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August Organizing

by Cherie Tymkiw

So I returned from Europe and now I have a job teaching high school art for District 207 in the northwest suburbs! I am so excited to work at a …

August Organizing

So I returned from Europe and now I have a job teaching high school art for District 207 in the northwest suburbs! I am so excited to work at a …

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

Summer Lovin’

by Christine Reed

It’s summertime and I am loving it!  Along with the relaxation from the hot sun mixed with a cool breeze and the lounging on my deck or the beach, I have been …

Summer Lovin’

It’s summertime and I am loving it!  Along with the relaxation from the hot sun mixed with a cool breeze and the lounging on my deck or the beach, I have been …

Elementary Education MAT Christine Reed, christine.reed1@gmail.com
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

Meet and Greet with Cohort 22

by Christine Reed

While following my journey through the Elementary Education MAT Program at Columbia College Chicago, you have gotten to know me, my cohort and the CCC professors well.  Today I’d like …

Meet and Greet with Cohort 22

While following my journey through the Elementary Education MAT Program at Columbia College Chicago, you have gotten to know me, my cohort and the CCC professors well.  Today I’d like …

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

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

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