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Reflections From Emilee: A CS Student Teacher

Posted on May 3, 2018 in Featured Stories, Student Teacher Blogs

“Life begins outside of your comfort zone.” A phrase that I never really understood until I packed up my things and moved to Chicago to take on the most challenging, yet rewarding, semester of my college career. Not only did I walk into a classroom to help move twenty-nine sweet and knowledgeable second graders towards […]

Reflections from Emilee: A CS Student Teacher

Posted on Apr 11, 2018 in Student Teacher Blogs

With only four weeks to go, I am torn between the excitement of graduation and the reality that I will be leaving the city and my students soon.  That said, there is still work that has to be done before any of this can happen! So what has happened in room 222 this past week?  […]

Reflections from Emilee: A CS Student Teacher

Posted on Mar 20, 2018 in Student Teacher Blogs

As I begin week 10 of my journey here in Chicago I am confident that my choice to participate in this program was the best decision for me.  I continue to be challenged daily and have gained the needed tools to handle these moments of opportunity.  I have seen my ability to manage the classroom […]

Reflections from Emilee: A CS Student Teacher

Posted on Mar 6, 2018 in Student Teacher Blogs

It is hard to believe I am already in my seventh week here in Chicago.  I am a little less than halfway done and the time is flying by.  The past few weeks have been extremely busy diving into my edTPA requirements for licensure in the state of Illinois, as well as taking complete control […]

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 […]