Taking Paths Less Traveled

Joyful Hiker. Mother. Teacher. Adventurer.

Overcrowded classrooms hurt everyone. In the education world the motto is, “Do what is best for students.” This is wonderful and inarguably needs to be the goal for all educators. But what does that really look like and what are the powers-that-be doing to achieve that? The basic ideas of education are high quality research …

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When ever my district or union offers to send me to a conference I jump on the opportunity. I love conferences. The crowds, the energy, the inspiration.  Spring #CUE18 did not disappoint! Unfortunately, it is hard to hang onto the glow I get from a series of great sessions. When at the conference the energy …

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Today, as I reviewed the classes I am signed up for Fall Quarter my sister commented on how “intense” they were. Transnational Feminist Film, The Exceptional Child (Education), The Conditions of Education for Chicanos, and Religion & Violence are the names of the studies I will begin grappling with in just two short weeks. Over …

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I really wish I had been more aware of the impending student loan crisis. I have been so busy preparing to be a teacher that I failed to see this coming, the teacher associations I follow for my education news only reminded me a few times. I didn’t see it as a crisis. In a …

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Taking Paths Less Traveled

Joyful Hiker. Mother. Teacher. Adventurer.

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