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Teacher Narrative

In my Foundations in Secondary Education: Introduction to Teaching and Learning course, our first assignment was to write our own teacher narrative. We had to think back to our middle and high school years to see what shaped our adolescent education experience which has lead us to where we are now as future teachers and educators in urban schools. 1,104 more words


The Start of Something New

Sorry to get all High School Musical, but I’ve been traveling for the last eight hours now and I have finally arrived in Dallas, Texas!! 98 more words


Secondary ELA Introduction Activity

Set the right tone on the first day by getting to know your students AND teaching them something with a Six Word Memoir introduction activity! Simple PowerPoint attached. 39 more words


Hard Evidence: How the case of Will Kemp proves Shakespeare's authorship

As an English teacher, I often have students create dramatic skits on given themes. And often when I read them students occasionally write in their classmates’ names instead of the fictional characters they made up. 624 more words


Wishing for Duck Feet

  Remember that old Dr. Seuss story, I Wish That I Had Duck Feet?  Lately that’s the way I’ve been feeling.  I want duck feet, an elephant’s trunk, a long giraffe neck.  281 more words


Why I Decided to Re-Vamp My Classroom in the Middle of the School Year.

As a first year teacher I really WANTED to focus on my classroom. I did. But I also had to focus on my lesson plans and get my act together with my curriculum. 1,505 more words