Posts by Kaitlin Emerson

Blog Post 11: The Grand Finale

Self-Direction: I’ve always been an independent learner, so this skill has more or less remained the same for me.  I...

Blog Post 10: March Retreat: The Road So Far

What’s the Story is not like any class I’m taking in school this year, or like any class I’ve taken...

Blog Post 9: What Schools Should Understand About “What’s the Story?”

I have never been a part of a class that functioned in the way “What’s the Story?” does.  I have...

Blog Post 8: What I’ve Learned So Far

Since the first overnight, my group and I have been researching the different aspects of foster care – from what...

Blog Post 7: First Overnight Reflection

My group (Ella, Liz, Bernice, and I) definitely feels more comfortable around each other, and I feel more connected to...

Blog Post 6: Finding Common Ground

Blog Post 5: Mining the Mind Map

Blog Post 4: Mind Mapping the Foster Care System

Blog Post 3: Opinions on Foster Care

To learn more about my topic, and whether or not it is a good idea for me to pursue my...

Blog Post 2: Why don’t all children have permanent homes?

What I already know:   Television is filled with accounts and representations of the foster care system, as well as...

Blog Post 1: Why I’m Here

I am here because I am curious and ready to learn.  I heard about the program through my sophomore English...