ELL Students

#2 A Wide Range of Views

I am fortunate to have several educators in my family who have experienced different types of grading systems. The conversations...

Final Post: Thank you

What’s the Story? has been ( I will just plainly say it) the most beneficial class I have ever taken....

Reflecting on What I Learned; Expectedly and Unexpectedly

Expected learning   The main attraction I had towards joining the What’s the Story? program was the promise of learning...

March Retreat; What This Process Has Given Me

I first learned about What’s the Story through several friends that had been participating in the program last year. At...

March Retreat: My Brain is a Delicate Ecosystem That’s on Fire.

What’s the Story isn’t just another thing you join and then forget about, skipping meetings and not doing the work....

Day At Dealer

Yesterday, I spent most of my day with my mom at Dealer.Com. While I was there, I interviewed 7 different...

Update; Tying Together Different Perspectives

Leaving our day at Winooski and Burlington we had redefined the story we were looking to uncover. We turned our...

One Week Later: We Should Be Celebrating the Stories

One week ago, in Burlington and Winooski, I learned that the very best part of our project is talking to...

ALL ARE WELCOME

  On the 23rd of January our team pulled off a day of immense productivity that took weeks of coordinating...

A Conversation with Kathy

Today I experienced a very different pre-interview than the last one I had, and a pre-interview that will likely take me...

One Interview Down: Stories Have a Way of Unfolding

Man, does it feel good that I finished an interview yesterday—and that I finished it smoothly, quickly, and well. That I...

A Note To My Team: What Now?

Dear Team, Going into my first pre-interview, with Shawna Shapiro, I’d like to get your advice. For all the talk...

Dec Retreat: This is Where It Gets Exciting

What I love about What’s The Story is that I never quite know where it’s going. It’s like the Labyrinth...

Reaching out to Possible Interviewees

This week my team and I were reaching out to 2-3 people that we were interested in hearing their information...

Week 3: Starting Conversations

This week, I began sending emails to start conversations that will hopefully lead to interviews. I started with three contacts:...

Understanding a Different point of View

I did 2 different things this week; I talked to my parents about cultural communications in schools, and I looked...

Week 2: We Have to Have Tough Conversations to Get Anything Done

Over the past week I continued working on my topic mostly by talking to my parents and looking out for...

#9: A Grasp At A Deeper Understanding

In only one week I have learned a great deal of knowledge on ELL students and the broad topic of...

Week 1: Sharpening My Focus

This week is my first week of my new topic—OUR new topic. In reading other group members’ blogs and doing...

November Retreat: Eager to Get To Work

The best conversations are those which end in excitement—and the feeling that they’re not over yet. Measured in conversations, last...

#4: The importance of the right frame of mind

Although Simon Sinek’s TED talk had a distinct if not complete focus on the marketing and business impact of his...

#2: Equity in Education: New Americans and English Language Learners

Right now, I think that I want to focus on young new Americans/immigrants/English language learners in school (I’m thinking K-12,...

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