The Reward of Teaching

It has been a little over a month since I started my student teaching, and I feel that I have learned a lot in such a short time. I have become more aware of my shortcomings, but have also worked on honing in my strengths. But what has been the greatest development has been creating … Continue reading The Reward of Teaching

A Reflection on Shortcomings

Earlier this week, I had my first observations as a student teacher, and while there is a lot I still need to improve, there is also a lot that I learned from the experience, thanks to the feedback of my university professors. A couple posts ago, I talked about how important it was for teacher's … Continue reading A Reflection on Shortcomings

A Faith For the Faithless

When it comes to American public schools, religion is a subject that is particularly touchy. Inspired by the principles that built this nation, there is a general conviction among the population that Church must remain separate from the state, and in this sense, government funded schools are an extension of state. Teachers can often feel … Continue reading A Faith For the Faithless