Reflections from Emilee: A CS Student Teacher

Posted on Feb 20, 2018 in Student Teacher Blogs

“Great things never came from comfort zones.” As time flies by here in Chicago, I continue to see the truth in these seven words. Within my classroom and outside of my classroom, I have experienced growth through new and challenging experiences. I teach at a school that is 68% Asian and this past week has […]

Reflections From Emilee: A CS Student Teacher

Posted on Feb 6, 2018 in Student Teacher Blogs

Student teaching in Chicago seemed far-fetched for a small town girl like me.  However, when the opportunity presented itself, I could not help but feel intrigued and excited at the chance to step outside my comfort zone and grow personally and professionally. My name is Emilee Livesay and I am starting my 4th week at […]

Reflections From Kendra: A CS BSW Student

Posted on Feb 6, 2018 in Social Work Student Blogs

Hello! My name is Kendra Schiess, and I am a senior social work major at Indiana Wesleyan University. I am currently from Burke, Virginia, but my dad’s career in the Air Force has taken us all across the United States throughout my childhood. That constant moving is part of why an adventurous semester in Chicago […]

Reflections from Jennie: A CS Business Student

Posted on Feb 6, 2018 in General Student Blogs

Hi there, I’m Jennie Droog. I am a junior at Dordt College studying business with an emphasis in marketing and minor in accounting. If asked to describe myself, you would quickly realize that I am probably one of the most typical “small town” girls you’ll ever meet. I call the beautiful northwest corner of Iowa […]

Reflections From Mitch: A CS Agriculture Business Student

Posted on Dec 19, 2017 in General Student Blogs

Alright, here we go! One last go around. It is mid-late December and my time with the Chicago Semester has officially come to a close. I know I have stated this in my previous blogs, but I honestly cannot fathom how fast these past four-ish months have gone. It seems like just yesterday I was […]

Reflections from Daria: A CS Student Teacher

Posted on Dec 18, 2017 in Student Teacher Blogs

  After spending sixteen weeks in Chicago, the semester has come to a close. It has been a bittersweet end to the semester – leaving my students, after spending more hours with them than anyone else over the past few months, was extremely difficult. As I zipped up my coat to leave the school on […]