This is How it Goes.
I still can’t quite believe I’m here. This will be my last post as a graduate student. Next week I’ll begin my full-time teaching position..
This summer I have been very fortunate to work as a Teaching Assistant for the Center for Talent Development at Northwestern. They off..
School’s out forever!
Graduation weekend at Columbia is always a raucous, joyful time. Manifest takes over almost the entirety of the South Loop, and you ca..
Student work is regularly displayed in the hallways at most schools these days, so much so that we spend a bit of time in graduate sch..
My formal unit is almost complete. My students have reflected on their writing, rewritten one selected work, reviewed it with a friend..
Integration of subject matter is a teaching goal that’s talked about a lot both in the field and at Columbia. It’s most frequently dis..
Writing Circles Unit
I haven’t really shared much of my formal unit yet, but I’m very proud of it and hope to share the summative assessment once the stude..
Overcoming Unexpected Challenges
Student teachers live and die by their planners. We plot out and pinpoint every new lesson we want to write, where we want that lesson..
When I first saw the banner at Boone announcing the school’s participation in the annual Chicago History Fair, I totally admit that I ..
An Apple a Day
Occasionally I hold the distinction of being the kind of person who sees a problem and tries their best to fix it. This is not somethi..