Orly Hasbani began teaching in 2002 and has worked at Academy School since 2007. She taught third grade for many years but switched to teaching k-6 enrichment in the fall of 2017. She will be teaching the remote 5th grade class this year. Orly received her masters degree in education from Antioch University and a BS from Tufts University where she studied biology and music. She was also premed but happily changed course after getting her undergraduate degree and hasn't regretted it since. She focuses on project-based learning and strives to infuse independence and critical thinking in her students in all areas of the curriculum.