Mrs. Madden

Phone: (573)842-2400

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Degrees and Certifications:

BS in General Studies Teacher Certification in General Science and Biology

Mrs. Madden

Hello! My name is Krista Madden and I am very excited to be teaching Ecology and Chemistry at WHS this year.

I acquired my BS in General Studies at Drury University. Shortly after, I received my teaching certificate for Science grades 5-12. Currently, I hold teacher certifications in both General Science and Biology. 

My husband and I moved to this area in 2006, and love it! We have lived here with our twin boys ever since. It did take me a few years to get used to living in a smaller community. I was a child of Air Force and grew up in places like Honolulu, Anchorage, and Springfield, MO. Now that I have lived here, I can’t imagine living in a big city again. 

In my free time, I enjoy reading, crafting, singing, community theater, and woodworking. I love to use my hobbies as examples within my lessons so that students can see how science is used outside of the classroom. 

I am very enthusiastic about this coming school year. My belief is that learning is a process. Understanding how, and where, to find the answers can have a huge impact on the learning process. My goal is to have my students feel responsible for their education by working with me as a team to accomplish a common goal. The motivation is real and the reward is long lasting.

 

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“Children must be taught HOW to think, not WHAT to think.” - Margaret Mead