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What makes a good teacher?

In this week’s notes, I decided to observe the behavior of teachers. I wanted to find out what makes a good teacher. I’ve had many amazing teachers and wanted to see why I had this interpretation. For this project, I observed a teacher who is a favorite among my peers. For context, this teacher teaches…

Ethnographic Field Note Topic: High School

Throughout my time in high school, I have developed a passion for anthropology. Anthropology, in my opinion, is how society/outside factors influence human behavior on an individual level. I want to be an anthropologist in the future. Their job is to observe a specific niche and analyze how the individuals within that area behave. I…

Perfection: good or bad?

“Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.” Salvador Dali Why do we seek perfection? Why is there a desire to attain the unattainable? Why do we hold ourselves to such high standards? Everyone has an urge to reach for perfection. It is a natural reaction. But what is the cost of doing…

Homeschooler’s Guide to Entering Public School

Are you thinking about returning back to school? If you are, this is the perfect guide to help you succeed in your transition. I, myself, was was once in this situation. I decided to return to public school after 6 years of homeschool. Not only was I entering as a junior in high school, but…

What To Do After You Quit Your Sport

This is not an easy question to answer. What do I do now without my sport? This is something I’ve fought with after quitting gymnastics. The struggle is real. I’ve faced both mental and physical difficulties upon leaving the sport. I became physically unfit and had to rediscover my personal identity. I’ve spent days reflecting…

Homeschool vs. Public School

I compiled a list of the differences between homeschool and public school. Because I attended both, I can safety say that I know the ins and outs of each. If you are debating which one to choose, I hope this list helps you out! Homeschool PositivesAble to self paceCan dictate your own schedulePersonal freedom Can…

My Time as a Homeschool Student

What is is like to be homeschooled? This is a question many people have asked me. For starters, I am a self taught student from 5th all the way to the 10th grade. It all started at the age of 10 when I entered a rigorous gymnastics program. This program required me to train 30…

Academic based vs. Sport Based Studying

During my first two years of high school, I focused primarily on gymnastics. Gymnastics was always my priority and school became my second. That all changed going into junior year. My decision to quit gymnastics pushed me to focus on my academics. While transitioning, I was fascinated by the different mindset and attitude I had…

Quitting Gymnastics

Gymnastics was my thing. I believed that it would carry me through my high school life and into my college life. It was my everything. I devoted my whole life into this sport only to see it crashing down on me. That’s how I felt when I decided to quit the sport. What do I…


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