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Jul 20 2013

Halfway there!

Yesterday we finished our second week of teaching.  Teaching math has become such a joy which is a complete change to how I felt during the first week (when it was stress inducing and I was feeling very insecure about my own math knowledge).  Lunch was added to the daily schedule so we now have…

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Jul 08 2013

First day of teaching!!

I feel so truly blessed (“Too blessed to be stressed”) that I know such wonderful people, who I dearly miss, that are not only showing me tons of love on social media – thanks y’all, you know I love it – but who sent me the sweetest wishes last night, calming words, and awesome vibes…

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Apr 03 2013

Passing time

I finally am coming back to this little blog to report that I passed my NYS certification exams with flying colors! I could lie and pretend that this comes as surprise to me, but the truth is that the education I received at an all girls independent school on the Upper East Side was beyond…

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Jan 25 2013


I am beyond pleased, ecstatic, [insert any other word that expresses feelings of the utmost JOY] to share that I interviewed at Leadership Prep Brownsville this morning and will be joining their team this fall.  My sample teach was incredibly fun and I was so thrilled to share the company with the most well behaved…

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Jan 22 2013

Getting ready!

There is a lot of work involved in getting ready to join the corps!   I am so excited to have already accomplished: registering for my NYS Certification exams; starting the Violence and Child Abuse workshops; preparing for my demo lesson at a phenomenal charter school in Brooklyn this Friday.   Gearing up for all…

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Jan 16 2013

Hello world!

Welcome to my blog, the Tiny Teacher! I am currently a full time staff member at Teach For America and will begin teaching in Fall 2013 in New York City.   Hopefully, I will have lots of amazing and riveting things to say in this blog.  At any rate, I am so excited to meet…

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