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Caroline Gordon

Caroline Gordon | British International School of Chicago, Lincoln Park

P.E. & Health Specialist

I am originally from Harrow, a borough northwest of London. I studied for my geography degree in Wales but moved back to London to complete my teaching certificate and subsequent master's degree. I grew up loving sport, both as a player and a fan, so Chicago is perfect for me. Watching the Blackhawks at the United Center is something I particularly enjoy, though my main love is Fulham FC in the English Premier League. Having lived in Chicago for eight years, I very much consider it my home. The skyline never fails to impress me, the city is a great base from which to travel, and the friendliness of the people is second to none.

I believe that creativity and challenge are vital to a child's educational wellbeing. Creativity is highly valued in a modern society; it helps us problem-solve, innovate, and develop our understanding of all the learning we do. Children who are creative are much more likely to succeed in a world that constantly changes around them. At BISC-LP, we also talk about challenge on a daily basis, and attempting challenge is seen positively. It is incredibly rewarding to witness that intense feeling of pride and satisfaction in the students that comes from succeeding at something they didn't know they could achieve. 

  • Universities Attended: University of Wales, Swansea; University of London, Institute of Education
  • Degrees Earned: Geography BA (Hons); PGCE in Primary Education; MA in Primary Education: Policy and Practice
  • Certifications Earned: International Leadership and Management Program - Middle Leaders