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Amie Knott

Country Day School - Amie Knott

Second Grade Teacher

I have been working at Country Day School since 2014 teaching Prep and 1st Grade. Here I have enjoyed combining the elements of each teaching style into my classroom, becoming more confident in my own eclectic style of teaching. 

Hola! My name is Amie Knott. After receiving my Bachelor of Science in child learning and development from the University of Texas, I worked in a Reggio Emilia style early child care center, teaching three and four-year-olds. There, I enjoyed implementing project-based learning, while developing social-emotional skills and integrating them into the teaching of the whole child. 

After that, I took on a drastic change as I began working for the Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District in Grapevine, Texas, where I implemented standards-based teaching. 

In 2008, My family and I had the opportunity to come back and live in Costa Rica. A very meaningful relocation, as I grew up in Costa Rica and my husband is Costa Rican. Once here, I began working at a bilingual school in Heredia; once again,  to experience a completely different teaching style. During this time I also had the opportunity to work as the curriculum coordinator for grades 1-6 in the English Language Development Department. 

I enjoy living in the Costa Rican paradise, which I consider to be home. I love to travel, especially to world heritage cities to enjoy the culture and history which I find fascinating! As well as traveling, some of my other hobbies include playing tennis, cooking and jewelry making.