March Teacher of the Month

March Teacher of the Month
Posted on 03/31/2017
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Ms. Corbell

Gardner STEM Magnet School is proud to announce our Teacher of the Month for March is Ms. Patricia Corbell!

Our EAST at Gardner Students wanted you to get to know more about Ms. Corbell.  As a part of their "Teacher Spotlight" project, they have gathered information to let you get to know our teachers better. 

Teacher Survey

  1. Do you have siblings? yes, one sister
  2. What is your favorite food? Mexican
  3. What is your favorite color? Purple
  4. How long have you been teaching?
    13 years
  5. What do you like about teaching? I like helping kids reach their potential and learn new things in all subjects.
  6. Do you have pets? 2 dogs
  7. When did you start teaching? 2004
  8. What is your favorite season? Fall
  9. What is your favorite holiday?Christmas
  10. When did you start wanting to teach?  When my children were small, I was a stay at home mom and enjoyed teaching them. When they started kindergarten, I started teaching in a pre-school.
  11. What jobs other than teaching have you done? l have always taught kids from pre-school to 6th grade.
  12. What grades have you taught?pre-K, 1st grade, 4th grade, and 6th grade
  13. Where were you born? Hot Springs, Arkansas
  14. What is the date of your birth? June 6
  15. Do you have any kids? yes, 2 daughters and one son and 7 grandchildren :)
  16. What is your favorite subject to teach? Reading
  17. What have you learned about teaching? All kids can learn.
  18. What are some of your hobbies? Spending time with grandchildren, reading
  19. What is a memorable moment or experience you have from teaching? When you have a student that is struggling in a certain area, and then they get it and the confidence they feel when that goal is achieved is a wonderful feeling that you have somehow made a difference in how they feel about themselves.

Thank you for being a model for our Trojan Characteristics:
On Time
Strong Work Ethic
Great Effort
Energetic 
Good Attitude
Passionate
Willing to do Extra
Prepared


Congratulations to Ms. Corbell, Gardner's Teacher of the Month for March 2017!!!