Biography: Rebecca Robins is currently a grade 1 teacher at Westbrook school. After working in Vancouver as a resource teacher for more than 12 years, she joined the Edmonton school district. Continuing her professional learning after graduating has also been a priority, she has a diploma in teaching English language learners and a masters in literacy education. More recently she has been focusing on mindfulness and she has completed 2 courses, Mindfulness Fundamentals and Mindfulness Essentials for Educators through Mindful schools. She is a passionate and thoughtful educator who strives to improve the quality of life for her students and contribute to the profession. She won the Prime Minister's Award in 2011.