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Closing the Teach For America Blogging Gap
Jun 11 2013


If I could sum up the last week in one word it would be reflection. For this reason I find myself avoiding blogging, after reflecting on my own, in small groups, in big groups, on values, on vision, on self, on tfa, on reflections themselves I find it difficult to come back and blog about my experiences. That said was one of the resources that I used when deciding to apply and ultimately accept a position with Teach for America, so I shall try.
Induction is a week long formal introduction to the cities we are placed in. The days were LONG I mean like 7:30am to 9pm most nights, and full of reflection and discussion. We got in small groups and shared our “stories of self”, we had community experiences in various parts of the city, and dived into discussions around Teach for America’s story, mission, and core values and specifically our diversity…

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Jun 04 2013

And so it begins!

Today is the first day of induction! I move into the dorms at Oklahoma City University in about an hour. I initially made this blog with the intention of writing long detailed posts about every step of the way, but I think more realistically this will be a place for quick updates (hopefully frequent). Even…

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