Swim in the Sea of Education
Designed by Kristi Kile

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Hello! I am Kristi Kile and I want you to come and swim in the sea of education with me!  I am currently a junior at Valdosta State University. I have just begun my first professional semester as an Early Childhood Education major, which is in the Department of Early Childhood and Special Education.  After graduating I plan to continue my studies by furthering my degree with a master's in educational leadership.

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I am from a small town outside of Atlanta, Georgia called Covington.  I loved growing up there.  I moved to Valdosta about four years ago when I started college.  I love the Valdosta area; it feels like home away from home!  Although I love it here, I do miss my family and friends back home.  I have been blessed with the most amazing family and friends anyone could ever ask for!

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In my free time I enjoy being outdoors.  The beach is the most relaxing place for me to visit.  I love having my toes in the sand and hearing the waves crashing against the shoreline.  For the past couple of years, I have also enjoyed spending some of my free time volunteering for those who need help.  Recently I have participated in Habitat for Humanity and Relay for Life and loved every minute of it.  Volunteering is truly an amazing gift that we can to give others!


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I am so excited about becoming a teacher.  I enjoy seeing children's faces when they have learned or accomplished something new.  When I see the smiles from their faces, I can't help but to feel joy!  I know as a new teacher I am going to need many resources to guide me in becoming the successful teacher I want to be.  I have found that the Discovery Student and the Teachers Corner websites are exceptional resources for old and new teachers!

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Topic Mini-Lesson
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E-Book Lesson
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Lesson Plan
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Website for
Student Teaching
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Educational Activities
Website for Student Teaching

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