Monthly Archives: May 2006

Experiencing Life Differently in Chicago

I will always consider myself a Chicagoan at heart. After all, I have lived in the Chicago suburbs all my life. Over the course of this week, however, I experienced a very different side of the city while participating in … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Urban Education

Graham Nelson ’07 – Before coming to Chicago for the Urban Education Program I really had mixed thoughts about what I was going to expect from this experience. I really wasn’t too sure about how the students and the teachers … Continue reading

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Classroom Teacher Gets Students’ Respect

Justin Raisor ’07 – Ms. Wegner (Chicago classroom teacher) informed me almost every student in the class has already been accepted to college and are receiving good scholarships. However, it troubled me very much when she explained to me the … Continue reading

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Part of City Life is Dealing With Public Transportation

Will Certain ’07 – Chicago is a very confusing city! Public transportation has been an extremely fun experience! The first day of school observations, we missed our bus stop and had to walk around downtown Chicago until we finally figured … Continue reading

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Finding Our Way Around Chicago

Ashley Stephen ’07 – After catching the Amtrak train in Crawfordsville on Sunday morning, 8 of us (Morgan Nolan, Austin Crowder, Justin Raisor, Jeff Williams, Graham Nelson, Will Certain, Chris Serak, and me) made our way to Chicago. We lucked … Continue reading

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Teaching Students Learning Inner-City Schools Firsthand

As part of EDU 302, juniors in the Teacher Education Program are experiencing a week in the Chicago Public Schools (May 7-12). The opportunity is part of a partnership Wabash College Teacher Education Program has with the Chicago Urban Education … Continue reading

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