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Reflections from Sarah: A CS Student Teacher

Posted on Mar 6, 2017 in Student Blog, Student Teacher Blogs

Celebrations! It is week 5 of my student teaching experience – which is something to celebrate! We are 1/3 of the way through the semester! Although it is only a short while away, there is still a lot of lesson planning, edTPA, and job fairs that stand between me and graduation. On Tuesday we celebrated […]

Reflections from Sarah: A CS Student Teacher

Posted on Feb 23, 2017 in Student Blog, Student Teacher Blogs

Week 4: Surprise! On Monday, after a long weekend of studying, my roommate Mallory came to me with some big news: Yogurtland was offering free frozen yogurt for national frozen yogurt day!  Naturally, we took the “L” downtown at rush hour to get our own cup of goodness. There, we ran into many other Chicago […]

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 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 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 […]

Reflections from Samantha: A CS Student Teacher

Posted on Nov 18, 2016 in Student Blog, Student Teacher Blogs

EXPLORATION, ELECTION, EDTPA, AND EXHAUSTION Hello Folks, The past few weeks of my semester have been jam packed with adventures and activities. I have been scrambling to complete assignments and the edTPA, visiting friends in Michigan, and exploring further what it means to be a student teacher in an urban setting. My weeks here in […]