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The Millennial Teacher

Posted in Chic#5

This is my life… A little background on Chic#5…growing up, I ALWAYS wanted to be a teacher.  As a kid, my stuffed animals represented the students in my “class.” I had assignments, conferences, reports cards, etc. for each and every one of them. Years later, I found myself attending the Mary Lou Fulton College of Education at ASU, graduated in 2005, and next thing I knew, I was teaching 4th grade at a brand new Elementary School in the Valley. During my five years in the classroom, I learned a tremendous amount, and not just about my profession…I learned what…

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Public Schools Aren’t For Everyone

Posted in chix2six

“Public schools aren’t for everyone.” This is the statement I got when questioning why the pace of my son’s first grade class was so ramped up. My son is six. He has been alive on this earth for just six years. The amount of information and the pace in which it is being delivered is baffling to me. I was a teacher in public schools for eleven years. I loved it, and I was good at it. I used to look down my nose at the parents that moved their kids around from charter schools, to public schools, a dabble…

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