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One week down. 17 to go.

I made it through the first week of my internship! It has been relatively painless, but a bit boring as I have yet to teach. As my mentor is someone with a lot of authority at my school, I’ve gotten to be in multiple meetings and I’ve gotten a lot of inside information, so the week, while slow, was not without merit. 396 more words


Art integration enhances student thinking

Everyone has something beautiful about them. Young children offer an innocence that is unique to their age and unfortunately outgrow as time goes on. It makes us laugh and cry tears of joy. 1,046 more words


Fakin' My Way Downtown

Welp, I survived my first day. It wasn’t very difficult as all I did was observe and introduce myself to the classes– which was plenty for now. 558 more words


Teachers, Timing, and Testing

It makes sense to me that if I test my students on the first day of school and the last day of school, that I’d get a pretty good understanding of what they’d learned along the way. 377 more words

Badass Teachers

Why Read Books?

This summer I had two wonderful experiences reading books. The first was readingĀ War and Peace, which took me the better part of the summer, but was one of the most enjoyable reading experiences I have ever had. 1,105 more words


Healer's Edition: Aja Monet's Words in Brussels

Aja Monet is one of my favorite poets. I have never felt at home until I heard her words. She became a healer for me. A lover from afar. 52 more words