Welcome to First Grade! I am so excited to be your child's teacher during this school year, first graders are the best! We will learn, laugh, and grow together in our classroom family! This is my twenty-fourth year of teaching elementary students. I have taught first, second, and fifth graders over the years as an educator. I have also worked as a District Reading Specialist for students in grades K-6. This will be my eighteenth year of teaching first grade...it's such an exciting grade for learners! My passion for teaching students continues to grow each year! I truly love being an educator and it feels wonderful to create a classroom community full of learning, trust, respect, equality, and responsibility.
When I am not teaching my wonderful little peanuts, I enjoy watching football, running, knitting, baking, and hiking or exploring Minnesota State Parks. I grew up on a dairy farm in Wisconsin and spent my childhood running around outside playing with all kinds of animals. I will encourage your child to be active and to find interests in books and through writing experiences which can be related to their everyday lives.
On the weekends, I love to cheer on the Green Bay Packers and Wisconsin Badgers with family and friends. I have four nephews in Wisconsin that I see once a month and I absolutely adore those little boys! My family in Minnesota consists of an amazing husband, Matthew, and a miniature schnoodle named Lambeau.
Thank you for supporting your student's education! I am excited to work with you and your child for their growth and success. Together, we can help your child to have a wonderful year of learning in grade one!
Digital Day Schedule For Mrs. Hansen's Classroom:Please remember to send your child's PE shoes and library books on those assigned classroom days, thank you! :)Day 1: PE & MusicDay 2: ExplorationsDay 3: Music & CoreDay 4: Media & PEDay 5: Art
Karenl.email@example.comLearning~Every Child~Every DayKaren L. HansenFirst Grade TeacherAndover Elementary School14950 Hanson Blvd NWAndover, MN 55304763-506-1837