Tuesday July 29th 2014

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Posts Tagged ‘BTSA’

Navigating the Gauntlet

Navigating the Gauntlet

You’ll have to excuse me. I just broke up a fight between two gang members, by myself, without the help of security, so I’m writing this with some adrenaline. I want to keep that going because it is replacing the rage with which I usually write [...]

I Teach For America Too

I Teach For America Too

Photography by Jeremy SchulzTeach for America: Nothing but a Resume Builder?I recently read an article about Teach for America, a program that recruits the best and brightest our nation has to offer from schools like Harvard, and put them in [...]

Music—Probably the Worst Thing Out There

Music—Probably the Worst Thing Out There

I was in Argentina for three weeks this year. My wife and I were checking into a hotel, and the young man helping us behind the counter was in his early twenties. There was a radio on behind him, and when a new song began to play, he smiled and [...]

Teaching For Real

Teaching For Real

In the first month of my student-teaching, two kids got stabbed right outside of my classroom. The school went on lockdown. The police, fire department, and paramedics were called. My master teacher and I kept teaching as if it was normal. Actually, [...]