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Notes from a Young Teacher, On What Disillusion Actually Is

There is a quote by Robert Frost that I have loved up until very recently. It reads, “The best way out is always through.”

I am particularly taken with the notion of the “formative years” of one’s life, as I am experiencing these years as I write; these years are the ones, in the early years of being, that influence the ways that one will view the world, and subsequently the means by which one will live and act in that perceived world. 1,348 more words

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Why Teacher-stress isn't worth it: Count it all Joy!

If you’ve already begun the journey that is teaching in the 21st century. ..


Give yourself a hand, a pat on the back, a shot of whiskey… (ok, just kidding on that last one.) 589 more words


Story Time

So I know I usually talk about the struggles that I’m having, but today I just want to share an anecdote from one of my classes. 423 more words


Student teaching midpoint

Those of you who know me know that I am student teaching in Chicago this semester. While I go to Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa I am to student-teach in Chicago through… 1,471 more words


Mr. Zdunzcyk Joins Morgan Faculty

Interview by Meg Falcone and Kyle Neumann|
Photos By Meg Falcone|
Written by Meg Falcone|

Social Studies teacher Corey  Zdunczyk is excited to join the Morgan faculty and Morgan. 358 more words

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Extra Credit Gets a Bad Rap

As I’ve been in the university environment, I’ve heard a growing number of people bad mouth extra credit. My fellow professor’s seem, at best, very hesitant (and, at worst, downright aggressive) regarding the idea of offering extra credit. 486 more words


LaToya Miller: A Natural Teacher

We all probably know what its like to be a new student, but what is it like being a new teacher? 210 more words