Marginalia, Graduate Blog

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

Elementary School Blur

by Cherie Tymkiw

Wowza, where is the time going? I am right now starting my last week at my elementary school at Alcott College Prep in Lincoln Park. My cooperating teacher throughout these …

Elementary School Blur

Wowza, where is the time going? I am right now starting my last week at my elementary school at Alcott College Prep in Lincoln Park. My cooperating teacher throughout these …

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

Getting Schooled in Elementary School

by Cherie Tymkiw

Okay, so I have to admit, I wasn’t looking forward to working with the elementary students as much as I am with high schoolers. But…the elementary kids are a lot …

Getting Schooled in Elementary School

Okay, so I have to admit, I wasn’t looking forward to working with the elementary students as much as I am with high schoolers. But…the elementary kids are a lot …

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