The Shaw area in D.C. is a lively and growing neighborhood in the DC metro area. One of the focal organizations in the Shaw neighborhood is the New Community Church. For the past semester I have immersed myself into its culture. Throughout this immersion I have met locals, interviewed leaders, and explored the ins and […]
Looking back this semester seems to have flown by, but when we were in the middle of it, it seemed to be never ending. Now that it is finally over, there are surveys and exams everywhere. I love giving feedback to encourage progress or so that future students don’t have to suffer through confusion. One […]
Adding pins to the class Google Map was an ingenious way to visualize the expansiveness of S Street Rising by Ruben Castenda. When going through a section of the book, I was able to find and add six different locations to the map! They are all sited by “Michaela Kirby” in the name field, but they are […]
While reading the EdSpace’s of other students, I finally figured out how to insert a google map into my website! I had been wanted to but an interactive map on my EdSpace for a while now, but it was not until I visited other websites and started looking around that I discovered how other students […]
At the beginning of the semester I got a couple of nice comments on my EdSpace posts. These comments were pretty meaningless and empty, but I appreciated that someone had taken the time to read my blog and actually got someone out of it. After experiencing this (having comments on my blog), I decided that I […]
I have learned a lot about collaboration through this class; between study groups, writing center, and now peer review, I feel as if working with peers is much more beneficial for the success of my writing. I have always loved peer review, because it allows you to gauge how you are doing before the “real” grade […]
After struggling on the first two reading analyses, I decided that I would need as much help as possible from then on out. So, I decided to create a study group with Will and Sofia. When we meet, we go over the most recent assessments and try to make sense of all of our confusion. […]
In 1997, the Kennedy Center opened Millennium Stage. Since it has been opened Millennium Stage has hosted thousands of unique performances on the two stages.