1,000 Words: Jumping into the Next Chapter

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Although graduation has been a recurring theme lately here at Edge – I’m going to take one last moment to touch on it. It seems like yesterday I stumbled onto this campus, wide-eyed and terrified that I didn’t know a single person in the entire school. That quickly changed and I soon had more friends […]

Academic Decathlon Coach Celebrates Championship

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After months of preparation, three competitions and a first place finish at the Ohio Regional Competition, the Academic Decathlon Ohio State Championship was a success! This past weekend, I left student teaching at the end of the day and drove to Cleveland to meet my team, Youngstown Christian School Academic Decathlon.

How Ben Franklin Helps Me Teach

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Well, my first placement of student teaching is almost over! The past seven weeks have gone by so fast. Words alone cannot describe the experience I had student teaching in a preschool autistic support classroom. Although I was hesitant at first, I can honestly say that the placement has given me new knowledge as I […]

Reading With Your Son: A Bonding & Learning Moment

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When you walk into an elementary education classroom and observe the bookshelves, what type of books do you typically discover? “The Very Hungry Caterpillar?” “If You Give A Mouse A Cookie?” “The Rainbow Fish?” Now don’t get me wrong, these are all great books written by outstanding authors. However, we need to take a closer […]

Learn to Teach: Preparing for a Journey to “Oz”

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Welcome back to my blog! As some of you know, in addition to teaching, I’m also involved with Gannon’s theater productions. For every production at our Schuster Theatre, there is a day devoted to that particular show: we call this “Tech Day.” Tech Day is usually from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on a Saturday […]

Learn to Teach: As Former ‘Decathlete,’ I Love Academic Decathlon!

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While most college students spent their spring break on vacation, spending time with friends or relaxing at home, I spent my spring break preparing high school students for their Academic Decathlon State Competition. What is Academic Decathlon? Academic Decathlon is a team competition where students match their intellects with students from other high schools. No, […]

Interested in Teaching? Come to Education Day on March 15

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So you’re thinking about being a teacher? Not sure yet? No worries. Gannon offers a great way for high school students to get a glimpse inside life as an education major.  It’s called Education Day, and it’s a week from today. Education Day is your chance to get a first-hand look at everything our programs in education have to offer. Get […]