Ms. Kurtz

Welcome to Mrs. Kurtz’ Fourth Grade Class!

Hello! My name is Mrs. Kurtz and I am a fourth-grade teacher at Edgemere Elementary School. This is my second year at Edgemere and my sixth year teaching. I am a proud graduate of University of Phoenix Arizona where I earned my Bachelors degree in Elementary Education and Loyola University Maryland where I earned my Master’s degree in Educational Technology.

When I am not teaching, I really love spending time with my family and friends.  I have two children, Olivia who is 15 years old and Corbin who is 11 years old.  We also have one dog, Narley and two guinea pigs, Gizmo and Homer.  Some of my favorites include...

Colors: Blue
Food: Tacos
Places: OBX for the ocean and any mountains
Favorite Animals: Dogs and Hippos
Favorite snacks: Kit Kats, Dark Chocolate and Coke Zero

My goal as a teacher is to encourage multiple styles of learning and maintaining high expectations for all of my students. I like to provide my students with a welcoming classroom experience where they can grow and achieve. I encourage my students to be excited about their interests and to develop a positive mindset towards learning! In here we are all family!

Our Class


Unit 1: (Virtual) Wonders


Unit1. Place Value/Adding and Subtracting
Unit 2. Strategies and Properties of Multiplication
Unit 3. Strategies and Properties of Division
Unit 4. Fractions
Unit 5. Decimal Relations/Data and Measurement
Unit 6. Patterns and Geometry