Esperanza Means Hope
My junior year of high school I read The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. It was a novella that read like poetry, with subtle..
Alumni Spotlight: Hannah Weil
Hannah Weil graduated from CCC’s Art Ed MAT program in 2012. Last year, I visited her art room at the Harvard School of Excellence in ..
Forgotten Future: The Education Project at COLLABORACTION
The Program for Forgotten Future (Photo Credit: Joshua Robinson)
I recently went to see, “Forgotten Future: The Education Project”..
Elementary School Blur
Wowza, where is the time going? I am right now starting my last week at my elementary school at Alcott College Prep in Lincoln Park. M..
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 w..
Why we are educators
As we enter into this new school year, whether it be as a returning student at Columbia starting a new semester, as a new graduate stu..
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..
Meeting the Folks and Facing the Music
This week’s adventures in Chicago Public Schools included a Local School Council Meeting and report card pick ups.
Earlier this wee..