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This blog will focus on a variety of topics from current issues in education to the many different challenges that can arise in a classroom. I will also use this blog to reflect on my own experiences as I earn my degree from the College of Education. See More
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The Ride To Freedom

In May 1961 CORE (Congress of Racial Equality), sent out a group of members on two different public buses to ride into the Deep South. They wanted to test the Supreme Court’s ruling in Boynton vs. Virginia that prohibited segregation in interstate bus and rail stations. During the trip, the college kids sat where they wanted to on the bus. When the busses came to stops the whites went into black only sections and blacks went into white only sections. The Freedom Riders encountered their first…See More
Apr 1, 2013
Gretchen Roth replied to Melissa's discussion Chapter 8 Question #3 in the group Intro to Teaching 21045 Live
"I love this idea.  I like how you can use familiar words to learn unfamiliar words. Spelling and figuring out unfamiliar words were never my strong suit. "
Mar 29, 2013
Gretchen Roth replied to Melissa's discussion Chapter 8 Question 4 in the group Intro to Teaching 21045 Live
"I have too Melissa.  I find myself doing that more now that what I did when I was in high school."
Mar 29, 2013
Melissa replied to Melissa's discussion Chapter 8 #1 in the group Intro to Teaching 21045 Live
"It also gives them an opportunity to write down questions that they have about anything they read."
Mar 29, 2013
Melissa replied to Melissa's discussion Chapter 8 Question 2 in the group Intro to Teaching 21045 Live
"My husband used to write for the newspaper as well. I think that a great lesson/assignment for elementary aged students would be for one week they have to check the weather every day in class and do their own weekly weather report."
Mar 29, 2013
Melissa added 4 discussions to the group Intro to Teaching 21045 Live
Mar 29, 2013
Gretchen Roth replied to Melissa's discussion Chapter 8 Question 2 in the group Intro to Teaching 21045 Live
"This is a very personally one for me, for my husband writes for a newspaper.  I agree with you that everyone should know how to read with a newspaper.  It is an important skill.  I think they need to know how to research it in both…"
Mar 29, 2013
Gretchen Roth replied to Melissa's discussion Chapter 8 #1 in the group Intro to Teaching 21045 Live
"I can see the benefits in writing in the margins.  It is an easy way to bring attention to areas that are important!"
Mar 29, 2013
Melissa added 3 discussions to the group Intro to Teaching 21045 Live
Mar 22, 2013
Melissa replied to Sara Hine's discussion Chapter 7 question 2 in the group Intro to Teaching 21045 Live
"I agree. I think that the more engaged the students are in the lesson the more likely they are to understand and retain the information that is being taught to them."
Mar 22, 2013
Melissa replied to Jennifer Carchidi's discussion Ch 7 Question 5 in the group Intro to Teaching 21045 Live
"I agree! Online forums are really great at helping students who in a classroom are typically quiet, speak up. It is also a great way for everyone to get to know one another."
Mar 22, 2013

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The Ride To Freedom

In May 1961 CORE (Congress of Racial Equality), sent out a group of members on two different public buses to ride into the Deep South. They wanted to test the Supreme Court’s ruling in Boynton vs. Virginia that prohibited segregation in interstate bus and rail stations. During the trip, the college kids sat where they wanted to on the bus. When the busses came to stops the whites went into black only sections and blacks went into white only sections. The Freedom Riders encountered their…

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