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Mrs. Kantner has been teaching for 25 years. She began her career teaching 6th grade at Del Mar Hills Academy, then was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to open both Torrey Hills and Ocean Air as a Third Grade Teacher and now is so excited to be teaching 4th grade. Mrs. Kantner attended San Diego State University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Arts with a minor in English and her Multiple Subject Teaching Credential with CLAD. While student teaching Mrs. Kantner was awarded Outstanding Student Teacher in Reading by the Greater San Diego Reading Association. In 2009 - 2010, Mrs. Kantner was Ocean Air School Teacher of the Year in the Del Mar Union School District.
Working with children and teaching are Mrs. Kantner's passions. She believes students learn best when they are given opportunities throughout the day to interact and collaborate together. Mrs. Kantner feels her students should feel comfortable to share their thoughts and take risks with their thinking. She strives to incorporate most current and effective practices in education. She uses cognitively guided instruction to guide her students in thinking conceptually about mathematics. Mrs. Kantner strives to help each student achieve their personal best and feel proud of their accomplishments.