Hi! I am Cate O'Donnell, and I am thrilled to be a second grade teacher at Hart this year. My family and I moved to Texas from Washington state four years ago. In Washington, I attended the University of Puget Sound and received a B.S. in Natural Sciences. Later, I earned my Masters in Education from Jones International University. I taught third grade in Washington before relocating to Texas.
As a mom and a teacher, I am focused on giving kids the skills they need to meet all of the challenges they will face in school and beyond. That means we focus as much on how we learn as what we learn. I emphasize goal setting, repeated practice, making mistakes, and formative assessments to help students measure how they grow as learners throughout the year.