• Name: Kristine DePoe
    Grade/Subject: Grade 1
    Kristine DePoe, a former Laning student, is thrilled to be teaching in the same school she was once a student in. Working with the first grade students, Mrs. DePoe creates a safe, comfortable, yet challenging, learning environment. Her classroom is a community that promotes kindness, understanding, and respect for one another. It is a place where students take part in their learning, through individual, small group, and whole class instruction. Using a variety of hand-on activities and different teaching strategies, Mrs. DePoe effectively accommodates diverse learning styles.