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Breakfast with Dean Karen Symms Gallagher in New York City

Prospective and current MAT@USC students had the special opportunity to meet Dean Karen Symms Gallagher and Professor Pat Gallagher as well as fellow students in an informal breakfast in New York City on January 6th...

 

Advice for New Students Beginning The Framing Experience

As I was sitting here preparing for my Praxis II exam, I realized that it was about this time last year that I was preparing to begin my first MAT@USC course, The Framing Experience. Every course that I’ve taken has been exceptional, but...

Round two…and three…

You can find part one of this entry, here.

Last post I described the first lesson I taught from my three-lesson unit about friendship. For the second and third lessons...

Lesson Accomplished!

Hi. It’s been awhile—those Rossier folks keep us MATers pretty busy learning. Since my last post, I finished the one assignment I’ve been most nervous about…my first lesson plan implementation...

Back to the drawing board…

Last week I wrote about developing my first lesson plan. Connecticut tenth-graders have been taking the Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT) for the past three weeks, so I’ve had time to hone my lesson. I’ve been fortunate for the additional time because...

It’s Complicated

I want to share the fun and hard work that has gone into organizing my first lesson plan. EDUC-534, Integrating Social Studies and English into Secondary Classrooms, calls for the planning and implementation of three lessons as a mini-unit. Somehow...