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Jul 28 2011

Switching Gears

I’m sitting in the San Antonio TFA office listening to Percy Grainger and trying to transition from the big picture to the little picture. July has been a wonderful month for putting myself to use. I officially have only $275 left to raise (https://docs.google.com/document/pub?id=1ErC1gAsr3BAfTpVH-lPezZZp4XltgSSlkeTaOX1l50Q), almost every 2011 CM in our corps is paired with a 2010…

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Jul 21 2011

What I’ve Been Working On

In June, two friends and I went to Victoria, TX to a Whole Brain Teaching workshop led by Chris Biffle. We spent three extremely engaging days learning how to teaching in extremely engaging ways–complete with a management system, high-energy reading and math games, and specific higher-order thinking exercises. The thought running through my mind the…

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Jul 20 2011

Back!

My hiatus from blogging was somewhat unintentional, but as it turns out, much-needed. It was good to get out of the habit of Thinking In Blog! This will probably be a baby-post, since I’m on lunch at another workshop and haven’t finished my chili, but I couldn’t wait. My summer is turning out to be a…

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Jul 01 2011

(Not) Channeling Bev and Bem

Oh hay. It’s hard to believe I haven’t been posting more often, what with the way my June went. I spent a week in New Orleans, a week in a training at the same conference center we had Round Zero Kick-Off in, a weekend in Houston with our 2011s, and three days in Victoria, TX learning…

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