I spent the last two weeks immersed in a course that focuses on integrating the arts into the classroom. A focus on arts integration w..
I recently had the opportunity to do some field work in Ms. Ionita’s 5th and 6th grade classroom at Walsh School. Ms. Ionita is an ama..
Please describe your role in the Elementary Education Department.
I have been the director of elementary student teaching. This yea..
Why did you decide to go back to school for teaching?
I originally went to school to learn about art, but I always had an interest ..
I’m currently completing a round of field observations that focus on reading and writing instruction to help me ge..
As a person that is very interested in curating spaces, (including my apartment) I have found that I spend a lot of my time imagining ..
When we were first moving to Chicago in 2006, I remember someone asking me what neighborhood we had picked for our first home. By chan..
Halloween is taken very seriously in Chicago. I suspect this is because we all know that it’s our last chance to take to the streets i..
It’s official. I am a teacher training junkie. Last Thursday my cohort attended the Illinois Writing Project’s Celebration of Teachers..
One of the major components of Columbia’s curriculum is the completion of 100+ hours of field observations that take place before stud..