This is me, one of my professors from Waldorf College, and the group of student teachers for this past semester. We were so different–Vocal Music Education, Instrumental Music Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Math, and me, Secondary English Ed. Continue reading
Yesterday marked the first full week without my middle schoolers.
It’s crazy how you get so attached to the little guys in such a short time. 🙂 😦 Continue reading
For the last day of my student teaching placement, students in Dugout (the group of sixth, seventh, & eighth graders that hang together on Fridays at 10:30) participated in a canned food drive where they made sculptures out of their items! Continue reading
This is my last week in the middle school, which is extremely bittersweet. To finish things out with my eighth graders, I created a final project–vignette-writing! Continue reading
Today was Pajama Day at Forest City Middle School. Pay a dollar and wear some comfy pj’s. All proceeds donated to the American Cancer Society. Of course I had to join! Continue reading
Esperanza, the main character of House on Mango Street is a dynamic character that undergoes much change from the first vignette to the last. She is the main figure in the coming of age story, and it’s essential that students understand who she is and how she changes through the course of the story. Continue reading
I love switching up the way I teach lessons. Last night, I had this great idea of changing how I teach the vignettes in House on Mango Street. What if I made my students and I switch roles? What if they were the teachers for the day? What would they teach me about the given vignettes? Continue reading