Coley, C.

Hello My Name Is...

Christina Coley
Mrs. Coley

Welcome to My Classroom

I teach math at KMS. My 6th graders are very near and dear to my heart. Together we will succeed!

This is my twenty-first year teaching. Previously, I have taught in the Rowan-Salisbury School district at China Grove Elementary for seventeen years. During my time in the Rowan-Salisbury School district, I've taught grades 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, served as a Space Camp coordinator for NASA, science fair coordinator, and spelling bee coordinator for my school(s). My experience also includes being on the school improvement team, grade level chair, PBIS chair and team member, anti-bullying committee member, climate committee, and beginning teacher mentor.  

I use the free app called "REMIND"  to communicate with parents. Parent may also text me directly once they have joined my class. Please join Coley's Math class by clicking on this link if you have not done so for this year. Coley's Math Class on Remind

Feel free to contact me by email at Christina.Coley@kcs.k12.nc.us or by school phone at (704) 932-4102.

 

College(s) Attended/Degrees Earned:

I graduated from Pfeiffer University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education. My professional training includes the Olweus Anti-Bullying program, PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention System), First In Math certification from Meredith College, Reading Foundations, Fountas-Pinnell Literacy Framework for guided reading, Lee Ann Nickleson Differentiation Training, Apple technology training and various technology programs. 


Educational Philosophy/Vision:

I believe that all students can learn regardless of their social or economic background. Students need a safe, nurturing environment with strong guidance to be successful. 

Click on the parent letters below to see what we are currently learning. 
Covering and Surrounding Unit 4 Parent Letter- English.pdf
Covering and Surrounding Unit 4 Parent Letter -Spanish.pdf


**Students do have interactive math notebooks. They are expected to refer to their notes for a resource, and review notes daily. Please ask your child to share his/her math notebook with you daily. 


Things parents/guardians can do to help:

  • Check agendas/planners each night for important information. Please sign them each night. 
  • Ask your child to explain their homework to you before and after it is completed.
  • Review weekly papers with your child that are sent home every Tuesday in the orange folders. 
  • Sign and return all forms back to school in a timely manner. 
  • Please read with your children 20 minutes per night.
  • Sign up for Class DoJo and check your child's behavior report daily.
  • Join our "Remind" app for notifications about homework and upcoming events.
  • Read the standards to know what your child is expected to learn.
  • Communicate regularly with your child's teacher(s).

*****Online Resources: 
Please join the "Remind" app. This is a free app for your cell phone to keep you informed. Parents who join "Remind" will be able to text/message me directly and receive daily texts for homework assignments, and other important reminders.

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