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Reflections from Janae: A CS Student Teacher

The last blog post of the semester!? WHAT!? Crazy to think that Thanksgiving is this week and Christmas is right around the corner! I only have 4 weeks of student teaching left and will be leaving my home in Chicago even sooner! Wow how time flies! I have super exciting news to share before I…
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Reflections from Mikaela: A CS Business and Communications Student

Welcome to the final tea party! I know, bonkers right? Not to be dramatic, but this is my final chance to give you all the Chicago Semester wisdom I can before I leave you to your own discoveries! For anyone interested in doing Chicago Semester, I encourage you to read some of our blogs to…
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Reflections from Bethanie: A CS BSW Student

Blog #4: Hello everyone, Welcome Back! You know the drill, grab some coffee, tea, hot chocolate, get comfy, because this week has only begun. There is not a whole lot to update you guys on. With the weather getting colder, I honestly debate with myself on whether this year will be the year I try…
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Reflections from Janae: A CS Student Teacher

Welcome back! I cannot believe that it is November; where has time gone!? It feels like just yesterday I was moving into my apartment at Canterbury, riding the Red Line for the first time, and taking my first trip to Jewel. Now, coming back to my apartment feels normal, I have gotten comfortable riding the…
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Reflections from Mikaela: A CS Business and Communications Student

Blog Post Number 4: BOO! Hello! I didn’t mean to jump out at you, but it’s spooky season what did you expect? October in Chicago has proven to be quite fun. I have been spending quite a bit of time preparing for Halloween, including a Halloween Town marathon with some friends from Chicago Semester. We…
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Reflections from Mikaela: A CS Business and Communications Student

Blog #3 Well Hello My beaTEAful blog pals! On this Autumn day in Chicago, I found myself walking to go grab coffee (classic Mikaela) and admiring the colors on the trees while the sun beamed down on the crisp air by the lake. It is moments like these that I pause and take in every…
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Reflections from Janae: A CS Student Teacher

Hello again! So glad you have decided to check back in for more student teaching stories and very importantly my new restaurant review! Teaching from my apartment and seeing students through a screen has become normal, which is something I never thought I would say, and I am sure something many people never thought they…
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Reflections from Bethanie: A CS BSW Student

Blog #3: First off, thank you so much for continuing to follow my journey here in Chicago. Grab some coffee or tea, sit somewhere comfortable, and just enjoy.  The New Thing: I found myself walking around the city more and more as the leaves change colors and I can finally pull out my favorite hoodie…
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Reflections from Mikaela: A CS Business and Communications Student

Welcome back to the tea party! There has been quite a lot going on in the past couple of weeks, I consumed four cups of coffee in one sitting (stay tuned to hear more on that one), I went to a rad art exhibit called “Womanish”, and I thrifted the day away in Wicker Park…
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Reflections from Bethanie: A CS BSW Student

First off, thank you so much for joining my journey herein Chicago, make yourself comfortable. Grab some coffee or tea, sit somewhere comfortable, and just enjoy. Let me tell you, this week has really flown by. My internship is going well, things are picking up. I am so grateful to be able to get out…
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