Building a bridge to the classroom

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One of the big ideas from my internship is the One Health Challenge which requires students to develop a working prototype that solves a global health concern. In addition to the prototype they must also create an advertisement and an EDP poster. My goal in to bring this challenge back to my classroom and my curriculum. I am going to… Read more »

The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge…

Goals of internship and relate to work as educator As a high school teacher, I ask my students at the beginning of each semester, “what do you hope to accomplish this semester?” “What do you hope to gain from this class?” As a freshman homeroom adviser last year, I had my kids write a letter to their future senior self…. Read more »

Off to the mountains…week at NCCAT

….and we are off….after a quick stop in Raleigh to pick up Maria, we are Cullowhee bound. Kenan Fellows and NCCAT LOOK OUT! Or, so we thought….as they say, life happens. Inch by inch….minute by minute…AAANNND a road closed we finally make it to NCCAT. Only an hour late! So, much for my motto to my students, always be 10… Read more »

On the Nantahala River

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The sun is peaking over the mountains and the fog slowly begins to lift. Forty excited, some apprehensive, Kenan Fellows awake ready for a day to raft down the Nantahala River. Buzzing with chatter we all load the bus for the hour drive from NCCAT to Nantahala Outdoor Company. After a quick safety session and being secured in our PFDs… Read more »

Hello world!

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It’s the first week that my classroom is empty. Now, it’s time for me to begin my journey of becoming a student once again. I head to NC State ASSIST program not knowing what is in store for me but, excited for this new adventure in my life. Today, I am a Kenan Fellow. We go through the first day… Read more »