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My Hero of Education: An AMAZING "Pioneer" in Education!

I currently observe an AP US history teacher that at my local high school as part of my Master of Arts In Teaching curriculum. He teaches with enthusiasm, keeps the students engaged for 90+ minutes and has the ability to demand students’ respect.  How many teachers can...

The Shipwreck

I wanted to write about a recent concept that I have learned in my Human Differences course while studying for my master of arts in teaching. I really liked learning about the “shipwreck”, a concept in regards to a learner’s identity.  When something devastating occurs in one’s life...

My History Class Observation

I would like to tell you about an observation experience I had during my Framing Experience Class while working on my master of teaching program.  After graduating, I would like to teach high school history so I observed a ninth grade honors history class...

Meeting my fellow peers – in person!

I wanted to write a post about how it was to actually meet other students in my program.  I went to the 100th Birthday Anniversity for the Rossier School at USC and there were about 15 other MAT students there.  Heather Dexter (the very cool tech support/counselor/admin...

My new friends

I feel so connected to all of my peers/colleagues in the master of arts in teaching program.  I have made a lot of friends whom I have gotten to know over the past couple months.  One of my MAT@USC friends just had her second baby (who is absolutely adorable!), another...

What has surprised you most about the MAT@USC program?

The technology!!!  Since I am very technologically illiterate, I was expecting the online masters in education program to be somewhat difficult to navigate.  However, I have found it extremely easy to use and new features are being added weekly.  For example, I can comment under...