Brevard County woman destined to be an educator
COCOA, Florida, – Imagine you are a teenager and people around you already recognize that you are destined to be a teacher. This is what happened to Brevard County A + teacher Bianca Drawdy.
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- Bianca Drawdy teaches kindergarten at Cambridge Elementary Magnet School
- Years before she became an educator, her mother told her that teaching was her career
- His grandmother was a teacher in Cuba
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“It’s really quite intimidating to walk into a school,” said Drawdy, who teaches kindergarten at Cambridge Elementary Magnet School. “When I was in high school – going into a school and taking care of all these kids – some of them were even taller than me because I’m a pretty short person and the teachers who were there were always there. very encouraging. “
It’s those positive vibes during Drawdy’s after-school work when she found teaching really was her passion. Her grandmother was a teacher in Cuba. Drawdy’s own mother had told him years before that teaching was his career.
“She told me I was going to be a teacher even when I was in elementary school,” Drawdy said.
Nowadays, Drawdy teaches in person and online.
“So Zoom is the best platform I use and basically everything my kids do in class my kids online do too,” she said.
She says creating the right atmosphere for all of her students is essential and community building is important, which is why she involves her students in what is called circle time.
“And so I just ask one question and every student can answer it,” Drawdy said. “It could range from what you did over the weekend to how can we be a good friend. So I always try to cultivate that relationship through conversation – just vulnerability – and honesty among themselves. if they are small. “