Each month we introduce you to one of our incredible Branson School Online teachers.
Our Feature Teacher for the month of September is:
Mrs. Sim teaches 6th grade for Branson School Online. Read on to learn more about this talented BSO teacher.
Name: Kristen Sim
Years Teaching: 5 years
Years with BSO: 1 year
Favorite food: Anything Chocolate
Favorite color: Purple
Pets: A turtle, named Teddy, that I have had for 27 years!!
Hobbies: I love being outside. In the winter that means skiing. In the summer I like hiking, swimming, and camping.
What do you love about teaching? I love that I can help a student who had a bad experience in the past realize that they have to potential to do anything and change their mind about what they were previously told.
What do you love about teaching with Branson? I love that I can help students who struggled in a traditional school realize that learning can be fun again.
Favorite season? I love Fall because I think that pumpkins smell great! I don't like to eat it, but I love the smell of pumpkin pie.
Favorite place you have traveled to? I loved when I lived in South Korea for 2 years. I got to learn and experience a new culture every day. It was awesome!!
# 1 item on your bucket list: Travel to Spain
Favorite book/author: Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Favorite sport: Hiking
Anything else you’d like to share: I am trying to learn to speak Korean! I have a 9 month old son who keeps me very busy. I come from a huge family and already have 9 nieces and nephews.