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Journal 4
Three classes I have taken that helped me prepare for my internship is conflict resolutions, interpersonal communication, and publication writing classes. The conflict resolution class taught me how to deal with conflict, which is self-explanatory when looking at the name of the class but it taught me so much more than how to resolve a ... Continue reading →
My Last Day
Saying Goodbye Friday was an emotional day for me, it was my last day with the students that I had worked with on a daily basis for almost two months. I did my best to hold back tears as I walked into the room and was bombarded with handmade cards from each of the students. ... Continue reading →
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 →