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Karen Shorr

Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

Karen's Bio

Favorite lesson to teach: Explorer’s Groups: a 4-6 weeks period when the children choose what they want to study.

Beyond Brookwood: I support service-learning initiatives with a variety of people inside and outside of Brookwood. I have been involved in gathering community for supporting sensible gun laws as well as being involved in some local elections. I have also taken trips to Tanzania and Zimbabwe where I worked with very different cultures than ours. And at the end of the day…kids are kids no matter where you live, curious and excited about life and learning, and I get to be a part of that every day here! My days are always filled with wonder, questions, and hugs. Can’t get better than that!

On risk-taking: It’s as important at 4 as it is at 60.

What at Brookwood makes you a better teacher? My colleagues and support from leaders.

Interested in joining the Brookwood team?

Brookwood School offers a playful, collaborative work environment for 90 faculty and staff who go the extra mile to do what is best for kids.