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Degrees and Certifications:

M.A. Curriculum and Instruction B.A. English

Ms. Kristin Woods

I am excited to be teaching ESL Social Studies, English Language Development Acquisition (ELDA), and AVID Excel this year! This will be my 19th year as a teacher and my 7th year at FMS.  I love teaching middle school because it's the time when kids make the transition from "little kids" to teenagers.  It is amazing to watch our students grow both academically and socially, and I feel lucky to be a part of that.  My goals as a teacher are to instill a love of reading, make learning fun and memorable, help build a value of diversity, and to build positive relationships based on empathy and acceptance.  

As for me personally, some of my favorite things are my nephews, cats, books, laughing, and cookies.  In my free time, you can find me baking, reading, volunteering with an animal rescue, and listening to true crime podcasts.

 

My favorite books:

And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

Bleak House by Charles Dickens

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

Macbeth by William Shakespeare

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

 

  • Why do I teach?

    • I believe that all kids deserve encouragement and support
    • I want to help students see how our diversity makes us better
    • I want to facilitate kids' love of reading, history, and learning
    • I hope to help students develop their own passions
    • I invest in kids because they are the leaders of our future

My Recommended Books for Middle Schoolers

  • Please note: While all of these books are written for young adults, some deal with mature content.