.

I majored in English and education at Colby College and then completed my Ed. M. in language and literacy at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. I am passionate about authentic learning experiences, thematic instruction, and social justice.

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5 thoughts on “About Me

  1. Norah October 7, 2013 / 4:25 am

    I admire your goals. May you be ever true to them, and may they give you as much reward as you give your students.
    Best wishes for a fulfilling and successful career.

  2. Norah March 9, 2014 / 7:31 am

    Congratulations! I like your blog so much I have nominated it for the Liebster Award. To accept your award visit my blog http://wp.me/p3O5Jj-cY and follow the instructions.
    Happy blogging! Best wishes. Norah

    • Cultivating Questioners March 9, 2014 / 8:43 am

      Thanks Norah! How kind of you. I will plan to complete the questions that you asked at some point this week. I’m flattered!

      • Norah March 10, 2014 / 7:01 am

        I look forward to your responses!

  3. Bailey Aspenson April 12, 2016 / 11:11 am

    Hello fellow Maine teacher! Moved here this past summer from WI 🙂

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