Palmetto State Classroom

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Jul 22 2011

Ready and Waiting

I am moved in to Orangebrug, SC.  We have almost two weeks until new employee orientation, and almost three weeks before the first day of school.  My roommates and I are beginning to learn the city and are trying to navigate around without the GPS.  The South Carolina corps is brimming with excitement.  We cannot wait to get into the classroom.
We spent the last month in Houston, TX at institute.  I taught fifth graders in summer school, and sat through hours of sessions learning how to better my craft.  Even though I went through the education program at my college, completed student teaching,  and am certified to teach in North Carolina, institute was the single most beneficial experience in my young teaching career.  I cannot wait to get this show on the road here in South Carolina.

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