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Jul 05 2011

Teaching towards Redemption

*Take me to that old familiar place Take me to memories we won’t erase Take me to all that we had Good and the bad I’ll never forget you I’ll never let you go I’ll never forget you I’ll always remember, I hope you know Dear Winners, You were the students I was lucky enough…

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This week was the first week of classes led by CMs. It was very hectic, because we still have tons of sessions to get through and lessons to plan and ways to improve, edit, tweak and repeat. All in all, it’s gone pretty well. My collab (group of 4 total co-teachers in a given classroom)…

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Jun 11 2011

Breathing room.

This week was… kind of a nightmare. It was the boot camp week, the first week of Institute where TFA has to make sure you know what’s running the show and that you can adapt as necessary. It was a bit rough, for a lot of reasons, not the least of which was the overload…

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