Fourth Grade

Fourth Grade: A Year of Collaboration & Ownership!

The fourth graders at Nolan are encouraged to think beyond basic application and develop a deeper understanding of reading, writing, and math concepts. Students are encouraged to take ownership of their learning through exposure to a rigorous curriculum that works to integrate science and social studies standards. Collaborative work, along with the use of Chrome Books, and dynamic instruction lead students to actively engage throughout the year. Students develop a sense of compassion as they interact with others and recognize the need for collaboration in accomplishing goals. Our goal is for students to increase their confidence and develop a sense of independence. Highlights of Fourth Grade include switching classes and having content area specialist teachers, field trips to Cumberland Caverns, Bachmann Auditorium and STEM Jubilee, and hosting enrichment programs: Tennessee Aquarium and Yoga.

Katie Wood
Katie Wood

Joined the Nolan faculty in 2011
B.S., University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
M.Ed., Tennessee Technological University


JoJo B.
Jojo Brown
Joined the Nolan faculty in 2020
B.A., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M. A., Lee University
Educational Specialist, Tennessee Technological University

Shannon S.
Shannon Stephens
Joined the Nolan faculty in 2023
B.S., Longwood University

Kate Campbell
Joined the Nolan faculty in 2023
B.A., Gettysburg College

Caleb R.
Caleb Rowland
Joined the Nolan faculty in 2023
B.M.Ed., University of Tennessee, Chattanooga

Wendi O.
Wendi Orenstein
Joined the Nolan faculty in 2018
B.S., East Tennessee State University
M.A., East Tennessee State University

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