Teaching in the age of misinformation

It’s unarguable that politics is now a part of modern society more than it ever has been before. With the growth of the internet, and its spread in accessibility across the world, more and more people across various demographics have entered the world of politics. One of the most important and potentially most impressionable demographics … Continue reading Teaching in the age of misinformation

What’s behind the philosophy of Philosophy?

While most of the classes that students take at Mount Saint Joseph High School are taught by a singular, dedicated teacher, the elective of Philosophy has not one, but two teachers: Mr. Clay Bonham and Mr. Michael O’Donnell. It makes Philosophy stand out in this respect, but why aren't more classes taught by multiple teachers? … Continue reading What’s behind the philosophy of Philosophy?

Why be a teacher?

Photo by Pexels.com While teaching is a mostly overlooked profession by students and even some parents, it often doesn’t get the respect it deserves. Especially with the pandemic, teachers not only have the responsibility of keeping their students in check, but they also now have the responsibility of figuring out how to use technology effectively … Continue reading Why be a teacher?

Ms. Jenna Gallagher: “MSJ has offered me many opportunities to improve as a teacher”

Going into my senior year, I realized what I might want to do for a living when I get older. I'm seriously considering a career as a math teacher for younger students. Coming from a Baltimore City public middle school, the private school environment is a huge change. My experience in middle school was filled … Continue reading Ms. Jenna Gallagher: “MSJ has offered me many opportunities to improve as a teacher”

A graduate of Loyola-Blakefield, Mr. Shawn Turner’s path leads him to The Mount

Mr. Shawn Turner, one of the newer teachers here at the Mount has a lot to offer, for not only the students and the faculty, but the mathematics department as well. I was given the chance to speak with Mr. Turner to learn more about him as a teacher, and as a person, and to … Continue reading A graduate of Loyola-Blakefield, Mr. Shawn Turner’s path leads him to The Mount

Senior Project Journal: Teaching Biology & Anatomy

For his Senior Project, Nick Viennas chose to shadow and teach alongside Mrs. Pat Abrahms. Nick also decided to journal each of his days to give us insight into his Senior Project. This is his first entry, detailing his first week teaching Biology and Anatomy. Day 1 May 1, the first day of senior project. … Continue reading Senior Project Journal: Teaching Biology & Anatomy