My name is Ms. Spaulding, and I’m excited to be your child’s kindergarten teacher. This will be a fun year filled with new experiences for your child!
A Little Bit About Me
I grew up in the Washington, DC area and graduated from Towson University in Baltimore, MD. I moved to Roanoke in 2009 and completed my Masters in Teaching at Mary Baldwin College in 2013. I taught preschool as part of the Virginia Preschool Initiative in Bedford County for 4 years before joining Westside in 2014. I live in downtown Roanoke, and am proud to be teaching in my own city!
Our resource classes are on a 6 day rotation. Please be sure your child is in gym shoes for PE.
Day 1 - Music 1
Day 2 - Art
Day 3 - Library
Day 4 - Music 2
Day 5 - PE
Day 6 - Guidance
Everyday Learning Experiences
Learning doesn't only happen at school. Your child is observing everything and taking in the world at all times. I encourage you do some of the following activities with them at home:
* draw & write
* look through picture books and make up stories
* recite nursery rhymes
* learn how to spell family members' names
* go on a letter hunt
* count everything! (Your child will need to count to 100 this year)
* visit the local library
Remember...we are a team in your child's education. Please contact me at any time with questions or concerns!