R.I.S.E Academy

Mrs. Reyhaneh's Class


About Me:

Salam alaykum and welcome to the 2021-2022 school year! My name is Reyhaneh Khani. I grew up in Tehran, Iran where I obtained a BA and MA in Accounting from Shahid Beheshti University and Al Zahra University respectively. I moved to the US in 2005 and am now entering my sixth year of teaching first grade, having previously taught at the Al-Hadi School in Houston and at RISE Academy.

Teaching Philosophy:

Our classroom is a welcoming, positive and fair environment where all students learn from one another, feel safe and are comfortable sharing their ideas. Each of our students is unique and has the potential to bring something special to the world. Each day, we learn, laugh, share, heal and love. We actively engage in learning experiences by having hands-on activities, interactive projects, field trips and more. When engaging the students, we provide constructive and positive feedback that fosters enhanced self-confidence and intrinsic motivation.

Learning and developing is truly a team effort involving students, faculty, family and community. My teaching impact will only be as strong as our collective effort and is ultimately enabled by the grace and wisdom of Allah.