Beginning the year at the end of the world

Here at SOLES, it is a requirement of all academic degree programs that you complete a global study course. From December 31-January 10, 2013 I was completing mine in a course designed to study School Change and Education Reform.  I Continue reading

Finishing Strong

“Finish Strong!” This is what I keep telling myself over and over again. I need to finish strong, and keep looking forward to accomplishing this amazing opportunity of graduating with my Master’s degree by next July (although I get to Continue reading

What does it mean to be well educated?

What does it mean to be well educated?: A response to Alfie Kohn  What does it mean to be well educated? My first experience with Alfie Kohn’s simple yet complex question was last spring when he came as a guest Continue reading

Teaching English as a Second Language

Earning a master’s degree program in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) can open many doors to your future as an educator, but does all the hard work and student loan debt really pan out in our failing economy? Continue reading

November, Already?!

It’s November, and I can’t believe how fast this semester has passed! Yet, I am enjoying and growing in the three classes I’m taking here at USD. I’m preparing my proposal for my Action Research in EDUC 500 taught by Continue reading