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Cassandra Bush Monroe

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Cassandra Bush Monroe

Name: Cassandra Bush Monroe
School: Wake Young Men’s Leadership Academy
City: Raleigh
State: North Carolina
Grade(s): 6th-8th
Subject(s): Career & Technical Education

What quote inspires you?
“You can’t change where you’ve been, but you can change where you are going.” -GBatiste

What is your favorite color and why?
Purple, it is the color of royalty & it makes me happy 🙂

What is your favorite piece of furniture in your classroom?
My desk

How would you describe your teaching style?
Teach as if they know nothing.

When did you know you wanted to become a teacher?
In 6th grade

What is your favorite lesson/unit to teach?
Exploring Careers

What is your greatest challenge in teaching?
Differentiating

If you could have a career other than a teacher, what would it be?
Actress

What’s something your students probably don’t know about you?
What’s something your students probably don’t know about you?
That I grew up on a farm

If a student were to remember something about your class 50 years from now, what do you hope it would be?
That I challenged them to think outside the box.

What are your three favorite books?
1. The Power of a Praying Wife
2. The Notebook
3. Power of a Praying Woman

Which do you prefer:

pen or pencil

tea or coffee

afternoon or morning

hot lunch or packed lunch

dentist or faculty meeting

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