Controversy Over the STEAM School

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From: http://www.timesdispatch.com/news/local/city-of-richmond/school-board-discusses-new-elementary-school/article_095a5ba4-1617-5bb9-aa17-d18d8197c5aa.html?mode=jqm (Yesterday) School Board discusses new elementary school School Board, other leaders debate the need to replace Overby-Sheppard Elementary BY ZACHARY REID Richmond Times-Dispatch | Posted 9 hours ago A new $21.3 million Overby-Sheppard Elementary School is an essential part of the redevelopment … Continue reading

Overcoming Generalizations

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Posted by: carterquinley | April 5, 2009, http://urplsc379s2009.wordpress.com/2009/04/05/overcoming-generalizations/ Volunteering at Overby-Sheppard Elementary has been the highlight of my semester. When I arrive at Mr. E’s classroom every Friday at 12:30, my adorable little first graders run up to me and give me big … Continue reading

Yet again…substitute at OS

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Posted by: lorag19 | March 29, 2009, http://urplsc379s2009.wordpress.com/2009/03/29/yet-againsubstitute-at-os/ I had previously talked about the poor quality of substitute teaching I had witnessed at Overby several weeks ago, but I am here to talk about it again. I understand that I only go to … Continue reading

Overby’s librarian

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Posted by: rachelwildfeuer1 | March 18, 2009, http://urplsc379s2009.wordpress.com/2009/03/18/overbys-librarian/ While doing the reading for Tuesday I kept thinking back on when I volunteered at Overby-Sheppard last year. Payne’s discussion of teacher’s adaptations to their environment reminded me of my experiences there. I helped out … Continue reading

Substitute Teacher at OS

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Posted by: lorag19 | March 4, 2009, http://urplsc379s2009.wordpress.com/2009/03/04/substitute-teacher-at-os/ On my second visit to OS, the excitement of putting myself into such a different community was replaced with frustration. The teacher of the second grade class in which I volunteer was not present, so … Continue reading

First day at Overby-Sheppard

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Posted by: lorag19 | February 10, 2009, http://urplsc379s2009.wordpress.com/2009/02/10/first-day-at-overby-sheppard/ Friday was a day of firsts for me. Friday was my first day volunteering at Overby-Sheppard Elementary School. Friday was my first day seeing the area of Highland Park. Friday was the first time since … Continue reading