What was the purpose of my human? – Hannah Gadsby, TED Talk This is something I think we all pondered all throughout PD today. What is the purpose of my human? What role do I serve as an educator in the classroom? What role do I serve in my students’ lives? What connections do I…

Graduation!!

Finally! I have completed my Master’s program and graduated with a Master’s in Education. I could not have done this without the love and support from my family. Lots of love 😘😘

Student Teaching

Student teaching has been a blast so far. I am working closely with my mentor teacher as well as the students. I have been placed into 2nd grade this semester and I just love it. The kids are so adorable and so cute. I have not gotten the chance to write a weekly blog of…

“Often, it’s not about becoming a new person, but becoming the person you were meant to be, and already are, but don’t know how to be.” -Heath L. Buckmaster, Box of Hair: A Fairy Tale 

I actually did better than I thought I would on yesterday’s presentation for my Learning and Assessment in Elementary Math Class. After how I felt on getting observed on Monday, I was not quite sure I would do any better for this one. And after hearing other people’s interesting topics, I was wondering if my topic was just as interesting. Well…my…

Wow! This video can help a child not only hone his/her fine and gross motor skills, but it can also expose him/her to everyday routines around the house. Click here to watch.

The Danger of a Single Story

“The single story creates stereotypes and the problem with stereotypes is not that they aren’t true, but that they are incomplete. They make one story become the only story.” -Chimamanda Adichi, The Danger of a Single Story  

March 14, 2016

This Monday was more of a normal school day. Mondays happen to be introductory days when the new unit gets introduced so Mrs. Smith was feeling a little bad for me because most of the activities where you get to do something with the students happen to start from Tuesdays. So we have to figure…

March 7, 2016

I started my first day as student teacher at Ancillae Assumpta Academy today. This is a Catholic school that serves grades kindergarten to 8th grade. It is about a five minute walk from Arcadia University. I will be under Mrs. Jennifer Smith for the duration of my stay, which will be from today to May 16th,…

Changing The Way We Teach

I was in my Learning and Assessment in Elementary Mathematics class yesterday and we were talking about how to make our students better problem solvers. Out professor showed us this video of a high school teacher who completely changes the way how students learn math. I love the way he restructures how we present a math…