Stir Up the World

Closing the Teach For America Blogging Gap

Archives › Harry Potter

Feb 22 2012

ghost town

I have Curriculum Development today at what was formerly the “black school” in my district. My school district was desegregated in 1968, and since then the building has not changed significantly. Every time I’m there, I get an eerie feeling, the same feeling I get when I’m visiting a ghost town. This building and its…

read more »
Jul 17 2011

well…

Institute is, as of Friday night, over.  There are so many things to say — I don’t even know where to start. First of all, what’s next?  I have Orientation from 12-7 today then 10-6 tomorrow.  It looks like it’ll be pretty pointless, but I keep telling myself that I’m getting grad school credit for…

read more »
Apr 02 2011

toilet paper & Dolores Umbridge

So yesterday was April 1, the day that we 2011 CMs were supposed to check TFAnet for “Institute Updates”, and it was very exciting!  I did the survey, telling TFA what model of car I drive and what kind of computer I have and that I do indeed have health insurance.  I uploaded a photo…

read more »

About this Blog

rural Arkansas, eh?

Region
Mississippi Delta
Grade
Middle School
Subject
Math

Subscribe to this blog (feed)


September 2017
S M T W T F S
« Jun    
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930

Archives

Categories

the title

"If one desires to 'stir up the world,' it is easy to be impatient with work for the sake of work. Yet no story's end can forsake its beginning and its middle." -Joshua Wolf Shank on Abraham Lincoln