Monthly Archives: January 2012

A Month In

Time is flying here in Pierre.  I’ve already been here for a month!  Teaching here is one of the hardest things I have ever done.  Everyday is a challenge.  Whether it is telling two girls to stop cursing at each … Continue reading

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Meeting My Students

My first meeting with my students was something that I was excited for and dreading all at the same time.  Questions like, Will they like me?  How will they react to me?  How will I find ways to relate to … Continue reading

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The Pick-Up

As we pulled up to my ‘double-wide’ trailer, I was apprehensive.  This whole experience was so new to me.  A new school, a new place to live, a new state.  All of it.  We walked in, and to my surprise, … Continue reading

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Student Teaching in Pierre

6am—Lisa and I made our way from Quakertown after a full breakfast with our families at John’s Plain and Fancy Diner, and made it through the states of Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana on our first 12-hour day of travel.  We … Continue reading

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