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Reading, Literacy and Learning Smashing Success at VSRA
We are thrilled to share the remarkable presence and participation of the Reading, Literacy and Learning (RLL) program at the Virginia State Reading Association Conference last week. Dr. Snow and Dr. Blanchette both presented at the conference.  The relevance of their topics clearly hit the mark, because they had "don't call the fire marshal" crowds at ... Continue reading →
D.C. Field Trip
Where did we go? Yesterday, I got the amazing opportunity to chaperone my 7th graders on a field trip to Washington D.C. For many students in this area, this could potentially be the only time they would have to visit a city like this. We visited the Natural History Smithsonian and the American History Smithsonian. ... Continue reading →
More New Books
In order to bring you new and fun recreational reads, the Greenwood Library participates in a book leasing program through McNaughton. These titles are shelved on the small bookcases in the middle of the Atrium and are designated with green labels. You can browse the entire collection here and if you're interested in what's new, look ... Continue reading →
#TechTipThursday: Introduction to Task Labels
Task Labels is an app that allows you to organize just about every aspect of your life into 'labels'. You can separate different extracurricular activities, courses, occupations, and even tasks for your everyday life. Within each 'label', you can insert various tasks. This app helps you keep your busy life in order; you can access the web version ... Continue reading →
Writing Center
2017-2018 Part-Time, Fall & Spring This graduate assistant will assist the Director of the Writing Center with the following: Scheduling tutoring sessions Planning and developing university-wide workshops Recruiting Writing Center tutors and assisting with new tutor training Promoting the Writing Center as a key resource on campus For full job description, contact Dr. James Holsinger, ... Continue reading →
The Adventures of a Middle School Student Teacher
Acceptance and Inclusion Student teaching has been a wonderful learning experience. I am only two short days away from leaving my 6th and 7th grade English students at my first placement, and my time with these students has been instructional, informative, and interesting (to say the least!). As the weeks hastily flew by, I began ... Continue reading →
Journal #4
Chrissi Venier 03/22/17 Journal #4 WC: 316 What 3 classes have helped you prepare for this internship? Discuss in specific details, skills from classes you've applied in your internship. The three classes that have helped me the most in preparing for this internship are: COMM 354: PR Writing, COMM 241: Media Writing, and COMM 350: ... Continue reading →
Journal #3
Since my last journal entry I have learned a lot about planning events. The Office of Alumni has recently been preparing for their biggest event, other than the Mega Reunion. It has been preparing for Alumni Awards. I have learned that it is important to, when planning an event, to make sure that everyone on ... Continue reading →