I never wanted to be a teacher.
It’s true. Growing up, I wanted to be an artist, a doctor, a lawyer, or possibly a marine biologist.
But I never wanted to be a teacher.
When I went to college, I decided to major in elementary education because everyone else thought it would be a good fit. I still wasn’t sure.
That is, until I stepped into a classroom.
I quickly fell in love with teaching! I couldn’t imagine doing anything else.
When I started sharing those ideas with educators online, I discovered something else – I REALLY love helping other teachers to make learning fun again!
My passion is showing teachers how they can give their students ownership over their learning and create meaningful learning experiences without breaking the bank!
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Meet Natalie Lynn Kindergarten
My real name is Natalie Klinefelter.
I’m a proud graduate of Olivet Nazarene University – go tigers!
Most of my teaching experience has been in Kindergarten (the one grade I swore I’d never teach), but I have also taught 1st grade and Montessori 1st-3rd.
As I said earlier, I LOVE teaching, but I’ve also learned that I have a passion for helping other teachers succeed and love teaching.
I realized that I couldn’t give my 100% to both worlds. I never want you to think I’m doing it all because it just isn’t possible!
Currently, I spend my days creating curriculum resources, learning and researching best practices, and supporting teachers.
A Little More About Me
I’m a Midwest girl who recently moved to MI with my husband. We’ve been loving exploring all this state has to offer!
I love reading (although I always read the end of a book first), bike rides, watching The Office on an endless loop, and long walks through Target.
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