Carrie Andersen

Middle School Lead Learner

A Little About Me....

I earned my Bachelor's Degree from Buena Vista University in elementary education with endorsements in K-8 reading, K-8 special education, and K-8 Social Studies. I am currently completing a K-12 ESL endorsement through Morningside College. I have taught in the Hampton-Dumont School District since 2008. I currently teach in the 6th grade math, reading, and language classrooms at the Middle School.

Serving Students by Supporting Teachers

In what areas can I offer support?

Content Knowledge and Instruction

  • Standards Based Grading
  • Gradual Release of Responsibility
  • Analyzing data and developing small group instruction
  • Literacy
  • Daily Five
  • Using CC Pensieve
  • Workshop model


Instructional Strategies for Learners

  • Co-Teaching
  • Vocabulary
  • Providing support for differentiation
  • Conferring in the Reader's Workshop
  • Integrating Technology

How Can I Support You?

  • Collaborate with you before or after school or during your planning time.
  • Co-plan or co-teach with you in your classroom.
  • Collect and analyze student data to help plan small groups and interventions within your classroom.
  • Find resources in all subject areas.
  • Assist in technology integration.
  • Problem solve.
  • Integrate reading and writing strategies in the content area.
  • Integrate vocabulary and ESL strategies to benefit all students.