Praxis: A Student Journal

Praxis: A Student Journal

MSEd Alumnus Michael Kosko Named Finalist for the Escalante-Gradillas Prize for Best in Education

10/25/16 by MSEd students

MSEd alumnus Michael Kosko, a finalist for the $20,000 Escalante-Gradillas Prize for Best in Education, talks to MSEd students about his teaching practices and goals. 

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Building the Capacity for Peer Coaching within a High School Mathematics Department

4/1/16 by Scott Galson

Scott Galson, Northwestern Teacher Leadership student, discusses his experience with peer coaching as a high school mathematics teacher.

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Ever-Changing Leadership

3/11/16 by Theodore Golota

Theodore Golota, North Lawndale College Prep math teacher and student of Northwestern's Teacher Leadership program, discusses his working definition of leadership. 

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Student Spotlight: Alicia Khedari

1/28/16 by Alicia Khedari

Alicia Khedari is in her first year of the Master of Science in Education Program at Northwestern, coming to us from her hometown of Caracas, Venezuela.

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Student Spotlight: Dan Voss

1/26/16 by MSEd Office Staff

A Q&A between Master of Science in Education Program office staff member and current student Dan Voss. 

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Leadership through Service: A Case Study of Teacher Leadership Constructed through a Socially Conscious Curriculum

7/8/15 by Patrick Duffey

Patrick Duffey is concluding his course work as an MSEd student in the Teacher Leadership Program. He is an eighth-grade nonfiction literacy teacher at Perspectives Middle Academy, a charter school in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood of Chicago. This article focuses on Patrick's practicum work where he collaboratively developed an interdisciplinary unit across the entire school focused on a single social justice issue with the intent of empowering autonomous student leadership.  

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Lead Differently

6/24/15 by Ryan Christopoulos

Ryan Christopoulos is currently an MSEd student in the Teacher Leadership Program. He is an 8th grade science teacher at Robert Frost Junior  High, part of Schaumburg School District 54. This article focuses on Ryan’s practicum work where he developed a collaborative teacher team around the school’s gifted population.

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#BRINGCIVICSBACK

4/24/15 by Allie Niese

Current MSEd student Allie Niese recently attended the Illinois Civic Mission Coalition's Annual Convening. Here are some of her thoughts.

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Why Do You Want to Be a Teacher?

11/6/14 by MSEd Program

This week, we asked our MSEd students one question: Why do you want to be a teacher? Here are some of their answers.

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Mindset and the Power of Perceived Utility

10/16/14 by Erik Parsons

On May 9, 2014, the Family Action Network hosted Carol Dweck, Lewis and Virginia Professor Psychology at Stanford University and one of the world's leading experts in the field of motivation, to speak on her research on risk-taking, challenge, and the growth mindset. Erik Parsons, an MSEd student in the gifted education program, wrote this review of the event. Stay tuned for upcoming events hosted by the Family Action Network and MSEd.

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Never Rest: Closing Remarks for Graduation 2014

9/19/14 by Mike Stevenson

MSEd alumnus Mike Stevenson gave the closing remarks at this year's graduation ceremony on August 2, 2014. Here is his message to his fellow graduates.

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A Day in a School in Tanzania…

7/25/14 by Shao-Yun Guo

Shao-Yun Guo, a current MSED student, describes his experience at a primary school in Tanzania this past summer.

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