Phone: 972-708-3300 ext. 3324
Degrees and Certifications:
Doctorate - Health Sciences Texas Educator License: Bilingual Teacher, Early Childhood through 6th Grade
Dr. Michelle Rey
Welcome, Hardin Family! It is always exciting to start a new year of learning. You are now a member of the Hardin, and my, family, so it's important for us to get to know each other. I am your 5th grade bilingual science and social studies teacher which means I will be the one guiding students through awesome experiences like lessons on animal adaptations and behaviors, laboratory activities on circuits and electricity, and so much more!
I love Science and everything to do with Science! I graduated with a doctorate in health sciences from Universidad Iberoamericana in the Dominican Republic and then worked over a decade in the health care field before becoming a teacher. I have lived in Canada, Michigan, Florida and now Texas. I have an amazing husband who works almost as much as do in my classroom, helping me set up labs and come up with great lesson ideas. I also have 2 awesome sons that keep me very, very busy.
When I'm not teaching I love to travel anywhere and everywhere! I believe travel gives us increased tolerance and respectfulness, willingness to learn and a willingness to try new things. These are all qualities I hope to help instill in my students. This year our travels took us to Niagara Falls, Madrid, and Punta Cana. In years past we visited Italy, France and Greece.
Finally, it is my goal to have all parents and students engaged and informed in the going ons of the classroom. I have multiple methods of communication that will launch in the first 2 weeks of school. Among these are: the phone number and extension listed on the left side of your screen (available now), the Class Tag app for your smartphone, newsletters that will go home as needed, and this web site.
Each class begins with 30 minutes of Social Studies, followed by Science.
Cada grupo comienza con 30 minutos de Estudios Sociales, seguido por Ciencias.
Tutoring is offered every Wednesday morning, 7:45 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. You need a signed permission slip and a tutoring pass to go to the classroom before regular school hours so come see me before your first tutoring session.
Se ofrece tutoria cada Miercoles de 7:45 a.m. a 8:15 a.m. Se requiere un permiso firmado y un pase de tutoria para poder entrar al salon antes del horario regular de clases.
Quizzes and tests are given on fridays unless I announce otherwise. Students have their textbooks at home to study with.
Los examenes se administran los viernes al menos que yo anuncie algun cambio. Todos mis alumnos tienen su libro de texto para estudiar en la casa.
Group A/Grupo A 8:30 - 10:30
Group B/Grupo B 10:30 - 10:45, then 11:15 to 1:00
Group C/Grupo C 1:00 - 3:00
Lunch / Almuerzo 10:45 - 11:15
Specials / Clases Especiales (Phys Ed / Educacion Fisica, Music / Musica, Art / Arte) 3:00 - 4:00