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Reflections from Sarah: A CS Student Teacher

Posted on Feb 7, 2017 in Student Blog, Student Teacher Blogs

TORTAS, TELEGRAPHS, AND TEACHING This week, I was given more freedom to assert myself as a leader in our classroom when working with small groups. In science, students had the opportunity to create their own “telegraph” by using electromagnets and send secret messages to another group by using a code. My CT asked me to […]

Reflections from Libbie: A CS Communication Student

Posted on Feb 7, 2017 in General Student Blogs, Student Blog

BRANDING, HATS AND SHAKE SHACK My Monday started out the same as usual. I took the train to the Fulton Market neighborhood and started on my trek to the Soho House. Once there I made my way behind the big, elaborate bookshelf on the far side of the cafe and onto the plush-paneled elevator that […]

Reflections from Sarah: A CS Student Teacher

Posted on Feb 1, 2017 in Student Blog, Student Teacher Blogs

HELLO! I am Sarah Schmitt and I have recently begun my student teaching adventure through Chicago Semester, a program affiliated with Monmouth College. I will be graduating this May with a degree in Elementary Education and a Spanish minor. I have always had an interest in learning new languages and I actively pursued a minor […]

Reflections from Libbie: A CS Communication Student

Posted on Feb 1, 2017 in General Student Blogs, Student Blog

I WONT’ LET YOU DOWN! This week it got a lot colder outside, I fell on really hard ice two times, and I was assigned my first big project. And, yes, I am having the time of my life. On Sunday evening I received a text from my boss that stated, “Are you ready for […]

Reflections from Libbie: A CS Communication Student

Posted on Jan 23, 2017 in General Student Blogs, Student Blog

HOW DID I GET SO LUCKY? You know how sometimes, when people fall in love, they’ll say something like, “How did I get so lucky?” Well that’s how I feel about this whole experience. And it’s only the second week. I am currently a junior enrolled at Central College in Pella, Iowa and, my goodness, […]

Reflections from Samantha: A CS Student Teacher

Posted on Dec 19, 2016 in Student Blog, Student Teacher Blogs

IF YOU ARE CONSIDERING CHICAGO SEMESTER, DO IT!!! As my time in Chicago comes to an end, I just want to highlight some of the wonderful experiences I have been blessed enough to partake in while in Chicago. My time this semester has been consumed mainly with student teaching. That being said, I would like […]