Education Scholars

Education Scholars: “Transition To Passion”

Education Scholars: “Transition To Passion”

Passion. Like love at fist sight I believed my passion would be an epiphany rather than a discovery. Though this elusive concept may have inconveniently evaded me during the college interview process, I was certain I would enter Davidson, stumble across it unexpectedly, and just…

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Bursting the Bubble

Bursting the Bubble

When I was first reading about the Education Scholars program back in February, it was presented as an extremely immersive and comprehensive experience that allowed participants to engage in various levels of the educational ecosystem while also living and learning together. The living experience was…

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Davidson Edscho: My Summer in Reflection

Davidson Edscho: My Summer in Reflection

For my last blog post, I was trying to think of a way to encapsulate what I have learned throughout this summer. Playing to my strengths, I wanted to use something that would incorporate my love of taking pictures and making videos. I decided to…

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Education is a Right

Education is a Right

I applied for the Education Scholars program hoping to work with students. My experience this summer, though, could hardly have been more different while still working in the field of education. In my work at Teach For America Charlotte, I have rotated through four different…

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Rethinking Educational Inequity and Moving Forward

Rethinking Educational Inequity and Moving Forward

“My extracurricular involvement on campus largely centers around educational equity issues,” I told the faculty members in the Baxter-Davidson room during my interview for a program called Education Scholars. This neat little phrase, “educational equity issues,” felt like an appropriate heading under which to categorize…

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Billingsville Leadership Academy Video

Billingsville Leadership Academy Video

This summer, at Billingsville, I created a video to illustrate was it means to be a member of the Billingsville family and the values and goals that they have for the upcoming school year. Check it out if you get the chance! http://schools.cms.k12.nc.us/billingsvilleES/Pages/AboutOurSchool.aspx

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Education and Social Justice

Education and Social Justice

This is my last blog post of the summer. Over the past 9 weeks I have learned so much more about education than I could ever imagine. My learning has come through experiences at Project LIFT, workshops with my fellow Education Scholars, and lastly a…

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Teachers as Students: Why Professional Development is Important

Teachers as Students: Why Professional Development is Important

This past week, I was given the opportunity to accompany my supervisor along with other members of the Billingsville family to the Teacher’s College Reading and Writing Project Institute. When I entered the classroom at Pinewood Elementary School, where this program was being held, I…

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Everything I Needed to Know I Learned from My Kindergarteners

Everything I Needed to Know I Learned from My Kindergarteners

Wow, it’s hard to believe that this is our last EdScho week. Though we’ll be moving out of Mosaic Village a week from today, I’m hoping that the lessons all of us have learned this summer will travel with us, not just back to Davidson,…

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Privileged Perspectives: A Deliberate Refocus

Privileged Perspectives: A Deliberate Refocus

In the second grade I was recognized for being “color-blind.” My name was announced over the intercom, and I got to visit the office where school administrators presented me with a cool certificate and an over-sized t-shirt with the name of my award, “Do the…

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