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Jill Cruz
Works at School City of Hobart
Attended Indiana Wesleyan University
Lives in Valparaiso, Indiana
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Matthew 6:33 Seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
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Instead of cutting and laminating, I wound up on Pinterest tonight and was inspired to create a quick little freebie!  This is an activity sheet that I will be using in the first few days to see if the Kinders can distinguish their 'b' and 'd' letters.  :) ...
Instead of cutting and laminating, I wound up on Pinterest tonight and was inspired to create a quick little freebie!  This is an activity sheet that I will be using in the first few days to see if the Kinders can distinguish...
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I just completed my first year as a kindergarten teacher.  I thought 1st grade was testing my limits, but God knows better than I and kindergarten is my love.  The year brought many ups and some downs. Thankfully I embraced the "ignorance is bliss" attitude...
I just completed my first year as a kindergarten teacher.  I thought 1st grade was testing my limits, but God knows better than I and kindergarten is my love.  The year brought many ups and some downs. Thankfully I embraced t...
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This week I had huge changes! I went from teaching 1st grade to NOW teaching Kindergarten.  I have so much to post, but that will happen when my head stops spinning!!  LOL!  I must say, I am very excited for this new adventur...
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Data Notebooks: The Whole Story
Last year before I knew I was being moved to kindergarten I was working with my 1st grade team like crazy creating, innovating, fretting, worrying, over-achieving, and well...you get the idea.  All of this nutty behavior was coming in on the heels of the ne...
Last year before I knew I was being moved to kindergarten I was working with my 1st grade team like crazy creating, innovating, fretting, worrying, over-achieving, and well...you get the idea.  All of this nutty behavior was ...
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Have her in circles
21 people
Melissa M's profile photo
Ella Freimuth's profile photo
AmberLyn Scheeringa's profile photo
Martin Legault's profile photo
Hilary Gard's profile photo
isaac bustos's profile photo
Rhiannon Jolliff's profile photo
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1st Grade Teacher
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  • School City of Hobart
    1st Grade Teacher, 2009 - present
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Currently
Valparaiso, Indiana
Previously
Huntington Beach, CA - Long Beach, CA
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Enthusiastic, high energy, singing 1st grade teacher. I love to teach with methods that reach every learning style and never lets a child "slip through the cracks".
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Check out my blog: cruzninfirst.blogspot.com
Education
  • Indiana Wesleyan University
    Master's of Education, 2011 - 2013
  • Purdue University
    General Education
  • California State University, Fullerton
    Liberal Studies
  • Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana
    Respiratory Therapy
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Female
Other names
Jill Herron (maiden name)