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Jul 08 2013

Week 2 is Through! On to Week 3!

The first week of teaching….. a blur to be perfectly honest. We have the most adorable third graders. Like, absolutely too freaking cute. They are so well behaved it’s scary. Even other teachers are like, “Your kids are amazing….wtf?!” I love them dearly already. I’m teaching math, which is great because at my placement in…

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Jun 29 2013

Week 1 is Done!

We made it through our first week! It was by no means an easy task. My body hates me for all the 5:45am alarms, all the late nights, and all the not-so-good food. Beyond that, with stress levels running high all week long, creativity being tapped out on lesson plans and classroom theme and procedures…

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Jun 25 2013

Institute = College during finals week

Induction was a lot of fun. Even though I know D.C. like the back of my hand, having a new set of people to experience things with makes the city look brand new. I’m proud to say that I am a native of the region, as I was able to shed light on some of…

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Jun 19 2013

Twas the night before Induction…

…and all through the house, a young teacher was making blog posts instead of packing. Might as well get this ramble out so I can be productive before sunrise. Am I excited about Induction? Honestly, not really. I’ve lived in D.C. for four years now. I was born in D.C., and half raised in the…

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