Monthly Archives: October 2010

Expanding the Network

Last week, our school had a teacher institute day, which I used as a time to assemble all of the student teachers in our building and have a “round desk” discussion.  This happened with the help of a colleague of … Continue reading

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How Can I Help You?

I am now beyond the midway point of my student teaching experience, and so far everything has been really good, very positive, and extremely helpful in my quest to become a teacher.  One of the things though that has been … Continue reading

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Waiting For Superman

I was finally able to see the famed “Waiting for Superman” last night at my local theater.  Following the movie, we were also lucky enough to sit through a panel discussion about the movie that was moderated by Bill Kurtis, … Continue reading

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Intrinsic Motivation, or Lack Thereof

I’ve now completed my fourth week of student teaching, and one of the recurring themes I keep running into in educational cyberspace as well as in school is that of intrinsic motivation for students.  One of my previous posts discussed … Continue reading

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