Tanner, K.

Hello My Name Is...

Kalin Tanner

Tanner

Welcome to My Classroom

 

Hello! My name is Kalin Tanner, I am twenty six years old and I am a Georgia native. I moved to Salisbury, NC in 2011 upon graduating from Waycross College with an Associates in History where I also worked part-time for my local YMCA as an after school counselor for two years before moving to NC. After working a couple of different jobs after relocating here, I knew I missed working and interacting with kids so I went back to school where I obtained my Bachelor's degree in History at UNCC. After graduating from UNCC I jumped right into teaching beginning at Franklin Heights Christian Academy where I taught History, Bible, PE, and Biology. Due to unfortunate circumstances, the school closed down in January of 2016. It was then that I decided to make the transition to public education. In March of 2016, I subbed for fifth and sixth grade until the end of the school year which gave me the opportunity and privilege of experiencing the amazing team and family environment of the Kannapolis School System. I am excited to be a part of the Kannapolis team and look forward to an amazing year full of terrific kids and a wonderful team of parents and teachers. 

 

Feel free to contact me by email (kalin.tanner@kcs.k12.nc.us) or by school phone at (704) 932-4161.

 

College(s) Attended/Degrees Earned:

Associates of History: Waycross College (part of the system of UGA).

Bachelors Of History with Honors: University of North Carolina at Charlotte. 

 

Educational Philosophy/Vision:

"Wisdom is better than rubies, and nothing else that can be desired compares to it ". 
King Solomon

 

 

What We are Studying:

6th Grade Math and Science

 

 

Things parents/guardians can do to help:

Check homework folders and planners each night for important information. Please sign them each night.

Weekly papers are sent home every Monday to be signed and returned.

Please read with your children 20 minutes per night.

 

 

Online Resources:

http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/index.htm

 

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