So I’m here at my parents’ house in Kokomo, lying in the same bed I slept in twenty years ago in high school. I keep looking at this God-awful photo of me, propped up against the wall, from twenty years ago. 739 more words
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The English proficiency level of the students at my current school varies greatly. This presents a challenge when dealing with corrective feedback on writing assignments because we don’t know exactly what each of our students knows; we know what they were taught in 7th grade (I teach 8th grade), but with new students coming in all the time, it only helps so much. 380 more words
A shared post by Jarod Fong and Heidi James
For the November update, Jarod and Heidi shared a GoogleDoc to co-craft this post. We have been meeting digitally to share our ideas and have shared Documents and Folders to hold our thoughts and our research and would like to use this post as an opportunity to share our process with our #tiegrad friends. 520 more words
I walked out of the school building this afternoon and into our first snow of the season. Luckily I had read the hourly forecast this morning, and knew it was a possibility, although it called for rain to continue until well after I arrived home and switch over to snow into the evening. 194 more words
Middle Schoolers are capable of amazing things.
I was reminded of that again recently while visiting Jason Lee Middle School’s glassblowing program facilities. I was there with a small group involved in the design of a similar glass studio for a high school in the Seattle area. 278 more words
Aaron, Tess, Marissa, and Emma are faithful servants who show up every week to pour into middle schoolers.
They are energetic, love to lead Bible studies and are servant minded. 468 more words