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Molly Jordan

Learning Specialist, Grades 3-5

Molly has served as a learning specialist at Darlington since 2021 after previously teaching second-grade at the school since 2016. She is an Orton-Gillingham-certified Classroom Educator and is pursuing associate-level certification from the Orton-Gillingham Academy. Molly holds a B.A. in Communication from Auburn University, an M.Ed. from Jacksonville State University, and an Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction from Lincoln Memorial University. Prior to Darlington, she taught in the Polk School District for 13 years. She is the mother of current students Stuart (’32), Neelley (’29) and Caroline (’25).

Contact Information
Literacy - 1st Grade
Literacy - 5th Grade
College Education
B.A. Auburn University
Certification Shorter University
Ed. S Lincoln Memorial University
M.Ed. Jacksonville State University

Darlington welcomes new faculty and staff, recognizes those with new roles

July 15, 2021
Darlington is pleased to welcome the following new faculty and staff members and recognize those with new roles for the 2021-2022 school year.

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Podcast Episode 13: A Chat About Arts Integration

June 24, 2021
Welcome to Episode 13 of The Darlington Podcast! In this episode we take a closer look into how the arts are integrated into Darlington's curriculum and what that looks like for students of all ages. 

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Jordan named Optimist Club Student of the Semester

December 8, 2020
Eighth-grader Caroline Jordan was recognized as Darlington's Optimist Club Student of the Semester at a special luncheon on Dec. 7. 

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Curriculum Spotlight | Multisensory Learning

January 31, 2020
Our primary grades curriculum focuses on the whole child and uses a hands-on approach to building on developmental skills and academic milestones. In this video spotlight you'll hear about the many facets of multi-sensory learning as it relates to reading and writing.

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Don't Take the Pencil: The Importance of Letting Students Struggle

Academic Administration | Molly Jordan, September 15, 2017
How do you let your students struggle? What does a pencil have to do with struggling? In second grade, a tremendous amount.

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DarDesigners: Replacing the Podium With Flexible Classroom Seating

Academic Administration | Jennifer Kelley, April 23, 2017
DarDesigners is kicking the podium to the curb and replacing it with flexible classroom seating.

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DarDesigners: Rethinking Our Classrooms and Ourselves as Learners

Academic Administration | Jennifer Kelley, April 9, 2017
How much does space and atmosphere affect motivation and learning? Even though we've been sitting in classrooms for years, the DarDesigners are on a mission to answer that question!

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What Does a Confident Contributor Look Like?

Communications | Tannika King , February 9, 2017
This year, Darlington has had the opportunity to work with Atlanta PR and marketing firm Jackson Spalding to hone in on how we tell our story, and on Wednesday of last week, we shared this work with our faculty and staff.

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Jordan hired to teach second grade

August 16, 2016
The mother of kindergartener Neelley and fourth-grader Caroline, Molly Jordan now has a new role within the school community as Darlington's second-grade teacher. She looks forward to building relationships with her students and their families and to seeing them grow throughout the year.

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School welcomes new faculty and staff

August 8, 2016
Darlington is pleased to welcome the following new faculty and staff members for the 2016-17 school year. All began Aug. 1, 2016, unless otherwise noted

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