Ms. Appleby – 1st Grade
Name: Frankie Appleby
Hometown: San Diego
Years teaching: 20
Favorite activity/subject when you were a student in the grade currently teaching: Golly, that was a long time ago. I do remember I loved my first grade teacher.
Favorite thing about San Diego: The weather & the people.
Tell us about your family: I have two beautiful daughters. They both currently live in L.A.
How do you nurture inquiry with your students? Asking lots of thought provoking questions. Most questions are thought provoking to a 6 year old.
Hobbies or how you like to spend free time? I enjoy spending time with my friends and family.
Travel or experiences as an IB Teacher: As an IB teacher, I did my Level 1 training in Austin and my Level 2 in Chicago.
Why do you like working at McKinley? My girls went to McKinley. We lived in the neighborhood so I got a job here as an aide while going to school. Except for my student teaching I’ve never taught at another school.
A word of advice/encouragement for students: At this time of year…It’s not kindergarden, pay attention. You can do it!