Biography

Mrs. Corage has been teaching since 1998 and began in Franklin Lakes in 2000. Previously, Mrs. Corage has taught 2nd,3rd, and 4th grades.  She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers College in both Economics and Art History.  Additionally, Mrs. Corage received her Master's Degree in Elementary Education from Boston University and a second Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from the College of Saint Elizabeth.

In addition to teaching Reading, Writing, and Social Studies, Mrs. Corage is the 5th Grade Science teacher at Woodside.  There are many exciting components of our science curriculum that you will enjoy: hands-on experiments and inquiry, studying space and technology, visiting the Buehler Space and Challenger Center and launching a mission to the Moon, Discovery Center, studying physical science, and engaging in health integration.  It will be a very exciting year in science class!

Mrs. Corage currently resides in Little Falls with her husband and two children.  She enjoys traveling, spending time with her family, and going to the beach.  Each year presents so many new, exciting adventures and Mrs. Corage looks forward to spending it with you.

5th Grade Philosophy of Education

As Fifth Grade Teachers, we believe that every child can succeed when provided a safe and positive learning environment.  We recognize that each child learns differently and we strive to reach each learner in an effective and efficient manner.  Our mission is to prepare students to be lifelong learners and foster the ability to become responsible citizens.  Through active learning and a variety of cooperative learning experiences, students will be able to further develop their skills in preparation for middle school and beyond.