Marginalia, Graduate Blog

The K-8 Life

by Jeni Crone

My junior year of high school I had AP French first thing in the morning followed by what some of us called the Johnson Double Whammy: AP US History with Mr. …

The K-8 Life

My junior year of high school I had AP French first thing in the morning followed by what some of us called the Johnson Double Whammy: AP US History with Mr. …

Education - Visual Arts MAT Jeni Crone, jennifer.crone@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Leave the room better than you found it

by Jeni Crone

In the final few days of my high school student teaching placement my classes were working on self-directed projects and I got a lot of eye rolls from my students …

Leave the room better than you found it

In the final few days of my high school student teaching placement my classes were working on self-directed projects and I got a lot of eye rolls from my students …

Education - Visual Arts MAT Jeni Crone, jennifer.crone@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

My Students

by Jeni Crone

None of my students are inherently evil. None of them are “bad” kids, though a lot of them feel like they are always being unfairly judged—and they aren’t completely wrong …

My Students

None of my students are inherently evil. None of them are “bad” kids, though a lot of them feel like they are always being unfairly judged—and they aren’t completely wrong …

Education - Visual Arts MAT Jeni Crone, jennifer.crone@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

And So I Started Drinking Coffee

by Jeni Crone

By time this post goes live I will be into my fourth week of Student Teaching. I am the most tired I have ever been (ever), but I am also …

And So I Started Drinking Coffee

By time this post goes live I will be into my fourth week of Student Teaching. I am the most tired I have ever been (ever), but I am also …

Education - Visual Arts MAT Jeni Crone, jennifer.crone@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

2014 In Review

by Jeni Crone

I know a few people who write for various media sites and publications. As I’ve read their ‘Best of 2014’ lists I’ve been all the more anxious to be the …

2014 In Review

I know a few people who write for various media sites and publications. As I’ve read their ‘Best of 2014’ lists I’ve been all the more anxious to be the …

Education - Visual Arts MAT Jeni Crone, jennifer.crone@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Faculty Spotlight: Beth Drake

by Cherie Tymkiw

For my faculty spotlight, I interviewed Beth Drake, a teacher in the Art Education program at Columbia College Chicago. She works specifically with second year students in the Classroom Management …

Faculty Spotlight: Beth Drake

For my faculty spotlight, I interviewed Beth Drake, a teacher in the Art Education program at Columbia College Chicago. She works specifically with second year students in the Classroom Management …

Art Education (K-12) MAT Cherie Tymkiw, cherie.tymkiw@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

My Schools

by Jeni Crone

A month into the semester is a month closer to student teaching, and after some time management Tetris, I’ll get my schedule under control in a way that allows me …

My Schools

A month into the semester is a month closer to student teaching, and after some time management Tetris, I’ll get my schedule under control in a way that allows me …

Education - Visual Arts MAT Jeni Crone, jennifer.crone@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Summer School 101

by Cherie Tymkiw

So summertime is upon us, and I’ve got a sweet gig teaching summer school at my cooperating high school. I’m teaching Summer Semester 1, so it’s three weeks long. It’s …

Summer School 101

So summertime is upon us, and I’ve got a sweet gig teaching summer school at my cooperating high school. I’m teaching Summer Semester 1, so it’s three weeks long. It’s …

Art Education (K-12) MAT Cherie Tymkiw, cherie.tymkiw@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Art Educator: From Beginner to Novice

by Cherie Tymkiw

Wow, April is INSANE for me…but in a good way. I can envision the finish line as to what has been a whirlwind of a semester. I am in my …

Art Educator: From Beginner to Novice

Wow, April is INSANE for me…but in a good way. I can envision the finish line as to what has been a whirlwind of a semester. I am in my …

Art Education (K-12) MAT Cherie Tymkiw, cherie.tymkiw@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

NAEA Conference San Diego

by Cherie Tymkiw

Man, am I lucky! The spring break at my cooperating high school aligned with the spring break of Columbia as well as the week when the NAEA Conference was taking …

NAEA Conference San Diego

Man, am I lucky! The spring break at my cooperating high school aligned with the spring break of Columbia as well as the week when the NAEA Conference was taking …

Art Education (K-12) MAT Cherie Tymkiw, cherie.tymkiw@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605