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Okay. I failed. I failed miserably… at keeping this blog updated and accurate. But I think I seriously underestimated how much I would work during Institute when I set out with this blog. That being said, Institute has been over and done with for a few weeks now. But now that I can look back…

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Jul 03 2011

Ch-Ch-Ch Changes

Weeks 2 & 3. Wow. Despite all earnest intentions of managing a continually updated time, I have fallen victim to the limited hours of free time in the day. Such is the nature of TFA Institute. Friends and family fall to the wayside, and your primary focus becomes the kids you struggle to teach each…

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Week One: 2 Lesson Plans, a Behavior Management Plan, a Student Investment Plan, and countless plans to make more plans. As you should be able to tell, this week (and most other weeks, I’d imagine) will be about planning. Planning for content, what to do when things go awry, what to do when things go…

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Jun 14 2011

The End of the Beginning…

Disclaimer:  I wrote this on the last day of induction, just hadn’t found time yet to post it.  So here are my final reflections on my introduction to TFA, or “Tea-fa” as we have taken to calling it. Induction. It sounds rather ominous and foreboding, doesn’t it? Even now as I sit in my dorm…

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Jun 07 2011


So this blog should have been started months ago – but somehow I never found the time to sit down and start it.  It probably had something to do with the fact that none of this felt real.  But that’s all changed in the past 27 hours or so with the onset of Induction. The…

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Jun 07 2011

Hello world!

Welcome to Teach For Us. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

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