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2021 Week 4: Education & Youth Advocacy

JORDAN ADAMS | CALVIN M. RODWELL ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE SCHOOL This week I’ve been thinking about the ways that teachers and school staff interact with students. I have seen a few of them this week at my school talk to students with a disparaging tone without reason, and even if there was…
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2021 Week 3: Education & Youth Advocacy

JORDAN ADAMS | CALVIN M. RODWELL ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE SCHOOL This week was the first week of Springboard, the summer program at Calvin Rodwell. I am part of the support staff responsible for classroom assistance, taking the students to breakfast and lunch, and supervising them during enrichment. Simply put, I had a…
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2021 Week 2: Education & Youth Advocacy

JORDAN ADAMS | CALVIN M. RODWELL ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE SCHOOL This week I started working in person at my work site, attending meetings throughout the week in preparation for the start of the summer program. It was definitely awkward for me since I’m new to the team, but the staff welcomed me…
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2021 Week 1: Education & Youth Advocacy

JORDAN ADAMS | CALVIN M. RODWELL ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE SCHOOL Toward the end of the week I was slightly disappointed because I felt that I wasn’t doing enough work from the jump. After my original placement, Liberty Elementary, closed for the summer, I was placed into Calvin M. Rodwell Elementary/Middle School, and…
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2021 Orientation: Education & Youth Advocacy

JORDAN ADAMS | CALVIN M. RODWELL ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE SCHOOL I thought that orientation was really interesting and fun at times, but I didn’t realize how difficult it would be for me to sit for hours and listen in on the sessions and activities scheduled for the week. That was the most…
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