Nemcek's News

Off to a Great Start!

Learning the Ropes

The first six weeks is always an exciting, busy time.

Mrs. Rother and I are getting to know our new students, and they are learning third grade routines and procedures.

A big part of what I do in reading class is The Daily 5.

If you are interested in learning more about it, you can visit this webpage:

The kids really liked this "Smart Songs" rap about the three branches of government.

Three Branches Rap - Smart Songs

Carmen Nemcek

Third grade reading, social studies, and writing at Granger Elementary School.

About me

I was born in Northern Michigan, and have lived in many different places in my life, including Calgary, Alberta. I graduated from Francis Marion University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in French, and went on to earn a Master of Arts in Teaching from the College of Charleston. This is the start of my ninth year in teaching. I previously taught middle school math and science for five years in Charleston, South Carolina. I love working with elementary students and feel lucky to be teaching in Granger. I am married with two children, Oliver and Daphne. In my spare time I love to read and hang out with my family. I'm also interested in many hobbies that I don't actually have time for, including: raising chickens, pottery, teaching myself how to draw, macrame, face painting, gardening...