Elementary Education: On Field Experience, Science Fairs & Cohort Potlucks
This past week was rather a whirlwind, but also very fun. I started observations at a new school in Chinatown, taught the Hunger Games..
Elementary Education: Hunger Games (Prepping the Lesson)
Cherise and I teach our Hunger Games lesson plan this Thursday, so we spent the weekend printing worksheets, buying art supplies, and ..
Elementary Education: Pop Culture Analysis of Rookie Magazine!
As promised in last week’s post, here is my analysis of Rookie Magazine’s effect on adolescents. All of the photos on the blog are my ..
Elementary Education: On Finding Time
“I lost some time once. It’s always in the last place you look for it.” ~ Neil Gaiman
My husband recently asked me to accompany him..
Elementary Education: On Workload
Grad school is a lot of work. That seems like a pretty obvious statement, but it is one that I have said to myself multiple times thro..
Elementary Education: On The Hunger Games
Our most recent assignment for our Methods and Materials for Social Studies course was to complete a book review in order to determine..
Elementary Education: On Curriculum Slams
A few weeks ago, I received an email from the Manager of Teacher Programs at the MCA Chicago inviting me to attend their annual Curric..
Elementary Education Photo Essay: Observing at the Union League in Pilsen
I thought maybe I had pulled up to the wrong building or had incorrectly jotted down the address of my Scientists for Tomorrow after-s..
Elementary Education: Exploring the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian
One of our upcoming assignments in Social Studies is to visit a museum with a student and observe how they interact with the space. I ..
Elementary Education: Spring Semester Ahoy.
SCIENTISTS FOR TOMORROW
We arrived into our science class to discover that this semester’s observation hours will be completed via ..