Marginalia, Graduate Blog

Deconstructing Power, Constructing Knowledge

by Christine Reed

While the second-year Elementary Education and Art Education graduate students are busy student teaching and applying for teaching positions, we are also currently taking one of the most important classes …

Deconstructing Power, Constructing Knowledge

While the second-year Elementary Education and Art Education graduate students are busy student teaching and applying for teaching positions, we are also currently taking one of the most important classes …

Elementary Education MAT Christine Reed, christine.reed1@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Easy as Pie

by Christine Reed

For an educator it is the greatest reward to see your students interested in a lesson, engaged thoughtfully in their work, and demonstrating their knowledge.  Recently, I taught a unit …

Easy as Pie

For an educator it is the greatest reward to see your students interested in a lesson, engaged thoughtfully in their work, and demonstrating their knowledge.  Recently, I taught a unit …

Elementary Education MAT Christine Reed, christine.reed1@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

A Balancing Act

by Christine Reed

Going to graduate school full time, working various part-time jobs, and student teaching every day, it can be hard to find the space on the calendar to get anything else …

A Balancing Act

Going to graduate school full time, working various part-time jobs, and student teaching every day, it can be hard to find the space on the calendar to get anything else …

Elementary Education MAT Christine Reed, christine.reed1@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Those Who Can, Teach

by Bubba Murray

It’s not always about being behind the camera. Sometimes we need to be in front of the classroom.

Those Who Can, Teach

It’s not always about being behind the camera. Sometimes we need to be in front of the classroom.

Film & Video - Cinema Directing MFA Bubba Murray, james.murray2@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Student Teaching

by Christine Reed

After a very busy January Term at Columbia, lots of changes in my life, and most importantly 16 classes and countless papers, lesson plans, and unit plans of hard work …

Student Teaching

After a very busy January Term at Columbia, lots of changes in my life, and most importantly 16 classes and countless papers, lesson plans, and unit plans of hard work …

Elementary Education MAT Christine Reed, christine.reed1@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Evolving into a New Semester

by Steph Jurusz

If you’ve followed my past posts, you know that last semester I took the Composition Theory and Praxis course. Basically it is a graduate level course that teaches you how …

Evolving into a New Semester

If you’ve followed my past posts, you know that last semester I took the Composition Theory and Praxis course. Basically it is a graduate level course that teaches you how …

Creative Writing - Nonfiction MFA Steph Jurusz, stephanie.jurusz@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Spring into action…

by Dustin Seelinger

And just like that, winter break is over and we begin “Spring” semester. I used quotes on Spring, because obviously it’s still ridiculously cold out there. Don’t get me started…wiith …

Spring into action…

And just like that, winter break is over and we begin “Spring” semester. I used quotes on Spring, because obviously it’s still ridiculously cold out there. Don’t get me started…wiith …

Interdisciplinary Book & Paper Arts MFA Dustin Seelinger, dustin.seelinger@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

THE CLASSROOM: A PLACE FOR VULNERABILITY

by Daniel Scott Parker

This is the week I show up to teach and, after several minutes of weird, alien air in which my first-year writing students are squirming uncomfortably, I realize that I’m …

THE CLASSROOM: A PLACE FOR VULNERABILITY

This is the week I show up to teach and, after several minutes of weird, alien air in which my first-year writing students are squirming uncomfortably, I realize that I’m …

Daniel Scott Parker MFA Poetry Daniel Scott Parker, danielsparker@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

What Do Caravaggio and Seurat Have in Common?

by Cherie Tymkiw

Over the past few weeks, I have just completed the 30 required observation/participation hours for this semester at the secondary level. That’s fancy talk for the 30 hours you must …

What Do Caravaggio and Seurat Have in Common?

Over the past few weeks, I have just completed the 30 required observation/participation hours for this semester at the secondary level. That’s fancy talk for the 30 hours you must …

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

In The Field

by Christine Reed

As pre-service teachers we get the advantage of learning in the field, and this comes with some pretty awesome perks.  We get to see what other educators (usually the best …

In The Field

As pre-service teachers we get the advantage of learning in the field, and this comes with some pretty awesome perks.  We get to see what other educators (usually the best …

Elementary Education MAT Christine Reed, christine.reed1@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

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