Ruth Tanner

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About Me
Biographical Sketch: 

My husband and I have lived in Fort Collins for over 30 years and both of our boys attended their neighborhood schools in the Poudre School District. We love this area and feel fortunate to be able to live and be a part of this community.

Educational Background: 

I received my teaching degree from the University of Wyoming.

Why I enjoy teaching: 

I love watching students discover new knowledge. Fostering the excitement of learning and helping to build self-esteem and encourage students to be life-long students is my ultimate passion.

Favorite Books: 

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo

Interests & Hobbies: 

Spending time at my cabin, reading, and walking.

What I love about my school: 

I love the students, families, and staff at Timnath. The love of school and caring for the entire community at Timnath is second to none.

Favorite Quote: 

Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them. Lady Bird Johnson

My Classroom
About My Classroom: 

My classroom is a safe learning environment where  risk taking is encouraged.  I give students the opportunity to make many choices in the classroom so as to empower each child to be responsible for their own learning. I also encourage cooperative learning and push each child to achieve their highest potential.