Inside USC Rossier Online Blog


Introduction

I like the question “where do you see yourself in X number of years?” because the answer I give rarely ever comes to fruition.  Don’t get me wrong; I believe that goal setting, time management, and self-regulation are extremely important aspects of being successful in any endeavor...

I’m a blogger!

Welcome to my first blog entry! I’m Cathy and I’m in the September ’09 cohort. I live in Guilford, Connecticut, a town located on the Long Island Sound about halfway between New York and Boston. I have three children (ages ten, eight and three), three dogs, and a husband...

New Year, New Bloggers

Please join us in welcoming our new MAT@USC student bloggers. Starting this week, our new bloggers will be posting regular updates about their experience being students in the MAT@USC...

Rethinking Teacher Compensation

Have you ever realized the correlation between an educator’s salary, their performance and the affect they have on the achievement gap with their students? On December 7, 2009, the Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE) discussed this phenomenon better known as...

 

Meet the MAT@USC Faculty: Melora Sundt

My name is Melora Sundt, and I teach the Framing Experience course in the MAT. I typically teach in the higher education program (not the MAT), but I enjoy teaching about writing, which is a focus of the Framing course, hence my connection to it. I chair the design team for the MAT...

A Conversation About Education: Recap

On November 11th, Dr. Karen Symms Gallagher, the Dean of USC’s Rossier School of Education, and Dr. Thelma Melendez de Santa Ana, a USC Rossier Alumnae and President Obama’s Assistant Secretary of Elementary and Secondary Education, hosted “A Conversation...