Wendy has taught at Academy School since 2005 when she began as a multiage first, second and third grade teacher. Since then Wendy has taught as a classroom teacher in second grade as well as academic support teacher in first and second grades. Wendy believes in hands on learning and loves to share arts & crafts activities, cooking projects and science experiments with her students. She loves to read and share ideas for new just right books to read with her students and especially loves teaching math to first and second graders. Wendy firmly believes that 'practice makes progress' and that everyone can grow as a learner with determination, grit and patience.