WELCOME TO 4th GRADE (2017-2018)
Thank you for visiting our class web site!
Please look around to see all the exciting things that are happening in our classroom.  Please contact me at chiggins@franklinlakes.k12.nj.us with any questions, comments, or concerns!

BIO: Mrs. C. Higgins- Fourth Grade
Background: Mrs. Higgins holds a Masters of Science in Elementary Education and Literacy from Long Island University as well as an undergraduate degree in Business and Marketing from Dominican College.  She currently holds certification in both elementary education and supervision.  In her free time, Mrs. Higgins enjoys spending time with her family, reading, painting, and outdoor activities.  Mrs. Higgins has been teaching at Woodside Avenue School since 2008.


Educational Philosophy:
To create a safe, nurturing environment; where rules and procedures are carefully implemented to ensure an ideal learning environment.
Each and every student will be given the opportunity to question, construct, and make meaning.
Align curriculum and instruction to meet the Common Core State Standards.
Create collaborative partnerships with students, parents, and colleagues.
Have instruction driven by daily forms of authentic assessment both formal and informal.


Schedule of Specials:

Monday: GYM
Tuesday: ART
Wednesday: GYM
Thursday: SPANISH & MUSIC
Friday: DISCOVERY