Degrees and Certifications:
Modern Languages Bachelor
Dear Parents and Students,
Welcome to a new school year!
My name is Carolina Betancourt Ruiz. I am from Colombia. I was born in Armenia, Quindio where you can find the best coffee =)
I graduated from the University of Quindio as Modern Languages Bachelor.
My passion in life is to share what I know and to learn from others; that is to say, I love teaching! This is my third year in USA and I am so glad to continue teaching Spanish at Cooper Academy. My passion in life is to share what I know and to learn from others; that is to say, I love teaching people from all ages! In addition, I love traveling around the world.
Please feel free to contact me at anytime
First Grade Schedule
Time 7:45-8:00 Teacher Arrival 8:05-8:30 Student Arrival 8:30-8:35 Morning Annoucements 8:35-9:00 Morning Meeting 9:05-9:35 Literacy 9:40-10:25 Enhancements 10:30-11:40 Literacy 11:45-12:25 Lunch 12:30-1:35 Math 1:40-2:10 Recess 2:15-3:30 Math 3:30-3:45 Dismissal Duties
If you want to practice Spanish with your kid at home, these aresome of the songs we have sung in class to learn more vocabularyin Spanish.
1. Las palabras magicas (Magic words) :
2. A guardar (To clean up):
3. Los numeros del 1 al 20 (Numbers from 1 to 20):
4. Los dias de la semana (Days of the week):
5. A good word:
6. Maria tiene un corderito
7.Juguemos en el bosque
8. Monosilabo App
9. For reading your kid can do Raz-kids
We are sharing information with our families about the Targeted Support & Improvement State Level guidance for schools who have underperformed on state-wide assessments during the past few years. Of course, last year we did not have End-of-Grade testing in North Carolina due to COVID-19 school closures.
The Johnston County Board of Education voted to return all Pre-K and EC-Self Contained students to Plan B, four days per week, beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 19. These students will participate in face-to-face instruction on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, with Wednesday serving as a remote learning day. All other students in grades K-12 will remain on Plan C until Monday, Feb. 1.
On December 8th 2020, the Johnston County School Board of Education voted to return to Plan C (Remote Learning), we would like to provide an update to parents and guardians of options to complete state-mandated End-of-Course (EOC) and Career/Technical Education Post Assessment testing.
Every JCPS parent was to fill ou the Second Semester Choice form to choose either the Virtual Program OR face-to-face instruction for each of their students by Monday, Nov. 30. If you were unable to fill out the form by Nov. 30 please contact your child's school for assistance. The form was to be filled out for ALL students in grades PreK-12.