Archive for the ‘school.’ Category

January 24, 2013 2

Teacherhood of a dirty chalkboard

By in convictions., life., school.

For day 24 of #Janblogaday‘s “teachers” topic, I’ve asked a few school teachers I know for a few words on “a teacher is…” Although its no extraordinary discovery, I found that these teachers (in different schools, teaching different age groups, across states and transcending their number of years of experience) share something quite special: a teacherhood — […]

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July 17, 2012 1

Facebook Geography 101

By in marketing., school., social media.

I’ve hit the next level of social media geek girl. Here’s an idea I’ve conjured up: A school that teaches the children of Millennial prodigies fundamentals of a social media centric education — social media studies, Twitter English, Facebook geography, SEO and Edge Rank mathematics, software programming science. Recess might consist of free web-time where […]

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February 8, 2012 4

8th grade secrets to a success-bound life

By in another witty life lesson., life., school.

Over the weekend, I received an email note inviting me to be a guest speaker in an 8th grade class about college-bound success. I came at the very kind recommendation of a good friend of mine who’s classroom sits back-to-back with the teacher of the class I’d be visiting. I have to be honest — […]

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June 11, 2009 2

what have i learned this quarter?

By in another witty life lesson., community., culture., economy., life., love., school., something new.

Today is the last day of Spring quarter (and hopefully my last day EVER in a spring quarter) of school. While the day isn’t quite over (1 more final to go) I am ecstatic to publicly post the things that I have learned this last quarter. Like the old saying goes “success is not measured […]

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May 28, 2009 3

The Fading Future of the ILO: A Look at the Child Labor Issue in India

By in another witty life lesson., community., culture., economy., philosophy and theology., school., social justice.

The Fading Future of the ILO: A look at the Child Labor Issue in India  Note: I spent all day today writing this paper for my Labor and Human Rights class at the University of Washington. Once again, I am humbled by the information I have learned and the stories that I have read. I hope that […]

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April 2, 2009 3

The Faces of the Enemy

By in another witty life lesson., culture., life., philosophy and theology., school.

This week was the first week of a new quarter and new classes. This quarter I am focusing on classes to fulfill my minor requirements for non-profit management and human rights as a nice break from urban studies before summer quarter begins. In a last minute addition to my spring schedule, I decided after much […]

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March 3, 2009 2

Economic Discrimination

By in another witty life lesson., community., culture., economy., philosophy and theology., school.

Economic Discrimination: Following Patterns of Discrimination and Violence in Post-war Detroit and Los Angeles Note: I wrote this essay for my Urban Change & Development class at the University of Washington. I confess that I have sometimes worn a stereotypical attitude or judgment. But in reading Sugrue and Davis and writing this essay, I am sure […]

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