Matilde Schinasi

Kitah Bet, Middle School Hebrew, Chidon HaTanach

Email: Matilde Schinasi

I have been at Akiba-Schechter since:

1997

Education/degrees:

B.S. in Biology, Teaching Math & Science, University of Illinois at Chicago
M.Ed., National Lewis University, with specialty in the acquisition of a second language

I like to teach because:

It brings the best out of me by expressing my Judaism and my love for Israel

My favorite part of teaching is:

When I am successfully engaging the minds of my students in learning in a safe classroom environment.

I became a teacher because:

That’s what I love and do best. I feel rewarded when I see my students enjoy learning with a sense of accomplishment.

I'm known by my students for:

Being a caring teacher who is there for them when they need help.

When I'm not teaching, I

Care for my family, stay in touch with my friends, catch up on my reading, work on my hobbies such as gardening and needlepoint.