A Sudden Case of Teacher Amnesia

While being on career study, I’ve had the strange experience of forgetting what it is like to be a student when I am in the midst of being in a classroom setting. This is baffling considering I have spent most of my life as a student in school and have spent most of this past … Continue reading A Sudden Case of Teacher Amnesia

First Experiences on Career Study

At the end of the year during senior year of high school, our school does a program called Career Study. In the last three to four weeks of school, the Seniors will go on an internship, shadowing and working with someone in a field that interests them. In these past couple of days, we’ve had … Continue reading First Experiences on Career Study

An Update on the Project – Finally

After having our schedule filled with school trips, college visits, and AP testing, we are finally back in class and are beginning get a better sense of what this prototype will look like. We’ve gathered so much information through teacher and student interviews so we have a pretty clear picture illustrated to us of what … Continue reading An Update on the Project – Finally

Design, Education, and National Poetry Month

One of my favorite times of the whole year is April. Not only is this the start of spring when new life emerges, flowers begin to blossom in the most unexpected places, and just the air itself seems sweeter, but it is also National Poetry Month. Mr. Heidt recently lent us his book How To … Continue reading Design, Education, and National Poetry Month

Teacher Interview #5

Can you tell us about your experiences as a student? In retrospect, seems uneventful. At this point, don’t have any lasting memories. Things seem very similar. Buildings were similar. Didn’t have same kind of technology. Without it, it was a slower process. Way more labor intensive to write a paper for example. History has changed … Continue reading Teacher Interview #5

Teacher Interview #4

Can you tell us about why you wanted to become a teacher? Give back to society. Hopefully make a difference in improving things, educating people. Also had really good teachers, especially social studies teachers who were excited about what they were teaching. I value education, I think society should value education. I wanted to be … Continue reading Teacher Interview #4

Student Interview #7

Can you tell me about your experiences in school as a student? School’s fun. It’s our job. Learn to be productive member of society.   Favorite part of school day? Science or Social Studies. Always interested in history. Can grasp easily. Easy to connect with peers. Teacher is fun. When I get to interact and … Continue reading Student Interview #7