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May 08 2010

The fruitful balance

With just about a week left on campus and then two weeks at home, it’s not long until I will be in Atlanta.  Hopefully the sun will be shining and good company plentiful as we roll up our sleeves and continue to learn about teaching as leadership.  I’m very excited, but it’s so difficult to believe…

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As I write this afternoon, I almost long for the time incentives posed by a ticking clock, mounting bill, and gaggle of travelers.  The emotionally-charged nature of a blog, whether on my experiences abroad or my preparations for teaching, slows my communication as I search for the words to express my myriad emotions, and I am convinced that last summer’s…

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Feb 16 2010

Five months in five paragaphs

Slowly, I am growing my own Teach for America timeline and list of experiences.  I feel so much a part of this organization and its mission, though I have yet to teach my first formal math lesson.  Speaking for the first time with a corps member, crafting my personal statement and sample lesson plan, checking…

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Middle School
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Math

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